Durham, NC (Sports Network) - Early in the season, all Reggie Johnson could do
was look on as his Miami-Florida Hurricanes got off to a disappointing 5-4
Recovering from offseason knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus,
Johnson made his season debut on December 17. Since then the Hurricanes have
played stellar basketball, but they still didn't have a signature win on their
On Sunday, Miami finally got its signature win.
Johnson scored a career-high 27 points to go with 12 rebounds as the
Hurricanes shocked No. 7 Duke in overtime, 78-74.
Austin Rivers and Ryan Kelly each had a chance to tie the game with three-
pointers in the final eight seconds of overtime, but both shots were way off
the mark. Johnson made 1-of-2 from the line with a second left to seal the win
Kenny Kadji netted 15 points to go with eight boards while Durand Scott and
DeQuan Jones poured in 11 points apiece for the Hurricanes (14-7, 5-3 ACC),
who have won four straight games. They are now 9-3 with Johnson in the lineup.
Seth Curry scored 22 while Rivers added 20 for Duke (19-4, 6-2), which has
lost two of its last three games at Cameron Indoor Stadium since having its
45-game home winning streak snapped by Florida State.
The Blue Devils missed all six of their foul shots in the extra session.
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