MIAMI HURRICANES NEWS

FIU gives Butch Davis 5-year deal to be head coach

MIAMI (AP) -- Butch Davis wanted to return to Miami last year, when the Hurricanes needed a new coach.FIU is bringing him back instead.Davis was hired Monday as the new coach at FIU, agreeing to a five-year contract. FIU executive director of sports and entertainment Pete Garcia said Davis will be introduced Tuesday afternoon."We'll tell you how it happened then," Garcia said.Garcia...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Miami finalizing home and home football series with Texas A&M

Miami is on the verge of adding another marquee non-conference series in the near future. According to a report by Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Miami Hurricanes are close to finalizing a deal for a home and home football series with Texas A&M. New tonight: UM books marquee non-conference football opponent and more scheduling news; Vitale bullish on Canes: https...
Via State of the U
21 days ago

Report: Miami Hurricanes finalizing series with Texas A&M

The Hurricanes will reportedly play at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas in the future. (Getty Images) [Richt likes Alabama’s alums-on-scout-team idea] [OC Brown talks future of the offense, young players] [Miami could find it tough to run in Raleigh] [Kaaya’s draft status not a topic of conversation] [Recruiting buzz: UM pushing for big-time commits] [Five things we learned...
Via Canes Watch
21 days ago

College football odds: Miami Hurricanes a road favorite at N.C. State

Brad Kaaya readies to throw against Virginia. (Getty Images) [Richt likes Alabama’s alums-on-scout-team idea] [OC Brown talks future of the offense, young players] [Miami could find it tough to run in Raleigh] [Kaaya’s draft status not a topic of conversation] [Recruiting buzz: UM pushing for big-time commits] [Five things we learned from UM-Virginia] Miami will be a favorite...
Via Canes Watch
20 days ago

Basketball recruiting: Miami Hurricanes land five-star SG Lonnie Walker

Jim Larranaga, happy. (Matt Porter) With an instantly memorable picture edit, Lonnie Walker announced his commitment to Miami. Walker, a five-star shooting guard rated one of the 20 best players in the 2017 recruiting class, posted an illustration of himself and UM coach Jim Larranaga as boxers, saying he’s “officially a Cane.” The image could be a nod to Larranaga’s...
Via Canes Watch
20 days ago

Miami Hurricanes football: Updated bowl projections after Week 11, ACC bowl picture

(Getty Images) [Report: Miami, Texas A&M to play each other] [Richt likes Alabama’s alums-on-scout-team idea] [OC Brown talks future of the offense, young players] [Miami could find it tough to run in Raleigh] [Kaaya’s draft status not a topic of conversation] [Recruiting buzz: UM pushing for big-time commits] [Five things we learned from UM-Virginia] Examining the ACC...
Via Canes Watch
20 days ago

Mark Walton, Miami step up in 2nd half to beat NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Mark Walton ran for three second-half touchdowns to help Miami beat North Carolina State 27-13 on Saturday.Walton ran for 120 yards for the Hurricanes (7-4, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), the last coming when he bounced off two tacklers for a 24-yard clinching score with 2:06 left.Walton scored twice in the third quarter, breaking a 3-3 tie to put the Wolfpack...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Newton leads Miami to 74-62 victory over Penn

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Ja'Quan Newton scored 18 points to lead Miami to a 74-62 victory over Penn on Saturday afternoon. The Hurricanes (3-0) were never threatened after a 16-3 run midway through the second half. Consecutive 3-pointers from D.J. Valsijevic and Bruce Brown capped the surge and increased Miami's lead to 59-38 with 10:28 remaining in the half. Brown finished with...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Hurricanes' Mark Walton Reaches 1,000 Yards, Scores 3 TD vs. NC State

Miami RB Mark Walton scored 3 rushing touchdowns in the 2nd half in the win over NC State. Walton also eclipsed 1,000 rushing yards on the season. Watch his performance and listen to Walton talk about his day against the Wolfpack right here!
Via ACC Digital Network
17 days ago

Clinic Talk: Miami beats NC State

How the ‘Canes prevailed against a tough Wolfpack team If you were relegated to watching your #Canes on the wonderful world of the ACC Network you probably kept hearing “zone read” every time NC State ran the ball. You have to appreciate the laziness of the announce crew that loves to say “we watched hours of film” but what were they actually watching? The play in question...
Via State of the U
16 days ago

College football odds: Miami Hurricanes a big favorite over Duke

A North Carolina State player grabs Mark Walton’s jersey during UM’s 27-13 win in Raleigh. (Getty Images) [Five things we learned from Miami’s win] [Miami 27, N.C. State 13: Canes on a 3-game streak] [Richards breaks Irvin’s freshman record] [Live blog: recap the game as it happened] [Porter’s AP ballot] The Hurricanes are expected to win Saturday’s regular season finale...
Via Canes Watch
16 days ago

Well-traveled shooter finds a home with Hurricanes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Dejan Vasiljevic is a native of Canada with Serbian roots who grew up in Australia and has now found a home as a shooting guard for the Miami Hurricanes. Vasiljevic is the most well-traveled member of a talented freshman class already playing a significant role for the Hurricanes, who compete in an eight-team tournament in Orlando beginning Thursday. In...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Ahmmon Richards currently PFF’s best freshman WR

Ahmmon Richards had a breakout game in Miami’s rout of Appalachian State on Sept. 17. (Getty Images) [DC Manny Diaz a top CFB assistant] As of right now, no freshman wide receiver in the country is better than Ahmmon Richards.  That’s according to Pro Football Focus, who rates Richards among the top 10 freshmen nationally, and the highest-ranked WR. Richards has used his precise...
Via Canes Watch
13 days ago

Basketball: Miami Hurricanes dismiss SG Rashad Muhammad

Guard Rashad Muhammad averaged 13.2 points as a freshman and 13.9 as a sophomore at San Jose State. (Troy Babbitt / USA TODAY Sports) [Miami ranked outside top 25 after first week] [10 questions for the 2016-17 Hurricanes] [How Canes landed five-star SG Walker] [UM signs top-100 recruits Lykes, Gak] [For second year in a row, Canes sell out tickets] Redshirt junior guard Rashad...
Via Canes Watch
12 days ago

Newton scores 20, Miami beats Stanford 67-53

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Ja'Quan Newton had 20 points and Anthony Lawrence added 18 as Miami beat Stanford 67-53 in the opening round Thursday of the AdvoCare Invitational. Bruce Brown chipped in 10 points for the Hurricanes (4-0). Stanford (4-1) got 15 points from Dorian Pickens, while Reid Travis had 11. Pickens has scored in double figures in nine of his last 10 games,...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes advance to semifinals of AdvoCare Invitational

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Ja'Quan Newton had 20 points and Anthony Lawrence added 18 as Miami beat Stanford 67-53 in the opening round Thursday of the AdvoCare Invitational.Bruce Brown chipped in 10 points for the Hurricanes (4-0).Stanford (4-1) got 15 points from Dorian Pickens, while Reid Travis had 11. Pickens has scored in double figures in nine of his last 10 games, dating...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami vs. Stanford Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Miami vs. Stanford: Ja'Quan Newton scored 20 and Anthony Lawrence Jr. scored 18 points as the Hurricanes used a decisive 18-4 run to close out Stanford, 67-53. Miami will face Iowa State Friday in the AdvoCare Invitational.
Via ACC Digital Network
12 days ago

After wild kick return in 2015, Duke and Miami renew rivalry

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Miami went to Duke last year with its season on the absolute brink, a lineup besieged by injuries and what would have been considered at best a minimal chance of winning. A miracle kickoff return at the end lifted the Hurricanes that night. The teams meet again Saturday, and now it's Duke in need of a surprise. Needing a win to have any chance of reaching...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Coaches say Miami Hurricanes are ‘a couple’ recruiting classes away from ideal depth

Freshman Travis Homer (left) and sophomore Jaquan Johnson (right) are shining on special teams this year. (Getty Images) Salute to Hurricanes seniors S Jamal Carter | C Alex Gall | RG Danny Isidora | S Rayshawn Jenkins | P Justin Vogel | TE/DE Stan Dobard | CB Corn Elder | WR Malcolm Lewis | CB Adrian Colbert | WR Stacy Coley | FB Gage Batten | FB Marquez Williams | LS...
Via Canes Watch
11 days ago

Burton scores 21, No. 21 Iowa State beats Miami 73-56

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Deonte Burton launched soft, feathery jumpers from the perimeter and was just as effective muscling his way to the basket when he found that more to his and No. 21 Iowa State's advantage. The Cyclones' burly 6-foot-5 forward is tough to defend wherever he is on the court. Just ask the Miami Hurricanes. ''We don't have anybody as big and strong as he...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami struggles to contain Deonte Burton in loss to Iowa State

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Deonte Burton launched soft, feathery jumpers from the perimeter and was just as effective muscling his way to the basket when he found that more to his and No. 21 Iowa State's advantage.The Cyclones' burly 6-foot-5 forward is tough to defend wherever he is on the court. Just ask the Miami Hurricanes."We don't have anybody as big and strong as he is...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pregame observations: Miami Hurricanes vs. Duke 2016

The West Orange parking lots, before Miami-Duke. (Matt Porter) MIAMI GARDENS — It’s the last Hurricanes home game of the season, and the final home game for a class of Miami players. It’s also a unique day for many in South Florida. Today’s game kicks off hours after the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, a man reviled across much of this area. Cuban-American communities...
Via Canes Watch
10 days ago

Miami Hurricanes RB Joe Yearby posts about ‘last home game’ at UM

Joe Yearby made this social media post after Miami’s Nov. 26, 2016 game against Duke. (Instagram) A since-deleted social media post by Hurricanes running back Joe Yearby seems to tip his hand regarding his future. After Miami’s 40-21 win over Duke on Saturday — the last home game for Miami this season — Yearby, a draft-eligible junior, posted a picture of him holding...
Via Canes Watch
10 days ago

WATCH: Brad Kaaya Sets Miami Hurricanes All-Time Passing Record

Brad Kaaya had a record-breaking performance for the Miami Hurricanes against Duke. In the Canes' win, he passed Ken Dorsey to become the school's all-time passing leader. Kaaya now has thrown for 9,686 yards in his 3 years as the Canes' QB. In the game, he had 396 yards passing and 4 TD.
Via ACC Digital Network
10 days ago

Miami Hurricanes Football: 2016 Bowl Projection post-Regular Season

Miami is going to a bowl game. Which game? We take a look at the landscape. In case you missed it, the Canes beat Duke 40-21 on Saturday to finish the regular season at 8-4. This is the 2nd year in a row Miami finishes with an 8-4 record, and the first under new coach Mark Richt. With more than enough wins to qualify for a bowl game, the only thing left for Miami to find out is...
Via State of the U
9 days ago
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