Hurricanes Down South Carolina State, 91-54

Hurricanes Down South Carolina State, 91-54

Dec. 12, 2009

Box Score

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -James Dews scored 20 points as Miami rebounded from its first loss to defeat South Carolina State 91-54 on Saturday night.

In its first game since Sunday’s 61-60 loss at Boston College, Miami (9-1) was never threatened after a 14-0 run late in the first half. Dews converted on two of four Hurricanes 3-pointers during the spurt and finished with six behind the arc. Adrian Thomas’ 3-pointer capped the run with 5:35 left in the half, increasing Miami’s lead to 37-18.

Miami tied a school record with 15 3-pointers, set against Georgetown on March 3, 1993.

The Hurricanes made nine 3-pointers in the first half, including four in the opening 6:36 for a 20-8 advantage. Tyvon Williams’ 3-pointer with 10:40 left in the half was the Bulldogs’ final field goal before the Hurricanes’ 14-0 run.

Arsenio Williams led South Carolina State (5-2) with 13 points.