Last season: 22-10, lost to Loyola of Chicago in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Coach: Jim Larranaga.
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Who's gone: Guard Lonnie Walker IV (NBA), guard Bruce Brown Jr. (NBA), guard Ja'Quan Newton.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Forward Dewan Hernandez believes his decision to delay the start of his NBA career a year will help him make more money in the long run, and this season it's likely to help the Miami Hurricanes' bottom line in the win column.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes forward Dewan Huell says he has legally changed his last name to Hernandez in honor of his mother, Christina Hernandez.
The 6-foot-10 Hernandez averaged 11.4 points and 6.6 rebounds as a sophomore last season and started all 32 games. He declared for the NBA draft in April but later decided to return for his junior season.
The Hurricanes have started practice and open the season Nov. 9 against Lehigh.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes forward Dewan Huell has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to school for his junior season.
Huell said Saturday he made the decision after receiving feedback from NBA teams and discussing his options with his family and coaches. He declared for the draft in April but didn't retain an agent, leaving him the option of continuing his college career.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gulf Coast graduate transfer Zach Johnson says he will play his final college season for the Miami Hurricanes, his hometown team.
Johnson announced his plans Thursday on Twitter. A 6-2 guard, he was a three-year starter at Florida Gulf Coast, averaging 16.1 points last season while shooting 47 percent and making 69 3-pointers. He was a teammate of Hurricanes forward Dewan Huell at Miami Norland High School.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes sophomore forward Dewan Huell has decided to declare for the NBA draft but won't retain an agent, leaving him the option of continuing his college career.
The school announced Huell's decision Monday. Teammate Bruce Brown Jr., also a sophomore, made the same decision earlier.
Players have until April 22 to enter the draft and until June 11 to withdraw. The draft is June 21.
DALLAS (AP) — No. 6 seed Miami (22-9) vs. No. 11 seed Loyola-Chicago (28-5)
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — When the stars of the Miami Hurricanes' latest basketball victory sat down at a table for the postgame news conference, guard Bruce Brown expressed doubt about freshman teammate Chris Lykes' ability to reach the microphone.
"You'll have to stand up," Brown said with a grin.
Lykes is accustomed to hearing that sort of thing. He's 5-foot-7.
ATLANTA (AP) — Josh Okogie isn't concerned with how poorly Georgia Tech started the season.
Now with a signature victory over a ranked team, Okogie believes the Yellow Jackets are just getting started.
"I think this is a big momentum changer for our season," Okogie said. "It's a great building block of what we know we can do. We're still in this. Nobody can count us out no more, just like last season."
HONOLULU (AP) — A little rest went a long way for No. 15 Miami.
Dewan Huell scored 21 points, Bruce Brown Jr. had a season-high 20 and the Hurricanes beat Middle Tennessee 84-81 in the Diamond Head Classic on Monday night.
DJ Vasiljevic added 13 points, helping Miami rebound from its first loss of the season to New Mexico State in Saturday's semifinals. It finished third in the eight-team tournament.
HONOLULU (AP) — Miami turned up the pressure in the second half to turn away Hawaii and remain unbeaten.
Ja'Quan Newton and Dewan Huell scored 16 points apiece and the No. 6 Hurricanes pulled away for a 75-57 victory Friday night in a first-round game of the Diamond Head Classic.
Anthony Lawrence II added 11 for the Hurricanes (10-0), who outscored the Rainbow Warriors (7-3) 42-24 in the second half.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Miami coach Jim Larranaga is staying on the Hurricanes while they keep piling up wins.
Dewan Huell had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 6 Miami used a fast start to beat George Washington 59-50 on Saturday.
One of six remaining unbeaten teams in Division 1 entering the weekend, the Hurricanes (9-0) ripped off 13 of the game's first 15 points on their way to a 21-point lead. The scrappy Colonials pulled within seven with 13:53 remaining, but the rally fizzled down the stretch.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Miami Hurricanes passed their first test of the season by taking the Minnesota big men out of their element around the basket.
Dewan Huell had to work hard for his 15 second-half points, but all those screens he came up to set paid off down the stretch.
Huell scored 23 points in 27 minutes and Bruce Brown Jr. added 16 points and nine rebounds to help No. 10 Miami beat No. 12 Minnesota 86-81 on Wednesday night as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Bruce Brown and Anthony Lawrence scored 14 points each to lead No. 11 Miami to an 86-65 victory over North Florida on Saturday.
Dewan Huell finished with 13 points for the Hurricanes (5-0) while Ja'Quan Newton and Chris Lykes had 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Brown scored six points in a 16-2 run that helped Miami build a 17-point lead midway through the first half. Brown's dunk with 7:04 remaining capped the surge and gave the Hurricanes a 26-9 lead.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Here's how hard Miami worked on Wednesday night: By the end of the game, even coach Jim Larranaga had sweated through his dress clothes.
At this point in the season, whatever it takes.
Davon Reed scored 21 points, DJ Vasiljevic added 13 and Miami survived having a depleted roster to beat Georgia Tech 70-61 — bolstering the Hurricanes' NCAA Tournament hopes.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Davon Reed scored 21 points, DJ Vasiljevic added 13 and Miami survived having a depleted roster to beat Georgia Tech 70-61 on Wednesday night.
Dewan Huell scored 11 of his 13 points after halftime for the Hurricanes (17-8, 7-6 Atlantic Coast Conference). Miami played without guard Ja'Quan Newton, who is starting a three-game suspension for a violation of team rules, and lost center Ebuka Izundu 67 seconds into the second half with a left leg injury.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes freshman Dewan Huell learned the day before Wednesday's game against Rutgers that he would be making his first collegiate start.
"I went to sleep happy," he said, "and woke up even happier."
Huell was still smiling after the game. The 6-foot-11 Miami native had 14 points and seven rebounds in 25 minutes, and the Hurricanes scored 17 consecutive points in the second half to beat previously undefeated Rutgers in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, 73-61.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Ebuka Izundu scored 14 points to lead Miami to a 92-43 rout of Western Carolina in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
The Hurricanes started with an 18-4 spurt and maintained the double-digit lead the rest of the game, the first between both teams. Davon Reed keyed Miami's early run with a 3-pointer and a dunk.