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Without Nike Sibande, Dalonte Brown (pictured) will be counted on as a senior leader this season.
MEN'S SPORTS

RedHawks look to start 2020-21 strong following March momentum

In a critical year for head coach Jack Owens and his players, the Miami men's basketball team will look to build on its momentum from last March, when its season ended abruptly after a first-round win in the MAC tournament. Despite losing star player Nike Sibande, the team brings back experienced talent like senior forward Dalonte Brown and junior guard Isaiah Coleman-Lands. The RedHawks will open the season at home on Nov. 25 at 1pm against North Dakota.


Miami will have to rely on younger players this year after losing two stars.
WOMEN'S SPORTS

Women’s basketball continues to build in Hendrix’s second season

The Miami women's basketball team will add an influx of new talent this year, including five freshman and two transfers. The RedHawks will have to find ways to win this season despite losing its two best players, point guard Lauren Dickerson and center Savannah Kluesner.  The team will open the season on the road against the Wisconsin Badgers on Nov. 25.


AJ Mayer (pictured, with ball) will make his first career start against Buffalo if Brett Gabbert is unable to play.
MEN'S SPORTS

Week 2 Preview: Miami faces high-flying Buffalo Bulls

 A ridiculous interception by redshirt senior linebacker Ryan McWood set the RedHawks up with first and goal with mere seconds left on the clock, and redshirt senior running back Zach Kahn punched it in for the game-winning score, finalizing a 38-31 Miami victory over Ball State in Week 1.  Now, the RedHawks look to improve their record to 2-0 against the Buffalo Bulls in what looks like a tricky matchup for the RedHawks.


SPORTS COLUMNS

FC Cincinnati and another season of ups and downs – mainly downs

 One club holding the all-time records for the worst offense, the worst defense, and the worst goal differential in league history, and not setting all three together in the same season, is unprecedented in top-division soccer.   FC Cincinnati would be the first, and only, team to achieve this feat.  It’s only fitting for a club coming from this city, one where the sporting tradition is one of pain and suffering.  And I cannot wait for next season.


The RedHawks are set to run again on Nov. 21.
SPORTS

Miami cross country is back in business

The Mid-American Conference men's and women's Cross Country Championships will be held on, Saturday, Nov. 21. The MAC Athletic Directors approved a plan that includes guidelines and recommendations for how to go about this fall's cross country season amidst COVID-19.


Miami football players are just like everyone else- they need to wear masks, too.
MEN'S SPORTS

Face masks are necessary sacrifice for Miami football

Every single player and coach for the Miami RedHawks will wear masks on the field this season.  “(Wearing a mask) isn’t fun, but it keeps us safe, and it’s gonna help keep me from getting (COVID) if one of my teammates gets it,” redshirt junior safety Sterling Weatherford said. “And I want to play football, so I’ll do what it takes.” 


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