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Lukas Nelson

Lukas is a senior journalism and Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM) double major. He started writing for TMS at the end of his freshman year, and has been the Sports Editor since the end of his sophomore year. 

His favorite sports to cover on campus are football and women’s basketball, and his dream job is writing about basketball, at any level. 

Lukas is from Brewster, Ohio, and is a long-suffering Cleveland sports fan. 

When Lukas isn’t busy with TMS, he enjoys watching (non-Miami) sports, Netflix, and reading good journalism of any genre. 

His email is

Senior forward Dalonte Brown drives past a defender during the team's Dec. 1 loss to Cincinnati.

Miami wins overtime thriller against Northern Illinois

Just outside the 3-point line, the senior guard Mekhi Lairy threw a pass to senior forward Dalonte Brown, who was wide open in the right corner. Brown rose up and shot the ball. Swish. The shot gave the Miami men’s basketball team an 85-82 lead over the Northern Illinois Huskies. 

Senior wide receiver Jack Sorenson catches Miami's first touchdown pass vs. Buffalo on a flea flicker play. The RedHawks beat Buffalo 45-18.

Miami stampedes Buffalo to improve to 5-5

Miami's 45-18 win against Buffalo brings the team to 5-5 on the season. With a 4-2 Mid-American Conference (MAC) record, the team is in sole possession of second place in the MAC East Division.