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No. 3 Miami men grind out 45-43 victory at Clemson | College basketball
By The Associated Press
CLEMSON, S.C. — No. 3 Miami kept its perfect Atlantic Coast Conference men's season intact, no matter how bad things might have looked against Clemson.
Kenny Kadji had 12 points and made a go-ahead three-pointer with 36 seconds left in the Hurricanes' 45-43 victory Sunday.
Their poor shooting, bad turnovers and ugly execution at times against the Tigers?
"All that is irrelevant," Miami coach Jim Larranaga said. "We won the game. Time to move on."
Miami (21-3 overall, 12-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) trailed 42-38 with two minutes left.
Clemson (13-12, 5-8) was down 44-43 after Kadji's basket. Miami's Trey McKinney Jones drew an offensive foul on the Tigers' Rod Hall with 13 seconds left and made a free throw.
Other Top 10 men
At No. 4 Michigan 79,
Penn State 71
Trey Burke scored a season-high 29 points and Glenn Robinson III matched a career high with 21 to lead the Wolverines (22-4, 9-4 Big Ten) past the Nittany Lions (8-17, 0-13).
Robinson made all six of his shots from the field, connected on 9 of 11 free throws and added 10 rebounds. Michigan had lost three of its previous four games.
Top 5 women
No. 2 Notre Dame 87,
at Marquette 49
Skylar Diggins scored 23 points to lead the Fighting Irish (24-1, 12-0 Big East) past the Golden Eagles (12-13, 4-8). Notre Dame has won 19 games in a row.
At No. 5 Duke 81,
Wake Forest 70
Tricia Liston scored a career-high 29 points and the Blue Devils (24-1, 14-0 ACC) beat the Demon Deacons (11-15, 4-10).
Duke point guard Chelsea Gray injured her right knee in the first half and will miss at least the rest of the regular season, coach Joanne P. McCallie said.
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