James Dews

Hurricanes Host FSU in Regular Season Finale

Hurricanes seniors Dwayne Collins, James Dews and Cyrus McGowan will be honored before today’s game with rival Florida State in the 2010 regular season finale at the BankUnited Center before tipoff at 12pm in a nationally televised game on ESPN2.

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Dews’ Buzzer Beater Downs Georgia Tech

James Dews, avenging a missed front end of a one-and-one just seconds earlier, hit a jumper at the buzzer to lift the Hurricanes over Georgia Tech 64-62, last night at the BankUnited Center.

Dwayne Collins led the Hurricanes with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Adrian Thomas scored 12, all on 3-pointers, and Malcolm Grant scored 11. Reggie Johnson came off the bench to score 10 points and tally seven rebounds in 16 minutes.

The Hurricanes (17-7, 3-7 ACC) won for only the second time in the past eight games, and improved to 11-1 at home this season.


Dews leads ‘Canes into ACC slate


Hurricanes Men’s Basketball hosts Wake Forest in its ACC home opener on Saturday at the BankUnited Center at 6 p.m. The game will be televised nationwide on ESPNU.

The ‘Canes (14-1) completed their non-conference schedule with a 14-0 record, going undefeated in non-league play for the first time in school history. The lone loss was against conference foe Boston College last month.

James Dews leads Miami in scoring this season, averaging 12.7 points per game. Dews ranks 3rd in the conference from behind the arc, averaging 48.6%, and is 4th among active ACC players with 147 career three-point shots.


Miami 87, FAU 69

James Dews scored 15 points and added nine rebounds and the Hurricanes defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls 87-69 at the Orange Bowl Classic at the Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise yesterday.

Dwayne Collins posted his second-straight double-double with 17 points and a game-high 14 rebounds and Durand Scott added 13 points and four assists for UM.

The Hurricanes improved to 11-1, with their lone loss a one-point defeat at Boston College on Dec. 6. They won for the 19th time in 20 games against the Owls.

FAU coach Mike Jarvis, when asked after the game about the Owls’ dismal all-time record against the ‘Canes, said, “We will play Miami until we beat them.”


James Dews

James Dews led all Hurricanes scorers with 20 points as Miami defeated South Carolina State 91-54 last night. Dews was six of seven from three-point range, a career high.


James Dews


Senior James Dews led four Hurricanes in double figures as Miami’s men’s basketball team cruised to the 108-58 win over Nova Southeastern on Monday evening at the BankUnited Center.

Dews converted a career-high five-of-seven three-pointers en route to a game-high 19 points as the Hurricanes hit a total of 14 shots from long range. It is the most three-point baskets since Miami hit a school-record 15 treys versus Georgetown on March 3, 1993.