Butler's block seals Florida State's OT win over No. 6 Duke
Duke Florida St Basketball Florida State forward Malik Osborne (10) and forward John Butler (22) celebrate beating Duke 79-78 in overtime of an NCAA college basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday Jan. 18, 2022. Butler scored 14 points, and Naheem McLeod had a season-best nine points and seven rebounds for the Seminoles. Moore scored 13 points. Florida State: The Seminoles had nine steals as they picked up their 14th win over a ranked opponent in the last four seasons. Florida State: Hosts North Florida on Thursday.wftv.com
Florida beats rival FSU 71-55 to end 7-game skid in series
20 Florida State 71-55 on Sunday to end a seven-game losing streak in the series. Florida (2-0) won its first game against its biggest in-state rival since 2013 and took a huge step forward in coach Mike White’s seventh season. The last meeting was marred by Florida forward Keyontae Johnson’s collapse on the court in Tallahassee. POLL IMPLICATIONSFlorida State might fall out of the next AP college basketball poll, which gets released Monday. ___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-college-basketball-poll and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Inside job: Michigan goes to the paint to top FSU 76-58
The evening's most telling stat was points in the paint: Michigan 50, Florida State 28. Other lowlights for the Seminoles:— 14 turnovers, including 10 in the first half that led to 16 Michigan points. Adding to the trouble, Walker, the team's leading scorer this season, rolled his ankle at the 14-minute mark of the second half. FSU went on a mini-tear when Osborne and Polite made back-to-back 3s to trim Michigan's lead to five early in the second half. Driving the lane and making the extra pass underneath, the Wolverines made 11 of their first 13 shots in the second half.
No. 6 Florida State rallies past No. 11 Louisville 82-67
Florida State forward Malik Osborne (10) reacts after hitting a three-point basket against Louisville in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla., Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. 6 Florida State rallied from a double-digit deficit to beat No. Florida State outscored Louisville 50-27 in the second half and extended its home winning streak to 22 games. Florida State: The Seminoles shot 50% in each half and overcame nine first-half turnovers to complete a season sweep of Louisville. Florida State visits Clemson on Saturday.
No. 9 Florida State rallies past Miami in OT, 83-79
9-ranked Florida State Seminoles forced 24 turnovers, including three in a row in overtime, and rallied from a nine-point deficit in the final 4:33 of regulation Saturday to earn their ninth consecutive victory by beating Miami 83-79. Sophomore Devin Vassell set a career high for the second consecutive game by leading Florida State with 23 points while adding 11 rebounds and five assists. M.J. Walker added 19 points in 23 minutes for the Seminoles, who won despite shooting 42 percent and committing 16 turnovers. Florida State (16-2, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), which began the day tied with No. The Hurricanes play Tuesday at Duke, which won 95-62 when the teams met Jan. 4.