By Austin Sapin
We’ve wondered why Coach Jim Larranaga has insisted on playing Angel Rodriguez for so many minutes. If he was waiting for the redshirt junior to have an explosive offensive game and regain his confidence, his plan might have just worked at the right time.
In his best game in over a month, the Hurricanes point guard went off for 25 points helping Miami to a 81-77...
The Miami Hurricanes do not have a bad record, but it is not a great one either (overall 17-9, 7-6 in conference). Is it good enough to make the Dance? Eh--maybe. Beating Virginia Tech by 24 points will certainly help their case, but if they really want to give their resume a boost they will need to beat Louisville Saturday night.Can they? Louisville has been slumping lately so that...
Every now and again we are reminded that there are still sports fans who believe they’re actually a part of the event they’re attending.
Such was the case in Thursday night’s North Carolina State-Miami game at the BankUnited Center, when one fan who was seated courtside completely crossed the line and put his hands on a N.C. State player.
It all started in the final seconds...
Angel Rodriguez Drives Against Duke/dale yarboroughby Dale Yarborough@catchandshoot_DThe Miami Hurricanes traveled to Cameron Indoor Stadium to face-off against the Duke Blue Devils following the Blue Devils first loss of the season against the North Carolina State WolfPack on Sunday. The Blue Devils are 14-2 overall and 2-1 in ACC play this season. Coach K has 997 career wins, and...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Angel Rodriguez scored 15 points as Miami snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night and routed College of Charleston 67-40.
The Hurricanes (10-3) never trailed and increased a 20-point halftime lead with a 13-0 run early in the second half. Rodriguez began the surge with six consecutive points and Sheldon McClellan's 3-pointer with 13:57 left ended the...
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December 30, 2014
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Angel Rodriguez scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half and Miami followed up its big win over No. 8 Florida with an easy 66-46 victory over Drexel at the Charleston Classic on Thursday.
Rodriguez scored 10 straight points in a 28-11 second-half run to take control for the Hurricanes, who started 3-0 for the second time in coach Jim Larranaga's three...
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November 20, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- When it comes to playing defense, the phrase "It's not good enough" -- normally shouted in tones that cannot be mistaken for anything other than uncompromising -- has echoed throughout the men's side of the Florida basketball practice facility, courtesy of Coach Billy Donovan, countless times the past month.
If the Gators did not understand why, they do now....
With the game on the line and his confidence soaring, Miami's Angel Rodriguez asked for the ball.
Giving it to him was the easiest decision coach Jim Larranaga made Monday night.
Rodriguez scored 24 points on seven baskets, including a falling-down, hand-in-the-face 3-pointer with 16 seconds remaining, to help the Hurricanes overcome a 15-point deficit and upset No. 8 Florida...
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November 17, 2014
Miami guard Angel Rodriguez sunk this game-winning shot against the Gators from way downtown. Here's video of his impressive three-pointer.
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Now that junior transfer Angel Rodriguez plays point guard for the Miami Hurricanes instead of Kansas State, he does his grocery shopping unrecognized.
Rodriguez was a celebrity in Manhattan, Kansas, where he helped the Wildcats to the Big 12 co-championship in 2013. But the college town of 56,000 is a little different from Miami, Rodriguez notes with a...