MANU LECOMTE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Manu Lecomte leaving Miami to play at Baylor

Manu Lecomte has his sights set on playing point guard full-time, which is one reason he is heading from Miami to Waco, Texas.  The Belgian native reportedly decided on Baylor for his transfer destination because he would be able to play the point more.  “I’m a true point guard and I’m fast with the ball in my hands,” Lecomte told the Waco Tribune. “I like to get people...
Via Canes Watch
April 22, 2015

Manu LeComte Leaves The U, Transfers to Baylor

Once again, the Baylor Bears continue to be a staple in Big 12 college basketball. Per ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, guard Manu LeComte will transfer from the University of Miami to Baylor. Miami transfer Manu Lecomte has committed to Baylor, source told ESPN. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) April 21, 2015 Hailing from Belgium, the 5-foot-11, 170 pound LeComte averaged 7.9 points...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami guard Lecomte transferring to Baylor

With his sights set on playing point guard, Manu Lecomte is transferring from Miami to Baylor.

Guards Lecomte and Burnett plan to transfer from Hurricanes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Guards Manu Lecomte and Deandre Burnett have decided to transfer from the University of Miami in the wake of the team's runner-up finish in the NIT. Coach Jim Larranaga confirmed the decisions Wednesday. Both faced the prospect of limited playing time next season because the Hurricanes have five other experienced guards returning, including leading scorers...
Via Associated Press
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Manu Lecomte leaving Miami Hurricanes

CORAL GABLES — The Hurricanes will return nearly everyone from a roster that made the NIT championship game. That does not include Manu Lecomte.  The sophomore guard from Belgium will seek a transfer from UM, a source close to the program told the Post. The news was first reported by CBS Sports.  Lecomte, 5-foot-10 and 175 pounds, has played point guard and shooting guard for...
Via Canes Watch
April 08, 2015

Manu Lecomte helps Miami hold NC Central in first round of NIT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Manu Lecomte made 10 of 11 free throws and scored 18 points, Sheldon McClellan added 15 and Miami moved into the second round of the NIT by holding off North Carolina Central 75-71 on Tuesday night. Tonye Jekiri scored 11 points and Deandre Burnett had 10 for Miami (22-12), who saw a 14-point lead with 6:43 left cut to two on three occasions in the final...
Via Associated Press
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Manu Lecomte scores 20 to lead Miami over Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Manu Lecomte scored 20 points to lift Miami to an 82-61 win over Virginia Tech on Saturday. Ivan Cruz Uceda came off the bench to add 18 points, as Miami (20-11, 10-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) hit 15 3-pointers in reaching the 20-win mark for the third time in four seasons. The Hurricanes closed the regular season by winning three of their final four and...
Via Associated Press
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami shuts down Georgia Tech 56-42

Freshman Manu Lecomte scored a career-high 16 points, Donnavan Kirk added 14 points and Miami used its tight zone defense to beat Georgia Tech 56-42 on Saturday. The Hurricanes (10-7, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) showed why it ranks ninth in average points allowed, causing Georgia Tech to miss 27 of its first 35 shots from the field. Trae Golden finished with 12 points for the...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami uses good zone defense to defeat Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) -- Freshman Manu Lecomte scored a career-high 16 points, Donnavan Kirk added 14 points and Miami used its tight zone defense to beat Georgia Tech 56-42 on Saturday. The Hurricanes (10-7, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) showed why it ranks ninth in average points allowed, causing Georgia Tech to miss 27 of its first 35 shots from the field. Trae Golden finished with 12...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Full of newcomers, Hurricanes need time to come together

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- University of Miami freshman guard Manu Lecomte drove to the basket and tried a shuffle pass to sophomore center Tonye Jekiri during the first half of Thursday night's game against Central Florida. Jekiri, who is used to catching lobs, didn't expect the pass and the ball went out of bounds. A similar play occurred later in the game, when a player threw to an...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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