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TONYE JEKIRI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jekiri’s Double-Double Helps Canes To Win Over Syracuse

By Austin Sapin In a game similar in many ways to that of Thursday’s game against NC State, the Miami Hurricanes (14-5, 4-2 ACC) picked up a big conference road win at Syracuse (14-6, 5-2 ACC). Going into the vaunted Carrier Dome holding the biggest crowd of the college basketball season so far, the Canes trailed just once at 1-0 and ultimately came away with a 66-62 victory. In...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jekiri's double-double leads Miami over Syracuse 66-62

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Tonye Jekiri had 13 points and 15 rebounds, Angel Rodriguez added 12 points and eight assists, and Miami held off Syracuse 66-62 on Saturday. Tied 26-all at halftime, Miami (14-5, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) started the second half with a 16-6 spurt before the Orange (14-6, 5-2) rallied late. Syracuse moved within 60-59 on a lefty shot along the baseline by...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tonye Jekiri's double-double leads Miami over Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Tonye Jekiri had 13 points and 15 rebounds, Angel Rodriguez added 12 points and eight assists, and Miami held off Syracuse 66-62 on Saturday. Tied 26-all at halftime, Miami (14-5, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) started the second half with a 16-6 spurt before the Orange (14-6, 5-2) rallied late. Syracuse moved within 60-59 on a lefty shot along the baseline...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jekiri’s 15 Rebounds Power Canes Past Boston College

By Austin Sapin Three Thoughts on Miami’s 60-56 Win Over Boston College and What’s Ahead: This Is the Tonye the Hurricanes Need. When Tonye Jekiri arrived in Coral Gables, it was evident he was raw.  The coaching staff and fans alike knew it would take time for the lanky center to find his footing, but until Sunday, the 7-footer had rarely shown the potential he is capable...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes withstand second-half comeback to defeat Boston College

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Tonye Jekiri had 13 points and 15 rebounds Saturday to help the Miami Hurricanes withstand a second-half comeback by Boston College and win 60-56 Saturday. Jekiri's last rebound was the biggest, coming with four seconds left after Olivier Hanlan missed a potential tying 3-pointer for the Eagles. The Hurricanes (11-4, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jekiri's 15 rebounds help Miami beat Boston College 60-56

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Tonye Jekiri had 13 points and 15 rebounds Saturday to help the Miami Hurricanes withstand a second-half comeback by Boston College to win 60-56 Saturday. Jekiri's last rebound was the biggest, coming with four seconds left after Olivier Hanlan missed a potential tying 3-pointer for the Eagles. The Hurricanes (11-4, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat Boston...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Canes Fall To Providence 76-62 In Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational

By Austin Sapin Three Thoughts on Miami’s 76-62 Loss to Providence and Their Recent Struggles: Where has the defense gone? For the second straight game the Hurricanes’ defense allowed the opponent to shoot over 50% and gave up over 70 points.  Prior to these games, Miami had only allowed over 70 points twice.  Since this team averages just 70.7 points a game, that usually...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Men’s Basketball Preview: Part 2

By Austin Sapin Yesterday we looked at both the transfers and freshmen that will give the Hurricanes experience and energy this season.  Today, we look at the returners, and while that includes just a few players, their production will certainly dictate the success of the team. Question 2: What can the returners produce? Four. That is the number of returning players from last...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami hoops to host Illinois in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The University of Miami men's basketball team will host Illinois on Dec. 2 as part of the 16th annual Atlantic Coast Conference/Big Ten Challenge, as announced Thursday by ESPN. It will be a rematch of the 2013 NCAA Tournament third-round game the Hurricanes took 63-59 to advance to the Sweet 16. Then-freshman center Tonye Jekiri is the lone returning player from that squad. He scored...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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