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SportSee the brilliant inbound play that saved Duke against Florida State

00:30  13 january  2019
00:30  13 january  2019 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

No. 1 Duke visits No. 13 FSU to headline ACC weekend slate

No. 1 Duke visits No. 13 FSU to headline ACC weekend slate Top-ranked Duke visits No. 13 Florida State to headline the Atlantic Coast Conference's weekend schedule.

© Mark Wallheiser Florida State guard Trent Forrest, right, attempts a steal against Duke guard Tre Jones brings the ball upcourt in the first half of Florida State 's Trent Forrest hit the freshman in the face and Williamson landed hard on the court. He stayed down for several moments covering his face.

Duke played the second half without star freshman Zion Williamson, who left the game after getting poked in the eye late in the first half. Cam Reddish , Dick Vitale, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton explain how Duke ' s buzzer-beater to beat Florida State

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Florida State was 2.8 seconds away from taking down No. 1 Duke in front of a raucous home crowd - but a clutch game-winner from freshman Cam Reddish saved the Blue Devils on Saturday in Tallahassee.

Duke was without superstar Zion Williamson for the entirety the second half, as he left the game in the first half after being poked in the eye on a drive. Fellow freshmen RJ Barrett and Cam Reddish stepped up to keep Duke int he game, but a late Reddish error gave Florida State a golden chance at a signature win.

With just 15 seconds left in a tie game and one second remaining on the shot clock, Reddish fouled Florida State's PJ Savoy on an attempted three to give Savoy three foul shots. Savoy missed the first, but made the next two to put the Seminoles up 78-76.

Last-second 3 lifts No. 1 Duke past Florida State

Last-second 3 lifts No. 1 Duke past Florida State Cam Reddish hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to lead No. 1 Duke past No. 13 Florida State, 80-78 on Saturday. Reddish caught the ball on the wing off the inbounds pass and made a wide open 3-pointer to ensure that Duke (14-1, 3-0 ACC) would win its ninth straight game. He finished with 23 points on 9 of 15 shooting. Duke played the second half without star freshman Zion Williamson, who left the game after getting poked in the eye late in the first half. He didn't return and had 11 points and eight rebounds in 17 minutes. P.J. Savoy made a pair of free throws with 15.

Duke freshman Zion Williamson suffered a left eye injury when he was poked in the eye during a game with the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, Jan. The standout freshman got poked in the eye late in the first half and didn't play again against the Seminoles By.

Florida State played Duke to a draw through the first 20 minutes of the ACC tournament title game We’ll see if they play to it when the big dance starts next week. Florida State is good enough to The ‘Noles went cold in the second half against Duke , but they proved in the ACC tournament this isn’t a

On the other end, RJ Barrett drew a foul with five seconds left - but missed his second free throw. A scramble for the rebound ended with a Florida State player trying to throw the ball off an opponent under the bucket, but officials ruled that the ball came off Florida State after a lengthy review.

With 2.8 seconds remaining, Duke drew up a brilliant play for Reddish, who drained a wide-open catch-and-shoot three to give Duke the win.

Coach K had Barrett flash to the ball to draw the attention of defenders, while two other Duke players crashed the lane. Reddish, with no one paying attention to him, ran across the court to the wing, and Tre Jones made a perfect pass around 7-foot-4 center Christ Koumadje.

Lost in translation: How Duke's Cam Reddish got so open for game-winner

Lost in translation: How Duke's Cam Reddish got so open for game-winner Duke freshman Cam Reddish’s game-winning 3-pointer Saturday kept the Blue Devils atop the polls and undefeated in the ACC. Here's how it happened.

Duke Blue Devils players celebrate after winning the game against the Florida State Seminoles at Donald L. Tucker Center. Florida State 's size proved to cause significant problems for the Blue Devils, who thrive off of playing positionless basketball with freshmen stars Barrett, Williamson and

Duke Blue Devils will not have starting forward Amile Jefferson available for their game at Florida State Seminoles on January 10, 2017, acting head Jefferson won’t play against the Seminoles and will be re-evaluated Wednesday before determining his availability for Duke ’s game at No. 14 Louisville on

Officials put tenths of a second back on the clock, but a long Florida State pass was tipped away to seal the game.

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