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Hurricanes beat Florida Atlantic 87-69

Dec 20, 2009 - 12:05 AM By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer

SUNRISE, Fla.(AP) -- James Dews scored 15 points and the Miami Hurricanes had a big rebounding advantage to beat Florida Atlantic 87-69 on Saturday in the first game of the Orange Bowl Basketball Classic.

Dews scored all of his points in the first half, when Miami built a 43-23 lead. Dwayne Collins had 17 points and 14 rebounds for the Hurricanes, who enjoyed a 55-31 edge on the boards.

Miami had 24 offensive rebounds and shot 8-for-16 from 3-point range.

The Hurricanes improved to 11-1, with their lone loss a one-point defeat at Boston College on Dec. 6. They won for the 19th time in 20 games against the Owls.

Raymond Taylor had 23 points and seven assists for Florida Atlantic, which fell to 5-5. The Owls ran off 10 consecutive points early in the second half and closed the margin to 45-35 but could get no closer.








  • NCAA BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    FLORIDA ATLANTIC 23 46 69
    MIAMI (FL) 43 44 87 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: FLORIDA ATLANTIC - RAYMOND TAYLOR 23, SHAVAR RICHARDSON 14,
    GREG GANTT 11
    MIAMI (FL) - DWAYNE COLLINS 17, JAMES DEWS 15,
    DURAND SCOTT 13

    Dec 19 6:12 PM
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  • NCAA BB
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    FLORIDA ATLANTIC 23 23
    MIAMI (FL) 43 43 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    FLORIDA ATLANTIC - RAYMOND TAYLOR 9, GREG GANTT 4, TWO
    PLAYERS WITH 3
    MIAMI (FL) - JAMES DEWS 13, ADRIAN THOMAS 7, TWO
    PLAYERS WITH 6

    Dec 19 4:58 PM