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With Gonzaga, Georgetown, and New Mexico out among others let’s rank the remaining teams chances of winning the national title. Now how I rank them won’t solely be based on who the best team, but also on potential matchups and easiest path, especially in the regionals where the games are already set. Here we go…
The Hoosiers could have some problems with the Syracuse’s matchup zone, but will either face a Marquette team they are much better than or a Miami team that lost big Reggie Johnson for the Sweet 16. Their path has really opened up.
Louisville is probably the tournament’s best team, but they are also in a bracket with a red hot Oregon team, Duke and Michigan St. The Final 4 won’t be as tough as the their regional.
I think Michigan could route Kansas. I really do. Their backcourt will give Jayhawks all kinds of trouble, and at their best they are better than Florida and Florida Gulf Coast.
Even with Johnson’s injury Miami is still ...
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The Miami Hurricanes are going to the Sweet 16. They defeated the Fighting Illini of Illinois 63-59 and one of the stars of the game Shane Larkin was the victim of an epic photobomb from his teammate Julian Gamble.
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The East is the only bracket where all top 4 seed remain. Check out my breakdown below.
Top 5 Players
1.Shane Larkin (Miami)- With the Canes down late to Illinois, Larkin hit a clutch three and then he lead Miami to victory down the stretch.
2. Cody Zeller (Indiana)- He is the best running big man in the country, look for him to have a big game in finding holes in the Syracuse zone...
It's a question that's almost always asked of a college coach before a game against a team the school doesn't usually play.
Who does your opponent most compare to?
When Marquette head coach Buzz Williams was asked the question Tuesday, he took a few seconds to think. Stumped, he had to compare Miami to two schools the Golden Eagles have lost to this season.
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.
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...
As the tournament starts up again Thursday night, what to expect?
Things should certainly tighten up. For a potential minor upset, we might take Marquette over Miami. This is partly because Miami is missing Reggie Johnson, although at this point, he’s not a huge problem. His role is much smaller now than it was last year.
What we like about Marquette is that they just have the...
With Gonzaga, Georgetown, and New Mexico out among others let’s rank the remaining teams chances of winning the national title.
Now how I rank them won’t solely be based on who the best team, but also on potential matchups and easiest path, especially in the regionals where the games are already set. Here we go…
The Hoosiers could have some problems with the Syracuse’s mat...