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SportNo. 12 FSU beats No. 16 Virginia Tech 65-63 in OT at ACCs

00:15  15 march  2019
00:15  15 march  2019 Source:   ap.org

No. 14 Florida St. rallies to top No. 15 Va. Tech in OT

No. 14 Florida St. rallies to top No. 15 Va. Tech in OT M.J. Walker scored nine of his 11 points after halftime, including a critical 3-pointer in overtime, and No. 14 Florida State rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to top No. 15 Virginia Tech 73-64. Mfiondu Kabengele scored 13 points in the second half and overtime as Florida State improved to 15-1 at home this season and tied the program record with 12 Atlantic Coast Conference wins. The Seminoles trailed 35-22 with 18:08 left in regulation but slowly chipped away. Six minutes later, Florida State tied the game and Terance Mann's 3-pointer with 11:26 remaining gave the Seminoles a 44-41 lead.

Virginia Tech (22-7, 11-6) is locked into the No. 5 seed. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 19 points to pace Virginia Tech . He had nine points and five rebounds but it was a tough loss for Virginia Tech , which only goes seven deep. Florida State has won 12 straight against Virginia Tech in Tallahassee

Virginia came in ranked No. 1 nationally in KenPom's turnover percentage rate (13.5 percent), but matched its season high with 16 turnovers on 67 Virginia also showed some vulnerability to physical play inside, giving up too many second chances amid foul trouble for Jack Salt and Hunter, both of

No. 12 FSU beats No. 16 Virginia Tech 65-63 in OT at ACCs© The Associated Press Florida State's Mfiondu Kabengele, center, shoots between Virginia Tech's Nickeil Alexander-Walker (4) and Ty Outlaw (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Terance Mann hit a wild off-balance runner with 1.8 seconds left in overtime to help No. 12 Florida State beat No. 16 Virginia Tech 65-63 on Thursday in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals.

Mann's shot from the right side rattled around the rim before dropping through the net to break a tie for the fourth-seeded Seminoles (26-6). The fifth-seeded Hokies (24-8) had a final chance, but Nickeil Alexander-Walker missed a long desperation 3-pointer at the horn.

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Virginia Tech women beat Wake Forest 85- 63 in ACC tourney Centre Daily Times, Pennsylvania22:31 6-Mar-19. 2019 Virginia Tech Scouting Report Hokies forfeit big halftime lead, lose in OT at Florida State HokieHaven.com03:38 6-Mar-19. Florida State Rallies From 14-Point Deficit To Beat Virginia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Ty Outlaw and No . 16 Virginia Tech got a quick offensive start. The Hokies didn't need a whole lot more to advance in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.

BOX SCORE: NO. 12 FLORIDA STATE 65, NO. 16 VIRGINIA TECH 63

Devin Vassell scored 14 points to lead the Seminoles, including a contested 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

Alexander-Walker finished with 21 points for the Hokies, including a 3 that bounced up off the front rim and dropped through the net for a 63-60 lead with 1:40 left in OT.

It was the second overtime game between the teams in a week, with FSU winning both times.

BIG PICTURE

Virginia Tech: The Hokies have been grinding through games without injured point guard Justin Robinson (foot) since late January. The Hokies fought their way to win six wins in their final 10 regular-season games, then beat Miami in Wednesday's second round to advance. They just couldn't protect that final lead, with FSU's Phil Cofer hitting a tying 3 then Alexander-Walker missing a contested drive with about 10 seconds left to set up Mann's basket going the other way.

Guy, Salt help No. 2 Virginia beat NC State 76-56 in ACCs

Guy, Salt help No. 2 Virginia beat NC State 76-56 in ACCs Kyle Guy scored 29 points, including seven 3-pointers, and second-ranked Virginia pulled away in the second half to beat North Carolina State 76-56 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Big man Jack Salt provided an unexpected offensive boost with a career-high 18 points for the top-seeded Cavaliers (29-2), who trailed 29-27 at halftime. But Virginia shot 63 percent after the break and scored 49 points, with long runs of efficient offense to go with tough defense. BOX SCORE: NO.

No . 16 Virginia Tech 71, Miami 56. That turned out to be the only highlight in a two-day stay in Charlotte at the end of a frustrating season, which included Lykes - the team's 5-foot-7 leading scorer at 16.2 points - behind helped off after he suffered an apparent right-leg injury when landing on a layup

No. 8 NC State stays perfect, tops Virginia Tech 70-61 in OT . Jessica Shepard had 20 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Notre Dame took command with a 24-1 run in the second quarter to beat Virginia Tech 80-51 Justin Fuente remodeling Virginia Tech house that Beamer built in own image.

Florida State: The Seminoles arrived in Charlotte as one of the hottest teams in the country, winning 12 of 13 games to secure a double-round bye into the quarterfinals. They found a wild way to add to that streak, with Vassell, Cofer and Mann knocking down huge shots to earn the win.

UP NEXT

Virginia Tech: The Hokies will wait for Selection Sunday to find out their NCAA Tournament destination.

Florida State: The Seminoles advanced to Friday's semifinals to face second-ranked and top-seeded Virginia, which beat eighth-seeded North Carolina State earlier Thursday.

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