Miami Hurricanes News: FB and Hoops commits, FAU beats bats

Oct 4, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 4, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami Hurricanes basketball and football teams each received commitments on Wednesday. Florida Atlantic beat the Miami baseball team 7-6 scoring four runs in the last four innings. The Miami football team is continually building momentum for its 2024 class with five commitments since Friday.

The Miami Hurricanes football program received a commitment on Wednesday from three-star Clearwater Academy International safety Isaiah Thomas. Thomas is originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Thomas is the seventh 2024 Miami commit. The Hurricanes 2024 class ranks 21st nationally per 247 Sports.

The Miami basketball received its second 2023 commit from Switzerland shooting guard Kyshawn George per Christopher Stock of Inside the U. Per Stock, the 6’7 George “is averaging 17.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists for French side Elan Chalon’s U21 team in 12 regular-season games this season.”

The Miami baseball led 5-3 going to the bottom of the eighth inning before FAU cut the deficit to 5-4. FAU scored another run in the ninth inning to send the game to extra innings. After both teams failed to score runs in the 10th inning Miami took a 6-5 lead in the top of the 11th on a wild pitch.

FAU scored two runs on bases-loaded walks to earn the literal walk-off for a 7-6 win in 11 innings. Miami dropped to 23-14 with the loss. The Hurricanes return home on Friday to host Georgia Tech this weekend. Miami was on the road at Virginia and North Carolina the previous two weekends.

The Miami football program lost its first post-spring transfer when edge rusher Jabari Ishmael entered the portal on Wednesday. Adam Lichtenstein of the Sun Sentinel tweeted that Ishmael played in only 17 combined defensive and special teams snaps in his two seasons with the Miami football program.

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Former NFL offensive tackle Blake Brockermeyer praised Miami defensive lineman Rueben Bain as one of his “Impact true freshmen making waves this spring.” Brockermeyer said Hurricane” Bain looks like a future star…He has the versatility to play both inside and out…needed to be disruptive.”