For the first time since March 7th 2013, Florida State has beaten Virginia. The Seminoles took down the No. 13 Cavaliers 69-62 in Tallahassee.
Guard Malik Beasley didn't score until the final second of the first half, but nailed a buzzer beating three to get on the board. He finished with 17 points after dominating the second half. Dwayne Bacon carried the Seminoles through the first half with 11 points, and finished right ahead of Beasley with 18 points. Bacon also added 9 rebounds. Xavier Rathan-Mayes was also in double digits with 12 points.
Florida State did an excellent job of limiting the Virginia scores on Sunday. London Perrantes finished the game with 19 points, but was just 4-13 shooting. All of Perrantes made baskets were three pointers. Malcolm Brogdon shot just 4-17 from the field and was limited to 10 points.
The Seminoles shot 48.8 percent from the field in the game, but shot an incredible 63.2 percent in the second half. They held Virginia to just 40.7 percent from the field.
Florida State out rebounded the Cavaliers 31-25.
Florida State moves to 16-5 overall and 2-3 in the ACC with the victory. The Seminoles will travel to Kentucky to take on No. 20 Louisville.