SMU-Clemson, Florida State-Minnesota NIT Final FourDALLAS (AP) - Nic Moore made a 3-pointer with 6.5 seconds left to lift SMU past California 67-65 and into the NIT semifinals against Clemson.
Moore's shot provided one more dose of Moody Magic, sending Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown and the Mustangs (26-9) to Madison Square Garden.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Aaron Thomas scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half and Okaro White had 14 first-half points as Florida State defeated Louisiana Tech 78-75 to reach the NIT semifinal round. Louisiana Tech's Raheem Appleby missed a pair of 3-point attempts in the final 7 seconds that could have tied the game.
Florida State will play Minnesota in the NIT semifinals on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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