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Miami Game Notes Ahead of the USF Game

As we creep ever closer to the last OOC game of the year for the Canes, as well as honoring the seniors who have put in their time, we take a quick look at the history that Miami and USF have shared in recent history. HurricaneSports has the down low:


· Saturday will mark the 5th series meeting between the schools, with Miami holding a 3-1 advantage.

· Miami won the last series meeting 6-3 in 2011 at USF. Last season’s meeting was an offensive struggle as the teams mustered a combined 3 field goals. Jake Wieclaw provided the game’s first points with a 26-yard field goal in the first quarter; USF tied the game at 3-3 in the second quarter on Maikon Bonani’s 42-yard kick. Wieclaw later provided the game-winner on a 36-yard field goal as time expired to give Miami a 6-3 win.

· Last season’s meeting resulted in Miami’s sixth win of the 2011 season, making the Hurricanes bowl-eligible.

· On Senior Day in 2010, USF overcome a 17-10 fourth-quarter deficit to knock off the Hurricanes 23-20 in overtime. USF took a 10-0 lead before the Canes reeled off 17 straight points on TD runs by Lamar Miller and Storm Johnson and a Matt Bosher field goal. The Bulls tied the game at 17-17 on a Bobby Eveld 1-yard run. In overtime, Bosher’s 28-yard kick gave Miami a 20-17 lead; USF’s Demetris Murray scored the game-winner on a 1-yard run.

The rest of the game notes for this game can be found HEREHEREHERE