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Rion Brown not enough as Miami ousted from ACC tourney by NC State

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- T.J. Warren scored 24 points to help North Carolina State beat Miami 67-58 in Thursday night's second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Ralston Turner added 16 of his 22 points after halftime for the seventh-seeded Wolfpack (20-12), who trailed 53-51 with about 4 minutes left before going on a 12-0 run that kept Mark Gottfried's team...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami does just enough to advance in ACC Tournament

Erik Swoope scored 14 points and hit the go-ahead basket with 2:42 left to help Miami beat Virginia Tech 57-53 in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Rion Brown scored 15 points to lead the 10th-seeded Hurricanes (17-15), who hit four free throws in the final 8 seconds to hang on against the last-place Hokies (9-22). Miami shot just 39 percent but the reigning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Tournament: Canes advance past Virginia Tech 57-53

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Miami took the first step to defending their Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title with a 57-53 win over 15th-seed Virginia Tech Wednesday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. After losing their top six scorers the 2013-2014 edition of the Canes entered as the No. 10 seed and faced a Virginia Tech team that won just two conference games, both to the Hurricanes...
Via CaneInsider
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Basketball Opens ACC Tournament

The Miami Hurricanes are the defending Atlantic Coast Conference Champions. Weird thought in 2014 after a 16-15 season that was a roller coaster from start to finish. Miami garnered a 10th seed and will face the Virginia Tech Hokies in the first round of the tournament. The Hurricanes lost both regular season matchups to a team that is exceptionally good from the perimeter. The...
Via CaneInsider
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes enter ACC Tournament with momentum

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- The University of Miami men's basketball team's victory over Wake Forest on Saturday afternoon meant more than the typical matchup between teams near the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference standings. The Hurricanes (16-15, 7-11 ACC) dropped their first six ACC games at BankUnited Center but ended the regular season winners of three straight at home...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami's Rion Brown, FSU's Aaron Thomas earn All-ACC honors

Two players from the Sunshine State were named to the All-ACC team Monday afternoon in voting by media members that cover the Atlantic Coast Conference. Miami senior guard Rion Brown was named to the third team after averaging 15.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Brown ended the season as the ACC's eighth-best scorer, seventh in field-goal percentage, eighth in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brownlow: Balanced All-ACC ballot hands T.J. Warren POY honors

Let's get right to the good stuff. Everyone votes differently. Some put a much heavier emphasis on players from teams that are higher in the standings. (If it's close, I'll give a tie to a better team's player, but since these are individual awards, I won't ignore someone because their team was bad. Basketball is still, after all, a team game.) Some look at the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami-Florida 69, Wake Forest 56

Garrius Adams scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Hurricanes pulled away from the visiting Demon Deacons in the second half. Rion Brown contributed 19 points for Miami (16-15, 7-11 ACC), which shot 52 percent from the field and had a 38-19 edge on the boards. Manu Lecomte recorded nine points and six assists while Erik Swoope scored 10 and Tonye Jekiri...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Garrius Adams, Rion Brown lead Miami past Wake Forest

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Garrius Adams scored 22 points to lead Miami to a 69-56 win over Wake Forest on Saturday. Adams shot 6 of 8 from the field and 9 of 9 from the free-throw line as the Hurricanes never trailed after a 14-0 run midway through the first half. Miami also withstood a Deacons' rally to end the first half. The Hurricanes (16-15, 7-11 Atlantic Coast Conference...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Basketball Honors Seniors with 69-56 Win Over Wake Forest Demon Deacons

The Miami Hurricane dominated the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 69-56 to close the regular season. Garrius Adams scored a career-high 22 points. Rion Brown finished with 19. Former walk-on Justin Heller got his first career start. He walked on the team freshman year and was awarded a scholarship for his final spring semester. Miami broke open the lead with a 14-0 run in the first half...
Via CaneInsider
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Heller Leaves Mark on Miami Hurricanes Basketball Program

When the Miami Hurricanes seniors are recognized prior to the season finale on Saturday, there will be a lot of talk about Rion Brown stepping up to become the team’s leading scorer, Erik Swoope‘s dominance driving to the basket, and Donnavan Kirk‘s monster swats on defense. There is one Hurricane whose name won’t be buzzing around the Bank United Center, but who has stayed...
Via CaneInsider
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rion Brown and Erik Swoope Reflect on Being a Miami Hurricane

This set of seniors had to grow up fast. After a dream-come-true season, these guys, who were comfortable role players, had to step up and lead a young, inexperienced squad. Their own role models got to exit on top after winning the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship. Rion Brown and Erik Swoope had to do their best to not let the diamonds of their own championship rings distract...
Via CaneInsider
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rion Brown scores 21 but Miami edge on road by Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Rod Hall scored 14 points and had six assists to lead Clemson to a 58-54 win over Miami on Tuesday night. With the win, the Tigers (19-10, 10-7 Atlantic Coast) can clinch the fifth seed in the ACC tournament with a win Saturday over Pittsburgh. Clemson was picked to finish 14th in the league before the season started. The Tigers can also win 11 league games...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami-Florida 85, N.C. State 70

