Takeaways from Miami’s series loss to Florida State
Each year, the Florida State Seminoles tend to present a struggle for Miami baseball. Before this weekend, the last time that Miami won a game against Florida State was in 2019. The ERA in these last 4 performances averages to 10.96, and includes an ERA of 10.80 in the loss against Florida State. Against teams such as a ranked opponent in Florida state, errors are something that need to be non-existent and must be to taken advantage with the fielding opportunities they get. The next series could shift the entire seasonWith one more ACC series left, the Hurricanes will need stronger outings to boost their confidence before the ACC Tournament.themiamihurricane.com
Hurricanes complete season sweep of rival Florida State
Following two consecutive losses, Miami women’s basketball returned home to the Watsco Center to take on the Florida State Seminoles. In her senior season, Erjavec has been one of the Hurricanes’ most consistent players, averaging seven points per game as well as leading Miami with 3.1 assists per game. Miami got out to an early lead, going up 24-12 over their rival, forcing multiple Florida State (12-11, 6-7 ACC) turnovers in the first quarter and 25 turnovers in the entire game. The win marked the first season sweep of Florida State since 2012. “I think we put ourself in a good place now that we are ahead of Florida State in the standings.”Miami currently sits in 8th place in the ACC ahead of their road contest against Virginia.themiamihurricane.com
Takeaways from Miami’s near-miracle comeback versus Florida State
Miami showed lots of heart as it rallied back to make Florida State sweat it out at the end of the game. “We did a lot of great things in the second half,” Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga said. “When you’re not making your perimeter shots, it allows Florida State just to guard the rim, which they’re so good at,” Larrañaga explained. Miami is shooting at a 46% clip on the year, and it shot at that percentage during their second half comeback. The Hurricanes can take encouragement from knowing that shooting around their average level is good enough to lead them back against a solid Florida State team.themiamihurricane.com
Miami Hurricanes look for winning record against Virginia Tech
The loss now puts the Hurricanes at a 5-5 overall record and out of contention for an Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. Like Miami (5-5, 3-3 ACC), Virginia Tech has had a tumultuous season, beating Georgia Tech and North Carolina, but losing to Pitt. As a result, former Hokie and All-American J.C. Price is acting as interim head coach and will be on the sideline as they face Miami head coach Manny Diaz and his Hurricanes. “There’s a mission and the mission this week is to beat Virginia Tech. Beating Virginia Tech is crucial if Miami hopes to enter bowl game consideration.themiamihurricane.com
Miami vs. Florida State: An exhilarating blockbuster rivalry
For decades, the Miami Hurricanes and the Florida State Seminoles have had one of the most distinguished rivalries in all of college football. The Hurricanes and Seminoles first began their battle for state supremacy in 1951, when Miami blew out Florida State 35-13. With 42 seconds on the clock, Florida State quarterback Danny McManus found Ronald Lewis in the end zone, cutting the deficit to one. In 1991, the UM-FSU rivalry reached another peak on a day that lives in eternal infamy for Florida State fans. Florida State dominated Miami and all of college football throughout the rest of the decade.themiamihurricane.com
Canes come up one point short against rival Florida State
4 Florida State Seminoles at the Scott Speicher Memorial Tennis Center on Friday. Freshman Maya Tahan defeated Florida State’s Andrea Garcia, winning in two sets 6-2, 6-2. The Seminoles (16-3,11-2 ACC) fought back as redshirt freshman Victoria Allen defeated Miami’s Diana Khodan 6-4, 6-1. 31 Emmanuelle Salas 6-3, 6-4, but Florida State’s Nandini Das defeated veteran Daevenia Achong in two sets 6-2, 6-4. 20 Khodan and Tahan winning 6-4 and Hule and Pairone defeated Achong and Urrutia 6-3 handing the pair their second defeat of the day.themiamihurricane.com
Behind dominant second half, Miami overcomes rival Florida State
