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April 25 , 2024

Interim athletic director named

The University of Miami has announced that former deputy athletic director Tony Hernandez has been named interim athletic director after the departure of Kirby Hocutt last week.

Women’s Basketball in top 10, ACC tournament schedule announced

Following a six game winning streak that also included wins against then No.11 Maryland, No. 10 North Carolina, and No.12 Florida State, the Canes find themselves ranked No.10 in the country heading into the ACC tournament. The latest ESPN bracketology reports currently has the Canes as high as a No.2 seed for the NCAA tournament.

Canes finish regular season at the top of the conference

Riquna Williams exploded with 32 points and Selina Archer contributed 8 points and 4 rebounds off the bench as Miami (26-3, 12-2 ACC) took down the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 70-59. The win gives the Canes at least a share of first place in the ACC, and if Duke loses at home to North Carolina, Miami would have first place to themselves.

Kirby Hocutt headed to Texas Tech

After two and a half years leading Miami’s athletic programs, Kirby Hocutt will be leaving the Hurricanes to accept the vacant Athletic Director position at Texas Tech University. University presid...

Five fast forecasts

The effect the new bats will have. Hurricanes baseball has traditionally been about defense and speed over power ball. Don’t expect that to change. However, both will take on a whole new importance with the new bats that will be used throughout the NCAA. With new bats that are supposed to act similarly to wooden bats, power numbers are expected to drop for hitters such as Harold Martinez, who hit an ACC leading 21 homeruns last season. Good defense and smart base running will be important now more than ever.

SportsFest controversy: the call that wasn’t made

Controversy arose during the flag football championship matchup between Stanford’s “The Ocho” and a commuter team “Shifting Gears.” During the final play of the game, there was an alleged push on an extra point attempt that was not called on Stanford that, had it been called, would have sent the game into overtime.

Hurricane FanFest leads up to regular season

The University of Miami baseball team held its fifth annual FanFest on Saturday afternoon, kicking off its unofficial start to the season. The event, which took place at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field, was filled with students and local fans looking to get some autographs and enjoy some early baseball.

Aiming for a Duke sellout

Due to an overwhelming demand for tickets, Hurricane athletics has decided to put a limit on the number of student seats that will be available on Sunday evening. As of Sunday afternoon, only the first 1,250 students will be allowed inside the Bank United Center.

The scoop on Super Bowl XLV watch parties

Usually closed on Sundays, the Rathskeller is opening its doors this Sunday for a Super Bowl watch party. “It was huge last year,” said Everett Price, Jr., manager of the Rathskeller. Freshman N...

Close losses add up for team

Miami (12-9, 1-6 ACC) will look to pull out of a tailspin and right the ship on Thursday night when they take on Georgia Tech (10-10, 3-4 ACC) at the BankUnited Center. The Hurricanes come into the contest having lost five of their last six games, including the last four by a total of 11 points.

Ernesto Suarez

Sports Editor