Out­law’s ca­reer night car­ries Hok­ies past UM

Sun Sentinel Broward Edition - - SPORTS - By Jimmy Robert­son As­so­ci­ated Press

Clau­dio Jur­gen Ranieri Jonathan Klins­mann, An­dries

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Ty Out­law scored a ca­reer­high 24 points to lead Vir­ginia Tech to a 66-61 vic­tory over No. 25 Mi­ami onMon­day night.

Out­law, who was av­er­ag­ing 5.0points pergame, set a school record with eight 3-point­ers for the Hok­ies (21-8, 10-7 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence), who won their third straight game and fifth in the last six. Vir­gini­aTech al­so­movedto15-1 at home this sea­son.

Mi­ami (20-9,10-7), which moved into The As­so­ci­ated Press top-25 for the first time this sea­son ear­lier in the day, led 50-48 with just un­der seven min­utes to go.

How­ever, the Hok­ies went on a 12-4 run to take the lead for good.

Vir­ginia Tech scored on five straight pos­ses­sions, with the fi­nal five points coming on a 3-pointer by Out­law and a dunk by Zach LeDay for a 60-54 lead with 2:11 re­main­ing.

An­thony Lawrence Mi­ami with18 points. led

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