Incoming Freshmen Will Have To Emerge In A Hurry For Miami Hurricanes

By Trevor Lowry
Miami Hurricanes
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The Miami Hurricanes may have been the best team in the ACC this past season, but that will be far from the case entering the 2013-14 college basketball season. With so many talented players leaving, the incoming freshmen will have to emerge in a hurry.

If this is not the case, Miami will not compete in college hoops and it will definitely not compete in one of the best conference in college basketball, which is the ACC.

Losing your top three leading scorers is never an easy thing, but that is what the Hurricanes will have to deal with in the upcoming season.

Luckily, many freshmen will be joining the team. However, it is up to that young bunch to come in and have an instant impact. Even with those players coming up big, Miami will be nowhere near as good as it was this past season. It does not help that a couple of Big East teams will be joining the conference.

If anyone is expecting the Hurricanes to repeat as ACC champions, they should get that out of their heads real quick because it is not going to happen. Sure, teams lose great players on a yearly basis. However, Miami does not have the talent coming in to replace the talent leaving.

At the same time, if the incoming players can meet expectations and can possibly succeed them, the Hurricanes may not be as bad as they are predicted to be. Whether the case, Miami needs something big to happen for it to compete in the 2013-14 season.

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