Good morning and happy weekend Canes Fans!
As we begin to hit a bit of a lull in Canes sports; men’s basketball is over, football’s spring games are still a ways off, we look to the giant-killing Lady Canes basketball team and a promising new era of Miami baseball to grab success where football and men’s ball couldn’t. So without further ado- here’s your Saturday edition of news and notes!
Around The Site
Down goes UNC! Miami takes down the highly-ranked Tar Heels to win their first ACC road game of the season. The hot streak continues.
With Gerald Willis III and Tito Odenigbo graduating, what’s next for the future of the Miami Hurricanes defensive line?— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) March 15, 2019
Here is the Spring Preview of the position #TNM #TheU #Canes https://t.co/jIY4uMnwEz pic.twitter.com/oCW3qdMepu
For the second year in a row, Miami will have some big shoes to fill on the defensive line. Gabriel Urrutia previews the Canes’ promising front four this spring.
Some more film room to look at what Miami’s new offense might bring this fall. This time, it’s a look at the dart play.
Around The Web
Basketball Hall of Fame, @wbca1981 Announce Five Finalists for 2019 @LisaLeslie Award. #LeslieAward— Basketball HOF (@Hoophall) March 15, 2019
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Miami’s own Beatrice Mompremier is a finalist for the 2019 Lisa Leslie award, annually given out to the nation’s best Center in women’s ball.
It’s not too early to look forward to a 2019 basketball season with a, hopefully, full roster. Miami kicks off 2019 ACC play with a date against the Louisville Cardinals, televised on the upcoming ACC Network.
During his time at Miami, former Hurricanes defensive end Demetrius Jackson tried to make a difference in his community.— Christy Chirinos (@ChristyChirinos) March 15, 2019
He's now trying to do that in a different way -- by running for office. Sunday, he'll take the first big step in that journey.https://t.co/3teAF4CbPI
While healthy, Demetrius Jackson was one of the most tenacious pass rushers on the Miami Hurricanes’ roster. But with football in the rearview mirror, Jackson is looking to make change off the field; by running for office.
Players that have gone through Miami, they're successful both on and off the field, that's just the Miami way. pic.twitter.com/CfO0rlQiz8— Canes Football (@CanesFootball) March 15, 2019
Reggie Wayne breaks down the Miami way. #ProCanes
Manny Diaz likens speaking with and getting advice from Jimmy Johnson to talking to Yoda. Not sure Jimmy appreciates being compared to a little green alien!
Over at the Athletic, subscription required, they discuss the enormous potential for Jeff Thomas to thrive in Dan Enos’ new system.
That’s it for today Canes fam, remember -