Matthew Cleveland’s layup gives Florida State OT win over Boston University

Matthew Cleveland’s layup as time expired in overtime gave Florida State an 81-80 win over nonconference foe Boston University on Wednesday night in a campus game in the Jacksonville Classic in Tallahassee, Fla.BU’s Sukhmail Mathon’s three-point play with 1:52 left in OT gave the Terriers an 80-77 lead. Florida State’s Anthony Polite then sank a pair of free throws with 1:29 to go to make it a one-point game.Cleveland and Caleb Mills finished with 17 points apiece to lead the Seminoles (5-1), who earned their fourth straight win. Mills added five assists and five steals and Polite and Cam’Ron Fletcher scored 11 apiece.Javante McCoy finished with a team-high 22 points for Boston University (4-3), which had its three-game winning streak snapped. Mathon added 16 points and 12 rebounds and Daman Tate added 12 points off the bench for the Terriers.Both the Seminoles and Terriers had unbeaten two-game runs in their Jacksonville Classic tournament games to win the Duval and JAX brackets respectively.BU trailed by five with 13:34 to play in regulation before the Seminoles opened a nine-point lead at 59-50 with 8:16 left.