9:00 PM ET, March 6, 2013
BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, FL
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- The Miami Hurricanes had championship T-shirts ready to unveil, and scissors on hand for cutting down the nets.Georgia Tech put the celebration on hold.Marcus Georges-Hunt followed his own miss with a tip-in at the buzzer Wednesday night, and the Yellow Jackets rallied past the Hurricanes 71-69 to prevent them from clinching the outright Atlantic Coast Conference title.The Hurricanes (23-6, 14-3 ACC), who squandered a 13-point lead in the second half, lost their second straight game with a shot at an outright title.
Miami's Defense Resting?
With three losses in their last four games, the Hurricanes' defense better shore up quickly. Otherwise, Miami's historic season could come to a quick end come tourney time.
Miami's Field Goal Percentage Defense In ACC Games
|Opponents' FG pct.|
|In 3 losses||.525|
|In 14 wins||.369|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||30-58 (.517)||24-50 (.480)|
|3P Made-Attempted||8-18 (.444)||6-18 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||3-6 (.500)||15-21 (.714)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||11 (0/0)|
Next 5 Games
Atlantic Coast Conference Standings
|TEAM||CONF W-L||TOTAL W-L|
|#7 Miami (FL)||15-3||27-6|
|North Carolina State||11-7||24-10|
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