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...
There was a strong turnout at BankUnited Center – 6,556, including close to 1,000 students – for Miami’s first non-holiday break home game since early December. The crowd was loud and engaged throughout.
With five seconds left, they went silent for Angel Rodriguez. He had them cheering again moments later.
UM’s junior point guard struggled with his shot for the second game...
41 games had gone by since the Duke Blue Devils lost a basketball game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. That was merely a number to the Miami Hurricanes, as transfer guards Angel Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan led the Canes to a 90-74 victory over Duke.
After starting the season with a big upset victory over Florida, Miami has struggled with inconsistent play. They lost non-conference...
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...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Angel Rodriguez scored 24 points and Miami shot 67 percent after halftime to upset No. 4 Duke 90-74 on Tuesday night, snapping the Blue Devils' 41-game home winning streak.
Manu Lecomte had a career-high 23 points for the Hurricanes (12-4, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who dominated the final 20 minutes with their pesky defense and attacking dribble penetration...
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Angel Rodriguez had 15 points, nine assists and eight rebounds to lead Miami to its fifth straight victory at the Charleston Classic with a 79-51 win over Akron on Friday.
The Hurricanes, 4-0 for the second time in coach Jim Larranaga's four seasons, will play for another tournament title on Sunday. Miami won this eight-team event in 2010.
And they did it with...
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November 21, 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...