- Aug 24, 2018
Not only is Cole Anthony the son of a former NBA player, but he's also the highest-ranked uncommitted prospect of the 2019 recruiting class. The 5-star guard is considered the No...
A good article that makes a valid point about Miami.
- Miami's streak of NCAA tournament bids is likely to end at three, but a season-long suspension for Dewan Hernandez is the main culprit. Since the Canes have seven losses of six points or fewer in 2018-19, it's clear how one standout can make a difference.
Anthony could join Chris Lykes to give Miami a devastatingly quick and creative backcourt. They'd coexist because Lykes' range makes him an off-ball threat, and they'd be able to rotate minutes to ensure there's a dynamic point guard on the floor at all times.
One major disadvantage for Jim Larranaga and Co. is Anthony did not officially visit. Though he took an unofficial trip to the school in August 2018, that's as far as it goes.
Behind UNC, Miami and Oregon have been the most consistently competitive teams recently. The Canes are better positioned to succeed in 2019-20 but may have some catching up to do.