Shane Larkin scored 20 points and No. 9 Miami pulled away to beat Boston College 69-58 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Miami is looking to follow its first regular-season ACC championship with a similarly strong showing in the conference tournament. Boston College’s Olivier Hanlan may have an even tougher time matching his latest performance.
Olivier Hanlan set an Atlantic Coast Conference tournament record for freshmen with 41 points and Boston College beat Georgia Tech 84-64 on Thursday in the first round.
Scott Wood made five 3-pointers and finished with 22 points, leading North Carolina State past Boston College 78-57 in the opening round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Thursday.
Demontez Stitt scored 20 points to lead Clemson past Boston College 70-47 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.