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Florida State is still in the middle of the most brutal stretch of conference play anyone will see this year. The Seminoles took one loss to a good UNC team, but has beaten the likes of Virginia Tech, Duke, Virginia and now Notre Dame. However, the 83-80 win didn’t come like most others might. It also put them at 17-2 for the season with a 5-2 conference record.

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The Seminoles shot fairly well overall, hitting exactly half their shots. However, Notre Dame hit 71 percent of its three-point shots and that’s usually a recipe for disaster if you’re on the other side of that number. However, the Noles found a way to win by getting the free throw line 23 times against Notre Dame’s 15 attempts. In fact, FSU made more free throws (16) than the Fighting Irish even attempted.

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That proved to be the difference in the three-point game and puts FSU in great shape heading into the game against Louisville at home on Saturday.

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