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Basketball sets sights on ACC Tournament. Baseball loses first of 2010. Hill & Dukes lead Canes in Blacksburg.
The Lady Canes (13-4, 1-2) were ranked 25th in the Associated Press poll last week. It was the team’s first ranking since February 23rd, 2004.
If the rest of Miami’s Atlantic Coast Conference schedule plays out like the home opener, it’s sure to be a doozy.
Regardless of the loss on Sunday, Friday’s victory was impressive for several reasons.
Under the helm of head coach Randy Shannon, the motivated No. 12 Canes pummeled Virginia, 52-17, making it a special win for the juniors and seniors.
The most notable signee was Durand Scott, a player ranked fifth in the nation among shooting guards by Scout, eighth by Rivals, and 11th by ESPN.
The Canes won ugly, and that is a huge step in the maturation of this young team. A great team is able to win when they’re not at their best, or even close to it. Until now, the Canes were considered a talented team, but not a great one.