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Top 25 basketball: Florida State beats No. 3 UNC by 33 points

Published January 14, 2012 10:06 pm

Day in the Top 25 • Seminoles hand Tar Heels worst loss under coach Roy Williams.
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Tallahassee, Fla. • Deividas Dulkys scored a career-high 32 points and Michael Snaer added 17 as Florida State stunned No. 3 North Carolina 90-57, handing the Tar Heels their worst loss under coach Roy Williams.

The Seminoles (11-6, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) started the second half on a 30-8 run to take a 66-36 lead en route to handing North Carolina its most lopsided conference loss since a 96-56 defeat against Maryland in 2003.

The loss also snapped North Carolina's nine-game win streak.

Northwestern 81, No. 6 Michigan State 74 • In Evanston, Ill., John Shurna scored 22 points to help Northwestern end Michigan State's win streak at 15.

Drew Crawford added 20 points and Davide Curletti, making his first start of the season, had a season-high 17 for the Wildcats (12-5, 2-3 Big Ten).

No. 22 San Diego St. 69, No. 12 UNLV 67 • In San Diego, Jamaal Franklin made an off-balance layup with three-tenths of a second left to give San Diego State over UNLV in a thrilling MWC opener.

Franklin, who had 24 points and 10 rebounds, had just come back into the game after landing hard while going for a rebound and then sitting out for a possession.