Fresh off its championship run through the Puerto Rico Tip-Off that successfully concluded Sunday, the University of Miami men's basketball team made its season debut in the top 20 of both major college basketball polls Monday.
University of Miami senior forward Tonye Jekiri has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.
Angel Rodriguez scored 19 points and Miami took down its second straight ranked opponent, beating No. 22 Butler 85-75 on Sunday night
Miami will face its second-straight Top 25 team on Sunday, battling No. 22/20 Butler at 7:30 p.m. ET in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Sheldon McClellan scored 27 points to help Miami roll past No. 16 Utah 90-66 on Friday night in the Puerto Rico Tipoff
Miami moves on in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday, Nov. 20, facing off against No. 16 Utah at 7 p.m. ET. The Canes will play either Temple or No. 22/20 Butler in Sunday's final round.
Sheldon McClellan scored 18 points to help Miami jump to a huge first-half lead on the way to a 105-79 win against Mississippi State in Thursday's first round of the Puerto Rico Tipoff.
The University of Miami has landed a pair of top-30 players in Dewan Huell and Bruce Brown, Coach Jim Larraņaga announced Wednesday.
Miami opens play in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday, Nov. 19 against Mississippi State at 5 p.m. ET. The Canes will face either Texas Tech or Utah in Friday's second round.
Davon Reed scored 19 points to lead Miami to a 93-77 victory over Louisiana Monday night.
Miami plays its second-straight game at home on Monday, Nov. 16, facing Louisiana (formerly Louisiana-Lafayette) at 7 p.m. in the BankUnited Center.
Jekiri grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds in the 86-59 victory