Hobe Sound, FL
The Benjamin School
As a sophomore (1996-97)
Appeared in five games, all UM victories…totaled six minutes of action…hit all five of his free throw opportunities…scored a career-high three points and grabbed one rebound in UM’s nationally televised victory over Pittsburgh (Feb. 5) on ESPN…had two points in a career-high two minutes in UM’s 23-point victory over Connecticut (Jan. 22)…made his collegiate debut in UM’s season-opener against Buffalo and pulled down one rebound and recorded an assist in one minute of action…also saw action against Hartford and Jacksonville.
The Benjamin School in North Palm Beach, FL…averaged 17.7 points, 8.3 assists and five rebounds as a senior during the 1994-95 season…earned team MVP honors, All-Area honors and was a South Florida All-Star as a senior…served as team captain his senior season…was selected second-team All-Area as a junior…earned honorable mention All-Area status as a sophomore and received the team’s Most Improved Player Award…garnered All-Area Academic honorable mention honors every year from 1992-95…captured first place in the 1995 South Florida Spanish Competition…coached by Peter Graham.
Majored in International Finance and Marketing…full name is Michael Jeffrey Curcio…Born February 18,1977 in Palm Beach Gardens, FL…parents are Charles and Jill Curcio…has two brothers (Jason, Timothy)…spent his freshman year at Boston College, but did not play basketball before transferring to Miami…enjoys playing piano, golf, working out and improving his basketball skills in his free time.