Coach L and the Hurricanes are coming off a Sweet 16 run.
But in 2016, they are expected to reload not rebuild.
Already boasting a talent laden roster featuring returning stars like Ja'Quan Newton and Davon Reed, as well as Top 30 recruits Bruce Brown and Dewan Huell, they may have another major piece to the puzzle on the way.
Nebraska grad transfer Andrew White will visit Miami on Monday, sources told @CBSSports. Immediately eligible for next season.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) July 31, 2016
White is reportedly down to the 'Canes and Syracuse as his two choices.
So yesterday's visit was a critical one.
As a 4th year player, he would be eligible ASAP under NCAA transfer rules for graduate seniors.
So who is Andrew White III?
He's a one time Kansas recruit, who left the Jayhawks after being buried behind future lottery picks Andrew Wiggins and Ben McLemore.
In one season at Nebraska he showed all of his promise and then some.
White averaged 16.6 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 1.1 steals, and shot 48% from the floor and 42% from deep.
And some of his better games were against the top teams on the Huskers schedule.
Long story short, this would be one huge coup for UM.
He's a sweet shooter, who compares himself to a Klay Thompson type.
A Miami roster with Newton/Brown as lead guards, and Reed, Anthony Lawrence Jr., and White on the wings, and Huell, promising sophomore Ebuka Izundu, and Kamaru Murphy down low can contend for an ACC Title.
At least on paper.
It'd be up to Jim Larranaga and his staff to find the right chemistry and minutes for such a deep roster.
But adding a piece as talented as White would be a no brainer.
Stay tuned for much more on this development as we learn it.
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