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08:17 AM ET 03.14 | Along with Miami this season, Shane Larkin's star has been on the rise in 2012-13, as has the question of whether he might make an early leap to the NBA. Scouts were impressed, but Larkin told the Sun Sentinel he plans on returning to Coral Gables for his junior season. "I love playing for Coach L," he said after the Hurricanes practice Wednesday in Greensboro. "Obviously, you want to go to the next level, but I love what I'm doing now. I love all the players and I love everybody in the program and I love everybody at the school. So I don't see any reason to take that next step." Larkin's return would be a huge score for a program losing five crucial seniors.

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Shane Larkin, US Presswire Shane Larkin, US Presswire
March 14, 2013  09:04 AM ET

DAMN DAMN DAMN!

March 14, 2013  11:28 AM ET

*With open arms* Welcome back!! WE GOT SOME CANES OVER HERE!

March 14, 2013  12:49 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

*With open arms* Welcome back!! WE GOT SOME CANES OVER HERE!

Sugar cane... just a chunk between the cheek and gums. Sweet.

March 14, 2013  02:52 PM ET

Great Move since unlike D-1 Football staying a Extra Yr usually helps an though my Glorious MIAMI CANES won't be even close to as good as they were this Yr keeping LARKIN helps them attract more TALENT & will up his Draft Status baring a WORD I WONT SAY after NERLAN NOELS who lost Millions but still is a Lottery Pick.

March 14, 2013  02:53 PM ET

Jeezus the names these guys parents gave them are...well theirs UNIQUE an F.cking Stupid,D'ASIAN, D'Quanthany ATARI (The 1 I like) but EGO??? Just because it sounded good when u were 17 an had the Kid doesnt mean it'll sound good ltr.

March 14, 2013  02:53 PM ET

Glad to hear that. Kid sounds like he's got maturity beyond his years. Hope he does well next season and will be even richer when he does "take the next step".

March 14, 2013  03:09 PM ET

ESPN has him listed at 5' 11"...

I think they're being kind...

Then again - for a while there, they had Eddy Curry listed at 240

March 14, 2013  05:14 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Jeezus the names these guys parents gave them are...well theirs UNIQUE an F.cking Stupid,D'ASIAN, D'Quanthany ATARI (The 1 I like) but EGO??? Just because it sounded good when u were 17 an had the Kid doesnt mean it'll sound good ltr.

You're whining about names and you can't even spell? Oh, irony.

On topic, nice to see Larkin realize that he's not ready yet.

March 14, 2013  06:14 PM ET
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On topic, nice to see Larkin realize that he's not ready yet.

Agree completely. That second year can help enormously.

March 14, 2013  10:25 PM ET

better take the money man

March 14, 2013  10:25 PM ET

may not be there next year

March 14, 2013  10:26 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Jeezus the names these guys parents gave them are...well theirs UNIQUE an F.cking Stupid,D'ASIAN, D'Quanthany ATARI (The 1 I like) but EGO??? Just because it sounded good when u were 17 an had the Kid doesnt mean it'll sound good ltr.

got nutin to do wit nutin

March 14, 2013  10:27 PM ET

run for the border dude

 
March 15, 2013  09:18 AM ET

He's making it look easy with a group of seniors around him. It'll be an interesting year next year when it's him and the "rest" of the 'Canes

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