Nov. 18, 2007
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -James Dews scored nine of his 17 points in the second half to lead Miami to a 64-58 win over Providence on Sunday night to win the championship of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
The 6-foot-3 freshman guard, who added two rebounds, scored five points during the last 90 seconds.
The Hurricanes (4-0) also got 16 points from Brian Asbury and 12 from Anthony King.
The Friars jumped out to a 20-12 lead on a jumper by Efejuku with 2:53 to play in the first half. Providence led 22-18 at the half.
But Miami rallied at the start of the second half when Brian Asbury connected from beyond the arc with 16:08 to go.
Providence rallied to take a 51-50 lead with a Efejuku 3-pointer and 4:11 to go. But the Hurricanes surged with strong play from Dews in the final minutes.
Friar junior Geoff McDermott was named to the All-Tournament Team and also was selected as the Tournament MVP. He averaged 12 points and 8.7 rebounds in the three games.
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