No. 6 Miami (21-3, 10-1 ACC) crushed No. 22 North Carolina (17-7, 7-4 ACC) 61-37 to win its tenth consecutive game and 38th straight at home in an ugly, physically-demanding contest.
Even though Miami won its home opener against Texas-Pan American 83-37 last Friday, the mood after the game was far from euphoric. Nobody was pleased with the Hurricanes’ slow start against a team that sported a 3-14 road record last season. “Not quite sure exactly why we were so awkward to start the game,” head...
There has quite possibly never been a year at the University of Miami where a comparable level of hype and excitement surrounds both the men’s and women’s basketball programs.
Sports briefs 10-13
As the 2011-2012 school year begins, there is plenty to look forward to with Hurricane Athletics. Several teams look to be on the rise, and have the potential to compete in the ACC. Here are five things to watch out for as the year progresses.
Sports briefs 3/31
Heading toward the beginning of the women's basketball ACC tournament on Thursday afternoon, the Hurricanes had every belief that they could win the program’s first ACC title since joining the conference in 2004.
Sports briefs 2/21
The University of Miami women’s basketball team will be hitting the road Thursday night to legendary Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. The Hurricanes will take the buzz they created on campus to face No. 3 Duke.
The women’s basketball team is working their way into NCAA tournament discussions, currently riding a 17-game winning streak towards a No.22 ranking in the ESPN/Coaches Poll. The ranking marks the first time the Canes have been mentioned in the top 25 since May 2004.
After 40 minutes of play, the 22nd-ranked Miami Hurricanes and stingy defense won out, 65-53, against the Boston College Eagles.
Junior Riquna Williams has scored more points in a game before. She’s achieved more spectacular stat lines. But on Friday night at the BankUnited Center the guard outscored the Clemson Tigers through 33 minutes in Miami’s 77-48 victory.