Instead of doing something to build on, the bottom completely fell out from under Miami as it was dominated and embarrassed by Wisconsin Thursday night in a 35-3 rout in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl.
The No. 10 University of Miami Hurricanes will face No. 6 Wisconsin Saturday in the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
With that came a much-needed 28-day layoff, giving the weary No. 10 ranked Canes a chance to recuperate physically and refresh mentally before taking on No. 6 Wisconsin Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium.