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Men’s Top 25 capsules: Boston College beats No. 11 Florida State 87-82

Boston College's Ky Bowman (0) looks for an opening past Florida State's Terance Mann (14) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Boston. (Steven Senne / Associated Press)
Boston College's Ky Bowman (0) looks for an opening past Florida State's Terance Mann (14) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Boston. (Steven Senne / Associated Press)

Ky Bowman scored 37 points and Jordan Chatman gave Boston College the lead for good by hitting three straight 3-pointers during a 21-4 run to start the second half, and the Eagles held on to beat No. 11 Florida State 87-82 on Sunday in Boston.

The Seminoles (13-5, 1-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) lost their third straight game in a week since climbing to the cusp of The Associated Press Top 10.

Boston College (10-7, 1-4) led by nine with 1:27 left before a pair of turnovers against the full-court press allowed Florida State to make it a four-point game. But Wynston Tabbs made a 3-pointer with 24 seconds remaining to turn back the rally and snap the Eagles’ five-game losing streak.

Mfiondu Kabengele had 26 points and nine rebounds for Florida State.

NO. 15 MARQUETTE 79, PROVIDENCE 68: Sam Hauser scored 25 points, Markus Howard added 24 points and nine rebounds and Marquette rallied past Providence in Milwaukee.

After honoring former star Dwyane Wade with a celebration that included a halftime tribute, Marquette (16-3, 5-1 Big East) surged and improved to 13-0 at home.

Nate Watson tied his career high with 21 points for Providence (11-7, 1-4).

NO. 23 IOWA 95, ILLINOIS 71: Freshman Joe Wieskamp matched a career high with 24 points and Iowa routed Illinois in Iowa City, Iowa.

Isaiah Moss scored a season-high 21 points and Luka Garza added 20 for the Hawkeyes (16-3, 5-3 Big Ten). They shot 68 percent, hit 12 of their first 14 3-point attempts and 15 overall.

Ayo Dosunmu scored 15 points for Illinois (5-13, 1-6).

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