UM Basketball Media Day | Fri., Sept. 27, 2013

  • University of Miami men's basketball forward Rion Brown, a senior, answers questions during Media Day for University of Miami men's basketball on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Coach Jim Larrañaga talks about players and being a University of Miami adjunct faculty member, at Media Day for University of Miami men's basketball on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Forwards Erik Swoope and Rion Brown, both seniors, also met with members of the media to talk about the coming season. Larrañaga said he will be a UM guest lecturer five times. "I'll probably talk about subjects I know well — teamwork and leadership," he said. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Coach Jim Larrañaga is upbeat as he takes questions on Media Day for University of Miami men's basketball on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Forwards Erik Swoope and Rion Brown, both seniors, also met with members of the media to talk about the coming season. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Coach Jim Larrañaga pauses before answering a reporter's question during Media Day for University of Miami men's basketball on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Forwards Erik Swoope and Rion Brown, both seniors, also met with members of the media to talk about the coming season. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Coach Jim Larrañaga talks about past team losses during Media Day for University of Miami men's basketball on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Forwards Erik Swoope and Rion Brown, both seniors, also met with members of the media to talk about the coming season. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • University of Miami men's basketball coach Jim Larrañaga talks about the team on Media Day on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Forwards Erik Swoope and Rion Brown, both seniors, also met with members of the media to talk about the coming season. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • University of Miami men's basketball forwards Erik Swoope, left, and Rion Brown, both seniors, talk about their optimism for the coming season, during Media Day for University of Miami men's basketball on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Coach Jim Larrañaga also discussed the coming season. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • University of Miami men's basketball forwards Erik Swoope, left, and Rion Brown, both seniors, answer questions during Media Day for University of Miami men's basketball on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Coach Jim Larrañaga also discussed the coming season. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • University of Miami men's basketball forwards Erik Swoope, left, and Rion Brown, both seniors, answer questions during Media Day for University of Miami men's basketball on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Coach Jim Larrañaga also discussed the coming season. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • University of Miami men's basketball forward Erik Swoope, a senior, answers questions during Media Day for University of Miami men's basketball on Sept. 27, 2013 at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff