2013 ACC Tourney: No.1 Miami To Face No. 5 NC State In Semifinals

The No. 1 seed Miami Hurricanes will square off against No. 5 North Carolina State on Saturday in the 2013 ACC Tournament semifinals.

Mar 15, 2013; Greensboro, NC, USA; Miami (Fl) Hurricanes guard Rion Brown (15) reacts after scoring late in the game as guard Shane Larkin (0) is in the foreground. The Hurricanes defeated the Eagles 69-58 during the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament at Greensboro Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

The Hurricanes fended off No. 8 Boston College, 69-58, in a game that was closer than Miami would have liked.  Miami G Shane Larkin rallied the Hurricanes in the second-half where he scored 15 of his 20 points.

No. 5 North Carolina State handled Virginia Tech with ease.  Scott Wood scored 23 points and made seven 3-pointers in the Wolfpacks’ 75-56 victory.

When: Saturday, March 15, 1:00 p.m.

Where: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, N.C.

Television: ESPN

Miami (25-6, 15-3 ACC)  Stats

  • Scoring: Shane Larkin (13.7 ppg)
  • Rebounds: Reggie Johnson (7.2 rpg)
  • Assists: Shane Larkin (4.4)

NC State (24-9, 11-7 ACC) Stats

  • Scoring: CJ Leslie (15.0 ppg)
  • Rebounds: Richard Howell (10.7 rpg)
  • Assists: Lorenzo Brown (7.2)

Topics: 2013 Acc Basketball Tournament, Basketball, Miami Hurricanes, North Carolina State, Shane Larkin

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