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Seminoles hand Miami first ACC loss, beat Hurricanes for 8th straight time

RayQuan Evans makes 2 free throws with 0.8 seconds left in 65-64 win
Miami Huricanes guard Kameron McGusty blocked by Florida State Seminoles guard Anthony Polite, Jan. 11, 2022
Posted at 10:57 PM, Jan 11, 2022

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Freshman Matthew Cleveland scored 11 of his 15 points in the second half, RayQuan Evans made two free throws with 0.8 seconds left and Florida State beat in-state rival Miami 65-64 and extend its win streak against the Hurricanes to eight games.

Anthony Polite had 12 points and eight rebounds and Evans finished with 11 points for Florida State (9-5, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).

The Hurricanes (13-4, 5-1), who were picked 12th in the 2021 preseason ACC poll, had won nine consecutive games, including a 76-74 win at then-No. 2 Duke last Saturday.

Moore finished with 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and six assists for Miami.