After a series of postponements, the Hurricanes hit the road for the first time this season looking to upset No. 4 NC State. The Canes put up a less than stellar performance at the Reynold Coliseum, where they fell to the Wolfpack 78-47.
Sophomores Isaiah Wong and Anthony Walker combined for 43 points as the Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team won their final non-conference matchup on the season against Jacksonville, 73-64, on Saturday afternoon at the Watsco Center
The Miami Hurricanes women’s basketball team suffered their first loss of the season Thursday night, when the Canes fell 69-58, to the No. 20/18 Syracuse Orange.
“That was the tale of two halves,” Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga said after the game. “The first half offensively we were totally out of sync. In the second half, we did a much better job sharing the ball, finding the open man, and getting some good looks.”
Sophomore guard Isaiah Wong recorded his second career double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds through 31 minutes of action as the Hurricanes men’s basketball team defeated Stetson 82-60 on Friday night at home.
Behind a team-high 20 points from sophomore guard Isaiah Wong, Miami defeated in-state opponent North Florida 77-59 Sunday night.
It was a career-high night for Miami guard Moulayna Johnson Sidi Baba, who scored 17 points on 6-of-13 shooting from the field and 3-5 from three-point range.
After what has already marked ten seasons in Coral Gables, Fla., it is almost without a doubt that Hurricanes head coach Jim Larrañaga has achieved success in leading what has historically been a football-dominated school back to prominence at the national level.
After having only two seniors on last year’s team, the University of Miami men’s basketball team will enter the 2020-21 season with six seniors on the roster.
The sophomore class of the Miami men’s basketball team could make a big leap this season.
Complementing the team’s returning talent are two high-profile freshmen, Matt Cross and Earl Timberlake, who are poised to step onto the scene and make an immediate impact.