Scores

Final

Wake Forest 56

(12-15, 3-10 ACC)

Miami (FL) 74

(16-9, 7-5 ACC)

1:00 PM ET, February 18, 2012

BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida

1 2 T
WAKE 34 2256
MIA 34 4074

Top Performers

Wake Forest: C. Harris 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

Miami (FL): D. Scott 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

Miami 74, Wake Forest 56

Associated Press

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
WAKE
MIA
Points 56 74
FG Made-Attempted 20-48 (.417) 30-65 (.462)
3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 12-31 (.387)
FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 2-3 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 20

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