There was no question about Shane Larkin’s go-ahead 3-pointer for Miami. The ball that appeared to ricochet off the hands of Miami’s Kenny Kadji seconds later but went to the Hurricanes — well, look at the replay.
The Drive Monday 3-18-13 -Jay Bilas joins The Drive to talk about the seedings in the bracket, we get his Final Four predictions, and we ask him why he isnt part of the NCAA Selection Committee.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Shane Larkin scored a career-high 28 points, eight in the final 2 1/2 minutes, to help No. 9 Miami pull away late and beat North Carolina 87-77 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Durand Scott knocked down the shots to turn away North Carolina State’s best pushes, and Shane Larkin provided the steady floor leadership that kept ninth-ranked Miami in control.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Miami rolled through most of the Atlantic Coast Conference season and coasted to the program’s first regular-season championship. The ninth-ranked Hurricanes enter this week’s ACC tournament as the No. 1 seed and looking to add another crown to their trophy case.
The Atlantic Coast Conference didn’t exactly follow the preseason script this year.
Dave O’Brien: “Kelly Changes Everything And Coach K Knows That…They Are A National Championship Contender With Him”
The Drive Monday 3-4-13 – Dave O’Brien talks with The Drive fresh from calling the Duke/Miami game in Durham. They get into Ryan Kelly’s incredible performance after coming back from his foot injury, how the smaller line up for UNC will affect the second match up against Duke, and with NC State playing some good basketball we ask him how they will finish up the season.
Hoops fans, rejoice: it’s March! The madness was evident this past weekend, as several highly-anticipated matchups — Duke-Miami & Michigan-Michigan State, just to name two — went down to the final possession. The first poll of the month may provide yet another new No. 1. With several conference tournaments set to begin, this wild season is about to kick into an extra gear.
There wasn’t an abundance of wild finishes this weekend, but there were some incredible individual performances (see below). Memphis, mentioned in this week’s column, is one of five teams unbeaten in conference; another, Gonzaga, has won its last six games by an average of 24 points.