Skeptics Wrong, Coach Is Right on Miami Hurricanes Guard Shane Larkin

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Skeptics Wrong, Coach Is Right on Miami Hurricanes Guard Shane Larkin
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The kid was scrawny. No taller than 5-9 and maybe 150 pounds with his high tops on. He had curly hair and a baby face that made him appear even younger than his 15 years. Although his father was a Major League Baseball legend, his was not among the names on the college basketball coaches’ watch lists as they gathered in a gym in Orlando to scout recruits at an AAU tournament in the summer of 2009. But Shane Larkin, son of Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin, is the kid who immediately captured the eye of Jim Larranaga, then the coach at George Mason University.

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