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Miami Hurricanes News and Notes:NCAA Tournament Opener for Canes Baseball, QBs Taking Too Much Blame, Culture Change Within UM Football

The ‘Road to Omaha’ begins in Starkville for UM

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Good Morning Canes Fam,

UM Baseball Takes the Field in Starkville

The wait is over! Miami baseball makes it return to NCAA Tournament this evening. Miami (39-18) will take on Central Michigan (46-12), winners of their last 18 games. First pitch is set for 8pm EDT and will air on ESPN 3.

Sophomore right-handed pitcher Chris McMahon (3-2 3.70 ERA) will take the mound for Miami.

Should the Canes defeat the Chippewas tonight, the team will take on the winner of today’s 1pm EDT game between host Mississippi State and Southern University.

The Countdown to Paradise Camp Begins

The first day of June is less than 24 hours away from now, which means that we’re under a month away from Paradise Camp. Miami’s prestigious annual camp is tentatively scheduled for late June, with few details having been announced to date.

One recruit that has given his RSVP for the event is 2020 Ensworth DB Keshawn Lawrence. David Wilson of the Miami Herald spoke with Lawrence ahead of next month’s official visit.

State of Declarations

Could sophomore running back Cam’ron Harris be on the cusp of breakout season? State of the U’s Carl Bleich tackles the topics in his latest article.

Jaquan Johnson’s pick six was the latest feature in our countdown of the 100 Greatest Plays in Miami history.

It’s time to throw your support behind our quarterbacks. SOTU’s John Michaels points out why Miami’s signal-callers have shouldered too much blame.

The Miami and FSU will renew hostilities November 2nd. It’s never too early to preview a rivalry as SOTU’s Marshall Thomas dives into why 2019 matchup will be pivotal for both programs.

The 305 Beat

Christy Chirinos of the Sun-Sentinel previews a pressure-packed weekend for Hurricanes baseball in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Athletic’s ($) Manny Navarro wrote about the culture change Miami’s football program, detailing how some on the roster have been rewarded with lobster while slackers are stuck with hot dogs and cold pasta.

Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami Herald previewed how an inexperienced Hurricanes baseball squad is ready to prove themselves this weekend in the NCAA Tournament.’s Gil Brandt is not a familiar name on the ’Canes beat, however the NFL legend listed LB Michael Pinckney among his top seniors for the 2020 NFL Draft this past week.

According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, former Hurricanes Hoops star Dewan Hernandez is scheduled for a pre-draft work with the Miami Heat on June 15th. Meanwhile in his latest Hurricane six pack, Jackson discusses how the program is addressing the concern surrounding the offensive line.

Go Canes and Have a Great Day!