1. Senior Trent Thomas, St. Leo's leading scorer last season, came off the bench and torched the Hurricanes for 23 points. He made 41% of his threes as a junior, and against Miami made 4-8 (50%). He also made 4-6 twos, and 3-4 free throws.
2. St. Leo turned the ball over 20 times in a 68 possession game (29.4%). This only left them 48 possessions in which they scored 69 points (1.44 per effective possession). Seven players had at least two turnovers, and junior Jerrel Harris – a transfer from Wisconsin-Stevens Point – had five in his first action for the Lions. Yet they still won.
3. Miami big men Kenny Kadji and Reggie Johnson combined for eight turnovers and zero assists in 39 minutes. The two combined to play 55 games last season, and only three times did either turn the ball over as much they both did against St. Leo.
4. Typically, in exhibition games, it's the lesser opponents whose starters play typical starter minutes. But in this game Miami had four players play at least 31 minutes, and another play 26. The other four players in the rotation averaged 9 minutes per.
5. St. Leo won the game 69-67. It was the first time in school history – exhibition or not – that they defeated a Division I opponent.