If you had to single out one guy: Big day for Singler as Duke advances to ACC Finals with 77-74 win over Miami

Posted by Andy Durham on March 13, 2010 at 4:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

From the Greensboro Coliseum site of the 2010 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament:

FINAL on the Semifinals
Duke 77
Miami 74

from www.espn.com:

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Kyle Singler scored 27 points to help fourth-ranked Duke push ahead in the second half to beat Miami 77-74 in Saturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals.

Jon Scheyer added 16 points, including eight in the go-ahead 15-0 run early in the second half that restored some sense of order in an upset-filled tournament. The top-seeded Blue Devils (28-5) trailed by three at halftime against the league’s last-place team before rallying to reach the championship game, where they will defend their title against the winner of the North Carolina State-Georgia Tech semifinal later Saturday.

Freshman Durand Scott had 21 points for the 12th-seeded Hurricanes (20-13), who put up plenty of fight but couldn’t follow their upsets of Wake Forest and Virginia Tech with a much bigger one. Miami was in the ACC semifinals for the first time in its history.

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