Miami (Fla.) vs NC State

NC State tops Miami 67-58 in ACC tourney 2nd round

By AARON BEARD
AP Basketball Writer
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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) T.J. Warren scored 24 points to help North Carolina State beat Miami 67-58 in Thursday night's second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

Ralston Turner added 16 of his 22 points after halftime for the seventh-seeded Wolfpack (20-12), who trailed 53-51 with about 4 minutes left before going on a 12-0 run that kept Mark Gottfried's team alive in the tournament.

Turner came up big during that spurt. Warren hit a turnaround for the lead at the 2:23 mark, then Turner knocked down a tough 3-pointer over Rion Brown that gave the Wolfpack a 58-53 lead with 1:42 to go.

Des Lee's breakaway dunk ended the run and gave N.C. State a 63-53 lead with 26.3 seconds left, part of a 16-5 flurry to close the game against the 10th-seeded Hurricanes (17-16).

N.C. State advanced to Friday's quarterfinals to play No. 11 Syracuse, the tournament's third seed.

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Scoreboard
Miami (Fla.) (17-16)223658
North Carolina State (20-12) «264167
MIAMI:R. Brown 22 Pts
MIAMI:T. Jekiri 9 Reb
MIAMI:G. Adams 3 Ast
NCST:T. Warren 24 Pts
NCST:T. Warren 8 Reb
NCST:A. Barber 7 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Miami (Fla.)NC State
MIAMI
Rion Brown
NCST
T.J. Warren
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
22412481
Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes
R. Brown, G398-155-641422
E. Swoope, F363-60-04026
G. Adams, G332-72-57336
T. Jekiri, C292-32-29136
M. Lecomte, G262-32-20037
D. Reed, G213-82-20149
R. Akpejiori, F131-10-03012
J. Kelly, F30-00-01000
D. Kirk, FDid Not Play
J. Heller, GDid Not Play
A. Rodriguez, GDid Not Play
S. McClellan, GDid Not Play
S. Sorenson, GDid Not Play
D. Burnett, GDid Not Play
C. Elder, GDid Not Play
M. Fernandez, GDid Not Play
Totals 21-4313-172862058
 48.8%76.5% 
NC State Wolfpack
R. Turner, G377-123-410222
T. Warren, F379-186-881424
J. Vandenberg, C321-52-34234
T. Lewis, G180-30-00420
K. Washington, F152-40-01014
L. Freeman, F251-30-08212
A. Barber, G222-51-20735
D. Lee, G71-22-22114
B. Anya, F71-10-01002
T. Lacey, GDid Not Play
S. Battle, GDid Not Play
C. Cannon, GDid Not Play
J. Robinson, FDid Not Play
C. Brickhouse, FDid Not Play
P. Wallace, GDid Not Play
Totals 24-5314-1925171767
 45.3%73.7% 
ACC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Virginia16-230-47
Duke15-335-46
Notre Dame14-432-616
Louisville12-627-921
N. Carolina11-726-1211
Miami (Fla.)10-825-1365
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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