Rion Brown led five players in double figures with 20 points as the visiting Hurricanes finished strong to defeat the Wolfpack. Garrius Adams scored 16 while Tonye Jekiri had 14 points and 13 rebounds for his first career double-double as Miami (15-14, 6-10 ACC) ended the game with a 21-5 run. Erik Swoope and Manu Lecomte added 15 points apiece for the Hurricanes, who shot 58.7...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami scores season-high 85 points to beat NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Rion Brown scored 20 points and Miami pulled away to beat North Carolina State 85-70 on Saturday. Garrius Adams added 16 points and Manu Lecomte and Erik Swoope had 15 apiece for the Hurricanes (15-14, 6-10 Atlantic Coast Conference). The ACC's worst shooting team shot a season-best 58.7 percent and set a season high for scoring. Miami erased its only deficit...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

FINAL: Miami 85, NC State 70

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Rion Brown scored 20 points and Miami shot 59%, defeating NC State 85-70 in PNC Arena.
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Basketball Notes: Confident Canes

Coach Jim Larrañaga and seniors Rion Brown and Erik Swoope spoke with the media on Monday. “Confidence” was the buzz word. The Hurricanes are high on confidence after two home conference wins. Against Boston College, Miami had it’s largest margin of victory this season, beating the Eagles by 27. A win over Notre Dame was the Hurricane’s first conference home win and a sigh...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami-Florida 69, Boston College 42

Rion Brown scored 22 points and the Hurricanes never trailed in beating the visiting Eagles in ACC play. Brown was 4-of-7 from 3-point range to reach 1,000 points for his career and Erik Swoope notched 14 points, nine rebounds and four assists for the Hurricanes (14-13, 5-9 ACC). Garrius Adams registered 10 points and six rebounds, and Tonye Jekiri had five points and seven boards...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown leads Miami past Boston College, 69-42

Rion Brown scored 22 points to lead Miami to a 69-42 win over Boston College on Saturday. Brown shot 8 of 14 from the field and made four 3-pointers for Miami (14-13, 5-9 Atlantic Coast Conference). Erik Swoope tied a career high with 14 point, while Manu Lecomte and Garrius Adams had 11 and 10 points, respectively. The Hurricanes opened the second half with a 14-6 spurt and increased...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami routs Boston College, Rion Brown nets 22

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Rion Brown scored 22 points to lead Miami to a 69-42 win over Boston College on Saturday. Brown shot 8 of 14 from the field and made four 3-pointers for Miami (14-13, 5-9 Atlantic Coast Conference). Erik Swoope tied a career high with 14 point, while Manu Lecomte and Garrius Adams had 11 and 10 points, respectively. The Hurricanes opened the second half...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Basketball Dominated Boston College Eagles 69-42

Miami can say it has home court advantage again after beating the Boston College Eagles 69-42 on Saturday afternoon. Erik Swoope tied his career-high 14 points and Rion Brown joined the 1,000 point club with a team-high 22 points. After going 0-6 at the BankUnited Center against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents, the Hurricanes now have back-to-back wins. Garrius Adams led the...
Via CaneInsider
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown leads Miami past Notre Dame 71-64

Rion Brown scored 21 points to lead Miami to a 71-64 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night. The Hurricanes (13-13, 4-9 Atlantic Coast Conference) built a 15-point lead early in the second half and withstood a late Irish rally in the final 5 minutes. Notre Dame twice got to within a one-point deficit, the second on Demetrius Jackson's layup with 22 seconds remaining that...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami withstands Notre Dame rally for first home ACC victory

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Rion Brown scored 21 points to lead Miami to a 71-64 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night. The Hurricanes (13-13, 4-9 Atlantic Coast Conference) built a 15-point lead early in the second half and withstood a late Irish rally in the final 5 minutes. Notre Dame twice got to within a one-point deficit, the second on Demetrius Jackson's layup with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Escape Notre Dame Fighting Irish for 71-64 Win

The Miami Hurricanes made the first statement in what could be the continuation of a historic rivalry. They beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 71-64 in the first Atlantic Coast Conference meeting between the two teams. Wednesday also marked Miami’s first conference home win at the BankUnited Center. The Hurricanes’ largest lead was 15 at towards the end of the first half.  The...
Via CaneInsider
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hokies end skid, beat Miami 52-45

C.J. Barksdale scored 12 points and Devin Wilson got all 12 of his in the final 3:37 as Virginia Tech ended a 10-game losing streak with a 52-45 victory against Miami, the Hokies' second this season. Wilson, who also had nine assists, also came up with a huge rebound for the Hokies (9-15, 2-10 Atlantic Coast Conference), who hadn't won since beating Maryland-Eastern Shore...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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