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      === No. 4 Arizona beats Hurricanes to reach title game in Hawaii ===
 
 Honolulu,  HI (Sports Network) - Mark Lyons had 19 points, Nick Johnson scored
 12  and the  fourth-ranked Arizona Wildcats beat the Miami-Florida Hurricanes,
 69-50, in the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic.
 
 Kevin Parrom contributed 11 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats (11-0),
 who  will  battle No. 18 San  Diego State for the tournament's championship on
 Christmas Day.
 
 Kaleb  Tarczewski finished  with 13 rebounds and eight points in the 200th win
 of Arizona coach Sean Miller's career.
 
 The  Hurricanes (8-2)  were led by Kenny Kadji's 19-point effort. Durand Scott
 chipped in 15 points, but committed five of Miami's nine turnovers.
 
 Shane  Larkin  added 10 points  and six steals for  Miami, which had won seven
 straight games.
 
 The  Hurricanes kept  pace with  Arizona through  much of  the first  half and
 trailed 21-19 after Kadji hit a jumper with 6:04 remaining.
 
 Arizona,  though, closed the frame on a 16-6 run and its lead swelled to 56-37
 when Lyons drained a 3-pointer midway through the second half.
 
 Miami's  poor shooting  hindered its  ability  to get  back in  the game.  The
 Hurricanes,  who  fell behind  by as  many as 26,  shot 33.3 percent (9-of-27)
 after halftime.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 The  Wildcats made 8-of-18 3-pointers and held a 46-20 rebounding edge ... The
 schools met for the third time and first since Dec. 19, 1989.
 
 12/24 02:12:55 ET

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