Miami-Florida Rumors & News

  • 4-star point guard Chris Lykes commits to Miami

    State of the U "In a big recruiting win for Canes Hoops, 4-star PG Chris Lykes (Gonzaga, D.C) committed to the Hurricanes over Villanova, his other finalist. Lykes is a very talented and skilled player at the PG position. He lacks height (5'6"-5'7" range) but he's a borderline 5-star player and highly coveted...." June 13

  • Huskers land Miami transfer guard James Palmer

    CSN Chicago "Tim Miles announced the addition of a transfer from the ACC on Tuesday. James Palmer, a guard from Maryland who spent the past two seasons with the Miami Hurricanes, will join the Nebraska basketball program. "I am excited to add James to our program," Miles said in the announcement. "He has..." May 18

  • Miami Basketball Guard James Palmer to Transfer to Nebraska

    Corn Nation "Tim Miles pulls in another transfer in James Palmer. The University of Miami guard will sit out next season and will have two years of eligibility left when he starts play in 2017. Palmer was a four start recruit and a Rivals top 100 player coming out of St. Johns College High School in..." May 03

  • Villanova uses hot shooting to advance past Miami

    The Sports Xchange "LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- So how does one explain a team shooting nearly 20 percent above its norm from 3-point range in its most pressurized games of the season? Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono has a reason. "I think we're taking better shots," he said. "We're taking what the defense gives..." March 24

  • Rodriguez scores 28 as Miami bounces Wichita State

    The Sports Xchange "PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Angel Rodriguez, Miami's 5-foot-11 redshirt senior guard, put on a show Saturday. "I told the TV audience that they should rename the Dunkin Donuts Center the Angel Rodriguez Park. He just owned the place," Miami coach Jim Larranaga said after Rodriguez scored a..." March 19

  • Rodriguez, McClellan lift Hurricanes

    The Sports Xchange "PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Jim Larranaga's leaders stepped up when Miami needed it most Thursday. Angel Rodriguez tallied a season-high 24 points -- one off his career high -- and Sheldon McClellan added 20 to lead the third-seeded Hurricanes past 14th-seeded Buffalo 79-72 in the first round of the..." March 17

  • No. 4 Virginia gets past No. 11 Miami in ACC semifinal

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Virginia is often defined because of its defense and the No. 4 Cavaliers showed why Friday night. Virginia kept No. 11 Miami at a safe distance during most of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinal, winning 73-68 at the Verizon Center. "Any time we can get..." March 12

  • No. 11 Miami advances past Virginia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Miami guard Angel Rodriguez didn't want his final go-around in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament to end early. So he amped up his offense in the second half of the quarterfinals to help the No. 11 Hurricanes to an 88-82 victory against Virginia Tech on Thursday night at..." March 11

  • Hokies dominate No. 7 Hurricanes

    The Sports Xchange "For the first time in five years, things in the ACC are looking up for Virginia Tech. For the past four years, their ACC brethren have been looking down on the Hokies, who have languished in the conference cellar every season. But 2016 brought new hope and on Saturday the Hokies..." March 05

  • Seventh-ranked Hurricanes blow past Notre Dame

    The Sports Xchange "SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Miami had no answer for surging Notre Dame center Zach Auguste. Fortunately, for the seventh-ranked Hurricanes, they had a counter for just about everything else the Irish threw at them Wednesday night at Purcell Pavilion. Miami jumped to a 12-0 start and led by as..." March 02

  • Hurricanes suspend Ja'Quan Newton for final 3 games of regular season

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Hurricanes face No. 11 Louisville on Saturday afternoon and will close the regular season out with road games at Notre Dame and Virginia Tech. And they'll be without one of their top players, Ja'Quan Newton, down that stretch. Minutes before tip-off against the Cardinals, the school..." February 27

  • No. 12 Miami (Fla.) bounces back to beat No. 3 Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Coming off its worst loss in more than a year, No. 12 Miami needed a bounce-back win in a big way against No. 3 Virginia Monday night. The Hurricanes got it when junior guard Davon Reed scored a career-high 21 points to help overcome a spectacular performance by..." February 22

  • Tar Heels bounce back to top of ACC

    The Sports Xchange "CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- There was no time to sulk for No. 5 North Carolina, so the Tar Heels put a recent disappointment behind them. Then they took out any frustrations on No. 11 Miami, trouncing the Hurricanes 96-71 on Saturday at the Smith Center to break a first-place tie in the Atlantic..." February 20

  • No. 11 Miami tied atop ACC with win over Virginia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI, Fla. -- When the evening began, No. 11 Miami was sitting in second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference race behind No. 5 North Carolina. When it ended late in the night Wednesday, the Hurricanes were tied with the Tar Heels for the top. But it wasn't easy. The..." February 18

  • No. 12 Miami fends off Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- This one wasn't as easy. After Miami posted a 13-point victory in its first meeting with Florida State this season, the 12th-ranked had to hold off a big comeback by their rival Sunday to prevail 67-65 and sweep the season series. Guard Sheldon McClellan led the..." February 14