Florida State went up by nine with 7:18 left in the game. Wake came back and tied the game before the Seminoles went on their final run. The Demon Deacon's leader Devin Thomas picked up three fouls in the first half, including a technical foul which really changed the game. Thomas finished with 2 points and 4 fouls. Wake had three players finish in double figures.
Florida State did not shoot particularly well in any phase of the game. The Seminoles shot 45 percent from the field, 29 percent from the three point line, and 64 percent from the free throw line. The determining factor of the game was that Florida State dominated the boards, out rebounding Wake by 14. The Seminoles finished with as many defensive rebounds as Wake had total rebounds.
Florida State ends a two game skid and wins just their third game of the last nine. The Seminoles host North Carolina at 7 PM Monday night. Florida State moves to 6-7 in the ACC and 15-10 overall. Wake falls to 4-8 in ACC play and 14-11 overall.