Scores

Final

N Carolina Cent 53

(0-2, 0-2 away)

Miami (FL) 83

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 14, 2009

    BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida

    1 2 T
    NCCU 25 2853
    MIA 39 4483

    Top Performers

    North Carolina Central: V. Davis 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Miami (FL): A. Thomas 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Miami 83, N.C. Central 53

    Associated Press

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Adrian Thomas scored 16 points and Miami defeated North Carolina Central 83-53 in the Hurricanes' season opener Saturday.

    Thomas shot 6-for-9 from the field, including 4-for-7 from the 3-point line. Dwayne Collins finished with 12 points and six rebounds for Miami.

    The Hurricanes pulled away with a 14-2 spurt in the final 4:42 of the first half. Julian Gamble scored six straight points during the run, including a fast-break dunk for Miami's first double-digit lead at 36-25 with 1:25 left in the half.

    Gamble was Miami's third scorer in double figures with 10 points.

    Vincent Davis led the Eagles with 16 points. North Carolina Central (0-2) lost its season opener 89-42 at defending NCAA champion North Carolina on Wednesday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NCCU
    MIA
    Points 53 83
    FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 30-52 (.577)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-11 (.273) 9-22 (.409)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-6 (.667) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 33

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