Stories tagged: Miami Hurricanes
Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
Ward leads Michigan State’s furious rally past Miami
Two freshmen showed they could play any way they wanted in their NCAA Tournament debuts, leading the ninth-seeded Spartans (20-14) to an opening-round 78-58 win over No. 8 seed Miami …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:44 p.m.
No. 6 North Carolina stops Miami 78-53 to reach ACC semis
Theo Pinson tried an alley-oop pass that went directly into the basket for a surprise 3-pointer, and the befuddled look on his face was priceless.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
No. 15 Florida State earns second seed in ACC Tournament
Dwayne Bacon scored 23 points, Jarquez Smith added 11 and No. 15 Florida State clinched a double bye in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament with a 66-57 victory over No. …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Hurricanes believe they’re poised for March run
This week the No. 25 Hurricanes are ranked for the first time all season, and they close out the regular season Saturday at No. 15 Florida State. During the Jim …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 7:13 p.m.
Kaaya’s 4 TDs lead Miami past No. 14 West Virginia, 31-14
Brad Kaaya tied a career best and Miami bowl record with four touchdown passes, and the Hurricanes finally snapped a 10-year bowl drought by beating No. 14 West Virginia 31-14 …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Villanova routs Miami in South Region semifinal
Ryan Arcidiacono and Kris Jenkins each scored 21 points, and No. 2 seed Villanova never trailed in routing third-seeded Miami 92-69 Thursday night in the South Region semifinal of the …
Wed., March 23, 2016, 9:59 p.m.
Friendship will take a backseat in Villanova-Miami matchup
Friendship takes a backseat at the NCAA tournament, especially with a berth in the Elite Eight on the line.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 8:34 p.m.
No. 12 South Dakota State women stun fifth-seeded Miami 74-71
Macy Miller and Gabby Boever combined for three free throws over the final 35.6 seconds to bail out their teammates’ poor shooting late at the line, and No. 12 seed …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 8:55 p.m.
7-footer Tonye Jekiri a big reason for Miami Hurricanes’ success
In his most recent game, Miami Hurricanes senior Tonye Jekiri twice saved balls from going out of bounds under his basket, forced a turnover at midcourt and was the first …
Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 10:34 p.m.
Sun Bowl notebook: Weather was frightful, win delightful
As the sun yielded to the clouds, the sublime gave way to some ridiculous sights at Saturday’s wacky, snowy Sun Bowl.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 6:53 p.m.
Defense shines as Cougars weather snow, Hurricanes for first bowl win since 2003
EL PASO, Texas – The interdependent relationship of offense and defense was abundantly evident in a snow-inundated border town near Texas’ western tip. With the exception of two drives to …
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, 8:30 p.m.
WSU: 2-minute drill
The Spokesman-Review’s Jacob Thorpe analyzes what Washington State needs to do to beat Miami.
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, 8:04 p.m.
Cougars, Hurricanes both looking for elusive bowl win
The pent-up postseason frustration of one program will end Saturday. For another, the long slide from its best years will continue.
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, 5:56 p.m.
Sun Bowl notebook: Both teams have known frantic finishes
Eight laterals. Three missed calls. A 91-yard kickoff return with six seconds left and one win that should have been a loss.
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, midnight
Miami: 2-minute drill
The Spokesman-Review’s Jim Allen analyzes what Miami needs to do to beat Washington State.
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 9:52 p.m.
Cougars take tour of Fort Bliss with Sun Bowl on horizon
A Bradley fighting vehicle is a cramped workspace for a soldier of average size. Yet somehow the Washington State offensive line was able to get inside and operate the troop …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 12:14 p.m.
Hurricanes’ pass defense appears up to challenge of WSU’s Air Raid
For Miami defensive coordinator Mark D’Onofrio, the joy of the college game is in its variety.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015, 6:42 p.m.
Hurricanes have their own pleasant surprise at QB
The redshirt sophomore quarterback has been a pleasant surprise this year, overcoming an early-season slump and a concussion or two while leading his team to an 8-4 record and a …
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 6:18 p.m.
Cougars prepare for Miami’s team speed in Sun Bowl
Amid all the recent turmoil in the Miami football program, one thing is constant.
Sun., Nov. 1, 2015, 6:07 p.m.
ACC suspends officials for 2 games after Miami-Duke ending
The Atlantic Coast Conference threw some penalty flags of its own Sunday, suspending the officiating crew that worked the Miami-Duke game for two league contests after finding they committed “a …
Mon., Jan. 19, 2015, midnight
Dying man’s last call from coach
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Jim Palma played one year of freshman basketball at the University of Miami in the 1940s. His name appears in no official program records, and since …
Mon., June 16, 2014, midnight
Jake Heaps transfers to Miami
Quarterback Jake Heaps is transferring from Kansas to Miami, where the former five-star recruit will join a team short on experienced passers. Hurricanes coach Al Golden announced in a news …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2013, midnight
Miami avoids upset
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Dallas Crawford had a 3-yard touchdown run with 16 seconds left to give No. 10 Miami a 27-23 victory over North Carolina on Thursday night. Crawford’s …
Fri., March 8, 2013, midnight
Haven’t blown it
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Miami Hurricanes’ finale in the Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball race will determine whether their late-season losses are remembered as a mere stumble or an …
Mon., Jan. 28, 2013, midnight
Michigan makes case for No. 1 ranking
Men’s basketball: Trey Burke scored 19 points and No. 2 Michigan (19-1, 6-1 Big Ten) never trailed after the opening minutes of a 74-60 win over Illinois (15-6, 2-5) in …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2013, midnight
Storm warning in ACC
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – A burly man with a big grin hollered in support of the Miami Hurricanes, his voice standing out even amid the crowd’s clamor. “I heard somebody …
Sat., July 21, 2012, midnight
NFL claims nine referees not dismissed
NFL: The NFL says nine former on-field officials have not been fired from part-time jobs. Former NFL referee Jerry Markbreit said Friday that he and eight other retired officials were …
Sat., March 17, 2012, midnight
Wooden finalist leads Hurricanes
Three women’s college basketball teams have more than one John Wooden Award finalist. One of those teams, the University of Miami, is in Spokane today. The Hurricanes’ two Wooden finalists …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2011, midnight
Miami case brings back talk of NCAA ‘death penalty’
INDIANAPOLIS – NCAA President Mark Emmert says he’s willing to back up his tough talk on punishing rule-breakers – even using the “death penalty” as a deterrent. With salacious allegations …