No. 16 Florida St routs No. 7 Virginia 81-60 in ACC showdown

UVA was on a four-game winning streak prior to Monday’s loss.
Published: Feb. 15, 2021 at 9:56 PM EST
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — M.J. Walker scored 17 points and No. 16 Florida State built a big first-half lead, beating No. 7 Virginia 81-60 in a showdown between the top two teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

RaiQuan Gray had 15 points for the Seminoles (12-3, 8-2), and Walker made five of Florida State’s season-high 13 3-pointers — on 24 attempts. Gray scored in double figures for the seventh straight game.

Florida State has won 24 consecutive ACC home games dating to a victory over Clemson on Jan. 22, 2019.

Trey Murphy III had 13 points for Virginia (15-4, 11-2), which had won four in a row.

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