By: Pat Mueller | WCTV Eyewitness Sports
February 3, 2020
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — After going 1-1 in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Florida State University men's basketball team fell three spots to No. 8 in the Associated Press poll.
Last Tuesday, the Seminoles lost to the University of Virginia in a 61-56 slugfest. Following the matchup against the Cavaliers, FSU rallied to defeat Virginia Tech 74-63 on Saturday.
Currently, No. 5 Louisville is the top dog in the ACC, with a 10-1 conference record. FSU and No. 7 Duke are tied for second place in the conference, since they share an 8-2 record in league play.
FSU plays the University of North Carolina at 7 p.m. Monday in the Tucker Center. The Tar Heels' star freshman, point guard Cole Anthony, returned from a knee injury Saturday night against Boston College.
Although Anthony scored 26 points and dished three dimes in his first game in two months, he put up an air ball on a contested 3-pointer as time expired against the Eagles. UNC lost 71-70.
This will be FSU's first game against the Tar Heels this season. Following that, they'll play another home game against the University of Miami at noon Saturday.
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