“I told them that we did everything right to win the game except win,” Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga said after the game.
The Miami Hurricanes (10-6, 2-4) will yet again face another daunting task when they welcome the No. 9 ranked Florida State Seminoles (15-2, 5-1) to the Watsco Center Saturday afternoon.
Beverly only played eight minutes in the second half, but the freshman guard stepped up in a big way after starting point guard Chris Lykes fouled out of the game with eight minutes to go in the second half of Miami’s 66-58 win over Pitt.
Shortly before tipoff, it was evident that the Hurricanes matchup against No. 8 ranked Florida State was going to be a bit more difficult than expected. Redshirt senior Beatrice Mompremier was not available to play due to a foot injury and is listed as day-to-day.
Miami basketball ended 2019 in impressive fashion with a comeback overtime win over Clemson. But it’s a new year and the Hurricanes will face their most difficult opponent of the season as they host the No. 2 ranked Duke Blue Devils Saturday night.
The No. 21 ranked Hurricanes (5-3) recorded season lows in points, field goal percentage (21.7%) and assists, with just four in the loss to the No. 14 ranked Hoosiers.
While students were at home feasting on Thanksgiving leftovers, the women’s basketball team hosted a tournament at the Watsco Center this past weekend.
Miami’s women’s basketball team took home second place in the Maggie Dixon Classic at DePaul University in Chicago, Ill this weekend.
Miami trailed 49-46 heading into the fourth quarter, but a 16-point fourth-quarter performance from junior Mykea Gray and a career-high 23-points from junior Endia Banks helped Miami pull away in the end.