Miami Hurricanes News: Recruiting update, alums at NBA summer league

[Corey Perrine/Florida Times-Union]Andrew Jackson High School Football Practice
[Corey Perrine/Florida Times-Union]Andrew Jackson High School Football Practice /

The Miami Hurricanes football program received two crystal balls on Wednesday for three-star offensive lineman Deryc Plazz. Four Miami basketball alums will begin play in the NBA Summer League on Friday. The On3 staff wrote an article published on Wednesday Predicting Miami football’s record in 2023.”

After Plazz de-committed from Penn State last month, the Miami Hurricanes football program and North Carolina State emerged as his primary recruiters. Plazz will announce his commitment on Friday. Miami and NC State are tied for commitment from Plazz per 247 Sports and On3 lists Miami as the leader.

Jordan Miller, Sam Waardenburg, Isaiah Wong and D.J. Vasiljevic are the Miami basketball alums participating in the 2023 NBA Summer League that begins in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Miller will play for the Los Angeles Clippers, Waardenburg for Minnesota, Wong for Indiana and Vasiljevic for Washington.

JD PicKell of On3 projects Miami to finish the 2023 season with an 8-4 record. Pickell mentions that this is in line with the consensus total that oddsmakers have for Miami in 2023. Most oddsmakers including FanDuel list the 2023 win total for Miami season at 7.5. FanDuel has point spreads listed for two 2023 Miami games.

The Miami baseball program announced Wednesday former head coach Jim Morris has been selected for induction into the 2024 American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame class. Morris was 1,090-472-3 for a .696 winning percentage in 25 years at Miami with 13 College World Series appearances and two titles.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald wrote about “What we’re hearing on Hurricanes’ transfer additions and who’s impressing this summer.” Jackson examined the potential for playing time and expected contributions for incoming transfers, some freshmen and returnees with training camp beginning next month.

Next. Miami "holding steady" after June recruiting per Rivals. dark

Adam Gorney of Rivals wrote about the “ACC Spotlight: Winners and losers of June recruiting.” Gorney wrote that Miami is holding steady after receiving commits from “RB Kevin Riley and TE Elija Lofton among their five pledges.” Pittsburgh and Virginia were also listed as holding steady.