Men's Basketball ACCtion: Saturday, November 29
Nov. 30, 2008
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- The Stetson defense held Jack McClinton scoreless for an entire half, but the Miami guard still found a way to contribute.
McClinton had six assists and finished with 12 points, leading the Hurricanes (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) to a 79-65 win over their instate rival on Saturday.
Cyrus McGowan led Miami (4-1) with a career-high 14 points. Dwayne Collins also had 12 points and James Dews had 10. Jimmy Graham and Lance Hurdle had eight points apiece.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) - Toney Douglas had a game-high 28 points and Uche Echefu added 17 points to lead Florida State to a 80-77 victory against California in the championship game of the Global Sports Classic on Saturday.
Florida State (7-0) closed the first half on an 11-0 run and scored the first five points of the second half for a 37-23 advantage. Douglas had 10 points in the outburst, including a pair of 3-pointers.
After trailing by double digits for most of the second half, California (5-1) rallied in the closing minutes to cut the deficit to two points with eight seconds to play.