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Miami Downs North Carolina State 79-78 - Match Report

Miami earned a 79-78 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday, getting 18 points from Durand Scott at PNC Arena.

The match was decisive in favor of Miami, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.

Miami got 16 points from Julian Gamble and another 15 points from Reggie Johnson. Shane Larkin contributed 5 assists, while Reggie Johnson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

North Carolina State got an 18-point performance from C.J. Leslie, who was supported by 16 points from Tyler Lewis. Tyler Lewis had 5 assists in a losing cause for North Carolina State, while C.J. Leslie grabbed 12 rebounds.

Miami hit the break trailing 40-34 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored North Carolina State as they grabbed 31 boards, while Miami only had 28.