Dec. 14, 2012
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Kenny Kadji scored 17 points and Durand Scott had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead Miami to a 77-46 win over previously unbeaten Charlotte on Friday night.
The Hurricanes never trailed as they built an 11-point halftime lead and outscored the 49ers 14-6 in the opening 5:27 of the second half. Rion Brown's 3-pointer with 14:33 remaining ended the spurt and gave Miami a 47-28 advantage.
The loss snapped a nine-game winning streak at the start of the season for the 49ers (9-1).
Charlotte got to within 52-39 on Victor Nickerson's 3-pointer with 9:46 left. But Miami, which played its first game in 13 days, ran off 14 unanswered points in the next 5:26.
Chris Braswell recorded his seventh double-figure scoring game of the season with 13 points off the bench. With 13 points, he moved past Diego Guevara (1997-01) into 17th place on the 49ers all-time scoring list 1212 points.
Kadji's two free throws with 4:20 remaining capped the run and gave the Hurricanes a 66-39 lead.