Miami defeats Virginia 74-62

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP)—Dwayne Collins scored 18 points to lead Miami past Virginia 74-62 on Tuesday night.

Julian Gamble scored a season-high 13 points and James Dews added 13 for Miami (18-9, 4-9 Atlantic Coast Conference), which had lost its past two games.

Virginia (14-12, 5-8), which lost its sixth straight game, was led by Sylven Landesberg’s 27 points.

He scored eight consecutive points on three jump shots to give Virginia a 28-26 advantage during a back-and-forth first half, but Miami led 33-32 at the break.

Collins scored eight points as Miami went on an 18-5 run to turn a tie at 40 into a 58-45 lead with just over 6 minutes left.

Virginia was unable to pull within single digits the rest of the way.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Virginia
Sylven Landesberg Sylven Landesberg
8-14,  27 Pts
4 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Miami (FL)
Dwayne Collins Dwayne Collins
7-11,  18 Pts
6 Rebs, 5 Assists

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