Game Thread: Miami faces must win at Duke

Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

UM looks to rebound against Duke with much still on the line.

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The Miami Hurricanes look to break a two game losing streak in Duham Vs the Blue Devils.

SERIES HISTORY

Miami leads 9-1 and won last 9 meetings ... Miami is 5-0 in Durham ... Fourth meeting with Miami ranked in Top 25 ... Canes have scored 40+ plus vs. Duke on five occasions.

BROADCAST INFORMATION
ESPNU • Anish Shroff, Play-by-PlayKelly Stouffer, Analyst

WQAM 560 AM • Joe Zagacki, PXPDon Bailey Jr., AnalystJosh Darrow, Sideline Reporter

RADIO CARACOL 1260 AM • Roly Martin, PXPPepe Campos, AnalystJoe Martinez, Analyst

SATELLITE RADIO • Sirius 137XM 195 (Duke Broadcast)

#5THINGS

1 Senior QB Stephen Morris is the only QB in Miami history to throw multiple 80-yard completions in ACC play. Morris threw TD passes of 84 and 81 yards against Virginia Tech.

2 If P Pat O’Donnell met the NCAA minimum of 3.6 punts per game, his 47.8 yards-per-punt would rank second in FBS.

3 Junior LB Denzel Perryman has 78 tackles, including 51 solo stops.

4 Miami has 21 takeaways in 2013, one shy of matching its 2012 total (22).

5 Sophomore RB Duke Johnson will miss the rest of the season (fractured ankle).

MAKING THE BIG PLAY (Stat courtesy of Tim Reynolds, Associated Press)

· Despite both passes coming in a loss to Virginia Tech, Miami QB Stephen Morris had the two longest passes of his career against ACC opponents, with an 81-yarder to Stacy Coley followed by an 84-yarder to Allen Hurns.

· Morris became the first quarterback from an FBS school with two completions of 80 yards or more in the same game since Arkansas’s Ryan Mallett did it against LSU in 2010.

· He’s also the first ACC quarterback since at least 1995 to have two completions of 80 yards in the same game. And he now has three of the five longest completions by any Miami quarterback in an ACC game.

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