North Carolina broke a three-game losing streak and a fifteenth-ranked Miami team searching for consistency failed in another road challenge as the home team prevailed, 85-69.

“I thought our foul trouble was very much an indication that we weren’t as sharp,” stated Canes head coach Jim Larranaga post-game—a common theme for UM; 3-3 its past six games after a blazing 13-1 start…

POSTED BY admin AT January 30th, 2016 06:44   0 Comments

No, these aren’t your big brother’s Duke Blue Devils. Hell, this isn’t even a shell of last year’s Durham-based squad who won the national championship—three freshman stars declaring for the NBA Draft, with two role-playing seniors graduating.

Even with that, it’s a traditional powerhouse, a standard conference road block and and a confidence-builder for a Miami Hurricanes squad that’s struggled in…

POSTED BY admin AT January 25th, 2016 08:54   0 Comments

It took the Miami Hurricanes two months to crack the Top 10 and two games over a five-day span to give it all a way.

That’s not to say UM basketball can’t turn things around between now and the ACC Tournament, but head coach Jim Larrañaga and staff have the work cut out as there’s been some backsliding this week.

Miami fell to…

POSTED BY admin AT January 16th, 2016 07:55   0 Comments

It was the first true challenge for Miami this season and unfortunately the Hurricanes failed.

That’s not to take away from a 13-1 start, cracking the Top 10, winning the Puerto Rico Tip-Off or quality victories against Utah, Butler, Florida and Syracuse.

It’s simply pointing out that to achieve greatness this spring and to go deep into the post-season—the Hurricanes need to…

POSTED BY admin AT January 13th, 2016 07:48   0 Comments

Miami Hurricanes chatter continues, despite the college football season being in the rear-view and National Signing Day a few weeks out.

Lots of hype continues surrounding new head coach Mark Richt, the moves he’s making and what that could mean for “The U” as early as this coming fall.

The way-too-early preseason polls have been dangled out there, as well as speculation…

POSTED BY admin AT January 12th, 2016 05:03   0 Comments