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Weekly Weather Recap 3-16 to 3-18

Each week we'll take a look back at the week that was for the Canes. How'd the baseball team do? We got you covered. Any football offseason news break? We'll check it out as well. Look below to review what happened for the University of Miami Sports Programs.

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Monday the 16th of March

Miami Women's Basketball Team Gets 11th Seed []_[] Miami Herald ($) - The lady Canes are set to play in the round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament against the Washington Huskies.

Men's Team Gets Invited to the NIT as a Second Seed []_[] Miami Herald ($) - Coach Larranaga will try and keep his team focused as they take on North Carolina Central on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. The game will air on ESPN2 if you're interested.

Hurricanes Alum and Potential Hall Of Famer Vince WiIlfork Signs with Houston []_[] Palm Beach Post - When the New England Patriots released the aging star it was understandable his next stop would probably be a place of familiarity as Wilfork can pick and choose his next employer due to his sterling resume. It was only natural he pick the Texans. Former teammate Mike Vrabel (currently a Position Coach) and previous New England Coaches Bill O'Brien (current Head Coach) and Romeo Crennel (current Defensive Coordinator) will help usher in the mountain of a man at nose tackle as they al work for his new team, the Houston Texans.

Coaching Staff Tweaks for the Canes Football Program []_[] Palm Beach Post - As the article points out, there were a lot of minor tweaks that were made at a few position coaching positions as well as staff changes. The one change that fans may have still desired though was for Coach Golden to give up his special teams duties. Per the title given in the article, looks like he is keeping those duties heading into 2015.

George Mason Looks to Fill Head Basketball Coaching Vacancy With Familiar Face []_[] Palm Beach Post - After a lackluster four years of Paul Hewitt, the George Mason University Patriots are looking for a new, yet possibly familiar face as their next basketball coach. Reports are surfacing that the two prime candidates for the open position maybe Jay Larranaga who is the son of Jim Larranaga or current UM assistant Chris Caputo who has served under Jim Larranaga for over ten years now. We'll see if either of these two interviews for the position. Stay tuned Canes fans..

Tuesday the 17th of March

Men's Basketball Beat North Carolina Central 75-71 []_[] ESPN - Miami had the lead throughout the contest but the NCC Eagles never gave up. The key down the stretch was free throws. Miami made 23 of 25 whereas NCC was held to a paltry 11 of 14.

Baseball Team Marches by Army with a Score of 9-1 []_[] Army Sports Official Homepage - David Thompson kept his hot streak alive as he slugged two more home runs to pace the Canes in crucial out of conference, mid week win over the Army Black Knights. The Canes are now 13-1 at home this season.

Spring Practice Day 10 Photo Gallery []_[] Miami Hurricanes Official Homepage - Check out the link and all the action from Tuesday's practice brought to you by the Canes.

Wednesday the 18th of March

You Win Some, You Lose Some in Football Early Season Recruiting []_[] Palm Beach Post - The Canes have seen what could be a record number of early commits for the upcoming recruiting cycle get added to their 2016 verbal commitment list. However, due to these "commits" not being binding we will also see lots of decommitments. Case in point, Isaiah Johnson out of Dwyer Highschool decommited from the Canes today after taking a weekend visit up to Gainesville to take in the sites. We have a long way to go until Feb. 2016 rolls around. Buckle up.

To Win The Recruiting War You Must Recruit Your Backyard []_[] Sun Sentinel - At Miami whether it's the 1980s, 90s or today, the formula for success has been to recruit players from the local area and then cherry pick the national talent from around the country to supplement what you already have. Many have said Miami in the last few years has done too much seeking of talent elsewhere and has not stayed home. If the 2016 Class is any indication of how the staff is going to recruit in the coming cycles (assuming they're around after next season) it looks like the recruiting emphasis will be to keep talent in their backyard from wandering away to other programs.

Quick Stats on the Miami Basketball Squad Before they Take on The Crimson Tide []_[] Miami Hurricanes Official Homepage - This is a quick run down of the "who, what, where, when and how" of the game as well as some interesting facts about some of the players heading into the showdown with the Crimson Tide.


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