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Upset Alert: Florida State Trails No. 1 Seed Xavier By 2 At Halftime

A closeup of Leonard Hamilton in the Florida State huddle.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - FEBRUARY 2: Florida State Seminoles head coach Leonard Hamilton talks to his team during the game against the Duke Blue Devils at the Donald L. Tucker Center on February 2, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida. The Blue Devils beat the Seminoles 79-60 (Photo by Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

We already had one upset in Nashville today. We could get another.

No. 7 seed Nevada took down No. 2 seed Cincinnati in the West Region earlier. It was an epic comeback if you missed it.

Now, ninth-seeded Florida State has given Xavier, the top seed in the West, all it can handle through one half.

The Seminoles trail the Musketeers by two at intermission, 34-32. A 5-0 spurt by Xavier in the final 20 seconds put the favorites back in the lead.

Xavier's top scorer, guard Trevon Bluiett, has scored only two points in the first 20 minutes. They came on a pair of free throws with one second remaining.

If the Musketeers are going to survive, they will need more out of Bluiett in the second half. Otherwise, they'll become the second No. 1 seed to go home in the first weekend.

Braian Angola leads the 'Noles with 10 points at halftime. J.P. Macura has 10 for Xavier.

You can catch the second half of FSU-Xavier on TNT.