This Date in Miami Hurricanes History...October 24th, 1992
Oct/23/12 09:31 PM Filed in: Gino Torretta
This Date in Miami Hurricanes History...October 24th, 1992....
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In the first game ever as a BIG EAST member, UMSHoF member Coach Dennis Erickson's top ranked Hurricanes moved to a 7-0 record by defeating the Virginia Tech Hokies 43-23 in front of a Lane Stadium sellout crowd of 51,423 ! The Canes cruised to a 40-3 lead by the end of the 3rd quarter on the strength of UMSHoF member Gino Torretta's 249 yards passing on 17 of 28 attempts and 3 touchdowns !
Stephen McGuire scored on a 1 yard run early in the 3rd to record his 33rd career touchdown, passing UMSHoF member Melvin Bratton's school record ! Coleman Bell had 6 receptions for 117 yards and a score, and Lamar Thomas had 2 touchdowns on 3 receptions for 37 yards. Dane Prewitt added 3 field goals. The Miami defense held the Hokies to 231 total yards and collected 4 turnovers !
The Canes won the first of their record 8 BIG EAST conference titles by going 4-0 in the league in 1992 !
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