Johnson’s double-double helps NC State beat Miami 83-72

Johnson’s double-double helps NC State beat Miami 83-72
Miami guard Isaiah Wong (2) defends North Carolina State guard Markell Johnson (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) (Source: Lynne Sladky)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - C.J. Bryce scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead N.C. State to an 83-72 victory over Miami.

Markell Johnson finished with 19 points and 12 assists for N.C. State, which snapped a three-game losing streak, built an 18-point lead early in the second half before Miami rallied with a 16-2 run and twice trimmed its deficit to three points.

Harlond Beverly scored 20 points and Dejan Vasiljevic finished with 18 points each for Miami.

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