Miami guard James Palmer (12) goes to the basket against Virginia Tech during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Feb. 17, 2016, in Coral Gables.
Miami guard James Palmer (12) goes to the basket against Virginia Tech during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Feb. 17, 2016, in Coral Gables. Alan Diaz AP
Miami guard James Palmer (12) goes to the basket against Virginia Tech during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Feb. 17, 2016, in Coral Gables. Alan Diaz AP

Hurricanes start slowly, finish strong against Virginia Tech to set up ACC showdown against North Carolina

February 17, 2016 11:40 PM