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Larkin, No. 9 Miami-Florida down BC in ACC quarters

1:40 PM, Mar 15, 2013   |    comments
Shane Larkin #0 of the Miami Hurricanes drives to the basket against the Boston College Eagles during the quarterfinals of the Men's ACC Basketball Tournament. Courtesy Getty Images.
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Greensboro, NC (Sports Network) - Shane Larkin scored 20 points and Kenny Kadji chipped in 15 with 11 rebounds, as ninth-ranked Miami-Florida fought off a stiff challenge from Boston College and claimed a 69-58 victory in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals.

Trey McKinney Jones added 12 points for the Hurricanes (25-6), who closed the contest with a 14-3 run. Miami captured the top seed in the tournament for the first time after winning the regular-season crown outright and will next play the winner between Virginia and North Carolina State in Saturday's semifinals.

Patrick Heckmann led Boston College (16-17) with 15 points, while Ryan Anderson and Oliver Hanlan each finished with 14. Hanlan made just 2-of-3 from 3-point range after blistering the nets with eight threes and 41 points in Thursday's 84-64 first-round win over Georgia Tech.


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