When the final seconds of Duke’s upset victory of the Miami Hurricanes ticked off the clock Saturday night, it showed how far Blue Devils head coach David Cutcliffe had brought his team and how far Al Golden still has to go to get the Canes back to the top.
iami couldn’t stop Duke’s running game. And once the Blue Devils started scoring, the 24th-ranked Hurricanes’ offense couldn’t keep up.
When Miami was off to its unbeaten start, Hurricanes coach Al Golden made it very clear that the process of turning the team back into a contender was far from over.
Mike Jarvis knows what it takes to beat Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium. His Florida Atlantic team didn’t have it.
The Miami Hurricanes ran out to a 7-0 record, but have crashed back to earth with two straight losses. Now, the canes are heading to North Carolina to take on a Duke team that is more than ready to spring the upset on the football field. No, seriously.
The Miami Hurricanes started Atlantic Coast Conference play as hot as any team in the country, but have stumbled into three losses in its last four games and has some fans ready to hit the panic button.
The Duke Blue Devils had to have 36 points from starter Ryan Kelly to knock off the Miami Hurricanes by just three points on Saturday. While the Canes took a loss, it didn’t impact the team’s ranking very much this week.
It’s been more than a month since the Miami Hurricanes kicked their season into high gear with a mauling of the then-number one ranked Duke Blue Devils. Since then both teams have had Saturday circled on the calendar for the rematch.
When the Miami Hurricanes lost to Florida Gulf Coast University early in the season, no one could have expected what was to come. The Hurricanes have not lost in this calendar year, posting an undefeated record in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The bandwagon in Coral Gables pulled out last night and is quickly running out of room as the University of Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team continues to put up win after win in the Atlantic Coast Conference.