Miami beats Robert Morris 70-62
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP)—Jack McClinton scored a game-high 24 points to lead four Miami players in double figures as the Hurricanes beat Robert Morris 70-62 on Sunday.
Dwayne Collins and James Dews scored 11 apiece, and Lance Hurdle chipped in 10 for the Hurricanes (7-2).
Miami built a 12-point halftime lead, and withheld the Colonials? (4-5) second-half comeback.
Robert Morris outscored Miami 12-4 in the first 2:52 of the second half and reduced the Hurricanes? lead to 41-37. Jimmy Langhurst?s 3-pointer with 6:04 left got the Colonials to within 57-55.
Miami responded with seven unanswered points in the next 3:33 and withstood the Robert Morris comeback. Jimmy Graham?s basket off a missed shot with 2:31 left capped the run and gave the Hurricanes a 64-55 lead.
Langhurst and Gary Wallace each scored 13 points to lead Robert Morris.