ATLANTA (AP) - Derwin Kitchen scored the go-ahead layup with 7.7
seconds left as No. 22 Florida State beat Georgia Tech 64-62 on
Friday to deny the Yellow Jackets a second straight ACC tournament
Florida State (24-8) ended a streak of 11 straight losses in the
quarterfinals while advancing to the semifinals for the first time
since 1992, its first year in the league. Toney Douglas had 25
points for the Seminoles, who face the Tar Heels again in
Saturday's first semifinal.
Lewis Clinch scored 25 points for Georgia Tech (12-19), which
beat No. 17 Clemson on Thursday.
Georgia Tech led 62-61, its first lead since 2-0, on Zach
Peacock's baseline shot with 29 seconds remaining.
Kitchen was fouled by Alade Amini on his reverse layup with 7.7
seconds left. After Kitchen made the free throw, Iman Shumpert's
last-second attempt for Georgia Tech bounced off the rim.