Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 21 points, hitting a 3-pointer and then two free throws in the final minute of double overtime, as Florida State defeated Wake Forest 82-76 on Wednesday.
Canaan Severin made a spectacular touchdown catch and Virginia dominated after halftime and kept its bowl hopes alive for one more week, beating Miami 30-7 in its home finale on Saturday night.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says starting center Austin Barron could be ready to play against Miami on Saturday.
Defending national champion Florida State and Miami are the favorites to win their Atlantic Coast Conference divisions.
The Atlantic Coast Conference football coaches and athletic directors say they should play at least one major conference program every year.
Garrius Adams scored 22 points to lead Miami to a 69-56 win over Wake Forest on Saturday.
Florida State’s already dim NCAA Tournament hopes appeared to be fading away when Wake Forest took a 16-point lead in the first half of Saturday night’s game between two struggling ACC teams.
Chelsea Douglas made five 3-pointers en route to 32 points as Wake Forest beat No. 23 Florida State for the third straight time, 78-54 on Sunday.
When the final seconds of Duke’s upset victory of the Miami Hurricanes ticked off the clock Saturday night, it showed how far Blue Devils head coach David Cutcliffe had brought his team and how far Al Golden still has to go to get the Canes back to the top.
No. 3 Florida State finally discovered a defense that can cool off Jameis Winston and the Seminoles’ high-powered offense.