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See the brilliant inbound play that saved Duke against Florida State

For The Win logo For The Win 1/12/2019 Nick Schwartz
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Florida State was 2.8 seconds away from taking down No. 1 Duke in front of a raucous home crowd - but a clutch game-winner from freshman Cam Reddish saved the Blue Devils on Saturday in Tallahassee.

Duke was without superstar Zion Williamson for the entirety the second half, as he left the game in the first half after being poked in the eye on a drive. Fellow freshmen RJ Barrett and Cam Reddish stepped up to keep Duke int he game, but a late Reddish error gave Florida State a golden chance at a signature win.

With just 15 seconds left in a tie game and one second remaining on the shot clock, Reddish fouled Florida State's PJ Savoy on an attempted three to give Savoy three foul shots. Savoy missed the first, but made the next two to put the Seminoles up 78-76.

On the other end, RJ Barrett drew a foul with five seconds left - but missed his second free throw. A scramble for the rebound ended with a Florida State player trying to throw the ball off an opponent under the bucket, but officials ruled that the ball came off Florida State after a lengthy review.

With 2.8 seconds remaining, Duke drew up a brilliant play for Reddish, who drained a wide-open catch-and-shoot three to give Duke the win.

Coach K had Barrett flash to the ball to draw the attention of defenders, while two other Duke players crashed the lane. Reddish, with no one paying attention to him, ran across the court to the wing, and Tre Jones made a perfect pass around 7-foot-4 center Christ Koumadje.

Officials put tenths of a second back on the clock, but a long Florida State pass was tipped away to seal the game.


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