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Miami Hurricanes News & Notes: Canes Hoops tries to end their skid, CMD and staff evaluates their DBs, QBs prepare to compete this spring

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NCAA Football: Savannah State at Miami Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Here’s what you need to know about Miami vs. No. 12 Virginia Tech basketball game - Miami Herald

“Virginia Tech (16-3, 5-2 ACC) features 6-10 junior forward Kerry Blackshear and senior guard Justin Robinson, who Monday was named Player of the Week after he scored 35 points (nine three-pointers) and had eight assists against Syracuse.”

This is how Miami Hurricanes coaches assess the newcomers at the defensive back position - State of the U

“With the University of Miami’s defensive backfield losing three of four starters – safeties Jaquan Johnson and Sheldrick Redwine and cornerback Michael Jackson – there’s ample opportunity for freshmen to come in and challenge for immediate playing time.”

Changing The Game - State of the U

“n between gutting the offensive staff and stealing Dan Enos from Nick Saban’s hands, Diaz has worked non-stop to continue adding talent to a roster that will be losing enough of it to the NFL. Diaz has convinced Jeff Thomas to return after the rising junior seemed to change his mind every couple of days. The most impressive work CMD has done thus far however, is on the transfer portal and making it into a potential pathway to quickly rebuild pieces of the roster that have underwhelmed.”

ACC Basketball Power Rankings 1/29 - State of the U

“14. Miami Hurricanes (LW: 14) 9-10 (1-6)

Last Week: L @ Syracuse 53-73, L vs FSU 66-78; Next Week: vs VT 1/30, @ UVA 2/2

Mid-point outlook: Negative, This season has gone completely off of the rails. The Canes started the season with a depth problem, which only got worse as the season went on. Now Miami is only capable of competing with conference opponents for 1 half each game.”

Previewing Miami’s Quarterback Situation in 2019 - State of the U

“It’s well known that Miami was plagued with inconsistent quarterback play in 2018, but their situation has quickly improved.

Earlier this month, former-Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell announced that he was transferring to Miami — reuniting with fellow Bishop Gorman graduates Brevin Jordan and Bubba Bolden. Earlier this week, Miami also added Peyton Matocha, their first quarterback commit in the 2019 recruiting class.”

Non-Rev Roundup: Hurricanes WBB beats Eagles, M&W Tennis suffers first loss, Track torches in Texas - State of the U

“The RV/No. 23 Miami Hurricanes women’s basketball team won in a 76-73 nail bitter against Boston College on Sunday the Watsco Center.

Sophomore guard Mykea Gray led the way with 21 points, helping the Hurricanes (18-4, 6-1 ACC) overcome a fourth-quarter defcit.”

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