Canes halt nine-game skid against Seminoles
Nijel Pack and Isaiah Wong scored 18 points apiece as No. 20 Miami cruised to an 86-63 win over Florida State on Tuesday night.
Norchad Omier had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Hurricanes (16-4, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who halted a ninegame slide to the Seminoles.
Pack and Wong each made four three-point attempts as Miami drilled 50 percent (11 of 22) of their shots from beyond the arc. The Hurricanes have made 10 or more three-pointers in six games this season.
Miami also outrebounded Florida State, 40-23.
Caleb Mills scored 12 points, the 12th straight game he has scored 10 or more points for Florida State (7-14, 5-5). Mills shot 4 of 12 from the floor.
Florida State had won nine straight games in the series, including a pair of one-point wins in 2021-22.
The Hurricanes pulled in front with a 15-0 run to take a 19-4 lead and were never threatened, hitting 10 or more three-pointers for a second straight game.
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LJ Cryer scored 22 points and the Bears (15-5, 5-3 Big 12) stretched their winning streak to five in a matchup of the past two national champions. The reigning NCAA champion Jayhawks (16-4, 5-3) lost their third in a row for only the fourth time in coach Bill Self’s 20 seasons.