Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 9/21/14
Game time: 1 p.m. TV: ESPN Miami has never advanced to the ACC tournament championship while North Carolina State last reached one six years ago and hasn't won this event since 1987. One of these teams will get a shot at the title, and the Wolfpack will have Lorenzo Brown on Saturday as they try to avenge a regular-season loss to the No. 9 Hurricanes. Miami (25-6) has reached the ACC semifinals for the second time in nine appearances, but it wasn't easy as the top-seeded Hurricanes needed a big second half from Shane Larkin to hold off Boston College 69-58 on Friday. Larkin scored 15 of his 20 points after halftime as the Hurricanes shot 69.6 percent over the final 20 minutes. "He's so good at what he does," coach Jim Larranaga said. "A lot of times you'll see (Larkin) in the first half try to get the ball to (his teammates), and then the second half starts, he starts to pick his spots to attack and score or find the open man. We absolutely needed...
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