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Johnson helps No. 2 Miami edge Virginia 54-50

Wednesday - 2/20/2013, 1:35pm  ET

Virginia's Darion Atkins (32) blocks Miami's Reggie Johnson (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Coral Gables, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

STEVEN WINE
AP Sports Writer

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Following the Miami Hurricanes' latest down-to-the-wire victory, Shane Larkin was asked where the win ranked this year.

"Umm ..." he said, mulling over the question before coach Jim Larranaga interrupted.

"Tied for first," Larranaga said. "With all the games."

The Hurricanes' unprecedented season to savor took another thrilling twist Tuesday. Reggie Johnson made a tie-breaking layup with 5.7 seconds left, and the No. 2-ranked Hurricanes overcame a ragged offensive performance for the second game in a row to beat Virginia 54-50 and remain unbeaten in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Durand Scott added two clinching free throws with four seconds to go for the Hurricanes, who earned their 14th consecutive victory. The win came two nights after they rallied late to beat Clemson 45-43.

The Hurricanes (22-3, 13-0 ACC) improved to 12-0 at home. They hold a 3
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