NCAA Game Summary - Miami-Florida at Boston College|
(Wednesday, January 16)
Final Score: Miami-Florida 60, Boston College 59
Chestnut Hill, MA (Sports Network) - Durand Scott scored a team-high 15 points
as the Miami-Florida Hurricanes held-on to defeat the Boston College Eagles,
60-59, in Atlantic Coast Conference play at Conte Forum.
Scott was also a perfect 4-of-4 from the free-throw line in the Hurricanes'
(13-3, 4-0 ACC) fifth-straight win. Kenny Kadji and Trey McKinney Jones scored
14 and 11 points, respectively.
For the Eagles (9-8, 1-3), Olivier Hanlan scored a game-high 17 points to go
with four boards and four assists. Lonnie Jackson and Ryan Anderson scored 16
and 11 points, respectively, as Boston College lost its second game in a row.
Both teams made 11 shots from the floor including four 3-pointers in the
opening half. Boston College's two free throws to Miami's zero were the
deciding factor as the Eagles went into the intermission on top, 28-26.
Miami battled back in the second, forcing seven turnovers and
outscoring Boston College in points in the paint, 14-6, en route to a one-
point victory. The Hurricanes trailed by three points with under 30 seconds
remaining before Scott drained four free throws to put them up by one. Hanlan
drew a foul on a 3-point attempt with one second left, but Miami was handed
the decision when his the final free throw attempt rattled out.
Miami was 22-of-53 from the floor including seven made from beyond the
arc on the night.
01/16 22:40:53 ET