Johnson tips it in favor of ’Canes

Posted: February 3, 2013 at 3:44 a.m.

Miami's Reggie Johnson (42) taps in the game-winning shot over North Carolina State's Richard Howell and Scott Wood (15) as time expires during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Miami won 79-78. Miami's Kenny Kadji (35) looks on at left. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Reggie Johnson saw the ball go up, bounce off the backboard and then the rim before heading his way. The big man muscled his way up to tip in a shot that extended No. 14 Miami’s surprise run through the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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