‘No chance’ that Bruce Brown plays for Miami Thursday

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Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga was quick to squash any hopes for Miami fans that their star guard Bruce Brown will be available to play in the NCAA tournament.

“No,” Larrañaga said. “He hasn’t played in six weeks. It will take him six weeks to rehab the foot so he can go. You go into the NCAA tournament and play Bruce Brown, you think he’ll play hard? You darn right. That would put him in danger of reinjuring it. There’s no chance that he’ll play Thursday.”

Larrañaga also said that Brown was to get an evaluation on Monday morning.