Survival-mode remained the name of the game in Providence as the third-seeded Miami Hurricanes squandered a 21-point lead, but rallied late for a second-round victory over upset-minded, eleventh-seeded Wichita State, 65-57.

Angel Rodriguez again took over for the Canes soon after the tide turned and the Shockers went ahead 43-42 with 10:24 remaining; their first lead of the game.

Ron Baker his a the…

POSTED BY admin AT March 19th, 2016 05:48   0 Comments

The third-seeded Miami Hurricanes survived the opening round of the NCAA Tournament; withstanding a spirited effort from the fourteenth-ranked Buffalo Bulls, 79-72 and back in action Saturday for another step towards glory.

Had the Canes put together a regular season performance like the one they did against the Bulls; down 12-4 five minutes in, spotty defense early, missing from beyond-the-arc and…

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The Miami Hurricanes are headed back to The Big Dance for the first time in three years, courtesy of a 25-7 record and three-seed in the ACC Tourney, where the Canes knocked off Virginia Tech before falling to Virginia.

Miami’s quest for a national championship kicks off Thursday evening in Providence, Rhode Island—where the third-seeded Canes will go toe-to-toe with fourteenth-seeded…

POSTED BY admin AT March 13th, 2016 11:31   0 Comments

The Miami Hurricanes blew a shot at an ACC regular season title by way of a loss at Virginia Tech a week back. Days later, a bid for a conference championship went down the drain, courtesy of a slow, sloppy start against the Virginia Cavaliers on Friday night in Washington DC.

The Canes are still looking at a two- or three-seed…

POSTED BY admin AT March 12th, 2016 03:38   0 Comments

Less than a week ago the Virginia Tech Hokies basked in their win over the Miami Hurricanes in Blacksburg—taking a page from North Carolina and coming at UM in an aggressive manner, a la the Tar Heels.

The upset cost Miami a share of the regular season conference crown, while VT appeared to be getting hot at just the right time.

Five…

POSTED BY admin AT March 11th, 2016 03:36   0 Comments