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Wallyball: February 4, 2002: Wild Sets- 2 Eaton- 0 Walking Wounded- 2 Maniacs- 1 Wild Sets- 2 Walking Wounded- 1 UMVC- 2 Maniacs- 0 February 5, 2002: Phi Delta Theta- 2 Pi Kappa Alpha- 1 Kappa Sigma- 2 Sigma Alpha Mu- 1 Phi Delta Theta- 2 Kappa Sigma- 0 Pi Kappa Alpha- 2 Sigma Alpha…

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Coker lands Florida’s finest

After losing 12 seniors and three underclassman from their 2001 championship team, the Hurricanes proved Wednesday that speed and talent can be reloaded, as head coach Larry Coker announced one of the best recruiting classes in the nation. “We had an excellent recruiting season coming off our national championship year and I’m very pleased that…

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UM reaches 20-win mark

Tuesday night, the Miami Hurricanes reached the 20-win plateau for the third time in four years. Now, Miami is turning its attention towards overtaking Connecticut at the top of the Big East standings. The Hurricanes, ranked No. 11 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, defeated Villanova 65-56 in front of 6,500 at the Pavilion in…

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UM dominated by state rival

After winning two out of three against Tennessee, the defending national champion Miami Hurricane baseball team faced Florida International University, in the 100th meeting between the cross-town foes. Led by left-fielder Bernard Gonzalez, who went 2 for 3 with a homerun, a triple and three RBI, the Golden Panthers (2-1) defeated the Canes, 7-1 before…

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FOOTBALL University of Miami president Dr. Donna Shalala and UM athletic director Paul Dee announced Monday that head football coach Larry Coker has signed a contract extension through the 2006 football season. Coker led the Hurricanes to the National Championship in 2001, capping an undefeated season with a 37-14 victory over Nebraska in the Rose…

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‘Canes lose at Virginia Tech

In Blacksburg Virginia there is a large sign outside the football stadium that reads: Lane Stadium, Home of the Fighting Gobblers. The nickname does not incite fear in opposing teams, but the women’s basketball program at Virginia Tech does. The Hokies, who are ranked as high as No. 20, dominated the Hurricanes in the second…

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UM wins conference thriller

In the latest installment of what has become one of the great rivalries in the Big East, the Hurricanes men’s basketball team knocked off its enemy from the north in dramatic fashion. On Saturday night, less than a month after UConn snuck out a one-point victory in Connecticut, the ‘Canes retaliated with a 68-66 win…

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Baseball wins first series

The Hurricanes baseball team took it’s first step in defending its national title this weekend at Mark Light Stadium by rallying to defeat the Tennessee Volunteers in a three game series with a 9-4 comeback victory on Sunday afternoon. UM junior third baseman Kevin Howard was the hero of the game as his two run…

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Women take ‘one step closer’

After Miami’s 80-52 loss at Villanova last Tuesday, Hurricanes head coach Ferne Labati’s top priority was to make sure that result didn’t carry over to the rest of Miami’s games. On Saturday, Labati accomplished that goal, as Miami defeated Pittsburgh 77-61 at the Knight Sports Complex. The win boosted the Hurricanes’ record to 14-7 (7-4…

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WOMEN’S TENNIS The No. 38-ranked Miami women’s tennis team remained undefeated after beating No. 25 South Alabama, 4-3, Saturday afternoon at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. The match came down to No. 2 singles where senior Marcy Hora went to three sets with Silvia Sosnarova of South Alabama. Hora was up 4-1 in the third…

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Intramural Sports

Soccer Playoffs: Women’s Independent Championship: Knee Breakers- 2 UMSM Women- 1 UMSM- 2 Almost Legal- 1 Latin America F.C.- 3 ISUM- 1 Alpha Sigma Phi- 2 (PK) Zeta Beta Tau- 1 Lambda Chi Alpha- 1 Alpha Epsilon Pi- 0 January 28, 2002 Panhellenic Championship: Delta Phi Epsilon- 2 Delta Delta Delta- 0 Men’s Independent Championship:…

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Turnovers help Wildcats maul Lady ‘Canes in Philadelphia

After three consecutive victories in the city of Miami, the Hurricanes hit the road for a Big East matchup with Villanova. To say the least, things weren’t as pleasant up in Philadelphia, Pa. Miami fell to the Wildcats in convincing fashion, 80-52, at the Pavilion. The loss dropped Miami’s record to 13-7(6-4 Big East) and…


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