2018–19 Miami Hurricanes men's basketball team

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2018–19 Miami Hurricanes men's basketball
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2018–19 record14–18 (5–13 ACC)
Head coachJim Larrañaga (8th season)
Assistant coachChris Caputo
Assistant coachPooh Williamson
Assistant coachAdam Fisher
Home stadiumWatsco Center
Seasons
2018–19 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 2 Virginia 16 2   .889     35 3   .921
No. 3 North Carolina 16 2   .889     29 7   .806
No. 1 Duke 14 4   .778     32 6   .842
No. 10 Florida State 13 5   .722     29 8   .784
No. 16 Virginia Tech 12 6   .667     26 9   .743
Syracuse 10 8   .556     20 14   .588
Louisville 10 8   .556     20 14   .588
NC State 9 9   .500     24 12   .667
Clemson 9 9   .500     20 14   .588
Georgia Tech 6 12   .333     14 18   .438
Boston College 5 13   .278     14 17   .452
Miami (FL) 5 13   .278     14 18   .438
Wake Forest 4 14   .222     11 20   .355
Pittsburgh 3 15   .167     14 19   .424
Notre Dame 3 15   .167     14 19   .424
2019 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2018–19 Miami Hurricanes men's basketball team represents the University of Miami during the 2018–19 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Led by eighth-year head coach Jim Larrañaga, they play their home games at the Watsco Center on the university's campus in Coral Gables, Florida as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).

Previous season[edit]

The Hurricanes finished the 2017–18 season 22–10, 11–7 in ACC play to finish in a four-way tie for third place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament to North Carolina. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament where they lost in the First Round to Loyola–Chicago.

Offseason[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Reason for departure
Ja’Quan Newton 0 G 6'3" 191 Senior Philadelphia, PA Graduated
Lonnie Walker IV 4 G 6'5" 204 Freshman Reading, PA Declared for 2018 NBA draft
Mike Robinson 5 G 5'10" 170 Junior New Britain, CT Graduated
Bruce Brown, Jr. 11 G 6'5" 202 Sophomore Boston, MA Declared for 2018 NBA draft
Chris Stowell 35 F 6'6" 208 Senior Exeter, NH Graduated

Incoming transfers[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous School
Zach Johnson 5 G 6'2" 195 RS Senior Miami, FL Florida Gulf Coast
Anthony Mack 13 G 6'6" 218 RS Freshman Las Vegas, NV Wyoming
Kameron McGusty 20 G 6'5" 191 Junior Katy, TX Oklahoma
  • Under NCAA transfer rules, McGusty will have to redshirt during the 2018–19 season, and will have two years of eligibility remaining.

2018 recruiting class[edit]

There was no recruiting class of 2018 for Miami (FL).

Roster[edit]

2018–19 Miami Hurricanes men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Chris Lykes 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) 161 lb (73 kg) So Mitchellville, MD
G 1 Dejan Vasiljevic 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Jr Melbourne, Australia
G 2 Willie Herenton (W) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Lincolnshire, IL
G 3 Anthony Lawrence II 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr St. Petersburg, FL
G 5 Zach Johnson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS Sr Miami, FL
G 10 Dominic Proctor (W) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Las Vegas, NV
G 13 Anthony Mack 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 218 lb (99 kg) RS Fr Las Vegas, NV
C 14 Rodney Miller Jr. 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Jr Laurelton, NY
C 15 Ebuka Izundu 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Sr Charlotte, NC
F 20 Dewan Hernandez (I) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 236 lb (107 kg) Jr Miami, FL
F 21 Sam Waardenburg 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 217 lb (98 kg) RS So Henderson, New Zealand
F 22 Deng Gak 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS Fr Sydney, Australia
G 23 Kameron McGusty (I) Current redshirt 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Jr Katy, TX
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2019-01-05

Schedule and results[edit]