“Just a great team effort,” Miami head coach Katie Meier said after the game. Those eight points helped Miami outscore the Seminoles by 14 points in the third quarter alone. The Canes scored 26 points on 11-13 shooting (85 percent), while Florida State scored just 12 points on 5-17 shooting (28 percent). “We worked really, really hard,” junior forward Naomi Mbandu said. Seniors guards Taylor Mason (15 points), Endia Banks (12 points), and Kelsey Marshall (12 points) also scored in double-figures for Miami.themiamihurricane.com
NCAA cancels March Madness basketball tournaments due to coronavirus
The NCAA has canceled its March Madness basketball tournaments and "all remaining winter and spring" championships as coronavirus fears upend the sports world. The Southeastern Conference, Big Ten Conference, Pac-12 Conference, Big East, Big 12 Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference all canceled their men's championship basketball tournaments ahead of the NCAA's announcement. The NCAA had previously said the upcoming men's and women's March Madness basketball tournaments, which were scheduled to begin in days, would be played without fans. The Jayhawks are the top-ranked men's basketball team in The Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Big East conference men's basketball tournament had already begun at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but now will not continue.cnbc.com
Womens tennis squanders match against Florida State
It was a picture perfect afternoon Monday at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center in Coral Gables despite the Hurricanes falling to the number four ranked Florida State Seminoles. 17 Georgia Tech, the Hurricanes two match win streak was snapped after they lost 4-3 to FSU. This was Perez-Sommaribas first match since being defeated by young tennis sensation Coco Gauff in an exhibition match Saturday night. Miami won the final match of the day 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8) when Selma Cadar defeated Florida States Nandini Das. The Hurricanes womens team is back in action Friday as they continue ACC play against Virginia Tech at home.themiamihurricane.com
Hurricanes face issues with depth as they prepare for visit from Florida State
9 ranked Florida State Seminoles (15-2, 5-1) to the Watsco Center Saturday afternoon. Fresh off a 54-50 victory over UVA on Wednesday, the team is on an eight game win streak, including a 78-65 win over No. Its not healthy for the guards to have to play so totally out of position.Miamis issues of depth will without a doubt be a problem against a Florida State team that rotates in 10 to 12 players on a regular basis. They can sustain their pressure defense for 40 minutes.As a team, Florida State is averaging 9.5 steals per game and is forcing an average of 18.4 turnovers a game. We are not as deep as Florida State is, so just take care of the ball and dont let them get transition buckets.themiamihurricane.com
Hamilton leads FSU to upset win over No. 6 Gators 63-51
Head coach Leonard Hamilton of the Florida State Seminoles reacts during the second round of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on March 23, 2019. GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Devin Vassell scored 13 points, M.J. Walker added 12 and Florida State upset No. Florida State had little to worry about down the stretch, a common occurrence against Florida in recent years. The Gators lost to FSU by 17 points in 2017 and by 21 in the season opener last year. Florida: The Gators probably were overrated to begin the season because of the addition of Blackshear, the country's most high-profile transfer.
After tough week, Florida State picks up comeback win over Boston College
Florida State Seminoles quarterback James Blackman looks to pass against the Boston College Eagles on Nov. 09, 2019 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The Seminoles (5-5, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) took over at their own 41 with 2:27 left and lost a yard. After Grosel threw an interception, Jordan Travis broke free for 66 yards to give Florida State a 14-point lead. The Seminoles recovered the onside kick, and two-time interim coach Odell Haggins left Chestnut Hill with his perfect record intact. Florida State fired Taggart on Sunday, a day after a 27-10 loss to Miami, and named Haggins as the interim coach.
