Terance Mann hit a wild off-balance runner with 1.Eight seconds left in additional time to assist 12th-ranked Florida State beat No. 16 Virginia Tech by way of 65-63 on Thursday within the Atlantic Coast Convention event quarterfinals in Charlotte, N.C.
Mann’s shot from the precise aspect rattled across the rim ahead of shedding during the web to damage a tie for the fourth-seeded Seminoles (26-6). The fifth-seeded Hokies (24-Eight) had a last probability, however Nickeil Alexander-Walker, who completed with 21 issues, neglected a desperation Three-pointer on the horn. It was once the second one instantly week that Florida State beat Virginia Tech in an additional length.
In different motion in Charlotte, Kyle Man scored 29 issues, together with seven Three-pointers, and No. 2 Virginia (29-2) beat North Carolina State (22-11), 76-56, after trailing by way of 2 at halftime. … Luke Maye had 19 issues and Nine rebounds to steer No. Three North Carolina (27-Five) to an 83-70 win in opposition to Louisville (20-13).
BIG EAST Myles Powell scored 29 issues within the first part to set a event file and completed with 31 to steer Seton Corridor (19-12) to a 73-57 victory in opposition to Georgetown (19-13) in a quarterfinal at Madison Sq. Lawn that almost definitely sealed N.C.A.A. fates. … Eric Paschall had 20 issues and 10 rebounds as No. 25 Villanova (23-Nine) beat Windfall (18-15) by way of 73-62. … Xavier (18-14) complicated with a 63-61 win over Creighton (18-14) on a tip-in by way of Zach Hankins with 21 seconds left.
BIG 12 Emmitt Mathews scored a career-high 28 issues as West Virginia (14-19) pulled off a 79-74 disillusioned of seventh-ranked Texas Tech (26-6) within the quarterfinals in Kansas Town, Mo. … Xavier Snead scored 19 issues to steer No. 15 Kansas State (25-7) to an 70-61 win in opposition to Texas Christian (20-13), which is at the N.C.A.A. bubble. … Iowa State (22-11) were given 5 Three-pointers and 21 issues from Talen Horton-Tucker in a 83-66 win in opposition to Baylor (19-13). … Devon Dotson scored 17 issues, serving to No. 17 Kansas (24-Nine) pull clear of Texas (16-16) in the second one part of a 65-57 victory.
BIG TEN James Palmer scored 24 issues and short-handed Nebraska (18-15), close down No. 22 Maryland (22-10) for a 69-61 win in the second one spherical in Chicago. … Amir Coffey scored 10 of his 22 issues within the ultimate minute as Minnesota (20-12) held off Penn State (14-18) in additional time, 77-72. … Keyshawn Woods scored 18 to assist Ohio State (19-13) bolster its N.C.A.A. hopes with a 79-75 win in opposition to Indiana (17-15).
SEC Bryce Brown scored all 17 of his issues in the second one part to steer No. 22 Auburn (23-Nine) to an 81-71 win in opposition to Missouri in the second one spherical in Nashville. … Keyontae Johnson had 20 issues and 12 rebounds to assist the bubble workforce Florida (18-14) win, 66-50, in opposition to Arkansas (17-15). … 10th-seeded Alabama (18-14) stored its N.C.A.A. hopes alive with a 62-57 victory in opposition to Mississippi (20-12).
AMERICAN Christian Essential scored 25 issues and Jalen Adams added 19 issues and six rebounds to steer Connecticut (16-16) to an 80-73 win in opposition to South Florida (19-13) in Memphis. The Huskies will face No. 11 Houston within the quarterfinals.
PAC-12 Jaylen Nowell scored 24 issues, and top-seeded Washington (25-7) hung on for a 78-75 victory in opposition to Southern California (16-17) within the quarterfinals in Las Vegas. … Romello White scored 19 issues as Arizona State (22-Nine) aided its N.C.A.A. hopes with an 83-72 victory in opposition to U.C.L.A. (17-16).
MOUNTAIN WEST At the back of by way of 34-29 at halftime, No. 14 Nevada (29-Three) shot 62 % from the sector in the second one part in a 77-69 win in opposition to Boise State (13-20) within the quarterfinals in Las Vegas.
MID-AMERICAN Jeremy Harris scored 23 issues for No. 18 Buffalo (29-Three) in an 82-46 quarterfinal win over Akron (17-16) in Cleveland. … Eugene German scored 27 issues to steer Northern Illinois (17-16) to an 80-76 disillusioned of Toledo (25-7).