The Miami Hurricanes came away with a major upset in the annual ACC tournament.
Sheldon McClellan scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half and Davon Reed tied a career-high with 19 as Miami kept its slim hopes of an at-large berth to the NCAA Tournament alive with a 67-63 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night.
Jameis Winston met with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, hoping to make a good impression on the team considering taking the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback with the first pick in the NFL draft.
Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday.
North Carolina walked off its home floor following a fifth defeat in seven games its last time out feeling, outworked and out-hustled by a team that played desperately to add a signature win to its postseason resume.
Angel Rodriguez snapped a shooting slump by scoring 25 points, and the MiamiHurricanes survived a late comeback by Florida State to win 81-77 on Wednesday.
Upset by the notion they would use a concussed player, Miami officials said Monday that Tonye Jekiri returned to the Hurricanes’ game against Louisville over the weekend only after being cleared by a Cardinals team doctor.
Two key free throws in the final minute by Montrezl Harrell gave No. 12 Louisville a 55-53 win over Miami on Saturday.
It was a real nail biter on Friday night, as No. 8 Miami lost its series opener to No. 6 Florida in the bottom of the ninth.
After Chris Jones’ suspension led to Louisville’s first consecutive losses in two seasons, the Cardinals will look to quickly turn things around with their starting guard back in the lineup.
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