By Austin Sapin
Three Thoughts on Miami’s 76-62 Loss to Providence and Their Recent Struggles:
Where has the defense gone?
For the second straight game the Hurricanes’ defense allowed the opponent to shoot over 50% and gave up over 70 points. Prior to these games, Miami had only allowed over 70 points twice. Since this team averages just 70.7 points a game, that usually...
By Austin Sapin
Yesterday we looked at both the transfers and freshmen that will give the Hurricanes experience and energy this season. Today, we look at the returners, and while that includes just a few players, their production will certainly dictate the success of the team.
Question 2: What can the returners produce?
Four. That is the number of returning players from last...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) When Tonye Jekiri kicks the ball around with the University of Miami women's soccer team, he makes an impact, thanks to his size-16 feet.
Soccer is Jekiri's first love and the sport he played growing up in Nigeria. He moved to Florida in 2010 to begin a basketball career, and now he's a 6-foot-11 starting center for the Miami Hurricanes.
Jekiri said his passion...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014
The University of Miami men's basketball team will host Illinois on Dec. 2 as part of the 16th annual Atlantic Coast Conference/Big Ten Challenge, as announced Thursday by ESPN.
It will be a rematch of the 2013 NCAA Tournament third-round game the Hurricanes took 63-59 to advance to the Sweet 16. Then-freshman center Tonye Jekiri is the lone returning player from that squad....