But that doesn’t mean change should be avoided. The Hurricanes offense could use a facelift.
“The energy is going to be different, the environment is going to be different and the expectation level is going to be different starting out against a top team like LSU,” offensive coordinator/running backs coach Thomas Brown said.
Most Miami fans have probably seen the miraculous halfcourt shot by Ja’Quan Newton that won the Canes the first matchup against the Tar Heels … But what can UM do in order to emerge victorious yet again?
Miami faces No. 9 North Carolina and unranked Virginia Tech to close the regular season. How will the Hurricanes fare, and will their performance be good enough to make the NCAA Tournament?
Both teams have been dealing with short-handed lineups, which has led to struggles, but they have gone in opposite directions recently when it comes to performance.
With a game against likely No. 1 Virginia looming, it would be easy for the Canes to look ahead and show up in Chestnut Hill lacking focus. That would be a grave mistake.
If the trend continues, he could be the first Miami Hurricane ever selected in the top 14, making him the first lottery pick in program history. He would also be the fifth drafted in the first round.
How will Miami fare against its next three conference opponents? Pittsburgh and Wake Forest have the worst two records in the ACC.