CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- As a sellout crowd -- the first of the season -- filtered into the BankUnited Center on Saturday afternoon, Miami redshirt junior Angel Rodriguez walked back into the locker room during warmups.
When he returned with his right wrist heavily taped because of a sprain, it couldn't have come at a worse time for the Hurricanes.
After a 73-64 loss to No. 15 North...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Miami redshirt junior guard Angel Rodriguez was not in the starting lineup for Saturday afternoon's game against No. 15 North Carolina because of a right wrist injury.
Rodriguez, who ranks second on the team with 12.8 points per game and has started in all 28 games this season, was still expected to play, according to a UM release. It is not yet known when he...
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...
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 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...