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Villanova bounces Miami from NCAA Tournament

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The Miami Hurricanes’ first-ever  trip to the Elite 8 will have to wait for at least another year. Second-seeded Villanova used their size, quickness and shooting accuracy to eliminate third-seeded Miami from the South Regional, 92-69 on Thursday night in Louisville. Looking at the box score, it is incredible to believe that Miami not only lost the game, but lost it by 23 points. The Hurricanes shot 53 percent for the game, including 10 of 17 from beyond the 3-point…

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Miami blasts No. 16 Utah in Puerto Rico

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The Miami Hurricanes showed little respect for No. 16 Utah, rolling over the Utes, 90-66 in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Hurricanes jumped out to a 46-32 halftime lead and never looked back in running their record to 4-0. Sheldon McClellan led Miami with 27 points. He was 10 of 12 from the floor, including 3 for 5 from 3-point range. Tonye Jikiri had 20 points and 12 rebounds. Miami shot 53 percent from the…

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