Miami Hurricanes first-baseman/outfielder CJ Kayfus, pitcher Alejandro Rosario, outfielder Zach Levenson and shortstop Dominic Pitelli were selected on the second day of the MLB Draft. Miami basketball alums Jordan Miller and Isaiah Wong continued playing in the NBA Summer League and recruiting analysis continues.
Third baseman Yohandy Morales and pitcher Andrew Walters were chosen on the first day of the MLB Draft. Kayfus was selected 93rd overall by the Cleveland Guardians, Rosario 144th overall by the Texas Rangers, Levenson went 158th overall to the St. Louis Cardinals and Pitelli 198th overall to the Cincinnati Reds.
Wong scored six points and had three rebounds and two assists on 2-3 from the floor, 0-1 on three-point attempts and 2-2 from the free throw line while playing 10:36 for the Indiana Pacers in the summer league. Miller scored six points on 3-8, 0-1 with three rebounds two assists and one steal and block each.
Christopher Stock of Inside the U spoke with National Recruiting Analyst for 247Sports Greg Biggins to evaluate the 2024 Miami class. Miami currently has the 21st-ranked class nationally and fourth in the ACC behind Clemson, Florida State and North Carolina. The Hurricanes 2024 class has plenty of room to move up.
Sam Gillenwater of On3 wrote about the ACC Power Rankings from longtime College Football Analyst Phil Steele. Miami is ranked fourth in the Steele ACC Power Rankings. The Hurricanes are higher in the Steele Power Rankings which is higher than most of the other Power Rankings that have been published.
Gaby Urrutia of Inside the U examined “What Miami’s class looked like on July 10 last cycle compared to this one (2024).” This time last year Miami had the eighth-best class and the sixth-best average nationally. Several highly rated uncommitted prospects in the 2024 class are still considering the Miami Hurricanes.
Brian Smith of Inside the U asked five burning questions for the Miami football team in 2023. Smith questioned if Mario Cristobal will commit to the pass, how will the defense adapt to Lance Guidry, will the freshmen make a splash, how good will Tyler Van Dyke be and how many of the big games can Miami win.