Dolphins, Hurricanes Beat Biggest Rivals in Back-to-Back Victories
On Saturday afternoon, the Miami Hurricanes went to Tallahassee and demolished the Florida State Seminoles 27-10. Nine sacks against FSU and some well-timed dime passes from UM quarterback Jarren Williams sealed a third straight win over Miami's biggest rival. Former Dolphins coach and current Jets coach Adam Gase could soon be out of a job after eight games with New York, all but one of them losses. Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) November 3, 2019In any other season, watching the Hurricanes and Dolphins destroy the Seminoles and Jets on consecutive days wouldn't be all that weird. After seven straight losses, head coach Brian Flores got his first win in Miami, and the #TankForTua parade seems in danger of cancellation.browardpalmbeach.com
The Dolphins and Hurricanes Beat Their Biggest Rivals in Back-to-Back Victories
Saturday afternoon, the Miami Hurricanes went to Tallahassee and demolished the Florida State Seminoles 27-10. Nine sacks against FSU and some well-timed dime passes from UM quarterback Jarren Williams sealed a third straight win over Miami's biggest rival. Former Dolphins coach and current Jets coach Adam Gase could soon be out of a job after eight games with New York, all but one of them losses. Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) November 3, 2019In any other season, watching the Hurricanes and Dolphins destroy the Seminoles and Jets on consecutive days wouldn't be all that weird. After seven straight losses, head coach Brian Flores got his first win in Miami, and the #TankForTua parade seems in danger of cancellation.miaminewtimes.com
Miami defense asserts dominance in 27-10 win over Florida State
Behind one of their strongest defensive performances this season, the Miami Hurricanes defeated the Florida State Seminoles for the third consecutive year, finishing the game 27-10. Winning on the road of your rival is one of the most special nights you have, head coach Manny Diaz said. Florida States star running back Cam Akers, who came into the game averaging over 114 yards per game, was held to just 66 rushing yards. After leading last weeks game winning touchdown drive, quarterback Jarren Williams made his first start against Florida State and went 21-37 with 313 yards and two touchdowns. On Miamis second possession of the game, Williams hit receiver Jeff Thomas on a 39-yard pass to put the Canes up 7-0.themiamihurricane.com
Florida State fires head coach Willie Taggart day after loss to Miami
Florida State Seminoles head coach Willie Taggart argues a call during the first half of a rivalry game against the Miami Hurricanes, Nov. 2, 2019, at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S. Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State University has fired head football coach Willie Taggart, a day after the Seminoles lost to rival Miami at home. "I spoke to coach Taggart this afternoon to let him know our decision," Coburn said. Longtime assistant coach Odell Haggins will serve as interim head coach. His tenure is the shortest of any head coach since Perry Moss left Florida State after the 1959 season to coach the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.
10 most memorable games in history of Florida State vs. Miami rivalry
As Florida State and Miami prepare to do battle once more, Local10.com takes a look back at some of the most memorable games in the history of the rivalry. First meeting: Miami Hurricanes 35, Florida State Seminoles 13, Oct. 15, 1951All-time series: Miami Hurricanes 33, Florida State Seminoles 30 (annually since 1969)Miami's Jamal Carter Sr. hits Florida State's Kermit Whitfield for a personal foul during a game at Hard Rock Stadium on Oct. 8, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. More FSU-Miami Headlines 30 years ago, Sebastian nearly went to jail for taking fire extinguisher Miami turns to quarterback Jarren Williams for Florida State game 'We're gonna beat' Miami, Florida State running back Khalan Laborn saysLongest win streak: Florida State Seminoles, 2010-16 (7)Current win streak: Miami Hurricanes, 2017-18No. Top-ranked Florida State welcomed second-ranked rival Miami to the state capital for a Sunshine State showdown that would live on in college football history. 3 Florida State Seminoles (4-0) 16Miami Orange BowlOct. 3, 1992SunSentinel Florida State kicker Dan Mowrey reacts after missing a 38-yard field-goal attempt against Miami on Oct. 3, 1992.
Florida State, Alabama agree to home-and-home series
The Alabama Crimson Tide line up against the Florida State Seminoles during their game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sept. 2, 2017 in Atlanta. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State and Alabama have agreed to a home-and-home series for the 2025 and 2026 seasons. Florida State will make the return trip to Tuscaloosa on Sept. 19, 2026. Florida State last defeated Alabama 21-14 in Jacksonville during the 2007 season. Alabama has future non-conference games against Texas, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Notre Dame, Oklahoma and Virginia Tech.
NCAA says athletes may profit from name, image and likeness
(CNN) - The NCAA Board of Governors on Tuesday voted unanimously to allow student-athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image and likeness once its three divisions decide on rules for such opportunities. "We must embrace change to provide the best possible experience for college athletes," said Michael Drake, chair of the board for the NCAA, which governs major college athletics. The board's action was based on recommendations from the NCAA Board of Governors Federal and State Legislation Working Group, which includes presidents, commissioners, athletics directors, administrators and student-athletes. The NCAA said new rules should continue to make compensation for play impermissible and that athletes are not employees of the universities. The NCAA has three divisions for athletics -- Division I, Division II and Division III.
