Hurricanes Ranked No. 9 in Both Polls

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — After a thrilling 44-41 win on the road over NC State last time out, the Miami Hurricanes rose in both major college football polls released Sunday afternoon.

The Hurricanes, who were ranked No. 10 in the Amway Coaches Poll and No. 11 in the Associated Press top 25 last week, rose to No. 9 in both polls released Sunday.

The Hurricanes are in the top 15 of both major polls for the eighth straight week; Miami’s highest ranking of the year was No. 7, which was attained in both Oct. 4 polls.

The Hurricanes (6-1, 5-1 ACC) travel to Virginia Tech (4-3, 4-2 ACC) for a matchup at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va. On Sat., Nov. 14. Kickoff is slated for 12 p.m. on ESPN2.