20 Facts About Miami Hurricanes


Miami Hurricanes are the intercollegiate sports teams that represent the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

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The Miami Hurricanes compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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The University of Miami Hurricanes has approximately equal participation by male and female varsity athletes in these sports.

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In 2004, the Miami Hurricanes left the Big East Conference to join the Atlantic Coast Conference .

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University of Miami Hurricanes has won four national championships and reached the College World Series 22 times in the 34 seasons since 1974.

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Rick Barry, who played his collegiate basketball at the University of Miami Hurricanes, is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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The program's fortunes turned around in 1990 when Miami Hurricanes hired Leonard Hamilton as head basketball coach and accepted an invitation to join the Big East.

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Miami Hurricanes entered the ACC Tournament as the top seed and won the tournament with a win over North Carolina.

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Miami Hurricanes was selected as the second overall seed in East Region of the NCAA Tournament.

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That season, Miami Hurricanes went undefeated at the Watsco Center, extending their home winning streak to 24 straight games.

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University of Miami Hurricanes is one of the most predominant college football programs in the nation.

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The Miami Hurricanes have the sixteenth highest winning percentage in NCAA Division I history as of 2018, at.

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Since 2008, the University of Miami Hurricanes has played its home games at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Hurricanes Gardens, roughly 21 miles north of the university's Coral Gables campus.

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Miami Hurricanes's was head women's track and field coach for the prior seven years.

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The Miami Hurricanes have played more football games against the Seminoles than against any other opponent .

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The teams' only bowl meeting was the 2004 Orange Bowl, prior to Miami Hurricanes leaving the Big East Conference to join the Atlantic Coast Conference, where Florida State has been a member since 1992.

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Miami Hurricanes first played the Gators in football in 1938, and the teams played annually until 1987.

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Miami Hurricanes has notable differences between the graduation rates of male and female student athletes.

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University of Miami Hurricanes's sailing team, called Sailing Canes, qualified for the Gill Co-ed National Championship in 2016 and 2018.

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The club is a student-run organization with four dedicated volunteer coaches from the Miami Hurricanes sailing community, enabling them to hold practice three days per week and accommodate students different class schedules.

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