Thursday, December 17, 2009

HUMP (DAY) NIGHT ACC HOOPS

NO. 24 CLEMSON 80, East Carolina 63 - Trevor Booker had 13 points, 12 rebounds and nine and Andre Young scored 16 points to lead the Tigers (9-2). Clemson trailed for all of 25 seconds in the first half before beating the Pirates by double figures for the third straight season.

Clemson shot 46 percent and knocked down plenty of 3-point shots, building a 10-point lead in the first 5 minutes on the way to a 17-point halftime margin.

The Pirates (4-6) never seriously threatened a comeback and fell to 1-62 all-time against ACC schools. Darrius Morrow scored 16 points to lead East Carolina.

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NO. 22 GEORGIA TECH 65, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 53 - Gani Lawal (blocking shot below) had 15 points and 15 rebounds and freshman Derrick Favors added 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Jackets.
Freshman Mfon Udofia added eight key points and five assists for the Yellow Jackets (8-1), who won their seventh straight.

Tavaris Washington and Lebaron Weathers each had 13 points for Pine Bluff (0-8), which has played all its games on the road.

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MIAMI 69, Stetson 49 - Senior forward Dwayne Collins scored 20 points and matched his season-high with 15 rebounds to lead Miami. The 6-foot-8, 241-pound Collins overpowered an undersized Stetson frontcourt while playing just 24 minutes. He was 8-for-10 from the floor.

Reserve guard Adrian Thomas added 11 points and four assists for the Hurricanes (10-1).

Freshman guard Ridge Graham scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Hatters (2-6), who also got 11 points apiece from senior guards A.J. Smith and Brandon Williams.

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WAKE FOREST 80, UNC-WILMINGTON 69 - L.D. Williams scored a career-high 23 points, and Al-Farouq Aminu had 17 points, 13 rebounds and the highlight-reel play in Wake Forest's 80-69 victory over North Carolina-Wilmington on Wednesday night.

Ishmael Smith matched a personal best with 19 points while answering several Seahawk rallies with slicing layups, and Williams was 8-for-8 from the free-throw line in the final 1 1/2 minutes for the Demon Deacons (7-2).

They shook off a sloppy start, shot nearly 54 percent and turned back several rallies to win their third straight overall and 12th in a row against the Seahawks (4-6).

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