March 11 (Bloomberg) -- 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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