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FSU falls at Notre Dame; ACC tournament up next

The No. 11 Seminoles still have a double bye and don’t play until the conference quarterfinals on Thursday.
Notre Dame's Nate Laszewski, left, tries to power past Florida State's M.J. Walker during the first half Saturday, March 6, 2021, in South Bend, Ind.
Notre Dame's Nate Laszewski, left, tries to power past Florida State's M.J. Walker during the first half Saturday, March 6, 2021, in South Bend, Ind. [ ROBERT FRANKLIN | AP ]
Published Mar. 6
Updated Mar. 6

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Prentiss Hubb scored 22 points, Dane Goodwin had 15 and Notre Dame beat No. 11 Florida State 83-73 on Saturday.

The Fighting Irish (10-14, 7-11 ACC) had five players score in double figures. They also went 28-for-34 at the free-throw line, compared to 15-for-20 for the Seminoles (15-5, 11-4).

Cormac Ryan, Nikola Djogo and Nate Laszewski had 11 points apiece for Notre Dame, which had dropped four in a row. Juwan Durham had nine points and nine rebounds.

Scottie Barnes led FSU with a career-high-tying 17 points. RaiQuan Gray added 15 points and 10 rebounds, his fourth career double double, and M.J. Walker had 12 points on 4-for-16 shooting.

The Seminoles never led and trailed by as many as 20 points in the first half. Trailing 47-31 at halftime, FSU cut the deficit to 74-70 with 2:30 remaining after a 3-pointer Anthony Polite but could get no closer.

Up next for the Seminoles is the upcoming ACC tournament, which starts Tuesday in Greensboro, N.C. FSU has a double bye and does not play until Thursday in the quarterfinals.