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  • Hurricanes-Cardinals
    Another close call — and key loss — for Miami Hurricanes in ACC race
    The late Marquette University basketball coach and former TV analyst Al McGuire used to say, “If ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ were candy and nuts, wouldn’t it be a merry Christmas?”University of Miami players, coaches...
  • McClellan
    Second-half surge propels Hurricanes to victory over Virginia Tech
    It had been a long while — 50 days in fact — since the University of Miami’s basketball team had been able to relax down the stretch of a game.Since posting a 27-point victory over College of Charleston on Dec. 30, the Hurricanes...
  • Larranaga-NCAA
    Hurricanes’ NCAA hopes take big hit with loss to Wake Forest
    Has the University of Miami’s bubble burst?Wednesday night’s 72-70 loss at Wake Forest may not have erased the Hurricanes’ chances to make the NCAA Tournament’s 68-team field, but it cut the margin of error they have for an...
  • Jim Larranaga
    Miami’s NCAA hopes at stake
    February traditionally is the month college basketball teams either bolster their credentials for the postseason or eliminate themselves from extending their seasons past their respective conference tournaments.For the University of Miami, however...
  • Miami's Jim Larranaga
    Hurricanes back in polls at No. 23
    After dropping out of the Top 25 of the weekly college basketball polls following three losses in December, Miami moved back into the rankings this week.With wins over Syracuse on Saturday and North Carolina State last Thursday, the Hurricanes...
  • Miami-Syracuse
    Miami squeezes Orange to go 4-2 in ACC
    The way Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim saw it, his team lost Saturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference game to Miami because of its woes at the free throw line.The Orange missed 11 of 19 opportunities at the stripe in a 66-62 game, including two (the...
  • Miami's Sheldon McClellan
    Hurricanes get big win over N.C. State
    Angel Rodriguez struggled with his shooting from the field for a second straight game, but his four free throws over the final 21 seconds sealed the University of Miami’s 65-60 victory over North Carolina State in a key Atlantic Coast...
  • Larranaga vs. N.C. State
    Hurricanes facing big challenges
    Having played three games against ranked opponents in their first four Atlantic Coast Conference outings and come out with split, Miami finishes the month with three more games that could be just as key to their postseason opportunities.Starting...
  • Miami coach Jim Larranaga
    Miami’s Larranaga talks Duke, Notre Dame, and butterflies
    Before getting down to the nitty-gritty of his first meeting with the media since his team disposed of Duke by 16 points Tuesday night, University of Miami basketball coach Jim Larranaga said Thursday he had a couple of announcements to make.First...
  • Tonye Jekiri
    Jekiri comes through for Hurricanes
    University of Miami 7-foot center Tonye Jekiri’s teammates delivered a message to him in the week leading up to the game with Boston College.“We told him this week to be a little bit more aggressive,” junior guard and team leader...
  • Miami coach Larranaga
    ‘Canes look at changes for BC game
    After starting the same five players in each of the team’s first 14 games, University of Miami basketball coach Jim Larranaga is looking at potential changes as the Hurricanes get ready to host Boston College Saturday afternoon.But the...
  • Miami basketball
    Hurricanes to host Howard in opener
    The University of Miami will be dealing with a twist on a familiar zone defense when the Hurricanes open the men’s college basketball season Friday night at home against Howard.Tipoff at the BankUnited Center on the Hurricanes’ Coral...
  • Davon Reed out
    Hurricanes lose two players for early going of college basketball season
    Things may have gone well for the University of Miami's men's basketball team on its August tour of Spain, when the Hurricanes won all four games.But they haven't since.Coach Jim Larranaga announced Wednesday that forward Ivan Cruz...
  • Coach Jim Larranaga
    Spain tour vital to Miami’s future
    With nine new players on the roster, the University of Miami men’s basketball team will be facing a period of adjustment the upcoming season. Getting an opportunity for a “sneak preview” then could be vital to the Hurricanes...
  • Defiant Obama ignores deniers, links climate change to California wildfires
    Defiant Obama ignores deniers, links climate change to California wildfires
    The Obama administration warned Tuesday that Americans living in apprehension of increasingly destructive, rapidly spreading wildfires have had their worlds turned upside down by climate change, reported Buzzfeed. The White was suggesting that...