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Rodriguez scores 15 points in Miami's 66-46 victory over Drexel

  • Miami's Omar Sherman, left, blocks the shot of Drexel's Rodney Williams during the first half at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C.,Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

    Miami's Omar Sherman, left, blocks the shot of Drexel's Rodney Williams during the first half at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C.,Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)  (The Associated Press)

  • Drexel's Rodney Williams pushes the ball up court against Miami's Tonye Jekiri, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at Charleston Classic in Charleston, S.C., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Drexel's Mohamed Bah trails the play. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

    Drexel's Rodney Williams pushes the ball up court against Miami's Tonye Jekiri, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at Charleston Classic in Charleston, S.C., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Drexel's Mohamed Bah trails the play. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)  (The Associated Press)

  • Miami's Angel Rodriguez, right, chases down the ball against the defense of Drexel's Tyshawn Myles during the second half at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C.,Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.  (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

    Miami's Angel Rodriguez, right, chases down the ball against the defense of Drexel's Tyshawn Myles during the second half at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C.,Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)  (The Associated Press)

Angel Rodriguez scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half and Miami followed up its big win over No. 8 Florida with an easy 66-46 victory over Drexel at the Charleston Classic on Thursday.

Rodriguez scored 10 straight points in a 28-11 second-half run to take control for the Hurricanes, who started 3-0 for the second time in coach Jim Larranaga's three seasons. Miami will face Akron on Friday for a spot in Sunday's championship.

Miami had a landmark week by ending the Gators' 33-game home win streak Monday night. Yet the Hurricanes trailed Drexel 18-14 in the opening period before cranking things up on both ends of the floor.

The Hurricanes closed the opening half on a 14-2 run. After Drexel (0-3) cut the lead to 28-24 just after halftime, Rodriguez led the second-half run that put the game away.

Tavon Allen led the Dragons with 13 points.