Florida State rallies from 18 down to beat Clemson in OT
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. » Phil Cofer scored 17 points, Trent Forrest added 16 and Florida State rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half.
The Seminoles (18-8, 7-7 Atlantic Coast Conference) didn’t take their first lead until 1:05 remaining in overtime when Forrest made a driving layup to put them up 75-74. After Clemson was called for a 5-second violation on the inbounds, Forrest came up big with another driving layup to put FSU up by three.
Clemson scored four of the next six points to get within 79-78 but Forrest made both free throws with 5.3 seconds remaining to extend the margin to three.
Forrest also had a layup with 8 seconds remaining in regulation that tied it at 70 and sent it into overtime.
Terance 13 points Mann as the added Seminoles snapped a two-game losing streak and gave coach Leonard Hamilton his 500th career win and 300th at Florida State.
Marcquise Reed scored 23 points while Gabe Devoe and David Skara had 11 each for Clemson (205, 9-4). NO. 12 DUKE 74, VIRGINIA TECH 52 » Grayson Allen scored 25 points and matched a career high with seven 3-pointers as Duke won without freshman star Marvin Bagley III.
Freshman Gary Trent Jr. added 19 points for the Blue Devils (21-5, 9-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). Bagley III, the league’s leading scorer and rebounder, missed his second game with a sprained right knee.
It was Allen’s best output in an ACC game after several struggle-filled nights this season. And Trent had his own big performance on the perimeter by knocking down five 3s, part of Duke’s 15-of-33 showing arc.
Duke led 36-28 at halftime, then used a 9-0 burst midway through the second half to blow the game open.
Justin Bibbs scored 15 points to lead the Hokies (18-8, 7-6), who never looked in sync against Duke’s zone defense. NO. 22 MICHIGAN 74, IOWA 59 » Duncan Robinson scored 18 points to lead Michigan.
The Wolverines (21-7, 10-5 Big Ten) won for the second straight game and the fourth time in five games.
Muhammad-Ali AbdurRahkman scored 16 points for the Wolverines and Moritz Wagner added 14 points. Charles Matthews scored 10 points and pulled down eight rebounds for Michigan, as the Wolverines held the Hawkeyes under 60 points for just the third time this season.
Luka Garza scored 22 points to pace the Hawkeyes (12-16, 3-12). from behind the
Florida State guard PJ Savoy, center, reacts in the final seconds of overtime in win against Clemson Wednesday in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State won 81-79. the team’s