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College basketball roundup: Gillespie helps Villanova beat No. 14 Florida State

College basketball roundup: Gillespie helps Villanova beat No. 14 Florida State
Villanova forward Eric Paschall (4) drives past Florida State guard M.J. Walker (23) during the first half on Sunday. (Phelan M. Ebenhack / Associated Press)

Collin Gillespie had 17 points, including two key late free throws, and Villanova won the AdvoCare Invitational by beating No. 14 Florida State 66-60.

Gillespie made it 64-60 by connecting on a pair of free throws with 11.2 seconds left in what was a tight second half.

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Eric Paschall had 15 points and Phil Booth chipped in 12 for the defending national champions (5-2).

Florida State (5-1) got 11 points from both Mfiondu Kabengele and Trent Forrest.

Villanova went from No. 8 to out of the Top 25 — the first time since December 2013 — in last Monday's poll after losing to Michigan 73-46 in a rematch of last season's championship game and losing 76-68 in overtime to Furman.

Oklahoma State 90, No. 19 Louisiana State 77: Cameron McGriff had 28 points, Lindy Waters added 16, and Oklahoma State defeated LSU

The Cowboys were 6-6 against ranked teams last season. Skylar Mays scored 20 points for the Tigers (5-2), who were coming off a 79-76 overtime loss to No. 14 Florida State on Friday.

McGriff hit a 3 and Waters made three free throws during a second-half opening 15-2 run that put Oklahoma State ahead 57-39 with 13 minutes to play.

Michael Weathers layup extended the Cowboys lead to 68-48 midway through the second half.

LSU missed 12 of its 13 shots during the Cowboys' surge.

McGriff had 13 points as Oklahoma State grabbed a 42-37 halftime advantage. The Cowboys lead by 13 points 5 { minutes into the game.

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Oregon State 75, at Long Beach State 72: Ethan Thompson had 18 points and seven rebounds, and brother Stephen Thompson Jr. added 17 points to help the Beavers (5-1) hold off the 49ers(2-5).

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USC 72, at Nevada 51: Cheyanne Wallace led USC (6-0) with 19 points and nine rebounds as the Trojans extended their perfect start in the Nugget Classic in Reno. Mariya Moore added 12 points, seven assists and six rebounds.

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