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'Canes basketball team to get ACC title rings at Gators game

As if a matchup with the rival Gators wasn't enough to get Hurricanes fans pumped up Saturday, the school's basketball team will receive their ACC championship rings between the first and second quarters. The 2012-13 college basketball season was a monumental one for Miami as it reached as high as No. 2 in the polls, won the ACC title for the first time and reached the Sweet...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

'Canes basketball team to get ACC title rings at Gators game

As if a matchup with the rival Gators wasn't enough to get Hurricanes fans pumped up Saturday, the school's basketball team will receive their ACC championship rings between the first and second quarters. The 2012-13 college basketball season was a monumental one for Miami as it reached as high as No. 2 in the polls, won the ACC title for the first time and reached the Sweet...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami's Durand Scott reportedly set to join Spurs Summer League squad

The 2013 NBA Summer League is approaching and slowly team rosters are being formed. The San Antonio Spurs have not announced their summer league team yet but we do know that 2010 draft pick Ryan Richards will be on hand as well as Miami's Durand Scott and Spurs No. 58 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Deshaun Thomas, mentioned he will be heading to Vegas. Undrafted free...
Via Project Spurs
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Kadji, Durand Scott to play in NBA Summer League

Former Miami Hurricanes stars Kenny Kadji and Durand Scott have signed to play in the NBA Summer League, it was announced Friday. Kadji, a forward, had been considered a possible second-round selection in Thursday night's NBA Draft but went undrafted. He will play with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the summer league. Scott, a guard, will play for the San Antonio Spurs. Kadji played...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

The Madness Continues: Sweet 16 Style

Just when you thought you had your bracket won, more madness came along to mess with our minds. #3 Marquette 71 vs. #2 Miami 61 Out of the gate Miami looked sluggish and Marquette looked as on point as can be. The Golden Eagles opened the game up 17-7, and did not look back from there. Reports that Miami point guard Shane Larkin had been up all night because of sickness ended up...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
March 29, 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...
Via Players View
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami exits NCAAs with 71-61 loss to Marquette

Miami's troubles began with a frustrating bus ride to the arena and continued during a first half in which the number of Hurricanes baskets could be counted on one hand and a thumb. And soon after the finest basketball season in Miami history ended with a 71-61 loss to Marquette in the NCAA tournament Thursday night, the Hurricanes wondered aloud why this game was so different...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

March Madness: ACC Sunday breakdown

The Results: No. 1 seed Kansas defeated No. 8 seed North Carolina, 70-58, in the South Region; No. 2 seed Miami 63, No. 7 seed Illinois 59 in the East Region; No. 2 seed Duke 66, No. 7 seed Creighton 50 in the Midwest Region. Leading Man: With Durand Scott struggling to a 2-for-8 shooting night and Miamis starters 13-for-38 on the evening, junior guard Rion Brown stepped up with...
Via Fox Sports South
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

March Madness: ACC Sunday breakdown

The Results: No. 1 Kansas defeated No. 8 North Carolina, 70-58, in the South Region; No. 2 Miami 63, No. 7 Illinois 59 in the East Region; No. 2 Duke 66, No. 7 Creighton 50 in the Midwest Region. Leading Man: With Durand Scott struggling to a 2-for-8 shooting night and Miamis starters 13-for-38 on the evening, junior guard Rion Brown stepped up with a huge performance to lift the...
Via Fox Sports South
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

March Madness: ACC Sunday breakdown

The Results: No. 1 Kansas defeated No. 8 North Carolina, 70-58, in the South Region; No. 2 Miami 63, No. 7 Illinois 59 in the East Region; No. 2 Duke 66, No. 7 Creighton 50 in the Midwest Region. Leading Man: With Durand Scott struggling to a 2-for-8 shooting night and Miamis starters 13-for-38 on the evening, junior guard Rion Brown stepped up with a huge performance to lift the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Canes' Team Talks Friday

AUSTIN -- Miami head coach Jim Larranaga and players Shane Larkin, Reggie Johnson, and Durand Scott talk to members of the national media after defeating Pacific 78-49 in the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament...
Via collegebasketball.scout.com
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami blows past Pacific in NCAA tourney

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Durand Scott had 21 points and Miami had a triumphant return to the NCAA tournament with a 78-49 victory over Pacific on Friday. The Hurricanes (28-6), who may be even better than their No. 2 seed in the East Regional would indicate, put the game out of reach with a 14-0 run midway through the first half of their first NCAA tourney game in five years. Pacific...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Larranaga has Miami poised for NCAA run

