Miami’s struggles against the 2-3 zone continued against the team that has mastered it over the years. And now, with just four games remaining, the Canes will need to make a late push to make the NCAA Tournament.
Federal government drops charges on AAU director in basketball bribery scandal, Miami looks to be clean
A spokesman for the U.S. District Court of Southern New York confirmed that the U.S. Attorney’s Office asked a federal judge to drop the charges last week, and the case was confirmed to be closed on Tuesday, according to an ESPN report.
Freshman guard Chris Lykes scored a career-high 19 points, but he was the only Hurricane to find his rhythm. Dewan Huell, Lonnie Walker IV and Anthony Lawrence II, three of the Canes best scorers, combined for just eight points on 2-of-16 shooting.
For many in attendance at the Watsco Center Feb. 11, the initiative represented immense progress – not only at the university but in the world as well.
But Newton was struggling, and when sophomore standout Bruce Brown Jr. went down with a foot injury last week, he was moved to a bench role. He made the most of it against the Demon Deacons.
Five-star running back Lorenzo Lingard, four-star quarterback Jarren Williams, four-star tight end Brevin Jordan, four-star defensive tackle Nesta Silvera, four-star wide receiver Mark Pope and four-star cornerback Al Blades Jr. highlight the class.
If the trend continues, he could be the first Miami Hurricane ever selected in the top 14, making him the first lottery pick in program history. He would also be the fifth drafted in the first round.
The Miami Hurricanes snapped a two-game skid with an 86-81 win over North Carolina State Jan. 21. Sophomore Bruce Brown led the Canes with 19 points and nine assists.
When it was time for her first official game at the University of Miami, the freshman guard was absent, and it wasn’t because she was nervous. That same day was her grandmother’s funeral.