With wins over Rutgers and Samford on Saturday afternoon, the Miami Hurricanes women’s volleyball team was able to finish with a perfect 4-0 record in the Hurricane Invitational Tournament.
The Knights Sports complex was filled with a raucous noise late Saturday afternoon at the conclusion of Game four of the Green and Orange Scrimmage, the Women’s volleyball annual alumni match.
He quotes Albert Schweitzer, reads books about everything from management to self-help and was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the sixth round of the 1971 NBA draft. But Jim Larranaga, head coach of the men’s basketball team at the University of Miami, is best known for something completely different.
Transitions rarely come easy. Just ask Women’s soccer Assistant Coach Matt Kagan, now entering his second year at Miami:
When the Canes lost to the number 4 seed Iowa State in the NCAA tournament, the mood among the young women of Miami’s volleyball team was predictably somber at first. This feeling though would soon give way to a sense of accomplishment, after the players and coaches looked back at what had been a strong...
After losing to Minnesota 78-60 at home in the second round of the NIT, a season filled with adversity came to a close for the University of Miami Men’s basketball team (20-13, 9-7 ACC). “It was a tough season,” said Miami center Kenny Kadji, who played his first season for the Canes after transferring from...
With the Canes losing in Durham on Friday night to ACC rival Duke, Miami returned to Coral Gables to finish up its regular season against Boston College Sunday afternoon with an 88-42 blowout over the Eagles.
In the Canes second to last game at the Bank United Center this season, Miami beat archrival Florida State 67-60 to extend their home winning streak to 39, the second-longest active streak in the nation.
With a full week of rest, Miami returned to Coral Gables to beat Clemson by a final score of 68-47. The Canes stifled the Lady Tigers by using the press extensively, forcing 21 turnovers and scoring 18 points off those Tiger miscues.
The Canes won their 36th straight home game while senior Shenise Johnson recorded her 33rd career double-double and filled up the stat sheet, finishing with a total of 10 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists, four blocks and two steals.
It was very fitting that on a night when the Miami Hurricanes were presented with their 2010-2011 ACC championship rings, they returned to their dominant ways by beating Prairie View A&M 107-26.
Miami’s first loss of the young basketball season was accompanied by disappointment as well as some silver linings for the future, but most importantly, the 92-76 road defeat to No. 3 Tennessee did one thing for the Canes: