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McKinnie keeps Freeney in check

Bryant McKinnie was warned all week long about Syracuse’s highly touted Dwight Freeney and his 16 1/2 sacks. But when the two projected NFL linemen battled each other on Saturday, it was Freeney who was admiring his opponent. “In the middle of the game one time he tried a little spin move that I had…

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UM v. SU for Big East Title

After narrowly escaping the first obstacle in their quest to Pasadena, the Hurricanes will host No. 14 Syracuse tomorrow in a contest that will decide the Big East title as well as Miami’s national championship aspirations. The Hurricanes enter Saturday with a nation best 18-game win streak. Last weekend at Chestnut Hill, Mass., Miami needed…

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November 13, 2001

November 13, 2001 Dear University of Miami Students, The time is now for all of us to pull together and make this University proud of its winning athletic programs. The Hurricanes are bowl bound, but its still a tough road ahead with Syracuse this weekend and Washington next weekend. We are asking for the support…

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Intramurals

Flag Football Playoffs Men’s Independent Championship: Outkast- 22 America’s Pastime- 21 In the Intramural Championship for the Men’s Open Division, in a game that pitted the top 2 seeds, America’s Pastime and Outkast, against each other, it was only fitting that the season came down to the last play of the game in overtime. After…

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Miami v.s. Syracuse 3:30 P.M. on ABC

Miami Quarterbacks: Ken Dorsey had the worst game of his career last week at Boston College. On that note, look for him to bounce right back and have a productive game against the Orangemen. Running Backs: Clinton Portis was a workhorse last week, rushing for 165 yards on 36 carries. Willis McGahee looks to return…

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Sports Briefs

VOLLEYBALL Marcella Gamarra put an exclamation mark on the end of the 2001 volleyball season for Miami with a blistering kill and the Hurricanes finished on an 11-match win streak with a 3-0 sweep of St. Thomas (30-15, 30-28 & 30-27) on Tuesday evening in Opa Locka. The Hurricanes, completing the first season of volleyball…

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‘Canes strength tested early

After an offseason full of changes and a rough start in Big East play, Hurricanes coach Perry Clark’s ability to lead Miami to a 16-13 record and an NIT berth was looked upon rather favorably. With a full roster intact this season, however, the same result will not be as acceptable. The Hurricanes enter the…

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Men’s basketball preview

Rafael Berumen (12) F/C, 6-9, Junior, Los Angeles City College Last Year: Berumen led L.A. City College to a 32-4 record by averaging 18 points and nine rebounds per game. Berumen’s stellar play earned him an All-South Coast Conference selection. This Year: Along with Will Frisby, Berumen will add a lot of much needed depth…

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Injuries won’s hamper team

To prevent another underachieving season, University of Miami women’s basketball head coach Ferne Labati has recruited several talented freshmen that will be thrown into this year’s mix. The Hurricanes are coming off a 13-15 record and an eighth place finish in the Big East. Miami returns four starters and nine players from last season, and…

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Title hopes stay alive

Larry Coker wasn’t concerned with how his Hurricanes did it – he was just happy to leave Boston with a victory. Unfortunately for Miami, other coaches around the nation didn’t see it the same way. A day after the Hurricanes held on in the final minute for an 18-7 win over Boston College, they couldn’t…

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UM shows depth in blowout

The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team ended their 2001 exhibition season Saturday afternoon at the Knight Sports Complex with a huge statement, dominating the LA City Stars, 107 – 72. After a bit of a slow start, the Hurricanes came on strong, keeping the pressure throughout the contest. Junior forward James Jones poured in a…

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Sports Briefs

SYRACUSE-24 W. VIRGINIA-13 With the Orangemen holding on to a 10-6 lead over WVU early in the fourth quarter, Syracuse cornerback Andre Brinson blocked a punt that set up James Mungro’s 2-yard TD run to help send Syracuse to a 24-13 victory. The Mountaineers’ hurry-up offense struggled against the Syracuse defense, which forced three costly…


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