Scores

Final

Miami (FL) 70

(20-12, 4-12 ACC)

Virginia Tech 65

(23-8, 10-6 ACC)

    2:27 PM ET, March 12, 2010

    Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    MIA 35 3570
    VT 37 2865

    Top Performers

    Miami (FL): D. Scott 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Virginia Tech: J. Allen 18 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Last-place Miami advances to ACC semifinals

    Associated Press

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Durand Scott scored 11 of his 17 points in the final six minutes and last-place Miami continued a stunning run in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament with a 70-65 victory over Virginia Tech on Friday.

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    DeQuan Jones added 14 points for the 12th-seeded Hurricanes (20-12), who had lost 11 of 14 games coming into the postseason. They advanced to Saturday's semifinals against top seed and No. 4 Duke.

    Jeff Allen scored 18 points for fourth-seeded Virginia Tech, which couldn't overcome a miserable performance by ACC leading scorer Malcolm Delaney. He was held to seven points on 3-of-15 shooting, including 0-of-8 from 3-point range.

    Delaney missed two shots on the same possession with under a minute left and Virginia Tech (23-8) trailing by one. Scott hit two free throws at the other end, and Terrell Bell missed a tying 3-point attempt to end the Hokies' hopes.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MIA
    VT
    Points 70 65
    FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 24-63 (.381)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 6-24 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-21 (.762) 11-18 (.611)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 10

    2009-10 Season

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