The Seminoles will glimpse to win their seventh straight match at GT Saturday.
Curt Weiler, Tallahassee Democrat
A further match, another blowout win for Florida Point out.
Just after beating Wake Forest by 22 factors on Wednesday, the No. 19 FSU men’s basketball staff (20-5, 8-4 in ACC) ran absent with a 69-47 win at Ga Tech (11-15, 3-10 in ACC) inside of McCamish Pavilion Saturday.
The victory marks seven straight for the Seminoles, tying the longest ACC win streak in application history due to the fact 1992.
It was a gradual win for the Seminoles. Just after the match was tied at 10 in the opening minutes, FSU went on a 21-5 operate to open a guide that remained in double digits the relaxation of the way.
Practically 50 percent of FSU’s field purpose makes an attempt came from outside the arc as the Seminoles attempted 30 3-pointers and 34 two-position shots. They built nine of them (30 percent), led by David Nichols’ 3 of 5 from the perimeter.
FSU again dominated in the paint, outscoring the Yellow Jackets 28 to 12.
This effort and hard work was led by senior center Christ Koumadje, who had 10 factors and 12 rebounds for his second consecutive double-double just after he didn’t have one in his initial 108 game titles at FSU.
Vassell exhibits out in front of hometown group
Just after leaving Ga to enroll at FSU, Devin Vassell obtained the opportunity to return house Saturday.
The Suwanee native stated ahead of leaving for Saturday’s match that he anticipated to have a group of 10ish family and pals in attendance towards GT.
Back house, the legitimate freshman put together his most effective match of ACC participate in.
Just after putting up eight factors in Wednesday’s win over Wake Forest, Vassell finished with 11 factors and 3 rebounds — both his most in a conference match — towards the Yellow Jackets.
3-position capturing has been one of the most consistent spots of Vassell’s match and that proved to be the case again Saturday.
He finished hitting two of 3 threes and is now capturing 41.2 percent from outside the arc this time, the second-most effective mark on the staff.
FSU has continued to length by itself from its weak get started to ACC participate in absent from Tallahassee.
The Seminoles dropped their initial 3 conference road game titles as a part of their 1-4 get started in the ACC.
Since, they’ve gained 3 consecutive road game titles at Miami, Syracuse and GT as part of their seven-match profitable streak.
If they are able to win two of their past 3 conference road game titles, they will equal their amount of ACC road wins from the past two decades put together.
16: “16 sturdy” is a mantra for the FSU basketball staff as they credit score their overall roster for their roles inside of the staff. For the second time this 7 days, FSU obtained to show up that depth as all 16 customers of the FSU roster noticed action with the wander-ons examining in for the closing minutes of the blowout.
27.1: FSU held the Yellow Jackets to 27.1 percent from the floor. That’s the least expensive field purpose percentage defense of the time for the Seminoles, surpassing the 28.3 percent GT shot in the initial match.
35: Once again, the FSU bench performed a important part in the victory, combining to score 35 of the team’s 69 factors. Vassell’s 11 led the way, but six distinctive FSU bench gamers scored at the very least two factors.
68: FSU assisted on 17 of its 25 field goals (68 percent) towards GT. This has been important across the recent win streak as the Seminoles have now assisted on 60-furthermore percent of their baskets in four of their past six game titles.
Up Up coming
With a close by road match set for early next 7 days, FSU just isn’t coming back to Tallahassee ahead of its next match.
The Seminoles get on Clemson (15-10, 5-7) Tuesday at 9 p.m. inside of Littlejohn Coliseum.
No. 19 Florida Point out at Clemson
When: Tuesday, 9 p.m.
In which: Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, South Carolina
Television set/Radio: ESPNU/103.1 FM