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No. 15 Miami Hurricanes shoot poorly and suffer 1st loss against Green Bay, 68-55

  • Miami guard Angel Rodriguez, center, shoots as Green Bay guard Keifer Sykes (24) and forward Greg Mays, right, defend in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Miami guard Angel Rodriguez, center, shoots as Green Bay guard Keifer Sykes (24) and forward Greg Mays, right, defend in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)  (The Associated Press)

  • Miami guard Deandre Burnett (1) shoots as Green Bay forward Greg Mays (15) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Miami guard Deandre Burnett (1) shoots as Green Bay forward Greg Mays (15) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)  (The Associated Press)

  • Green Bay Phoenix guard Carrington Love, left, is lifted into the air by Turner Botz, center, after Green Bay defeated Miami 68-55 in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Green Bay Phoenix guard Carrington Love, left, is lifted into the air by Turner Botz, center, after Green Bay defeated Miami 68-55 in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)  (The Associated Press)

Junior Carrington Love scored a career-high 20 points Saturday and Green Bay deployed an effective zone defense in the second half to hand the No. 15-ranked Miami Hurricanes their first defeat, 68-55.

Miami scored only one basket in the first 12 minutes of the second half and finished shooting a season-low 33 percent, including 5 for 20 from 3-point range. The Hurricanes fell to 8-1, while Green Bay improved to 6-2.

Love added nine rebounds, four steals, three assists and two blocks. Keifer Sykes had 18 points and Greg Mays 10 for the Phoenix.

Green Bay began shooting successfully over Miami's zone early in the second half. Love sank a 3-pointer during a 13-1 run that put the Phoenix ahead 44-31 with 11 minutes left.