TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida forward Jacob Kurtz accidentally tipped in a Devon Bookert miss with 0.4 seconds left to give Florida State a 65-63 win against its in-state rival. The victory Tuesday snapped a Gators’ five-game win streak in the series dating back to 2008.READ MORE: Suspected Shoplifter Shot By Police After Pulling Weapon At The Falls Shopping Center In SW Miami-Dade
The fluke play saved the Seminoles after they gave up an alley-oop from Kasey Hill to Dorian Finney-Smith with eight seconds remaining to tie the game at 63.
Florida State’s Montay Brandon tied Hill for a game-high 17 points and FSU teammate Xavier Rathan-Mayes added 13.
Finney-Smith finished with 14 points and seven rebounds while Michael Frazier added 11.READ MORE: CDC's New Mask Mandate Encourages People To Get COVID Vaccinations
Florida State used a 14-2 run midway through the second half to lead 49-42 lead with 7:23 remaining.
The Gators responded with five consecutive made baskets after going scoreless for 4:57. A Hill steal and layup with 3:57 tied the game at 54 apiece.
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