Jay Heath scored a career-high 27 points, Rich Kelly added 25 and Boston College made a season-high 18 3-pointers, beating Miami 84-62 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
Steffon Mitchell added 12 points for Boston College (3-9, 1-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), which avenged last season’s 85-58 loss at Miami. CJ Felder had 10 points, eight rebounds, three steals and blocked a career-best five shots.
Kelly was 7 of 12 from long range and Health made 5 of 9. It was the first time two BC players scored at least 25 points apiece in the same game since Dec. 9, 2017 (vs. Duke).
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The Eagles made nine 3s in the first half and finished 18 of 35 (51%). They made 12 3s in a five-point loss at Minnesota, and hit a program-record 19 from long range in last season's 84-71 loss at home against Syracuse.
Nysier Brooks and Elijah Olaniyi each scored 14 points for Miami (5-6, 1-5), which has lost four of its last five. Earl Timberlake added 12 points and eight rebounds. Harlond Beverly had 10 points.
The Eagles opened the second half on a 23-11 run, stretching their lead to 67-44 with 10 minutes remaining. Heath made consecutive 3-pointers and Demarr Langford Jr. added a 3 to cap the surge.
Six of the last nine games between the teams have been decided by seven points or fewer.
Miami: The Hurricanes host No. 16 Louisville.
Boston College: The Eagles play at Notre Dame on Saturday.
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