Mark Richt 'doing fine' after suffering heart attack
Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt speaks to reporters before his team's rivalry game against the Florida State Seminoles, Oct. 2, 2018, in Coral Gables, Florida. CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Former Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt said Monday he's "doing fine" after suffering a heart attack. Richt, who retired at the end of last season, announced the news Monday morning on Twitter. So I wanted to be able to inform everyone that I did have a heart attack this morning. Mark Richt (@MarkRicht) October 21, 2019"As I went through the experience I had peace knowing I was going to heaven but I was going to miss my wife," Richt tweeted.
No. 25 Virginia barely hangs on, beats Seminoles 31-24
Joshua Kaindoh #13 of the Florida State Seminoles pressures Bryce Perkins #3 of the Virginia Cavaliers in the first half during a game. 25 Virginia hung on, barely, to beat Florida State 31-24 on Saturday night. A three-and-out by the Seminoles and a six-play, 72-yard Virginia drive capped by Taulapapa's 2-yard run gave them the lead. With the game tied at 17, Blackman hit Tamorrion Terry for 17 yards on third-and-10 from the FSU 25, and the Seminoles went up-tempo. UP NEXTFlorida State: The Seminoles return home to face Louisville in their ACC home opener.
Seminoles punter Logan Tyler suspended indefinitely
Florida State Seminoles punter Logan Tyler looks to the referee for a roughing the kicker penalty in the second half against the Virginia Tech Hokies, Sept. 3, 2018, in Tallahassee, Florida. Virginia Tech defeated Florida State 24-3. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State punter Logan Tyler has been suspended indefinitely for an undisclosed violation of team rules, head coach Willie Taggart announced Monday. His 53-yard punt in the third quarter was his 50th punt of 50 or more yards in his career. Parker Grothaus also made his first career appearance last weekend, handling kickoffs for the Seminoles.
Boise State rallies from 18-point deficit to beat Seminoles 36-31
Boise State running back Robert Mahone crosses the goal line to score the winning touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Florida State Seminoles, Aug. 31, 2019, in Tallahassee, Florida. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Hank Bachmeier tossed a third-quarter touchdown pass and Robert Mahone had a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth and Boise State rallied from an 18-point deficit to knock off Florida State 36-31 on Saturday in a game moved from Jacksonville to Tallahassee with an earlier start time due to Hurricane Dorian. Florida State lost its season opener for the third straight time. It was the most passing yards by a Boise State first-time starting quarterback. James Blackman had three touchdown passes in the first half as Florida State took a 24-6 lead with 10:53 left.
College football games altered by storms through the years
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - With Hurricane Dorian on a potential path toward Florida, this Saturday's season opener between Florida State and Boise State is very much in doubt. 2004Florida State at MiamiRobert Laberge/Getty Images Miami Hurricanes running back Frank Gore runs with the football as Florida State Seminoles linebacker A.J. Gore scored the winning touchdown in overtime as Miami won 16-10 at the Orange Bowl, Sept. 10, 2004. To accommodate the makeup game, Florida had to drop its previously scheduled non-conference game against Presbyterian, leaving the Gators with just five home games. As a result, Florida State had a 21-day layoff (the longest in school history) between games.
Florida State monitoring Dorian; season opener vs. Boise State still on for Saturday in Jacksonville
The Seminoles haven't played in Jacksonville since beating West Virginia in the 2010 Gator Bowl. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Hurricane season has a way of interfering with the beginning of football season, whether we're talking college or pro. As Hurricane Dorian continues moving toward the east coast of Florida, preparations are underway, as residents want to be ready for any and all potential situations. Those preparations include this weekend's upcoming college football slate. Officials from Florida State University say the Seminoles' season-opening game against Boise State is still on for now, though the school continues to monitor Hurricane Dorian.
10 great college football traditions
The Sooner Schooner takes to the field after Oklahoma scored a touchdown against the Baylor Bears, Sept. 29, 2018, at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Whether it's rubbing rocks or ringing cowbells, these are just some of the great traditions in college football. "Enter Sandman," Virginia Tech HokiesCourtesy of Virginia Tech AthleticsPerhaps one of the greatest college football entrances can be seen at every Virginia Tech home game. West Virginia players and fans sing it together after every win. Sooner Schooner, Oklahoma SoonersAP Photo/Sue OgrockiPulled by two white ponies named Boomer and Sooner, the Sooner Schooner became the official mascot at Oklahoma in 1980.