Long before the University of Miami tipped off its East Regional semifinal game against Marquette on Thursday, Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga knew his team was in trouble.
A 1 1/2-mile bus ride from the team hotel to the Verizon Center that should have been completed in a few minutes dragged out for 45 minutes as choking traffic caused the Hurricanes to zig-zag around the city.
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