NCAA Men's Basketball

Florida State stuns No. 6 Duke in OT

(AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State let a late lead evaporate in regulation. Given another chance in overtime, the Seminoles got it done against No. 6 Duke.

RayQuan Evans made a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left in overtime, John Butler blocked Wendell Moore Jr.'s driving attempt in the lane with 2 seconds remaining, and Florida State stunned Duke 79-78 on Tuesday night.

Florida State (11-5, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) led by nine in the second half but ended up needing Evans' driving layup high off the glass with 2 seconds left to send the game to overtime. The Seminoles held on for their first win over a ranked Duke team since Jan. 10, 2017, and their 14th win over an AP Top 25 team in the last four seasons.


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga14-2
2 Auburn16-1
3 Arizona14-1
4 Purdue15-2
5 Baylor16-2
6 Duke14-3
7 Kansas15-2
8 Wisconsin15-2
9 UCLA11-2
10 Houston16-2
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Auburn16-1
2 Kansas14-2
3 Wisconsin14-2
4 Ohio State10-4
5 LSU15-2
6 Villanova12-4
7 Alabama11-6
8 Providence14-2
9 Michigan State14-3
10 Arizona14-1
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