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Larkin leads No. 5 Miami past Virginia Tech 76-58

Thursday - 2/28/2013, 12:34pm  ET

Virginia Tech's Joey van Zegeren (2) shoots between Miami's Kenny Kadji and Reggie Johnson (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Coral Gables, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

STEVEN WINE
AP Sports Writer

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- An hour before tip-off, several Miami Hurricanes stretching on the court craned their necks toward the scoreboard to watch a few of this season's video highlights. Then they made some more.

Shane Larkin scored 22 points and played smothering defense on Erick Green to help the Hurricanes bounce back from a loss and beat Virginia Tech 76-58 Wednesday night.

Despite a slow start, Miami (23-4, 14-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) never trailed and improved to 13-0 at home. The Hurricanes hold a 2
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