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Miami snaps 7-game losing streak vs. FSU with last-second victory

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Coming into Saturday’s game between 13th-ranked Miami and Florida State, both teams were looking to get their running games going. The Seminoles did have their best rushing game of the year, but it was not enough to keep the Hurricanes from earning a last-second 24-20 victory, breaking a 7-game losing streak against Florida State.

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Miami, Florida State look to get ground games going

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The running game has been an important factor in the Miami-Florida State series. In the past 30 meetings between the Sunshine State rivals, the team with the most rushing yards has won 22 times. It will likely be a determining factor again on Saturday when the 13th-ranked Hurricanes visit the Seminoles.

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Hurricanes’ second half surge blows away Wolfpack

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In Saturday’s game between Miami and North Carolina State, points came at a premium in the first half. The Hurricanes’ offense, Mark Walton in particular took charge in the second half, rolling to a 27-13 win over the Wolfpack in Raleigh. Neither team could get anything going in the first half as they went into the locker room tied at 3-3. It did not take long for the Hurricanes to take control. It took the Hurricanes only three plays to…

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Hurricanes smack Cavaliers to become bowl eligible

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Saturday’s game between Virginia and Miami did not finish like it started. The Hurricanes rocked the Cavaliers 34-14, but had to recover after the worst possible start. On Miami’s first play from scrimmage, Quarterback Brad Kaaya was picked off by Micah Kiser at the Miami 18. Five plays later the Cavaliers were in the end zone and had a 7-0 lead. Kaaya was able to shake it off and the Hurricanes led 17-14 at half time. The second half started…

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Hurricanes end losing streak with convincing win over Pitt

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No Miami team over the last 40 years had lost five straight games. Thanks to Saturday’s 51-28 win over Pittsburgh at Hard Rock Stadium, the Hurricanes made sure that inglorious statistic would not apply to this year’s team. After four consecutive losses, Miami came into Saturday’s game as a four-point favorite to end the streak. Thanks to a balanced offense and some key defensive plays, they got the job done. Quarterback Brad Kaaya had a huge game, throwing for 356…

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Hurricanes’ comeback goes for naught as they fall to Notre Dame

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By the end of the first quarter of Saturday’s game between Miami and Notre Dame, few could have imagined the game could come down to the final play. That is exactly what happened with Notre Dame making that final play and coming away with a 30-27 victory over the Hurricanes in South Bend, Ind. The Irish jumped on Miami quickly, taking a 17-0 lead by the end of the first quarter. The lead stretched to 20-0 before the Hurricanes got…

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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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