Canes hoops beats Detroit

Published On: Nov 24 2012 04:24:39 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -

Durand Scott and Shane Larkin scored 15 points each to lead Miami to a 77-62 win over Detroit on Saturday.

For Scott, a senior guard, it was a successful return from a six-game suspension which began with the Hurricanes' final three games of last season. The NCAA declared Scott ineligible for receiving impermissible benefits during the tenure of former Miami coach Frank Haith.

Kenny Kadji finished with a double-double (14 points, 11 rebound) for the Hurricanes (3-1). Trey McKinney Jones was Miami's fourth double-figure scorer with 13 points.

The Hurricanes outscored Detroit 6-0 in the first 4:13 of the second half for their first-double-digit lead. Scott's driving jumper with 15:57 remaining ended the spurt and gave Miami a 51-41 advantage.

Nick Minnerath hit his fifth 3-pointer and cut Miami's lead to 44-37 with left. Minnerath scored 22 points to lead the Titans (2-2).

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