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No. 12 Florida State downs Miami, 33-20

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 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 head coach Al Golden, center, watches from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game, against Florida State Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Miami.  (Alan Diaz, Associated Press) Miami head coach Al Golden, center, watches from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game, against Florida State Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Miami. (Alan Diaz, Associated Press)

Miami finished with 29 yards rushing on 21 attempts.

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