College Basketball Roundup: No. 25 Florida State wins
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ó Toney Douglas scored 19 points and matched a career high with seven assists Tuesday as No. 25 Florida State defeated Virginia 68-57 on Tuesday night, handing the Cavaliers their eighth consecutive loss.
Douglas, the ACC’s leading scorer in conference competition, scored 15 points in a decisive second half ó including successive 3-point shots just 25 seconds apart that gave Florida State a 40-35 lead.
The Seminoles (19-5, 6-3 ACC) shook off a woeful first-half shooting effort with a blistering 70.8 percent performance in the second half.
Virginia (7-13, 1-8) was led by Sylven Landesberg’s 14 points.
It was the first time in eight games Douglas failed to score 20 or more points.
Villanova 102, Marquette 84
VILLANOVA, Pa. ó Scottie Reynolds scored 27 points, Corey Fisher had 21 and No. 13 Villanova continued its dominant Big East run in a 102-84 win over No. 10 Marquette (20-4, 9-2) on Tuesday night.
Dante Cunningham had 15 points for the Wildcats (20-4, 8-3) and Shane Clark had 16. The Wildcats knocked off their third Top 25 team in their six-game winning streak and won their 26th straight game at the Pavilion.
No. 9 Michigan St. 54, Michigan 42
ANN ARBOR, Mich ó Freshman Delvon Roe scored 11 of his season-high 14 points in the first half and Kalin Lucas had 13 of his 15 points after halftime, leading Michigan State (20-4, 10-2 Big Ten).
DeShawn Sims scored 18 points for the Wolverines (15-10, 5-7).
Kentucky 68, Florida 65
LEXINGTON, Ky. ó Jodie Meeks scored 23 points, including a fade-away 3-pointer with under five seconds left, as Kentucky snapped a three-game losing streak with a 68-65 victory over Florida.
Kentucky (17-7, 6-3) pulled into a tie with Florida (19-5, 6-3) atop the SEC East.
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