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Isaac leads No. 10 Florida State past No. 15 Notre Dame

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State hasn't found itself in many close games late in the second half this season, but Wednesday night it was trailing No. 15 Notre Dame 64-62 with 5:40 remaining.

The 10th-ranked Seminoles then showed that they were able to go on a late run and close out a game, going on an 11-1 run and holding on for an 83-80 victory to move into a three-way tie atop the Atlantic Coast Conference at the one-third mark in conference play.

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The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Jan 16
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Villanova (28)17-11,5803
2Kansas (32)16-11,5622
3UCLA (3)18-11,4724
4Gonzaga (2)17-01,4335
5Kentucky15-21,3576
6Baylor16-11,3151
7West Virginia15-21,18510
7Creighton17-11,1858
9North Carolina16-31,06311
10Florida State16-29649
11Oregon16-293113
12Louisville15-390014
13Butler15-382312
14Arizona16-275716
15Notre Dame16-274820
16Virginia13-367719
17Wisconsin14-364418
18Duke14-46147
19Florida14-340523
20Cincinnati15-237322
21Purdue14-430917
22Xavier13-429415
23Saint Mary's (Cal.)15-221021
24South Carolina14-3125-
25Maryland16-2121-

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Cheatham's double-double helps Akron beat Ohio, 83-68

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Kwan Cheatham Jr. scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for his third double-double this season and four starters reached double digits as Akron raced past Ohio 83-68 on Tuesday night, pushing its win streak to eight games.

Isaiah Johnson and Jimond Ivey scored 15 points each for the Zips (15-3, 5-0 Mid-American Conference), and Antino Jackson tossed in 11 with three 3-pointers. The win was Akron's 26th in a row at James A. Rhodes Arena, third longest in Division I.