FSU Star Freshman Banks In Buzzer-Beater Against Indiana
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) ? Scottie Barnes banked in a runner with with two seconds left in overtime to give No. 20 Florida State a 69-67 victory over Indiana on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge for its 25th straight home victory.

?In that situation, my teammates just told me to be confident and go to the basket,? Barnes said. ?Keep attacking. I?m 6-9. I can get in there basically whenever I want.?

The freshman had nine points, five assists, four rebounds and four steals for the Seminoles (2-0). Florida State has won 40 straight nonconference home games, and 10 overtime games in a row.

?Playing a team of this caliber definitely had our attention,? Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton said. ?This is a game that is really going to give us an opportunity to evaluate ourselves.?

Trayce Jackson-Davis had 25 points and 17 rebounds for Indiana (3-2).

?He was ready to play,? Indiana coach Archie Miller said. ?He was a warrior for us. He?s clearly showing right now that he?s one of the best players in college basketball.?

The Hoosiers did not make a basket from the floor in the final 4:38 of overtime.

Armaan Franklin added nine points and eight rebounds for Indiana.

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