Can NIT-bound Hurricanes follow path of Jim Larranaga’s greatest teams?

CORAL GABLES — Jim Larranaga has been a college assistant and head coach for 43 seasons, so he has been down this path several times before. His Hurricanes (21-12, 10-8 ACC) missed out on an NCAA tournament berth and instead earned a No. 2 seed in the NIT. Next year, they will return every key player and add another (6-9 wing Kamari Murphy) via transfer. Several of Jim Larranaga’s...
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March 16, 2015

Outside view: 2015-16 Hurricanes can contend for ACC title if …

Miami is in tough shape to make the NCAA tournament, and would need a shocking run next month to make it to the ACC tournament final in Greensboro. They’re looking NIT-bound. The future is brighter, so let’s look there for a minute. In a chat with ESPN college basketball writer Jeff Goodman last week, I asked what the Hurricanes need to do to contend next season. He mentioned...
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February 16, 2015

Kamari Murphy to Join Miami Hurricanes Basketball Team

The Miami Hurricanes announced on Wednesday that Kamari Murphy will join the men’s basketball team. The forward will have to sit out for the 2014-2015 season but can start playing the next year and will have two seasons of eligibility left. Murphy spent two years with Oklahoma State University. In his sophomore year, the Brooklyn native averaged 6.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.2...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes men's basketball adds forward Kamari Murphy

The University of Miami men's basketball team announced that it added power forward Kamari Murphy Wednesday afternoon. Murphy, a 6-foot-9, 220-pounder, played two seasons for Oklahoma State and will have to sit out the 2014-15 season per NCAA transfer rules. As a sophomore, he started 21 of 33 games, averaging 6.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 25.9 minutes for the Cowboys...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 7 Oklahoma State beats Louisiana Tech 70-55

Le'Bryan Nash had 22 points and 10 rebounds and No. 7 Oklahoma State overcame a sluggish start to pull away to a 70-55 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. All-America guard Marcus Smart scored three points in the first half and finished with 13 for the Cowboys (9-1), who had not played a game in more than a week. Smart added five rebounds and five assists, but the Big 12 Conference...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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