Sam Bachman’s name is hot in MLB draft circles. But for now he has different things on his mind. “I’m really not too focused on [the draft],” Bachman said. “The most important thing right now is getting Miami to a regional, to the College World Series, somewhere we’ve never been … When the season’s over we can talk about the draft.”
All 32 NFL teams were in attendance Monday for Miami football’s pro day.
The results were rarely there this year for Miami hockey. Despite this, the team showed promise, getting marked contributions from young players, and often playing close games against top teams in the country.
The Miami men’s track and field team held their own against tough competition at this year’s NCAA indoor national championships.
Men’s basketball head coach Jack Owens turned his fortunes around this season. After a breakout season for Owens and his program, let’s take a look at the team’s roster this season and going forward.
The RedHawks may have lost two out of the three games last weekend, but they secured a big win as well.
Sophomore guard Dae Dae Grant was candid about why Miami’s comeback effort wasn’t enough to beat the Buffalo Bulls Thursday night. “First off, I’ll put it on me,” Grant said. “Coming out of the (timeout), coach drew up a play, and I turned the ball over.” Grant’s late-game turnover was costly, as his team lost, 74-63, at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.
Miami plays the University of North Dakota, Friday, March 13, at 7:37 p.m. in the NCHC quarterfinals. The RedHawks have a tough task ahead. North Dakota is currently ranked No. 1 in both the NCHC and the country, and rosters 12 National Hockey League (NHL) draft picks.
It feels like it was a lifetime ago, but this time last year, the Miami RedHawks were six games under .500 and heading into the Mid-American Conference (MAC) tournament as the 12th seed.
It looks like the Miami RedHawks are early birds.
The Western Michigan Broncos swept Miami in a two-game home-and-home series this weekend. The RedHawks drop to 5-17-2 with the losses.
Last week, the Miami men’s basketball team played three games in five days, going 2-1 during its recent stretch. All three games were a perfect microcosm of how the RedHawks have played this season.
Miami baseball in Miami, Florida, was a roller-coaster ride, as the team played a tough four-game series against Florida International University.
“It’s pretty painful,” redshirt sophomore guard Myja White said following the 64-51 loss at Millett Hall.
The Miami RedHawks lost their winning streak when they played against the University of Kentucky today, losing 5-1. The RedHawks take on Florida International University in a four-game series this weekend.
Last year, Miami was ranked No. 33 in the Preseason National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll. This year, the RedHawks are not on the list. But that does not mean there is no potential to be found in Miami baseball. The team finished behind Central Michigan and Kent State in the Mid-American Conference preseason poll. The RedHawks had 96 votes with one first-place vote.