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Florida State vs Virginia

Virginia 56, Florida St. 36

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Joe Harris scored 17 points and Virginia used a 22-4 run late in the first half and stifling defense throughout to beat Florida State for the first time in eight tries, 56-36 on Saturday.

Akil Mitchell added 13 points for the Cavaliers (12-5, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who led 33-15 at halftime - the fifth time this season they have held an opponent under 20 first-half points. It was the first time they have done it in an ACC game since they led Clemson 28-14 on Feb. 10, 1996.

Michael Snaer scored nine points to lead the Seminoles (10-7, 2-2), who shot 37 percent, missed 14 of 15 3-point attempts and committed 18 turnovers that Virginia turned into 20 points.

The games was delayed for several minutes with 3:58 remaining when Terrance Shannon dropped to the floor after appearing to slam his head into Evan Nolte's hip in a scramble under the basket. Shannon fell and lay motionless for several minutes and was placed on a backboard and then a stretcher. There was no immediate word of the condition of his injury.

Virginia led 11-9 when Jontel Evans scored on a drive with 13:57 left in the half. The basket sparked a 22-4 run for the Cavaliers, who held Florida State scoreless for nearly nine minutes in one stretch.

The Seminoles shot 7-for-22 in the half, while the Cavaliers were 7-for-9 on 3-pointers. Akil Mitchell and Justin Anderson scored six each in the burst for Virginia. Anderson had a pair of 3-pointers, including one just moments after blocking a dunk attempt by 7-foot-1, 290-pound Michael Ojo at the other end.

The Seminoles made a run with six straight points early in the second half, closing to within 35-21, but the Cavaliers countered with eight of the next 11 points, rebuilding the lead to 19 points, and Florida State never got closer than 15 the rest of the way.

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Florida State Seminoles
O. White, F294-90-05048
K. Turpin, C60-00-00010
M. Snaer, G354-90-02229
T. Whisnant II, G260-30-00120
M. Brandon, G201-40-11002
T. Shannon231-21-24133
I. Miller191-52-44104
A. Thomas171-30-02002
R. Gilchrist92-30-10014
D. Bookert80-00-00000
B. Bojanovsky72-30-01004
M. Ojo10-20-01000
Totals 16-433-82251336
 37.2%37.5% 
Virginia Cavaliers
A. Mitchell, F346-71-253413
J. Harris, G325-124-441217
E. Nolte, G301-60-07122
J. Evans, G283-80-05716
P. Jesperson, G283-50-02018
J. Anderson213-50-03118
M. Tobey131-20-01022
T. Jones90-00-00110
D. Browman20-00-00100
T. Barnette10-00-00000
C. Kirven10-00-00000
T. Rogers10-00-01000
Totals 22-455-630151456
 48.9%83.3% 
ACC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Duke0-06-022
Miami (Fla.)0-06-024
Louisville0-05-0121
N.C. State0-05-034
Virginia0-05-040
N. Carolina0-04-064
Notre Dame0-05-1150
Syracuse0-04-1120
Georgia Tech0-03-198
Pittsburgh0-04-2142
Wake Forest0-04-2106
Clemson0-03-2346
Va. Tech0-03-2281
Boston College0-02-339
Florida St.0-02-3162
 
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