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For Jim Larranaga, NIT semifinal trip is a homecoming

In this Feb. 18, 2015, file photo, Miami coach Jim Larranaga, center, talks to players during an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Coral Gables, Fla. Miami plays Temple in the NIT semifinals Tuesday, March 31. "When I got to college and played in Madison Square Garden it was always a very special thrill," Larranaga said. "Then as an assistant coach at Virginia we won the NIT my first year as an assistant. To take your team to New York and have your players experience that is very different than any other venue you'll ever play in."(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — One of Miami coach Jim Larranaga’s earliest basketball memories in basketball goes back to when he was 9 or 10 years old, watching his older brother play for St. John’s at Madison Square Garden.

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Virginia Tech’s leading scorer Adam Smith transferring

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech’s leading scorer last season, Adam Smith, will finish his college basketball career at another school.

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Frank Beamer ‘ready to roll’ into 29th spring practice

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer is happy to be back on the football field.

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Trice leads Michigan State over Virginia again 60-54

Michigan State's Travis Trice (20) goes up to dunk against Virginia's London Perrantes (32) during the first half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday.

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