Dewan Hernandez is leaving Miami.
The NCAA launched Monday the junior forward would need to sit out the rest of this season and 40 p.c of the Hurricanes’ video video games subsequent season “for entering into an agreement with and accepting benefits from an agent.”
Hernandez, who had not carried out in 2018-19, talked about he was leaving faculty to rearrange for the NBA draft shortly after the NCAA’s ruling.
“(I) am very disappointed with the outcome,” Hernandez talked about in a press launch. “I do not think about that the NCAA dealt with me fairly, and it is with a heavy coronary coronary heart that I’ve decided to withdraw from the University of Miami.
“I grew up in Miami and at all times dreamt of being a Miami Hurricane. I take nice satisfaction in having been part of the U. While I’m saddened by the NCAA’s resolution, I look ahead to beginning the following chapter of my life and focusing my power on making ready to compete on the subsequent stage.”
Hernandez had missed all 19 of the Hurricanes’ video video games this season after he was dominated ineligible resulting from his connection to Christian Dawkins, who was found accountable of fraud all through the varsity basketball corruption trial in October.
Hernandez “agreed to receive monthly payments from an agent and accepted other benefits from the individual,” the NCAA talked about in a press launch.
The Hurricanes have struggled with out Hernandez and may enter their sport in opposition to No. 12 Virginia Tech on Wednesday with a 9-10 doc.
Hernandez averaged 11.4 elements and 6.7 rebounds per sport as a sophomore in 2017-18.