McClinton’s 22 helps Miami beat BC 69-58
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP)—Jack McClinton scored 22 points Saturday and the Miami Hurricanes tied a season high with 11 3-pointers to beat Boston College, 69-58.
The Hurricanes made seven consecutive shots en route to a 20-5 lead, and Boston College was never closer than eight points the rest of the way.
The Eagles’ Tyrese Rice was held scoreless for the first 16 1/2 minutes and finished 3-for-15 against Miami’s zone defense. He totaled 11 points, seven below his average.
The Hurricanes (16-10 overall, 5-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) broke a three-game losing streak and swept the season series with Boston College. The Eagles (19-9, 7-6) were coming off a win over Duke last Sunday.
James Dews had 14 points and Brian Asbury 12 for Miami, which shot 52 percent. Joe Trapani scored 17 for the Eagles, who shot 36 percent.