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Seminoles rout the Cavaliers in ACC showdown

In a matchup of the top two teams in the conference, Florida State rolled past UVA 81-60
Credit: AP
Virginia's Kihei Clark, left, Virginia's Sam Hauser, center, and Virginia's Justin McKoy, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — M.J. Walker scored 17 points and No. 16 Florida State built a big first-half lead, beating No. 7 Virginia 81-60 in a showdown between the top two teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

 RaiQuan Gray had 15 points for the Seminoles (12-3, 8-2), and Walker made five of Florida State’s season-high 13 3-pointers — on 24 attempts. Gray scored in double figures for the seventh straight game.

 Florida State has won 24 consecutive ACC home games dating to a victory over Clemson on Jan. 22, 2019. 

Trey Murphy III had 13 points for Virginia (15-4, 11-2), which had won four in a row.