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Men's Basketball

August 15, 1998

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA — Paulo Dyarzin hit a running jumper with 2.3seconds remaining to lift the Argentine club team Boca Juniors to an 81-79victory over the University of Miami Friday night.

Miami, playing its first of four games on a tour of Argentina and Uruguay,was led by All-America and Wooden Award candidate Tim James who pouredin 25 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. Boca Juniors, the favoriteto win the Argentine Club championship this season, was led by forwardManuel Tarabezlo who hit six three-pointers en toute to a game-high 28points.

Trailing 64-58 after three quarters, the Hurricanes tied the scoreearly in the fourth, but could not weather Boca’s three-point barrage downthe stretch. The host team hit 9-of-22 shots from behind the bonusarc, while UM failed to convert on all eight of its three-point shots inthe game.

The Hurricanes conducted a two-hour youth clinic Saturday for 50 12-andunder Argentinean players in Buenos Aires. UM players and coachesgave instruction in the fundamentals of passing, shooting, ball handling,and defense.

Miami returns to action Sunday with a contest against the Nike All-Starsin Buenos Aires before traveling to Bariloche, Argentina to face the ArgentineNational Team on Tuesday. UM concludes its South American tour againstthe Uruguayan All-Star team in Montevideo City, Uruguay on Friday, August21st.