Miami Hurricanes news: Football SB presence, MBB at UNC, WBB loses at Duke,

Feb 7, 2023; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 7, 2023; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami Hurricanes had a presence at LVII with running back Jarrett Payton who was the 2004 Orange Bowl MVP presenting the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year slightly before kickoff. Former Miami tight end Greg Olson who was the analyst and his play-by-play partner Kevin Burkhardi called their first Super Bowl.

The Miami women’s basketball team fell behind 32-13 at halftime and could not mount enough of a second-half rally losing 50-40 at Duke on Sunday. Jasmyne Roberts led Miami with 12 points and Haley Cavinder was the only other Hurricanes player in double figured scoring 10. Miami falls to 16-9 overall, 9-5 in the ACC.

Miami returns home to host Clemson on Thursday. The Hurricanes are currently seventh in the ACC. After hosting Clemson Miami finishes the season with games at Syracuse and Louisville before returning home on February 26 for senior night. Only Louisville is ahead of Miami in the ACC standings among their last four opponents.

The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team will have an excellent chance to move up in the rankings for the second straight week after several teams in front of the Hurricanes lost this weekend. Joe Lunardi of ESPN and Jerry Palm of CBS Sports will release their latest bracketology updates on Monday.

Lunardi and Palm both currently project Miami as a five-seed. Lunardi projects Miami to play 12th-seeded Kent State in the East region in Albany, New York. Palm projects Miami to play 12th-seeded Southern Mississippi in Orlando in the Midwest region. Miami plays at North Carolina on Monday night.

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Mario Cristobal still has openings at offensive coordinator, linebackers, quarterbacks and running backs coach. With Spring practice beginning on March 4, the new offensive coordinator will have less than three weeks to implement his new system. Expect the QB and RB hirings to be made with/after the OC hire.