Jim Larranaga was in the Miami locker room before a game during this regular season, talking about the importance of defense, when he decided words were not going to be enough to illustrate his point. So the 63-year-old, two-time-hip-replacement-patient, white-haired, suit-wearing man fell backward like he was taking a charge, then started shouting. ''When you see that...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim Larranaga has 'Canes ready for NCAA run

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) --Jim Larranaga was in the Miami locker room before a game during this regular season, talking about the importance of defense, when he decided words were not going to be enough to illustrate his point. So the 63-year-old, two-time-hip-replacement-patient, white-haired, suit-wearing man fell backward like he was taking a charge, then started shouting. "...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 3 ACC Backcourts

1. Miami Leading the way for the Hurricanes is guard Durand Scott (12.9 ppg). He can do a little bit of everything but he excels at attacking the rim. Scott finished averaging 5.4 rpg not bad for a guard. One area he needs to improve on is his three points shooting. Joining him in the backcourt is Shane Larkin (7.4 ppg). He is coming off an excellent freshman season. He was fifth...
Via roundballchat.com
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami vs. North Carolina game preview

Miami coach Jim Larranaga said that winning the ACC regular-season and tournament titles has been on the team's radar all season. The ninth-ranked Hurricanes are one victory away from achieving both goals. Making its first ACC title game appearance on Sunday, Miami will face a North Carolina team that's been to this game a record number of times, but has been the runner-up...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami wins, advances to ACC final

Durand Scott scored a career-high 32 points to help No. 9 Miami beat North Carolina State 81-71 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals, earning its first trip to the championship game. Shane Larkin added 23 for the top-seeded Hurricanes (26-6), who led the entire way and by 19 points late in the first half. Miami shot 46 percent behind Scott, a senior...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Durand Scott pushes Miami to ACC title game

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Durand Scott scored a career-high 32 points to help No. 9 Miami beat North Carolina State 81-71 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals, earning its first trip to the championship game. Shane Larkin added 23 for the top-seeded Hurricanes (26-6), who led the entire way and by 19 points late in the first half. Miami shot 46 percent...
Via Fox Sports South
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Durand Scott pushes Miami to ACC title game

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Durand Scott scored a career-high 32 points to help No. 9 Miami beat North Carolina State 81-71 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals, earning its first trip to the championship game. Shane Larkin added 23 for the top-seeded Hurricanes (26-6), who led the entire way and by 19 points late in the first half. Miami shot 46 percent...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Canes Top Pack, 81-71

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Durand Scott hit 32 points to lead Miami past NC State 81-71 in the ACC Tournament semifinals.
Via northcarolinastate.scout.com
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami wins, advances to ACC final

Durand Scott scored a career-high 32 points to help No. 9 Miami beat North Carolina State 81-71 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals, earning its first trip to the championship game.
Via FOXSports.com
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami vs. NC State game preview

Game time: 1 p.m. TV: ESPN Miami has never advanced to the ACC tournament championship while North Carolina State last reached one six years ago and hasn't won this event since 1987. One of these teams will get a shot at the title, and the Wolfpack will have Lorenzo Brown on Saturday as they try to avenge a regular-season loss to the No. 9 Hurricanes. Miami (25-6) has reached...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes turn attention to ACC tournament

Jim Larranaga rose from his chair after speaking to the media about Miami winning its first outright regular-season conference title. I hope you all enjoyed the ride, the Hurricanes coach said. Enjoyed? Past tense? Not so fast, coach. Not only is the ride not over, it heads to Greensboro, N.C., before getting on The Road to Atlanta. Top-seeded Miami begins play in the ACC tournament...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes turn attention to ACC tournament

Jim Larranaga rose from his chair after speaking to the media about Miami winning its first outright regular-season conference title. I hope you all enjoyed the ride, the Hurricanes coach said. Enjoyed? Past tense? Not so fast, coach. Not only is the ride not over, it heads to Greensboro, N.C., before getting on The Road to Atlanta. Top-seeded Miami begins play in the ACC tournament...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

ACC Announces Individual Awards

Erick Green won the ACC Player of the year, Durand Scott won the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, Olivier Hanlan won ACC Freshman of the Year, and Jim Larranaga won Coach of the Year as the ACC announced individual award winners on Tuesday.  Below are the press releases. Green named ACC Player of the Year Senior guard first Hokie to earn honor LEWISVILLE, N.C. – Virginia Tech...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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