Miami 74, Wake Forest 56

Kenny Kadji and Durand Scott scored 18 points each to lead Miami

to a 74-56 victory over Wake Forest Saturday afternoon.

The Hurricanes (16-9, 7-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored 13

unanswered points during a 4:29 span early in the second half.

Shane Larkin’s 3-pointer with 11:44 left ended the run and gave

Miami a 56-42 advantage.

C.J. Harris’ lay-up with 11:31 remaining ended the Deacons’

drought. Miami outscored Wake Forest 10-4 in the next 3:31 behind

consecutive 3-pointers from Kadji and Garrius Adams for a 64-48


Reggie Johnson’s layup with 5:42 remaining gave the Hurricanes

their first 20-point lead at 70-50.

The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the Hurricanes

(16-9, 7-5 ACC).

Harris scored 14 points to lead Wake Forest, which has lost

seven of its last eight. The Deacons (12-15, 3-10) shot 52 percent

from the field in the first half but 30 in the second half.

Miami capitalized on a 39-24 advantage in rebounds, including

15-5 on the offensive end.

Wake Forest twice opened six-point leads early in the first half

as they converted eight of their first 12 shots.

Harris’ one of two free throws with 9:21 remaining gave Wake

Forest a 23-18 lead before the Hurricanes rallied with nine

unanswered points in the next 2:23.

Scott keyed the run with four baskets and Garrius Adams’

3-pointer with 6:58 left capped the surge and put Miami ahead,


Harris hit consecutive 3-pointers and Wake Forest took a 34-32

lead with 1:05 remaining. Kadji’s dunk with 46 seconds left tied it

34-34 at halftime.