By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Jim Larranaga's leaders stepped up when Miami needed it most Thursday.
Angel Rodriguez tallied a season-high 24 points -- one off his career high -- and Sheldon McClellan added 20 to lead the third-seeded Hurricanes past 14th-seeded Buffalo 79-72 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the Dunkin Donuts Center.
"I thought Angel and Sheldon were seniors leaders today that really dominated the game," the Miami coach said.
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