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No. 11 seed Xavier stuns No. 3 Florida State

No. 11 seed Xavier stuns No. 3 Florida State
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March 19
07:062017

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Xavier used a harassing zone defense to stifle Florida State on one end of the floor and rode a balanced scoring attack to put the Seminoles away on the other end.

Once a bubble team that was the last to hear its name called on Selection Sunday, No. 11 seed Xavier is headed back to the Sweet 16 after a convincing 91-66 victory over third-seeded Florida State on Saturday at Amway Center.

O'Mara, who scored a career-high 18 points against the Terrapins, was unafraid of going right at Florida State's sizable front line.

NOTES: Florida State F Jonathan Isaac made his first field goal with 5:55 remaining in the first half, finishing a dunk after a pass from G Xavier Rathan-Mayes.

... Xavier outscored Florida State 36-26 in the paint.

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