Source:[1]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
October 30, 2018*
7:00 pm, ACCN Extra
Barry W 91–61 
 19  Izundu   10  Izundu   8  Herenton  Watsco Center (5,520)
Coral Gables, FL
Non-conference regular season
November 9, 2018*
7:00 pm, ACCN Extra
Lehigh W 83–62  1–0
 22  Lykes   12  Lawrence   4  Lykes  Watsco Center (6,799)
Coral Gables, FL
November 13, 2018*
7:00 pm, ESPNU
Stephen F. Austin W 96–58  2–0
 22  Izundu   18  Izundu   6  Lykes  Watsco Center (6,066)
Coral Gables, FL
November 17, 2018*
2:00 pm, ACCN Extra
Bethune–Cookman W 78–70  3–0
 21  Lykes   9  Lawrence   6  Lykes  Watsco Center (6,322)
Coral Gables, FL
November 22, 2018*
2:30 pm, ESPNU
vs. La Salle
Wooden Legacy Quarterfinals
W 85–49  4–0
 18  Lykes   8  Izundu   5  Johnson  Titan Gym 
Fullerton, CA
November 23, 2018*
2:00 pm, ESPN2
vs. Fresno State
Wooden Legacy Semifinals
W 78–76  5–0
 24  Johnson   6  Izundu   3  Tied  Titan Gym 
Fullerton, CA
November 25, 2018*
10:30 pm, ESPN2
vs. Seton Hall
Wooden Legacy Championship
L 81–83  5–1
 18  Tied   5  Tied   5  Vasiljevic  Titan Gym 
Fullerton, CA
November 28, 2018*
7:00 pm, ESPNU
Rutgers
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
L 54–57  5–2
 16  Lawrence II   12  Izundu   4  Tied  Watsco Center (6,376)
Coral Gables, FL
December 1, 2018*
7:30 pm, ESPN3
vs. Yale
HoopHall Miami Invitational
L 73–77  5–3
 19  Izundu   9  Izundu   5  Johnson  American Airlines Arena 
Miami, FL
December 4, 2018*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Penn L 75–89  5–4
 17  Johnson   7  Izundu   5  Lykes  Palestra (3,019)
Philadelphia, PA
December 19, 2018*
2:00 pm, ACCN Extra
Houston Baptist W 80–73  6–4
 17  Lawrence   11  Izundu   4  Tied  Watsco Center (6,553)
Coral Gables, FL
December 22, 2018*
7:00 pm, ACCN Extra
Florida Atlantic W 75–55  7–4
 19  Izundu   13  Izundu   8  Lawrence  Watsco Center (6,222)
Coral Gables, FL
December 29, 2018*
4:00 pm, ACCRSN
Campbell W 73–62  8–4
 22  Johnson   8  Tied   3  Lawrence  Watsco Center (6,789)
Coral Gables, FL
ACC Regular Season
January 3, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 18 NC State L 82–87  8–5
(0–1)
 28  Lykes   11  Izundu   4  Johnson  Watsco Center (6,983)
Coral Gables, FL
January 6, 2019
6:00 pm, ESPNU
at Louisville L 73–90  8–6
(0–2)
 19  Tied   10  Izundu   4  Lykes  KFC Yum! Center (15,050)
Louisville, KY
January 9, 2019
9:00 pm, ACCRSN
at No. 13 Florida State L 62–68  8–7
(0–3)
 17  Lykes   9  Izundu   4  Mack  Donald L. Tucker Center (10,531)
Tallahassee, FL
January 12, 2019
2:00 pm, ACCRSN
Wake Forest W 76–65  9–7
(1–3)
 25  Lykes   11  Izundu   4  Lykes  Watsco Center (7,197)
Coral Gables, FL
January 19, 2019
12:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 13 North Carolina L 76–85  9–8
(1–4)
 20  Lykes   8  Izundu   6  Lykes  Watsco Center (7,131)
Coral Gables, FL
January 24, 2019
8:00 pm, Raycom
at Syracuse L 53–73  9–9
(1–5)
 11  Vasiljevic   10  Izundu   3  Lawrence  Carrier Dome (21,058)
Syracuse, NY
January 27, 2019
6:00 pm, ESPNU
Florida State L 66–78  9–10
(1–6)
 20  Johnson   7  Lawrence   4  Tied  Watsco Center (7,122)
Coral Gables, FL
January 30, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 12 Virginia Tech L 70–82  9–11
(1–7)
 19  Lykes   9  Lawrence   4  Lykes  Watsco Center (6,680)
Coral Gables, FL
February 2, 2019
2:00 pm, Raycom
at No. 3 Virginia L 46–56  9–12
(1–8)
 16  Lykes   11  Izundu   3  Lawrence II  John Paul Jones Arena (13,978)
Charlottesville, VA
February 6, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN2
Notre Dame W 62–47  10–12
(2–8)
 15  Vasiljevic   12  Lawrence   3  Johnson  Watsco Center (6,372)
Coral Gables, FL
February 9, 2019
12:00 pm, Raycom
at No. 8 North Carolina L 85–88 OT 10–13
(2–9)
 27  Lykes   10  Izundu   5  Lawrence II  Dean Smith Center (21,383)
Chapel Hill, NC
February 13, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN2
Clemson W 65–64  11–13
(3–9)
 22  Vasiljevic   8  Lawrence   3  Johnson  Watsco Center (6,338)
Coral Gables, FL
February 17, 2019
6:00 pm, ESPNU
at Boston College L 57–64  11–14
(3–10)
 14  Izundu   9  Izundu   4  Lykes  Conte Forum (7,251)
Chestnut Hill, MA
February 23, 2019
2:00 pm, ACCRSN
Georgia Tech W 80–65  12–14
(4–10)
 21  Vasiljevic   10  Lawrence   9  Lawrence  Watsco Center (6,813)
Coral Gables, FL
February 26, 2019
7:00 pm, ACCRSN
at Wake Forest L 75–76  12–15
(4–11)
 26  Lykes   12  Lawrence   6  Lawrence  LJVM Coliseum (5,283)
Winston-Salem, NC
March 2, 2019
4:00 pm, CBS
at No. 3 Duke L 57–87  12–16
(4–12)
 15  Izundu   9  Izundu   3  Lawrence II  Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
March 5, 2019
8:00 pm, Raycom
Pittsburgh W 76–63  13–16
(5–12)
 27  Lawrence II   14  Izundu   4  Lawrence II  Watsco Center (6,373)
Coral Gables, FL
March 8, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN2
at No. 15 Virginia Tech L 70–84  13–17
(5–13)
 16  Izundu   11  Lawrence II   9  Lykes  Cassell Coliseum (9,275)
Blacksburg, VA
ACC Tournament
March 12, 2019
12:00 pm, ESPN
(12) vs. (13) Wake Forest
First round
W 79–71  14–17
 21  Vasiljevic   10  Lawrence II   4  Tied  Spectrum Center 
Charlotte, NC
March 13, 2019
2:30 pm, ESPN
(12) vs. (5) No. 16 Virginia Tech
Second Round
L 56–71  14–18
 19  Lykes   11  Lawrence   7  Lawrence  Spectrum Center (19,691)
Charlotte, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Final 
AP RV RV Not released 
Coaches RV

*AP does not release post-NCAA Tournament rankings

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018-19 Men's Basketball Schedule". hurricanesports.com. University of Miami. Retrieved December 26, 2018.