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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Vernon Carey Jr. scored 24 points in 25 minutes playing against his hometown team for the first time, and No. 2-ranked Duke shot a season-high 60% to beat the Miami Hurricanes 95-62. It was Miami's most lopsided home loss in Jim Larranaga's nine seasons as coach. Carey shot 11 for 14, and every basket drew cheers from a substantial portion of the less-than-capacity crowd. The Blue Devils freshman starred in high school in nearby Broward County, and his father played football for the Hurricanes. Duke improved to 13-1 overall and 3-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Miami fell to 9-4.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — M.J. Walker scored 23 points for Florida State as the 18th-ranked Seminoles beat No. 7 Louisville 78-65. The Seminoles were 6 1/2-point underdogs and endured a big game from Louisville's Jordan Nwora to pull the upset. The preseason All-American scored 32 points, matching a career high. But the Cardinals could not overcome a 55.2% shooting performance by the Seminoles. Florida State made a season-best 11 of 23 3-pointers. Walker finished one point short of his career high. Trent Forrest added 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting, and Devin Vassell scored 14. Louisville lost its second straight.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Jose Alvarado had 25 points and Georgia Tech took advantage of North Carolina’s horrid first-half shooting to build a big lead and stay in control for a 96-83 road win on Saturday night. Moses Wright added 22 points for the Yellow Jackets, who shot 59% and kept hitting shots to answer multiple comeback attempts by the Tar Heels after halftime. North Carolina misfired from all over the court from the opening tip, missing its first 15 shots and falling behind 27-4. Garrison Brooks had a career-high 35 points to go with 11 rebounds for the Tar Heels.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kihei Clark scored a career-best 18 points and Braxton Key also had 18 as No. 19 Virginia dominated with defense in a 65-39 victory against Virginia Tech. The Cavaliers led 30-17 by halftime and built their lead to as many as 23 in the second half. Key scored 11 of his points in the first half and Clark had 10 after halftime. Landers Nolley II scored 18 for the Hokies. He had their last 15 in the first half but did not score again until a 3-pointer with 3:49 remaining.

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Aamir Simms had 17 points to help Clemson finally close out an Atlantic Coast Conference game this season with an 81-70 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday. The Tigers had had second-half leads in their three previous league games this season, but could not hold on in any of them. Clemson saw its 14-point lead cut to 53-52 midway through the second half by the Wolfpack. This time, the Tigers held on. Simms led five Clemson players in double figure scoring. DJ Funderburk had 14 points to lead North Carolina State.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ismael Massoud scored 14 points off the bench, Torry Johnson added 12 and Wake Forest clamped down on Pittsburgh late in a 69-65 victory. The Demon Deacons held Pitt scoreless over the last 3:07 after Panther guard Trey McGowens hit a reverse layup to pull Pitt within 66-65. The Panthers missed their last five shots, including a potential go-ahead 3-pointer by McGowens with 27 seconds left. McGowens also had a potential game-tying layup blocked by Wake Forest's Olivier Sarr with less than one second to go. Ryan Murphy led Pitt with 18 points. McGowens finished with 12.

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