The Hurricanes (21-3, 12-0) finished with their fewest points of the season, and their high-scoring guard duo of Durand Scott and Shane Larkin were a combined 3-of-16 shooting for 10 points. Still, Miami pulled it out on Kadji’s wide-open 3.
Clemson (13-12, 5-8) had three chances to answer back, but former Laney star Rod Hall was called for an offensive foul on one trip and, after Trey McKinney Jones made a foul shot, Hall missed a layup and K.J. McDaniels failed on a tip.
NO. 4 MICHIGAN 79,
PENN STATE 71
In Ann Arbor, Mich., Trey Burke scored a season-high 29 points and freshman Glen Robinson III matched a career high with 21 to help Michigan bounce back from an embarrassing defeat with a win over Penn State (8-17, 0-13 Big Ten) .
The Wolverines (22-4, 9-4) had dropped three of their previous four games.
NO. 9 ARIZONA 68, UTAH 64
In Salt Lake City, Mark Lyons scored 18 points, freshman Brandon Ashley added 10 in a reserve role and Arizona (21-4, 9-4 Pac-12 defeated Utah (11-14, 3-10) to snap a two-game skid.
NO. 12 LOUISVILLE 59,
SOUTH FLORIDA 41
In Tampa, Fla., Russ Smith scored 15 points and Louisville (21-5, 9-4) stayed within a game of first place in the Big East with a lopsided victory over South Florida (10-15, 1-12).
NO. 20 WISCONSIN 71,
NO. 13 OHIO STATE 49
In Madison, Wis., Ben Brust and Jared Berggren each scored 15 points as Wisconsin (18-8, 9-4 Big Ten) routed Ohio State.
DeShaun Thomas led the Buckeyes (18-7, 8-5) with 18 points.