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Tar Heels top lackluster Hurricanes

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Maybe the Miami Hurricanes were still feeling the effects of their emotional loss to Florida State a week ago. Or maybe North Carolina is a better team. Whatever the reason, the ‘Canes lost to the Tar Heels 20-13 at Hard Rock Stadium. As the game ended silently in the rain, Miami saw their promising start take a hit as they tumbled to their second straight loss. The first half was a combination of Miami coming out flat and the Tar…

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Miami makes the key plays to sink Georgia Tech

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Miami’s 35-21 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday provided the perfect example of an old saying. That saying goes “there are lies, damn lies and then there are statistics.” The Yellow Jackets controlled the ball for 40 minutes at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, while the Hurricanes had the ball for only 20. Georgia Tech had 361 yards of total offense to Miami’s 355. With Georgia Tech’s ball-control option offense, that should point to a victory, but not on Saturday.…

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Miami pounds out 38-10 victory over Florida Atlantic

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The Miami Hurricanes are 2-0 on the young season, but still await their first true test. Miami followed last week’s 70-3 romp over Florida A&M with a 38-10 win over the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday. The Hurricanes set a school record with their 108 points in the first two games. Saturday’s game was different from the FAMU game. In that one, junior quarterback Brad Kaaya threw for four touchdowns and had a 203 quarterback rating. Against the Owls, Kaaya…

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Washington State holds on to beat Hurricanes in Sun Bowl

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For a few minutes in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Hyundai Sun Bowl in Texas, interim Miami coach Larry Scott had to think he would go out a winner. In the end, Washington State hung on to defeat the Hurricanes 20-14. It was Washington State’s first bowl win in 12 years and stretched Miami’s bowl losing streak to 6. The Hurricanes finished the season at 8-5 and the Cougars were 9-4. “I just figured we’d win this one and go…

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