BOWL AWAITS CANES AFTER WIN
After defeating Virginia Tech on the road 38-14 on Saturday, Miami pushed its record to 6-5 and qualified for a bowl.
The Miami Hurricanes found new life Saturday — despite so much seemingly going wrong.
Big plays on offense, defense and special teams catapulted the Canes to a 38-14 victory over Virginia Tech, qualifying Miami for a bowl game with its first win since Oct. 6.
“The thing I enjoyed the most was the celebration in the locker room afterward with the players and managers and trainers and everybody involved,” Miami coach Mark Richt said. “I had a chance to thank everybody in the room for holding it together in a very difficult time. It’s probably the most difficult time I’ve been through as a coach.
“And not that everything is rosy and over, but the bleeding, we stopped the bleeding and got the victory. Our players just stuck together and our coaches did, and I’m really proud of
The Miami Hurricanes defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday in Blacksburg, Va., snapping their four-game losing streak and qualifying for a bowl in the process.
UM quarterback N’Kosi Perry (5) scores on a 1-yard run as Virginia Tech defender Khalil Ladler falls on top of him in the end zone in the first half on Saturday in Blacksburg, Va. Perry also was 21-of-34 passing for 171 yards and two touchdowns as UM ended a four-game losing streak.