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The No. 17 Florida State Seminoles (24-9) managed to break into the record books Sunday, with a extraordinary win over the No 4. North Carolina Tarheels (29-5) 85-82. The Seminoles won their first ACC Basketball Championship in school history. Florida State continued to silence the criticism that they were subject to earlier in the season, due to their regular season wins over both UNC and No. 6 Duke. Having defeated North Carolina once this season, the Noles proudly gave the Tarheels and head Coach Roy Williams their most embarrassing loss of the season 90-57, not to mention another loss to steal the ACC title away from the state of North Carolina. With that victory, the Seminoles sought out to prove that they too had a place in the elite ACC. No longer the third best conference team behind Duke and North Carolina, refusing to sleep in the shadows of what are the ACC powerhouses. With the ACC title in-hand the tomahawk chop is alive and well in Tallahassee, Florida. F...
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  • Nick, great job on the article! Fun and informative!

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