Miami beats North Carolina A&T 80-59
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP)—Malcolm Grant scored 14 points to lead Miami to an 80-59 victory over North Carolina A&T on Monday night.
Grant was one of five Hurricanes who scored in double figures. Dwayne Collins and Durand Scott each finished with 13 points, while James Dews and Cyrus McGowan each scored 10 points.
Miami (12-1) never trailed and opened to a 21-6 lead in the first 8:24. Scott scored eight points during the early run.
Reggie Johnson’s three-point play with 5:23 remaining in the first half increased the Hurricanes lead to 33-13.
The Aggies (4-7) went on a 12-2 run early in the second half and cut Miami’s lead to 52-42 with 12:58 remaining.
Collins responded with Miami’s next seven points, including a driving slam dunk with 11:41 left for a 59-45 lead.
Dwane Joshua led North Carolina A&T with 14 points.