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Jim Larranaga

  1. Miami adds Niagara graduate transfer Joe Thomas

    Jun 28, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Miami Hurricanes head coach Jim Larranaga directs his team in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game against the Marquette Golden Eagles in Washington

    Miami added a piece to its front court with the addition of Niagara graduate transfer Joe Thomas.

  2. Miami forward James Kelly intends to transfer

    Apr 18, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT

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    Miami forward James Kelly is moving on.

  3. Miami’s offense struggles in home loss

    Nov 9, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    Miami Hurricanes head coach Jim Larranaga directs his team in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game against the Marquette Golden Eagles in Washington

    It was known that Miami would struggle this season after their ACC championship and Sweet 16 run by losing their top six players. The Hurricane defense looked great in their opening game, but Miami’s offense struggled as they lost at home to St. Francis (NY) 66-62 in overtime. The Hurricanes were 0-for-15 from the three-point…

  4. Miami adds commitment from junior college big man Uceda

    Sep 28, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

    Miami Hurricanes head coach Jim Larranaga directs his team in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game against the Marquette Golden Eagles in Washington

    Miami landed another post commitment this weekend as junior college big man Ivan Uceda pledged to the Hurricanes on Saturday according to a tweet from Adam Zagoria. Although the Hurricanes will be in rebuilding mode this season after last season’s surprising trip to the Sweet 16, they’re off to a solid start in the 2014…

  5. Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga is now a member of the school’s faculty

    Sep 20, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT

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    After leading the Miami Hurricanes to their first-ever ACC title, head coach Jim Larrañaga has added another title to his resume: professor. On Friday the school announced that Larrañaga was named Adjunct Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences, marking the second time in his coaching career that he’s been a faculty member while also serving as…

  6. Turning Cinderella runs into recruiting success is key for mid-majors

    Sep 18, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT

    VCU v Michigan

    Any coach can put together the right game-plan, taking enough advantage of mismatches and getting his team to execute well enough that his group of guys can pull off an upset. Get that team’s confidence going, and that team can reel off a couple of upsets in a row. That’s how Cinderella runs in the…

  7. Jim Larrañaga gets contract extension through 2022

    Sep 5, 2013, 11:33 AM EDT

    Miami Hurricanes head coach Jim Larranaga directs his team in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game against the Marquette Golden Eagles in Washington

    We had all assumed as much, but Miami did their best to ensure that Jim Larrañaga will be ending his coaching career as a Hurricane on Thursday, as they locked the 63 year old head coach through the 2022 season. “Since Jim and Liz’s arrival at the University of Miami in 2011, they have had a…

  8. Reggie Johnson, three-point threat?

    Oct 22, 2012, 7:44 PM EDT

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    Apparently, Miami’s big man has been getting up some shots in the offseason for Jim Larranaga’s Hurricane squad. The info comes from this story by The Sporting News’ Ryan Fagan who wrote about how Larranaga’s message of continuity has spread, and it may be one of the keys that determines where Miami finishes this season…

  9. Davon Reed commits to Miami (FL), wants to help bring more

    Sep 21, 2012, 9:00 PM EDT

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    The University of Miami landed Davon Reed (Princeton Day School/Princeton, N.J.) Friday night, according to multiple sources. Evan Daniels, of Scout.com tweeted that this information was confirmed by Reed’s AAU coach. Moment’s later Reed tweeted the decision via his personal Twitter account. “After a very long process, I have decided, to commit to the University…