Miami Hurricanes News: Big transfer visit, Bats and WBB win

Jan 9, 2023; Inglewood, CA, USA; Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 9, 2023; Inglewood, CA, USA; Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports /

The departure of defensive ends coach Rod Wright to the Houston Texans of the NFL and an opening still at wide receivers coach has two openings on the Miami Hurricanes football staff with spring practice beginning on Saturday. The Miami baseball and women’s basketball teams earned big wins this weekend.

Wright departs the Miami Hurricanes football program to return home. Miami loses its sixth assistant coach since the end of the 2022 season. A seemingly unanimous movement from fans and the media wants Pro Football Hall of Famer and Miami defensive analyst Jason Taylor to replace Wright.

The Miami baseball team completed a weekend sweep of Dartmouth with a 20-2 win and won its seventh game in a row entering a big week. Miami goes on the road for the first time this season when they play at Florida Atlantic on Tuesday followed by a huge three-game weekend series at Florida beginning Friday.

Miami was hot offensively all weekend versus Dartmouth. The Hurricanes won the opener versus Dartmouth 9-7 and followed that up with a 6-0 win on Saturday night. Miami should move up from being ranked 22nd in the D1Baseball Rankings that were released last Monday. Prior to the weekend, Miami was third nationally in HRs.

Alex Donno of the Locked on Canes podcast reported that Georgia transfer cornerback Jaheim Singletary who has three years of eligibility remaining will visit the Miami football program next month. Singletary has been quiet about his recruitment since initially announcing his entry in the transfer portal.

Reportedly Singletary wanted to be deliberate with his transfer and was willing to miss spring practice. In addition to DL coach, Miami is still searching for a wide receivers coach with Spring practice beginning on Saturday. There is no indication of what the plan would be this spring without those roles filled by Saturday.

The Miami Hurricanes women’s basketball team earned a huge 85-74 home win over Virginia on Sunday to finish the regular season 18-11 overall and 11-7 in the ACC. Miami finished tied for sixth place in the ACC with North Carolina. The Hurricanes will be the sixth seed in the ACC Tournament after beating the Tar Heels. this season.

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Miami has a bye in the ACC Tournament and will play at 8 PM on Thursday night versus the winner of Boston College and Georgia Tech who play on Wednesday night. A win in the ACC Tournament would greatly solidify an NCAA Tournament berth for Miami. With a win, Miami would play Virginia Tech in the quarterfinals on Friday night.