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Florida State’s Okaro White executes the perfect in-bounds ally-oop (VIDEO)

Jan 5, 2013, 11:15 PM EST

Milton Jennings, Okaro White AP

It’s safe to say that the Florida State Seminoles are not the team we expected.

Sure, they weren’t expected contend for the ACC championship in 2012-2013, but the Seminoles were not expected to lose games against South Alabama, Mercer and Auburn either.

But at 8-5 and with the non-conference schedule in the rear-view mirror, Florida State looked to regain their edge against Clemson in their ACC opener.

The game wasn’t pretty, and the Seminoles nearly blew a 16-point halftime lead, but the team’s trademark pressure defense returned for the first time all season. Preseason All-American Michael Snaer struggled on offense, but thanks to the efforts of Okaro White, the Seminoles were able to escape with a 71-66 win.

White finished with a team-high 15 points, including this pretty sensational ally-oop jam off of an in-bounds play.

(Video via ACC Digital Network)

The worst thing you can do when defending an in-bounds play is to forget where your man is. If you happen to be guarding Okaro White, bad things are going to happen.

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