Men's Basketball ACCtion: Tuesday, November 16

Nov. 16, 2010

No. 1 Duke Drops Miami (Ohio), 79-45

DURHAM, N.C. - Seth Curry scored 17 points and No. 1 Duke routed Miami of Ohio 79-45 on Tuesday night in the second round of the CBE Classic.

Kyrie Irving added 13 points and Mason Plumlee had 10 points and a career-high 14 rebounds for the Blue Devils (2-0). They shot 43 percent from the field, hit 40 percent of their 3-pointers, held a 48-27 rebounding advantage and used two overwhelming runs in the first half to effectively end it by halftime.

Nick Winbush scored 14 points for the RedHawks (1-1). They were held to 33 percent shooting in losing their 15th straight game against ranked opponents.

Curry, the younger brother of Golden State guard Stephen Curry who sat out last season after transferring from Liberty, was 3 of 4 from 3-point range.

Singleton Leads Florida State Past Gardner-Webb, 78-53

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Chris Singleton scored a career-high 30 points and Deividas Dulkys added 12 points as Florida State defeated Gardner-Webb 78-53 on Tuesday night.

Singleton, a junior, was 10 of 11 from the floor and added 12 rebounds. He had a triple-double against UNC Greensboro on Sunday, just the third in school history.

Florida State (3-0) outrebounded Gardner-Webb 40-28. The Seminoles shot 49.1 percent from the field (26 of 53) and hit 7 of 15 3-pointers (46.7 percent).

Jonathan Moore had 21 points and Laron Buggs added 11 points for Gardner-Webb (2-1), which shot just 35.2 percent from the floor (19 of 54).

Singleton's previous career-high was 23 in a win over Georgia Tech last season.

#22/24 Hokies Fall at #3/3 Kansas State, 73-57

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Virginia Tech held a lead well into the second half, but was unable to hold on and fell at #3 Kansas State, 73-57, on Tuesday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum.

The Hokies, now 1-1 on the season and ranked #22 in the AP poll and #24 in the coaches poll, took a lead on a three-pointer by Malcolm Delaney to open the second half and held a 40-40 lead with 14:05 on a bucket by Delaney. Kansas State then finished the game on a 35-17 run for the victory.

Kansas State, now 2-0 on the season, was able to get the Tech frontcourt in foul trouble during the game and won the battle of the boards, 46-37. Tech could manage just 34.5 percent from the field, including 33.3 percent in the second half. The Hokies did block seven shots by the taller Wildcats.

Delaney led all scorers with 22 points and Dorenzo Hudson added 12 points. Freshman Jarell Eddie came off the bench with eight points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots.

VCU Defeats Wake Forest, 90-69, in 2nd Round of NIT Season Tip-Off

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Virginia Commonwealth used 23 Wake Forest turnovers and the strength of two big runs in the second half to defeat the Demon Deacons, 90-69, in the second round of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Tuesday evening at Joel Coliseum.

With Wake Forest holding a 53-49 lead in the second half, the Rams took control of the game with 12 straight points and never lost the lead again.

Sophomore Ari Stewart led the Deacons in scoring with 18 points and also added seven rebounds.

Fellow sophomore C.J. Harris just missed recording his first-career double-double, as he tallied 10 points and a career-high nine rebounds.

Freshmen J.T. Terrell and Travis McKie added 14 points and 10 points, respectively, to give Wake Forest four different players in double figures.

As a team, the Deacons were 23-of-50 (46 percent) from the field. Wake Forest also went 9-for-16 (56.3 percent) from three-point range and 14-of-22 (63.6 percent) from the foul line.