Miami-Florida 62, Georgia Tech 49

Saturday, January 5, 2013 2:30 PM
Location - Hank McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - Roger Ayers, Mike Eades, Doug Shows
Attendance - 7614

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Miami-Florida 33 29 62
Georgia Tech 23 26 49

Recap

Miami 62, Georgia Tech 49: Rion Brown came off the bench to score a career-high 22 points to lead the Hurricanes past the host Yellow Jackets and give Miami coach Jim Larranaga his 500th career victory in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.

Larranaga, who is in his second season at Miami and 29th as a head coach, is 500-350 overall. Brown, the son of former Georgia Tech player Tico Brown, was 9-for-11 shooting from the field and made four 3-pointers to help Miami (10-3, 1-0 ACC) improve to 4-1 on the road. Kenny Kadji had 11 points and a season-high 14 rebounds for the Hurricanes.

Georgia Tech (10-3, 0-1 ACC) had its longest winning streak (six games) in three seasons snapped and fell to 8-1 at home. Mfon Udofia and Kammeon Holsey, who came off the bench, scored 10 points apiece.

Miami took a 19-17 lead and never trailed again after Brown’s jumper with 5:49 left before halftime. The Hurricanes led 33-23 at halftime.

Miami outrebounded Georgia Tech 38-26. The Hurricanes shot 41.5 percent (22-for-53) from the field, while the Yellow Jackets shot 32.7 percent (17-for-52).

GAME NOTEBOOK: Miami won both of its games against Georgia Tech last season. … The Hurricanes limited Georgia Tech’s Marcus Georges-Hunt, who entered with a team-high 11.5 points per game, to seven points. … Georgia Tech lost for the first time in nine games in its new arena, McCamish Pavilion.

Miami-Florida Hurricanes

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Julian Gamble 25:00 2-6 0-0 3-4 2 5 7 1 4 0 1 2 7
Kenny Kadji 31:00 3-9 1-4 4-6 2 12 14 0 1 1 3 2 11
Trey McKinney Jones 30:00 3-10 1-4 2-3 1 4 5 2 0 0 2 0 9
Durand Scott 33:00 2-7 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 4 3 2 4 0 4
Shane Larkin 36:00 2-7 1-3 0-0 1 3 4 6 0 3 1 0 5
Rion Brown 23:00 9-11 4-6 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 22
Raphael Akpejiori 13:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 4 1 1 0 2
Tonye Jekiri 7:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 2
Erik Swoope 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-53 7-19 11-17 10 28 38 13 13 8 13 5 62
  41.5% 36.8% 64.7% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 13

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Daniel Miller 25:00 2-7 0-0 2-2 1 6 7 0 2 1 2 1 6
Mfon Udofia 29:00 2-7 2-4 4-5 2 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 10
Brandon Reed 17:00 0-4 0-3 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Marcus Georges-Hunt 31:00 3-9 0-3 1-2 2 4 6 1 3 1 2 0 7
Robert Carter 24:00 3-7 1-3 0-0 1 3 4 3 4 0 0 0 7
Kammeon Holsey 24:00 4-7 0-0 2-4 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 10
Jason Morris 9:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Bolden 17:00 2-7 1-2 1-2 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 6
Pierre Jordan 9:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0
Julian Royal 7:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Stacey Poole Jr. 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
Solomon Poole 4:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
TOTAL 200 17-52 5-18 10-15 7 19 26 13 13 5 12 2 49
  32.7% 27.8% 66.7% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 12