Miami Hurricanes News: Final 4 Saturday, bats batter FSU

Mar 31, 2023; Houston, TX, USA; Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 31, 2023; Houston, TX, USA; Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports /

Final Four Saturday has arrived for the Miami basketball team. The Miami Hurricanes are scheduled to tip off at 8:49 ET versus Connecticut on Saturday. The Miami baseball team started a three-game series by beating Florida State 11-0. Spring practice will resume for the Miami football team on Saturday.

After an epic run through the Midwest Regional the Miami Hurricanes basketball team will play Connecticut in the Final Four on Saturday. Connecticut enters the game as a 5.5-point favorite via Fanuel. Miami has to control the pace of the game and neutralize the size of Connecticut with the ability to spread the floor.

With four players with the ability to handle the ball surrounding Norchad Omier in the post, the Miami Hurricanes can make the Connecticut bigs have to guard on the perimeter. The ability for Miami to get to the free throw line will also be critical. Miami made 28 of its 32 free throws in the Elite Eight win over Texas.

The Miami baseball team scored in six of the eight innings they battered en route to an 11-0 win over Florida State on Friday night. Four Hurricanes had multiple hits and five two or more RBIs in the victory. Karson Ligon was sensational pitching eight innings, allowing three hits and no runs with three walks

Locked On Canes host Alex Donno had long-time college football recruiting analyst on his podcast on Friday afternoon. One of the topics discussed was five-star IMG Academy 2024 defensive tackle David Stone visited Miami for the second straight weekend. Miami is making the line of scrimmage a priority again.

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Four-star 2023 Miami signee Joshua Horton is the only freshman defensive tackle the Hurricanes will have this fall. Miami will need depth after the 2023 season. Projected starting DTs Jared Harrison-Hunte and Leonard Taylor will have the option of declaring for the 2024 NFL Draft.