No. 12 Miami holds off Florida State, 67-65

Miami center Ebuka Izundu, left, and Miami guard Angel Rodriguez celebrate defeating Florida State 67-65 an NCAA basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla., Sunday Feb. 14, 2016. Miami defeated Florida State 67-65. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Sheldon McClellan scored 20 points and No. 12 Miami fought off a second-half rally from Florida State to win 67-65 on Sunday night.

The Hurricanes led by four with less than a minute remaining when Dwayne Bacon's 3-pointer brought the Seminoles to 66-65. After Davon Reed missed a 3, Florida State had a chance to go ahead but Devon Bookert was short on a 3-pointer from the corner.

Ja'Quan Newton hit one of two free throws for Miami, leaving Florida State one last chance, but Malik Beasley missed a 30-footer that would have won it.

Reed had 14 points and Angel Rodriguez scored 11 for the Hurricanes (20-4, 9-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who secured their fourth 20-win season in Jim Larranaga's five years as coach.

Bookert led Florida State (16-9, 6-7) with 14 points, and Xavier Rathan-Mayes had 12.