Four national championships. Twenty-five College World Series appearances. A record of 44 consecutive NCAA regionals appearances. One elite college baseball program.
When the Miami Heat dropped Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Los Angeles Lakers, bringing an end to their spectacular playoff run, falling short of a championship didn’t sting the way it did in 2011 and in 2014.
With the NFL season approaching its midpoint heading into Week 8, the Hurricanes’ 2020 draft class has already begun to see samples of play time with their respective teams.
Upon his arrival, Biswas will bring decades of academic experience to UM, but his experiences in the world of academia were rooted before his career. Biswas spent much of his early life being raised at the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, India, where his father was a chemistry professor and his mother was a mathematician.
With a 3-0 victory over the Florida State Seminoles in the season finale on Friday, Miami volleyball (5-3, 5-3 ACC) concluded what has easily been the program’s best overall season in recent memory.
The Canes lost the first match of the series in five sets, but rebounded and swept the Tigers in the series finale, winning each set by no less than six points.
Marlins sweep Chicago Cubs in first postseason appearance since 2003, advance to National League Division Series
In the newly-created best-of-three first round known as the Wild Card Series, the Marlins swept the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, proving themselves as a legitimate contender that is capable of playing quality baseball regardless of expanded playoffs.
The Hurricanes won both matches in four sets and have now improved to a 3-1 overall record for the season.
Miami was the underdog in the first match and narrowly escaped with a fifth-set victory to upset Georgia Tech, but the Yellow Jackets’ experience and roster depth was able to overcome an early Miami lead in the second match and hand the Hurricanes their first loss of 2020.
The Hurricanes basketball program bolstered their future perimeter offense with the commitment from class of 2021 four-star prospect Nisine Poplar, a combo guard out of Philadelphia’s Math, Civics, and Sciences Charter School (MC&S).
With Rousseau gone, the defensive end responsibilities will fall more heavily on AAC Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-AAC award winner Quincy Roche and Jaelan Phillips, a transfer from UCLA who was the highest-ranked signee in the nation in 2017.