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Florida State defeats Miami 71-65

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sophomore Luke Loucks came off the bench to score a career-high 19 points to lead Florida State to a 71-65 win over Miami on Saturday night.

Solomon Alabi's layup 6 minutes into the second half gave the Seminoles a 42-40 lead and they never trailed again, leading by as many as a dozen points at 59-47.

Florida State (17-6, 5-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 32-31 at the half on Loucks' jumper that beat the buzzer. Loucks added five rebounds and three assists in 25 minutes of playing time.

Chris Singleton added 10 points for Florida State, which bounced back from a 71-67 home loss to Maryland on Thursday.

James Dews led Miami (16-7, 2-7) with 15 points and Dwayne Collins added 11.