Found April 23, 2013 on SCACC Hoops:
Basketball is probably the right sport for Shane Larkin.  Of course, my scouting report comes off of video of an opening pitch that Larkin threw at a Miami baseball game.  That should be good enough, right?  The pitch was just a bit high. The Miami point guard is still weighing his options on whether or not to declare for the NBA draft.  Jorge Milian of the Palm Beach Post says Larkin is torn. ….I’m told that Hurricanes point guard Shane Larkin is “torn” regarding his decision whether to enter the NBA Draft or return for his junior season. But, according to confidants, Larkin is almost certain to enter the draft by Sunday’s midnight deadline unless something transpires over the next few days to change his mind. Apparently Larkin would like to return, but feels going pro is a no-brainer from a business standpoint. That decision was solidified after Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart announced he will remain in school which, according to most analysts, makes Larkin the third-rated point guard in June’s draft if he skips out on his final two seasons. By the way, I’m told Larkin may hold off announcing his decision until Sunday. Larkin's reasoning seems all too close to my prediction from a week ago.  

Shane Larkin throws ceremonial first pitch over catcher's head (Video)

Miami Hurricanes guard Shane Larkin threw the ceremonial first pitch before Saturday's NCAA baseball game at Coral Gables between Miami and Clemson. Shane is the son of Barry Larkin, Baseball Hall of Famer, but chose basketball over baseball. Based on this video showing Shane throwing the ceremonial first pitch over the catcher's head and into the backstop, we'd...

Video: Miami basketball star Shane Larkin throws awful first pitch at Miami baseball game

Tweet We’ve gotten pretty accustomed to seeing non-baseball players throwing atrocious first pitches at baseball games. In fairness, they aren’t going to college or getting paid to play baseball, so it’s weird that we would expect that of them. However, University of Miami basketball star Shane Larkin has a little less of an excuse for [...]

Will's World: Larkin's Best Choice Would Be To Go Pro

With the deadline to declare for the NBA draft just days away, one of the names that is currently undeclared is Miami's Shane Larkin. The sophomore had a season that led him to a spot on the All-ACC first team, and made him a contender for ACC Player of the Year. Larkin averaged 14.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 4.6 assists, and 2.0 steals per game. Larkin also shot 47% from the field...

Should he stay or should he go: Shane Larkin

The choice to enter the draft or stay at school can be easy or hard. For some guys, they are just looking to jump ship and join the NBA. For others, the decision can take weeks. Miami Hurricanes point guard Shane Larkin is trying to make the choice, but his time is running out. To me, the answer is obvious. via Associated Press The U had a great season no doubt, but this year...

Larkin Almost Gone

It’s looking more and more as if Miami’s Shane Larkin will enter the draft. His dad said earlier that Shane understood market forces and that his perceived value may dictate his departure. We’re not sure what he’s hearing and obviously he thinks he’s hearing good news. We can’t find a single mock draft which has him pegged higher than #30. Larkin is a dazzling prospect...

Video: Shane Larkin airmails first pitch at Miami baseball game

University of Miami point guard Shane Larkin comes from a rather athletic family. His dad, Barry, starred for the Cincinnati Reds and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame last year after a terrific MLB career.Naturally, the youngest Larkin has been given some of his dad's good genes, but those genes haven't exactly led to the excellence you might be thinking...

Miami in the running for Kansas State transfer Angel Rodriguez

Shane Larkin's decision to return to Miami or declare for the draft is rapidly approaching but Miami may have already found their first choice to replace him.  Former Kansas State guard, Angel Rodriguez,  has announced his intention to transfer and Miami is said to have a good shot Heard today that UM has good shot with point guard Angel Rodriguez, who is transferring from...

Looking at the Class of 2013 ACC Commitments

Outside of 2 players decisions, the ACC's landscape seems to be pretty much set.  Shane Larkin still has about a week to decide whether or not to declare for the draft.  Andrew Wiggins still could end up in Chapel Hill, Tallahassee, or somewhere outside of the ACC.  With the recent high school All-America games taking place, it seems like a good time to take a look at the...
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