Seven straight Ws for the Seminoles

Florida State fell asleep at the wheel in the second half, letting a double-digit lead turn into a one-point deficit, but the Seminoles got themselves back on trach down the stretch and defeated Virginia.

Okaro White scored 13 points and Xavier Gibson added 10 points Saturday, as No. 21 Florida State held off 16th-ranked Virginia 58-55 to keep a share of first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with its seventh straight league victory.

Virginia (17-4, 4-3) climbed back from a 13-point second-half deficit, but Jontel Evans' desperation 30-footer didn't get off in time before the final buzzer -- it bounced off the rim anyway. Virginia's four losses this season have come by a total of 10 points.

Mike Scott and Joe Harris led the Cavaliers with 16 points apiece. Scott also had a game-high 11 rebounds.

It's the first time that Florida State (16-6, 7-1) has won seven straight games in ACC play since joining the league in 1991-92.

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