With the Big Dance creeping into view and conference tournaments in full flow, college basketball is at it’s apex. Shane Larkin and the Miami Hurricanes are ready to prove their historic rise through the hoops world is far from over. How high can these Canes fly?
The Hurricanes explosive rise through the national rankings will continue after an 87-61 pounding of North Carolina on Saturday. Expect the 8th ranked Canes to jump into the top five for the first time in team history. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade witnessed the barrage of threes and aerial acrobatics, including a phenomenal throw [...]
By Josh Baumgard (@MiaSportsGuy) The accolades continue to mount for the once under-the-radar Hurricanes who haven’t lost since December. Ranked 8th nationally and rising, they boast a point guard who is finally receiving the national recognition he deserves. Shane Larkin has been named one of 12 finalists for this year’s Bob Cousy Collegiate Point [...]
By Josh Baumgard (@MiaSportsGuy) After bulldozing Mike Krzyzewski’s top ranked Blue Devils, Miami basketball is officially legitimate. Jim Larranaga’s army sliced through what was thought to be a dynamic defense with ease, forcing Duke to shoot under 30 percent from the field. “Men and boys,” said Kryzewski after suffering his worst loss since 2009.”They [...]
By Jason Zabludowski With the fruit baskets and Hurricane gear well on their way to University of Missouri AD Mike Alden’s office, the debate turns as to who will replace Frank Haith as head basketball coach at the University of Miami. As one prominent UM trustee put it, “Frank leaving is the best thing that [...]