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CORAL GABLES, Fla. The letdown Miami fans worried about seemed to be occurring.
Four nights after a stunning 27-victory against top-ranked Duke, the Hurricanes saw their 9-point lead dissipate to 2 after a 3-point jumper by Florida State's Terry Whisnant with 3:17 left in the first half.
That's when Miami's Jim Larranaga called a 30-second timeout.
What was the coach's message?
"Keep playing hard, keep doing what we were doing," guard Trey McKinney Jones said. "Keep playing hard on defense, locking down and playing together."
What resulted was a 9-0 Hurricanes' run that grabbed control of the game en route to a 71-47 victory on Sunday night before a second-consecutive sellout crowd at the BankUnited Center.
Larranaga said the run right before halftime was "a good sign" for his team, and not just for the obvious score change.
"We had a couple of guys in foul trouble, and you don't want to go into the half with guys te...
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Trey McKinney Jones scored 15 points Sunday for the Miami Hurricanes, and the Atlantic Coast Conference leaders won their seventh game in a row by beating Florida State, 71-47.
The blowout victory before a capacity crowd was the second in a row for the 25th-ranked Hurricanes, ensuring a significant jump in Monday's poll. They drubbed No. 1 Duke on Wednesday.
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Trey McKinney Jones scored 15 points Sunday for the Miami Hurricanes, and the Atlantic Coast Conference leaders won their seventh game in a row by beating Florida State, 71-47.
The blowout victory before a capacity crowd was the second in a row for the 25th-ranked Hurricanes, ensuring a significant jump in Monday's poll. They drubbed No. 1 Duke on...
It would appear this Miami Hurricanes team is for real. Miami took care of their in-state rival (although not exactly 8 miles down Tobacco road) Florida State, demolishing the Seminoles 71-47. Six players scored at least 8 points and Trey McKinney Jones led the way with 15 points.
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