Florida State Defeats North Carolina to Claim First ACC Tournament Title

Florida State University defeated the fourth-ranked University of North Carolina 85-82 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final.

The 17th-ranked Seminoles won the men’s basketball tournament for the first time in school history. The Tar Heels’ P.J. Hairston missed with a 3-point attempt as time expired at Philips Arena in Atlanta.

The win comes almost two months after the Seminoles beat the Tar Heels 90-57 for North Carolina’s biggest loss under coach Roy Williams.

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