FSU Downs Wake Forest 67–60

After an exceedingly slow start, Florida State took over the game, outscoring the Demon Deacons 61–36 over the final 32 minutes.

Down 16 points with 8:16 left in the first half, Florida State went on a tear, outscoring Wake Forest 61- 36 from that point to win 67-60. Aaron Thomas and Ian Miller took over the game for FSU. Thomas had his first double-double of the season with 19 points and 14 rebounds. Miller added 25 points and made five of the seven three-pointers he shot. Boris Bojanovsky stepped up big on the defensive end of the court with 8 rebounds and 6 blocks to go with 6 points. Okaro White fouled out of the game with 5:18 left. This is the fifth road game that he has fouled out of on the road this season.

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.


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