No. 12 Florida State downs Miami, 33-20

By Tim Reynolds

Associated Press

Published: Saturday, Oct. 20 2012 10:00 p.m. MDT

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, center, and Udonis Haslem, right, stand on the sideline as boys make the The U sign before an NCAA college football game against Florida State, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Miami.

Lynne Sladky, Associated Press

MIAMI — EJ Manuel threw for 229 yards, Devonta Freeman ran for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns and No. 12 Florida State overcame a shaky start to beat Miami 33-20 on Saturday night, the Seminoles' third straight win over their archrival.

Manuel completed 21 of 31 passes for Florida State (7-1, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), which won despite 12 penalties and five fumbles, two of them lost. Dustin Hopkins kicked four field goals for the Seminoles, and James Wilder added a touchdown run.

Stephen Morris, playing a week after spraining his left ankle, started and threw for 223 yards and a late touchdown for Miami (4-4, 3-2), which has lost three straight but controls its Coastal Division destiny.

Mike James had a touchdown run for the Hurricanes, who lost freshman Duke Johnson in the second half with an undisclosed injury.

Miami finished with 29 yards rushing on 21 attempts.

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