Florida State ral­lies from 18 down to beat Clemson in OT

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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

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