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Miami Pulls Away For 85-70 Win Over NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Rion Brown scored 20 points and Miami pulled away to beat North Carolina State 85-70 on Saturday.

Garrius Adams added 16 points and Manu Lecomte and Erik Swoope had 15 apiece for the Hurricanes (15-14, 6-10 Atlantic Coast Conference).

The ACC's worst shooting team shot a season-best 58.7 percent and set a season high for scoring.

Miami erased its only deficit of the second half by reeling off 13 straight points and winning its third in four games.

ACC scoring leader T.J. Warren had 20 points for the Wolfpack (17-12, 7-9). His dunk off a steal by Desmond Lee with about 6½ minutes left put N.C. State up 65-64.

Tonye Jekiri followed with two free throws that gave the Hurricanes the lead for good. Adams banked in a jumper, Jekiri followed Brown's missed 3 with a dunk and Adams converted a key three-point play.


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