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  1. 2014 center Chinanu Onuaku verbally commits to attend Louisville

    Oct 4, 2013, 3:59 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    Another of the nation’s top interior prospects in the 2014 class is off the board, as 6-foot-10 center Chinanu Onuaku verbally committed to attend [school] during a press conference held at Riverdale Baptist High School in Upper Marlboro, Md. Onuaku, the younger brother of former Syracuse center Arinze Onuaku, chose Louisville over Georgetown and Miami.…

  2. ‘It’s gotta be the shoes?’ Players use designs to show off personality

    Oct 3, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    University of Miami guard Rion Brown reacts after hitting a free throw late in the game against the University of Illinois during their third round NCAA basketball game in Austin, Texas

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. “If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good. If you play good, they pay good.” Those are the famous words of Deion Sanders, and while college…

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

    Sep 20, 2013, 5:02 PM EST

    Jim Larranaga

    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…

  4. Return to Verizon Center special for Miami’s Jim Larranaga (VIDEO)

    Mar 27, 2013, 10:01 PM EST

    Jim Larranaga

    Miami coach Jim Larranaga has fond memories of the Verizon Center. It was the place that he notched wins in the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight during George Mason’s magical run to the Final Four in 2006. He now returns with a Hurricanes team that is looking to do the same. “Coming into this building…

  5. Shane Larkin, Rion Brown lead Miami to Sweet 16 after win over Illinois

    Mar 24, 2013, 11:24 PM EST

    Miami Shane Larkin

    Aside from perhaps Michigan point guard Trey Burke, Miami’s Shane Larkin has proven himself to be the biggest breakout star at that position this season. Sunday night with his team’s postseason fate on the line, Larkin took a fearless step-back three-pointer with 1:04 to play and nailed it to give his team a two-point lead,…

  6. Miami grabs commitment from 2013 junior college forward James Kelly

    Mar 24, 2013, 9:07 AM EST

    Jim Larranaga

    Miami’s run in this 2013 NCAA tournament isn’t over yet, but Saturday it added another piece to the team it will sending to the floor next season. Owens Community College forward James Kelly tweeted that he would be transferring to Coral Gables for the start of the 2013-14 season. “Just verbally committed to @CanesHoops i will…

  7. Fire alarm doesn’t stop Miami from performing freestyle rap (VIDEO)

    Mar 23, 2013, 5:04 PM EST

    Miami

    UPDATED 23 March 2013, 6:18 p.m. ET A mechanical issue triggered a fire alarm and caused a short evacuation of Texas’ NCAA tournament hosting site during Miami’s 90-minute practice session Saturday. Practices were closed and their are no games scheduled to take place Saturday, so no fans were present at the time of the incident.…

  8. Pregame Shootaround 3.2.13: Duke-Miami rematch is Saturday’s centerpiece

    Mar 2, 2013, 9:30 AM EST

    Duke Miami

    Game of the Day: No. 3 Duke vs. No. 5 Miami (6:00 p.m. ET, ESPN) Perhaps this game lost a bit of its luster after Duke lost to Virginia Wednesday night, but we still have a battle Saturday between two Top 5 teams with a history between them this season. After the Blue Devils were trounced…

  9. Shane Larkin’s poise helps No. 2 Miami outlast Virginia, remain undefeated in ACC

    Feb 19, 2013, 11:26 PM EST

    Shane Larkin

    It was one sequence that separated No. 2 Miami from Virginia on Tuesday night. With under 10 seconds remaining and the game tied at 50, Miami sophomore guard Shane Larkin was trapped in a double team on the right win, but used his eyes to draw a defender to the top of the key, only…

  10. Could Miami take over No. 1 spot in the AP poll after win over UNC?

    Feb 9, 2013, 3:53 PM EST

    Kenny Kadji

    If there were any week that would most easily allow for a team to jump in the polls from No. 8 to No. 1, it is this week with the Miami Hurricanes. After handily beating North Carolina, 87-61, the door could be open. After No. 1 Indiana lost to Illinois, No. 2 Florida lost to…

