MIAMI HURRICANES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Evaluating Angel Rodriguez to Miami

Miami's losses are staggering. They lost five seniors, PG Shane Larkin and a reserve freshman (Bishop Daniels). All told that adds up to 82% of their minutes. Couple that with a stronger ACC and the Hurricanes might be epically bad. Like 1971-1985 bad. Luckily, the program got a shot in the arm when K-State sophomore Angel Rodriguez pledged to the Canes today. First...
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Larkin has no reaction to reports of him declaring for the draft

University of Miami sophomore point guard Shane Larkin had no official reactionFriday to reports he would declare for the NBA Draft, a school spokespersonsaid. The school official said Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga also had no comment, andLarkin still planned to announce his decision to stay in college or go pro at anews conference scheduled for 6 p.m. ET Sunday. ESPN.com reported...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Larkin throws ceremonial first pitch over catcher's head (Video)

Miami Hurricanes guard Shane Larkin threw the ceremonial first pitch before Saturday's NCAA baseball game at Coral Gables between Miami and Clemson. Shane is the son of Barry Larkin, Baseball Hall of Famer, but chose basketball over baseball. Based on this video showing Shane throwing the ceremonial first pitch over the catcher's head and into the backstop, we'd...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette vaniquishes Miami 71-61 to advance to the elite 8

WASHINGTON, March 28 — The Miami Hurricanes were billed as a veteran group that would be able to use their poise to overcome Marquette’s aggressive interior game. On Thursday, it was Marquette’s Jamil Wilson and his squad that were ready to seize the moment to advance one step closer to the Final Four. Please click here to read this story. The post Marquette vaniquishes...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Reggie Johnson out for Sweet 16

Big Reggie Johnson did not travel with the Miami Hurricanes to Washington, D.C. for the “sweet 16″ round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Please click here to read this story. The post Miami Hurricanes Reggie Johnson out for Sweet 16 appeared first on Players View.
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

AP Source: Miami's Johnson has minor knee surgery

Miami center Reggie Johnson had surgery Tuesday to repair a minor meniscus issue, said a person familiar with the situation. Johnson did not accompany the Hurricanes to Washington on Tuesday night, though could play in the Final Four if Miami wins the East Regional this weekend, the person told The Associated Press because the school did not publicly disclose the surgery. Miami...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami’s Julian Gamble Drops Another Epic Videobomb After Hurricanes’ Latest Win (Animations)

Videobombs are being dropped all over the sporting world, but Miami’s Julian Gamble is stealing the show. Gamble couldn’t help but videobomb teammate  Shane Larkin‘s postgame interview after the Hurricanes’ win over Illinois over the weekend, but it wasn’t the first epic videobomb Gamble has dropped lately. During head coach Jim Larranaga‘s interview during the ACC Tournament...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim Larranaga dances like Muhammad Ali after Miami defeats Illinois (Video)

Miami Hurricanes men's basketball coach Jim Larranaga danced like legendary boxer Muhammad Ali in the locker room after Sunday's win over Illinois to reach the round of the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament. Larranaga was giving his postgame speech when he told his players "I asked you guys to be fighters. You know what I saw out there? Muhammad Ali!" Larranaga...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY

Larranaga dances like Muhammad Ali

The Miami Hurricanes are making a trip to the Sweet 16 after their 63-59 victory of Illinois. In the locker room after the game, Hurricanes head coach Jim Larranaga told his team that they had the fighting spirit of Muhammad Ali. Than Larranaga did something totally unexpected and started to shuffle his feet and throwing punches like Ali. The post Jim Larranaga Does A Muhammad Ali...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
BACKGROUND LURKER

Larkin videobombed by teammate

This, my friends, will be the best videobomb of this year’s NCAA Tournament.  It took place after Miami (FL) held off Illinois 63-59 to advance to the Sweet 16.  Miami senior big man Julian Gamble got teammate Shane Larkin in Larkin’s post game interview. Larkin hit a huge three-pointer in the last minute and finished with 17 points.  Gamble finished with two points, five...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss
BEHIND ENEMY LINES

Roy Williams spoke in Miami's locker room

After Miami defeated North Carolina in this past Sunday’s ACC Tournament title game, Tarheels coach Roy Williams went into the Hurricanes’ locker room to offer congratulations to the team. Weird, right? Maybe this kind of thing happens more often than we know? I’d love to know what was going through coach Jim Larranaga’s head while Williams spoke. Was he honored?
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March 20, 2013  |  Discuss
ROCKED LIKE A HURRICANE

Georgia Tech shocks Miami with buzzer-beater

I guess the premature talk of crowning Miami as the team to beat is officially over, right? Earlier in the ACC season, they destroyed a Ryan Kelly-less Duke team, and beat up a young inexeperienced UNC team. But lately, they have looked a little bit less dominant. Last night, playing at home, Miami was stunned by a terrible Georgia Tech basketball team for their 3rd loss in 4 games...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video of the Week: Canes’ Slap the Floor on D

At a school known mostly for it’s football team, the 2012-2013 Miami Hurricanes basketball team has taken over as the top sports team on campus. This past week the Hurricanes upset #1 Duke and in-state rival Florida State by a wide margin of 161-110. The Canes upset of the Blue Devils marks the first victory against a top-ranked team in school history. The Duke game also marked...
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January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami hands Duke the third-worst defeat ever for a #1 ranked team

“Celebrate good times, come on!” – Kool and the Gang Historic losses usually do not have the Duke Blue Devils as the victim, but that is exactly what took place on Wednesday night in Coral Gables, when the Miami Hurricanes manhandled Duke by the tune of a 90-63 score. The loss was the third-worst ever for a team ranked #1 in the nation. This game was never really close, as...
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

'Canes adjusting to ACC play without Johnson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. The Miami Hurricanes prepared for the Atlantic Coast Conference schedule knowing they needed to rebound in a couple of ways. They needed to bounce back from a disappointing 1-2 Hawaii trip on which center Reggie Johnson was sidelined with a fractured thumb. And in Johnsons absence, the 'Canes focused on crashing the boards. When you have a guy like Reggie...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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