Miafla 33 29 62
Gatech 23 26 49
Date of game: 1/5/2013

Recap: Georgia Tech vs. Miami-Florida

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Rion Brown scored 22 points off the bench and Kenny Kadji posted a double-double as the Miami-Florida Hurricanes topped the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 62-49, in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for each team at McCamish Pavilion.

Kadji finished with 11 points and 14 rebounds for Miami (10-3, 1-0 ACC). Shane Larkin dished out six assists and collected three steals as well.

Mfon Udofia and Kammeon Holsey were the only player in double figures for Georgia Tech (10-3, 0-1) with 10 points each. The Yellow Jackets had a six- game winning streak snapped in the loss.

At the end of the first half Miami led 33-23 after shooting 42.9 percent from the field while holding Georgia Tech to just eight first half field goals.

The shooting woes continued for the Yellow Jackets in the second half as they connected on just 31.0 percent of their shots from the floor. The Hurricanes cooled slightly to 40.0 percent shooting but it was more than enough to secure the win.

Miami outscored Georgia tech 28-16 on points in the paint and had a 40-29 advantage in rebounds.

Game Notes

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If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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