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:
USF SERIES HISTORY
· 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.
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