Despite being 12-3 and 12-1 before tonight, the Miami Hurricanes were unranked while the Duke Blue Devils were the second ranked team in the country. Duke was also a 15 point favorite at Cameron Indoor Stadium and that must’ve been something Miami took personally because the Hurricanes went toe-to-toe with the Blue Devils and thanks to a 17-5 turnover margin, Miami upset Duke 76-74.

With no one team really going out to a massive lead throughout the game, it was Kameron McGusty who made the game winning layup with 22.6 seconds left. And then after Wendell Moore Jr. and Trevor Keels missed potential game winning three’s, the Hurricanes sealed the win.

The win continues Miami’s run of nine straight victories as well as being 5-0 in ACC play. The main reason the Hurricanes were unranked was because before tonight, they hadn’t beaten a ranked team. Needless to say, they’re going to be ranked now.

 

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