Pitt falls late at No. 12 Miami

Angel Rodriguez tipped in a missed shot with just over a second to go in the game, propelling the Canes to a 65-63 win over the Panthers. Rodriguez finished with 17 points and 8 assists in the win, while Michael Young had 12 points in the losing effort.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Guard Angel Rodriguez scored on an offensive rebound with 1.4 seconds left Tuesday night, and No. 12 Miami edged Pittsburgh 65-63.

With the game tied, the Hurricanes missed two shots in the final 6 seconds and a Pitt player batted the ball before Rodriguez slapped it in the basket from the left side with his left hand.

That was the only offensive rebound of the game for the 5-foot-11 Rodriguez, who had 17 points and eight assists.

The Hurricanes (19-4, 8-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) trailed by eight points in the first half but won for the sixth time in the past seven games. Pittsburgh (17-6, 6-5) has lost two straight for the first time this season.


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