Tag Archives: Jim Larranaga

Miami Scouting Report: Hurricanes have NBA size, skill

For all the gratuitous hyperbole Buzz Williams tends to give to opposing teams, coaches and players, he wasn’t joking around or exaggerating when he said the Miami Hurricanes have a roster that looks more like an NBA team than a collegiate one. The outright ACC champions–both in the regular season and the conference tournament–were one […]

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Golden Eagles Feel at Home in DC

WASHINGTON — One of the major themes circulating around the Verizon Center during Wednesday’s Media Day was the fact that Miami (FL) coach Jim Larranaga was coming back to the area that made him famous. As most everybody knows, Larranaga was in charge of nearby George Mason before migrating down south to the ACC school […]

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Synergy: Ball screen coverage crucial against Canes

Like he is every offseason, Buzz Williams spent all four months as a student. He meticulously studied a different aspect of the game for one month, each month, to improve as a head coach. He said he wanted to focus on “things that I know the essence of the game will always come down to,” […]

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