  11. Late Night Snacks: Top 25 upsets rule the night in college basketball

    Jan 24, 2013, 1:17 AM EST

    Miami Duke

    Game of the Day: La Salle 54, No. 9 Butler 53 La Salle’s Ramon Galloway, who had been struggling much of the night, drove down the left side of the lane and hit a layup with 2.7 seconds remaining to give the Explorers the lead. The Bulldogs had one more shot to win it with…

  12. Reggie Johnson returns in No. 25 Miami’s 27-point trouncing of No. 1 Duke

    Jan 23, 2013, 9:08 PM EST

    Reggie Johnson

    Miami center Reggie Johnson entered Wednesday’s game against No. 1 Duke at the 14:17 mark of the first half to a crowd chanting his name. His unexpected return to the Hurricanes’ lineup after missing eight games with a broken thumb might not bring instant production from the 6-10, 292-pound senior, but if Wednesday’s energy and…

  13. Pregame Shootaround 1.23.13: Miami tries to knock off No. 1 Duke at home

    Jan 23, 2013, 5:03 PM EST

    Shane Larkin

    Game of the Day: No. 1 Duke vs. No. 25 Miami (7:00 p.m. ET, ESPN) Both teams will be without a key piece on Wednesday, Ryan Kelly for Duke and Reggie Johnson for Miami. Without Kelly in the lineup the past two games, Duke has gone 1-1, including a loss to NC State. The major…

  14. CBT Podcast: Miami, Ole Miss and Oregon on the rise, Missouri and Notre Dame fall back

    Jan 23, 2013, 1:30 PM EST

    Shane Larkin

    Episode 7 of the CBT podcast is here. Host Troy Machir is joined by College Basketball Talk writer Raphielle Johnson to discuss a litany of different topics, including the teams and players that haven’t gotten the recognition they deserve, for both good and bad reasons. Miami, Ole Miss and Oregon are all sitting at the…

  15. Olivier Hanlan misses free throw in final second, Miami escapes with win at Boston College

    Jan 16, 2013, 9:45 PM EST

    Durand Scott

    Durand Scott fouled Boston College freshman Olivier Hanlan behind the three-point line with 0.5 seconds remaining and the Eagles trailing by three, 60-57, giving him an opportunity to tie and send the game to overtime. Hanlan hit the first two but missed his final shot, allowing Miami to escape with a 60-59 victory in Chestnut…

  16. Late Night Snacks: Miami hands Charlotte its first loss of season

    Dec 15, 2012, 12:15 AM EST

    Jim Larranaga

    Game of the Night UCF 75, Old Dominion 71 Of the few close games on the slate Friday night, four players scored in double figures for UCF on the way to a close win on the road. Calvin Newell led the way with 17 points, along with Keith Clanton’s 14. After an Old Dominion layup…

  17. Bishop Daniels to leave Miami, will not be with Hurricanes Friday vs. Charlotte

    Dec 14, 2012, 6:02 PM EST

    Bishop Daniels

    The Miami Hurricanes will be without guard Bishop Daniels Friday against Charlotte after the school announced that the redshirt freshman would be leaving the team. Daniels played in three games for Miami this season, but had been on a “leave of absence” to focus on academics since before the Hurricanes’ win over then-No. 13 Michigan State…

  18. Reggie Johnson, three-point threat?

    Oct 22, 2012, 7:44 PM EST

    Jim Larranaga

    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…

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

    Sep 21, 2012, 9:00 PM EST

    Jim Larranaga

    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…

  20. Miami releases statement, reiterates desire to remain in ACC

    May 26, 2012, 11:03 AM EST

    JimLarranaga

    With rumors circulating about a possible shakeup in the ACC, the Miami Hurricanes have now made it clear that they will keep their talents in South Beach. “Since joining the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2004, the University of Miami has worked hard to measure up to the high academic and athletic standards set by our…