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NCAA Game Summary - La Salle at Miami-Florida



(Sunday, December 22nd)

Final Score: Miami-Florida 71, La Salle 58

Coral Gables, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Rion Brown scored 17 points and finished one rebound shy of a double-double as the Miami-Florida Hurricanes defeated the La Salle Explorers, 71-58, in a non-conference tilt at the BankUnited Center.

Garrius Adams added 13 points for Miami (7-5) as it picked up its second consecutive win. James Kelly chipped in 10 points while Donnavan Kirk tallied nine points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots.

La Salle (6-6) was led by Tyreek Duren, who finished with 18 points on 7-of-17 efficiency from the floor. Sam Mills contributed 15 points while Steve Zack registered a double-double with 11 points and the same number of boards.

The Hurricanes used a strong performance on the defensive end in the first half to take a 34-24 lead into the break. La Salle was limited to just 32.1 shooting from the floor and attempted only four free throws in the opening 20 minutes. Miami hit on 48.4 percent of its field goal tries before halftime.

The Explorers heated up to connect on 43.8 percent of their shots from the field including 4-of-8 from 3-point range in the second period, but they were unable to rally back as they were outscored, 10-2, at the charity stripe by the hosts.

La Salle's reserves provided only six points while the Hurricanes' bench scored 14 in the contest. Miami finished the contest with a 40-35 rebounding advantage.

12/22 19:17:33 ET

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CHA 102
DET 78
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MIN 4
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HOU 3
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TOR 9
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DET 78
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WAS 106
PHI 93
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NYK 88
BRK 92
 
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IND 78
 
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MIL 61
CHI 55
 
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OKC 83
DAL 75
 
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HOU 79
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TOR 77
 
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