Just two weeks away from the start of the 2020-21 NCAA basketball season, the University of Miami and the Atlantic Coast Conference today announced the full 2020-21 Miami men’s basketball schedule.
But UM (6-1, 5-1 ACC) played to near perfection in the final 15 minutes. They got points when they needed points, and they got stops when they needed stops.
Down 41-37 with just under four minutes to go in the fourth quarter, King orchestrated an 84-yard drive that resulted in a 54-yard touchdown pass to Mike Harley.
What the Mark Light Mob didn’t see over Morris’ career in Miami was his perseverance, care, and ability to teach.
“Everybody has to stay positive,” said King. “We’re 5-1, only loss was to the No. 1 team in the country, we played horrible that game, but right now, we’re 5-1. I think we’re in a good spot.”
An injury-riddled Seattle Seahawks backfield, with Chris Carson and Carlos Hyde inactive, meant that rookie DeeJay Dallas was given the start at running back. Dallas was given 18 carries, rushed for 41 yards, caught five passes for 17 yards and scored two touchdowns, one on the ground and one receiving, in a 37-27 Seattle home win over San Francisco.
Men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga is going on his 10th year as head coach at Miami, while women’s coach Katie Meier is entering her 16th season as head coach at UM, and neither of the two have faced anything close to the unprecedented challenges this offseason brought.
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.
In Miami, LeBron learned how to build an empire. By watching Pat Riley, LeBron learned how to consolidate and leverage power. LeBron and Riley worked as a duo, but ultimately, they’re one and the same. The Godfather and The King are both relentless chasers of legacy, forever inextricably linked by their decisive, sharp ruthlessness in their respective pursuits of greatness.
Senior Emma Langlois and sophomore Andrew Madden both set personal bests and entered Miami’s all-time top 10 times at the ACC cross country championship last Friday, Oct. 30.
Per the UM athletic department, Waardenburg, a key rotation player for the Hurricanes, is expected to be sidelined for approximately six months.