Miami 87, Florida Gulf Coast 75

Malcolm Grant scored 20 points to lead Miami to an 87-75 victory

over Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday night.

Durand Scott added 15 points and Garrius Adams 13 for the

Hurricanes (4-2).

Anthony Banks scored 21 points and Reed Baker 20 for Florida

Gulf Coast (2-3).

Miami hit 10 of 20 3-pointers in the first half to take a 50-39

lead. Grant hit five treys in the first half and has hit at least

one 3-pointer in 13 straight games – the second-longest active

streak in the ACC, behind Florida State’s Deividas Dulkys, who has

hit a 3-pointer in 14 straight games. Florida State was idle

Saturday.

The Hurricanes finished with 13 3s.

Holding the Eagles scoreless for a 4:40 stretch in the first

half, Miami went on a run of 11 unanswered points and led

28-17.

Miami’s biggest lead was 17 in the second half. FGCU drew within

seven but no closer.