TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Shane Larkin drove, dished and shot. Almost everything he did on Wednesday night was the right move especially late in the second half.
Larkin had options coming out of Orlando's Dr. Phillips High School, including Miami and Florida State. He attended coach Leonard Hamilton's camps and was recruited actively by both the Seminoles and the Hurricanes.
"They kind of recruited me," Larkin said. "But I'm glad I ended up in Miami."
Larkin has been the engine to Miami's offense all season. And on Wednesday night, the sophomore point guard scored nine points late in the game as the No. 3 Hurricanes overcame a furious Florida State rally to grab a 74-68 win at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
Larkin had a game-high 22 points, shooting 9 of 15 from the floor, and Reggie Johnson added 14 points as the Hurricanes improved to 11-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
"In the second half we didn't have an answer for Larkin," Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton said of Larkin, t...