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Miami Men Post 79-65 Win over UNC Greensboro

Coral Gables – The Miami Hurricanes moved to `2-0 on the young season with a 79-65 win over UNC Greensboro at the Watsco Center Friday night. The night belonged to the three-point shot as 1,475 watched the Canes shoot 13-27 from long range. Isaiah Wong, Jordan Miller and Harlond Beverly each had three a piece while Miller led all scorers with 19 points.

It was not an easy night for the Hurricanes as UNC opened a seven-point lead late in the first half. Miami was able to close the gap to one-point as they went to the locker rooms for the half. Miami came out of the intermission and opened the second half with three straight three-pointers. The run put them up 42-37 and they would never look back.

The Canes went 10 for 17 from behind the arc in the second half as they built a lead as large as 15 before cruising for the 14-point victory. Wong had 15 points which moved him up to #18 on Miami’s all-time scoring list. The Canes were beat in the paint 28-22 but when you shoot lights out from three, they can afford to make that trade every game.

Miami wraps up its three-game season-opening homestand Tuesday at 7 p.m. against Florida A&M, live on ACC Network Extra.

(Source: @MiamiHurricanes)

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