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Devoe, Georgia Tech, Dominate 1st Half, Swamp Miami 89-60

CORAL GABLES, Fla.: Michael Devoe scored 29 factors, Moses Wright had a double-double and Georgia Tech used a dominant first half to defeat short-handed Miami 89-60 on Saturday.

With Devoe making all six of his pictures, together with 4 3-pointers, the Yellow Jackets took a 48-18 lead at halftime. Georgia Tech went 6 of 12 behind the arc and shot 63% (19 of 30) whereas holding the Hurricanes to 28.6% capturing (6 of 21) and forcing 12 turnovers.

Jose Alvarado scored 16 factors for Georgia Tech (11-8, 7-6 Atlantic Coast Convention) and Wright added 14, making him the fourth energetic Yellow Jacket to surpass 1,000 for his profession and had 12 rebounds.

Devoe completed with a career-high 7 3s on 11 makes an attempt because the workforce went 11 of 26 and completed at 57% (36 of 63) from the sector.

Elijah Olaniyi led Miami (7-13, 3-12), which used simply seven gamers till the closing minutes, with 18 factors. Anthony Walker added 16 factors and Nysier Brooks 12.

Harlond Beverly, who had began 15 video games, missed the sport with a again damage and is out indefinitely and main scorer Isaiah Wong (17.four ppg) sprained his ankle within the first half and didn’t play within the second half, ending with 4 factors in 18 minutes.

The Hurricanes shot 47% (14 of 30) after the depressing first half to remain even with the Yellow Jackets within the second half however trailed by as many as 36 factors and by no means acquired nearer than 25.

It was a Georgia Tech report for largest street win in an ACC recreation.

Devoe opened the sport with back-to-back 3s and Georgia Tech scored the primary 12 factors. His third Three made it 15-Three and his fourth, lower than eight minutes in, made it 26-7. Alvarado had a 3-pointer and Jordan Usher the final six factors, 4 on dunks, because the Yellowjackets closed on a 9-Zero run for that 30-point lead.

Miami scored 14 factors within the first half towards Purdue early within the season, capturing 22.7% however solely trailed by 18.

Georgia Tech performs at No. 18 Virginia Tech on Tuesday; Miami is dwelling towards No. 16 Florida State on Wednesday.

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