Wake Forest vs Miami (Fla.)

Miami 74, Wake Forest 56

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Kenny Kadji and Durand Scott scored 18 points each to lead Miami to a 74-56 victory over Wake Forest Saturday afternoon.

The Hurricanes (16-9, 7-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored 13 unanswered points during a 4:29 span early in the second half. Shane Larkin's 3-pointer with 11:44 left ended the run and gave Miami a 56-42 advantage.

C.J. Harris' lay-up with 11:31 remaining ended the Deacons' drought. Miami outscored Wake Forest 10-4 in the next 3:31 behind consecutive 3-pointers from Kadji and Garrius Adams for a 64-48 lead.

Reggie Johnson's layup with 5:42 remaining gave the Hurricanes their first 20-point lead at 70-50.

The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the Hurricanes (16-9, 7-5 ACC).

Harris scored 14 points to lead Wake Forest, which has lost seven of its last eight. The Deacons (12-15, 3-10) shot 52 percent from the field in the first half but 30 in the second half.

Miami capitalized on a 39-24 advantage in rebounds, including 15-5 on the offensive end.

Wake Forest twice opened six-point leads early in the first half as they converted eight of their first 12 shots.

Harris' one of two free throws with 9:21 remaining gave Wake Forest a 23-18 lead before the Hurricanes rallied with nine unanswered points in the next 2:23.

Scott keyed the run with four baskets and Garrius Adams' 3-pointer with 6:58 left capped the surge and put Miami ahead, 27-23.

Harris hit consecutive 3-pointers and Wake Forest took a 34-32 lead with 1:05 remaining. Kadji's dunk with 46 seconds left tied it 34-34 at halftime.

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Wake Forest Demon Deacons
T. McKie, F363-83-551210
N. Mescheriakov, F252-40-02024
C. Fischer, G385-90-043012
C. Harris, G355-132-235114
T. Chennault, G251-32-20355
C. Desrosiers163-90-02027
T. Walker161-20-03002
D. Green50-02-22002
A. Fields30-00-00000
R. Keenan10-00-01000
B. Godwin00-00-00000
A. Ingle00-00-00000
S. Jennings00-00-00000
Totals 20-489-1124121256
 41.7%81.8% 
Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes
K. Kadji, F258-120-150118
R. Johnson, C243-70-08236
S. Larkin, G301-50-02323
D. Scott, G307-112-274018
M. Grant, G273-110-03609
R. Brown265-90-063211
G. Adams162-50-02106
T. McKinney Jones131-30-03123
D. Jones70-10-01000
R. Quigtar10-00-00000
E. Swoope10-00-00010
R. Akpejiori00-00-00000
J. Heller00-10-00000
Totals 30-652-339201174
 46.2%66.7% 
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NC State10-822-1439
Syracuse9-918-1369
Pittsburgh8-1019-1576
Clemson8-1016-15106
Florida St.8-1017-16110
Wake Forest5-1313-19150
Boston College4-1413-19165
Georgia Tech3-1512-19153
Va. Tech2-1611-22228
 
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