The Miami Hurricanes basketball team has reached new heights: they're now the number eight team in the country according to the AP poll. The 'Canes have only been here once before, and that was way back in 1960 when they were also ranked 8th. It's the team's highest ranking since 1985.
The Miami Hurricanes men's basketball team wrapped up their extraordinary week with a 71-47 drubbing of Florida State last night to remain undefeated in the ACC. Taken with their historic win over Duke on Wednesday, the 'Canes were rewarded handsomely in both the AP and USA Today Coaches' polls.
The emergency alert text went out to thousands University of Miami students and faculty last night. Here's what it said, in its entirety: "UMIAMI alert black male on campus wearing black and white tennis shoes with black writing and black shorts."Black man on campus! Be vigilant! Needless to say, UM ... More >>
Sometimes being in the ACC seems like sitting at the dorks' table in the cafeteria, but then you realize the conference is such a mediocre mess that even with a 3-2 conference record, you still have a path to being king of the dorks' table.Whether or not Miami will still have a clear shot at that el ... More >>
Ready for your unsubstantiated sports mega-rumor of the day? The University of Miami has informally contacted the Big 12 conference to gauge the interest in the possibility of ditching the ACC and joining the Texas-centric conference, according to one report at least. Of course, there are already ru ... More >>
Those of us who bleed orange and green may have been left holding back tears of orange and green after the disappointing football season, but cheer up Hurricanes fans. The most promising University of Miami team so far this year appears to be the women's basketball Ttam. They entered the AP p ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes basketball team came into the ACC tournament seeded last with a dismal 4-12 in conference record, but have been the surprise of the tournament so-far.After beating 5th seeded Wake Forest in the opening round, the Miami Hurricanes have shocked 4th seeded Virginia Tech in a nai ... More >>
The Haitian community in Miami waits patiently for word on their family on the Island. [NYTimes]Despite reports yesterday that all 12 Lynn University students in Haiti were accounted for, five are actually still missing. [CBS4]UF is also waiting to hear from two students who were in Haiti. [WSVN]The ... More >>
Despite the fact UM Basketball has only lost one game this season they've lingered in the "also receiving votes" section of the AP's college basketball poll. Most likely because detractors pointed to the team's relatively easy early season schedule. But Saturday's win against ACC rival Wake Forest s ... More >>
The AP poll is out, and the Miami Hurricanes are a ranked team once again, while the Florida State Seminoles have been totally knocked off from their former 18th spot. Meanwhile, the Hurricanes' next three opponents line up one after another in the poll, with Oklahoma at 13, Virginia Tech at 14 ... More >>
Unlike last year, when the Hurricanes got to play the Ponytown High School Flag Football Fightin' Sad Clowns, or whatever that no-name team was, to kick of their season, next season they'll start things off with their oldest rivals, FSU, in Tallahassee. As previously reported, we'll also be playing ... More >>
You know times are tough when crazed college football fans in places like cold-ass Blacksburg, Virginia; and Cincinnati, Ohio, can't scrounge up enough change to get to sunny Miami for a January 1 bowl game. But alas, that is the cold, hard truth of these tough economic times.More depressing recess ... More >>
Don’t look now but the Miami Hurricanes are in first place in the ACC Coastal Division. Couldn’t decide between watching the Canes getting their mojo back or 30 Rock last night? That’s what the "previous channel" button on the remote is for (or, for those of you still living in a world where ... More >>