Hoops season officially begins tonight!
Here's a quick primer for the game:
Wednesday: UM men vs. Barry
When/where: Exhibition game, 7 p.m. at Watsco Center on UM campus.
Records (last season): UM 27-8 (NCAA Sweet 16), Barry 26-7 (Division II Elite 8).
Scouting report: The Hurricanes’ top returning players are Davon Reed (11.1 ppg), Kamari Murphy (6 rpg), point guard Jaquan Newton, forward Anthony Lawrence and center Ebuka Izundu. Fans will get their first look at highly rated freshmen Dewan Huell, Bruce Brown, Dejan “DJ” Vasiljevic and Rodney Miller. Also, San Jose St. transfer Rashad Muhammad makes his debut. Barry is led by 6-5 senior forward Adrian Gonzalez (Hialeah Gardens High), and Iceland guard Elvar Fredriksson, who led the nation last season with 8.1 assists per game.