Posted March 23, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Shane Larkin
TEAMS: Miami Hurricanes
Read on to see what Hurricane star Shane Larkin is saying the night before the team takes on Illinois in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

Larkin videobombed by teammate

This, my friends, will be the best videobomb of this year’s NCAA Tournament.  It took place after Miami (FL) held off Illinois 63-59 to advance to the Sweet 16.  Miami senior big man Julian Gamble got teammate Shane Larkin in Larkin’s post game interview. Larkin hit a huge three-pointer in the last minute and finished with 17 points.  Gamble finished with two points, five...

Larkin-led 'Canes clip Illini, draw FGCU next

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) There was no question about Shane Larkin's go-ahead 3-pointer for Miami. The ball that appeared to ricochet off the hands of Miami's Kenny Kadji seconds later but went to the Hurricanes -- well, look at the replay. Regardless, there is no overturning the fact that the Hurricanes are going to the NCAA round of 16 for only the second time in school history...

Hurricanes hang on — with help?

Shane Larkin hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with a minute left and Miami gained possession on a ball knocked out of bounds that probably should have gone to Illinois, helping the Hurricanes hold on for a 63-59 victory Sunday night to advance to the NCAA round of 16. After Larkin's first field goal in about 9 1/2 minutes, D.J. Richardson missed a 3-pointer. In the fight for the rebound...

Miami holds on for close victory vs. Illinois

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Shane Larkin hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with a minute left and Miami kept possession on a ball knocked out of bounds that probably should have gone to Illinois, helping the Hurricanes hold on for a 63-59 victory Sunday night to advance to the NCAA round of 16. After Larkin's first field goal in about 9 12 minutes, D.J. Richardson missed a 3-pointer. In the...

Marquette vs. Miami: It's a dance off

Shane Larkin going head-to-head with Vander Blue? How about Davante Gardner and Kenny Kadji squaring off? Miami and Marquette will have some fun on-the-court match-ups when the two schools square off in the Sweet 16 in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, but let's forget about that for a few minutes and focus on which coach is a better dancer. Miami coach Jim Larranaga and Marquette...

Julian Gamble photobombs Shane Larkin after win over Illinois

Miami Hurricanes’ Julian Gamble is up to his photobombing ways again.  During the ACC Tournament, Gamble photobombed his coach during an interview.  This time, Shane Larkin was being interviewed after The U beat Illinois and Gamble photobombed him.  Gamble has certainly perfected his method and I hope he continues to do this as the Hurricanes continue their NCAA Tournament...

Hurricanes Storm into the NCAA Tournament

by Steve Etter Miami Bureau Reporter Shane Larkin and the ACC Champion Hurricanes Face Pacific/ The University of Miami (UM) Hurricanes led by Coach Jim Larranaga are making South Florida sit up and realize that men’s college basketball does really exist. In 2011, Coach Jim Larranaga left George Mason after 14 seasons to come to UM. While at George Mason, he...

Illinois comes up short, losing 63-59 to Miami

Illinois senior Brandon Paul took one last 3-pointer. When the ball bounced off the rim as time ran out, Paul put his head down and stared at the floor. After halfheartedly shaking hands with the victorious Miami players, Paul pulled his Illini jersey over his head as he walked off the court. Miami got Shane Larkin's go-ahead 3-pointer with a minute left and a close call after...

Canes' Team Talks Friday

AUSTIN -- Miami head coach Jim Larranaga and players Shane Larkin, Reggie Johnson, and Durand Scott talk to members of the national media after defeating Pacific 78-49 in the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament...

Thomason's Pacific run ends, 78-49 loss to Miami

Bob Thomason now will have plenty of time to hit the links. He has put in his time as a coach. Thomason's quarter-century run leading his alma mater, and more than four decades overall as a coach, ended Friday when Pacific lost 78-49 to No. 2 seed Miami in the East Regional of the NCAA tournament. ''I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow, but I have played...

Boom times for Florida schools

Look out college basketball, here comes the Sunshine State. The Miami Hurricanes and Florida Gators rolled through Austin on the first weekend of the NCAA tournament and will join upstart Florida Gulf Coast in the Sweet 16. Now a state known for breeding some of the best college football players in the country is charging through March behind the perennial-power Gators, the surging...

Julian Gamble drops epic videobomb on Shane Larkin following win over Illinois

Miami Hurricane's Julian Gamble is giving the Heat's Chris Bosh a run for his money with this epic videobomb on Shane Larkin following the win over Illinois.

Miami in Sweet 16 for first time since 2000

AUSTIN, Texas -- While one of the two Florida teams in the Austin regional has earned a reputation for winning a huge number of blowout games, the other has earned attention for its ability to grind out the close ones. And after Florida kept it up by pulling away from Minnesota in the first game, Miami arguably college basketball's biggest surprise team this season held true...
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