March 3, 2012
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -
Kenny Kadji and Durand Scott scored 14 points each to lead Miami past Boston College 77-56 on Saturday.
The Hurricanes broke open a close game with a 16-1 run during a 6:13 stretch midway through the first half. Malcolm Grant keyed Miami's surge with consecutive 3-pointers. Scott's 3-pointer with 4:55 remaining capped the run and gave Miami a 36-19 lead.
Grant finished with 12 points for the Hurricanes (18-11, 9-7 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Dennis Clifford's basket with 3:20 remaining in the first half ended a field-goal scoring drought of 8:08 for Boston College.
Matt Humphrey scored 16 points for Boston College (9-21, 4-12). After winning two of their first three conference games, the Eagles lost 11 of their final 13.