As the only ranked teams in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas, Connecticut and Florida State probably expected to meet in the championship game.
Instead, both teams were stunned in the semifinals and the fourth-ranked Huskies and No. 22 Seminoles will play Saturday for third place.
Connecticut (5-1) saw its 16-game win streak end with Friday's 68-63 loss to Central Florida, blowing a 17-point lead in the second half.
"I can't be more disappointed in how we played," coach Jim Calhoun said. "We just stopped playing. We couldn't even get the ball inbounded near the end. Nobody stepped up and it was a complete disaster for us."
Florida State (5-1), meanwhile, missed its first 15 shots in Friday's 46-41 loss to Harvard. The Seminoles actually turned in their best defensive effort of the season, limiting the Crimson to 27.3 percent shooting, but were undone by their own 36.2 percent shooting and 16 turnovers.
"We got beat by a team today that was much hungrier than we w...