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Kadji's 21 points lead Miami past Yellow Jackets

ATLANTA (AP) - Kenny Kadji scored 21 points, Malcolm Grant had 16 and Miami beat Georgia Tech 64-49 on Tuesday night to leave the Yellow Jackets in last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Miami (11-7, 2-3) has won two of three. The Hurricanes took only their second road win in seven tries.

Mfon Udofia had 14 points for Georgia Tech (8-12, 1-5). The Yellow Jackets have lost four straight and eight of nine.

Georgia Tech trailed 49-39 after a free throw by Glen Rice Jr. with 7:12 remaining. Back-to-back baskets by Kammeon Holsey cut Miami's lead to 54-45 with 4:26 remaining, but the Hurricanes answered with six straight points to push the lead to 15 points.

Kadji, who had 14 points in the second half, led Miami with eight rebounds.

Grant had three 3-pointers in the first half. Freshman Shane Larkin's 3 gave Miami its big lead of the half at 31-17.

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