#7 R.P.I. Miami vs. #88 R.P.I. Virginia Tech:
#11 Nationally ranked Miami has called: “next” and hopes to secure at least one A.c.c. Tourney win in this one!
24 up and 6 down sure reads like a daisy to me. And so does in the 13-5 in Atlantic Coast intra-league maker. As does 4-2 since we last saw the U; as The U was mightily upset by the stunning Cassell Colosseum 77-62 O&M throat-punch that Buzz and company landed last time out…
Miami ain’t half bad men, not at all. And all the more so when the pre-season mag’s had you tabbed A.c.c. mid-range at 7th through 9th, and yet as of this writing, the actual and factual A.c.c. standings have you tabbed as standing in at 3rd-place.
That does not suck.
And neither does this 2015-2016 Miami men’s hoops club which has come up -and smartly- by any and all pre-season metrics thus far.
As coach Jim Larrañaga has won a buncha games the last few seasons down on So.Beach, by being pretty good at most things, and yet not quite dominate at anything. That’s coaching folks. And this one is gonna be one tough A.c.c. Tournament game#2, as you just gotta know that the ‘Canes want some payback in this one! [Read more…]