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Disappointed with his team after being upset by Virginia at home last Thursday, Miami Hurricanes coach Al Golden ripped into his team on Monday.
Appearing on 560 WQAM's Joe Rose Show, Golden lamented that too many of his players are "clock-punchers" who "still think this is intramurals."
Golden did say some of his players, like QB Jacory Harris and WR Tommy Streeter, have been "working their tails off."
Suggesting the bad habits of these clock-punchers are partly to blame for Miami's loss on Thursday, later Monday he said his players need to "take ownership" of this problem and use some "internal peer pressure" to get the clock-punchers in line.
"If you're always looking for external affirmation, now what? What are you getting from the outside right now?" he added.
This isn't the first time Golden lit into his own players. After Miami's October 8 loss to Virginia Tech, Golden complained that too ma...
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For the first time in his career, University of Miami junior Tommy Streeter has been named ACC Receiver of the Week as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference office on Monday.
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Tonye Jekiri, a 6-10, 220-pound senior center at Hialeah Champagnat, committed to the University of Miami on Monday morning, giving new Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga a big man for the future he sorely needs.
Jekiri moved to South Florida from Nigeria in Sept. 2010 and hasn't been playing basketball very long according to Champagnat coach Danny Serrano.
"But he's got...
University of Miami senior forward DeQuan Jones, who has denied allegations against him in the Nevin Shapiro booster scandal, will remain on the bench indefinitely until he gets clearance from the NCAA, Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga said Tuesday.
Coach Al Golden said quarterback Jacory Harris practiced Monday. Harris, who left the game against Virginia on Thursday after his throwing arm was hit and became numb with nine seconds left in the game, “is doing [well],’’ Golden said. “He’s not Vinnie Testaverde, you know what I mean?
UM coach Al Golden called some of his players ‘clock-punchers’ and said he has made changes this week in preparing for Duke.
A voracious reader with an engineering major, Nathan Gholston also has managed to carve out a role on the UM football team.
The ACC has announced the TV affiliates for the Regional Sports Network broadcast of the Duke Blue Devils vs. the Miami Hurricanes. Fans in the 305 can catch the cans on Sun Sports. Click here for complete listings.
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Week 10 action on Saturday will see the Hurricanes looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Blue Devils visit Sun Life Stadium.
The Hurricanes currently sports a record of 4-4, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-4 ATS. The Blue Devils...
UM coach Al Golden called some of his players clock-punchers and said he has made changes this week in preparing for Duke.
With talk of his future circulating, UM coach Al Golden sidestepped questions while his agent denied any impending move.
It didn't take long for Miami guard Malcolm Grant to learn something significant about his new coach. Jim Larranaga can spin a yarn like few others. "One thing I've learned is that with all his stories, there's always a message to it," Grant said. "He's not just talking to hear ...