North Carolina State
Krystal Saunders downed six 3-pointers and scored 22 points in helping Miami upset No. 20 North Carolina State 80-71 on Sunday.
The Florida State Seminoles will be without one of the three players who have spear-headed the team’s three-headed rushing attack this season.
The Miami Hurricanes almost made an early exit from the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Friday before rallying to knock off the Boston College Eagles, 69-58.
Haley Peters had 17 points and 13 rebounds — including the go-ahead basket with 4:06 left — to help sixth-ranked Duke beat No. 23 Florida State 72-66 in Saturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals.
The Miami Hurricanes are giving the Miami Heat a run for their money on who the best basketball team in South Florida is in 2013.
When quarterback EJ Manuel takes the Orange Bowl field Tuesday for his final game at Florida State, his mother will be home in Virginia, recovering from her final round of chemotherapy to treat breast cancer.
E.J. Manuel tossed two touchdown passes and Devonta Freeman ran for two more scores to lead No. 11 Florida State to a 48-7 victory over Duke on Saturday.
The wins for Florida State the past few years have been big, including a thumping of Clemson earlier this year. But what have driven Seminoles fans crazy have been the mind-blowing losses against teams where FSU is the heavy favorite.
North Carolina State’s players can finally stop seething over an ugly, mistake-filled performance in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener. Now they can think about a memorable comeback that shook up the race for both the conference and national championship.
After a hangover victory against the University of South Florida Bulls last week, the Florida State Seminoles get back into Atlantic Coast Conference play Saturday when they head to Raleigh to take on NC State.