Florida State took an early lead against DePaul and never let up in 83-67 win. The Seminoles advance to play in the fourth place game of the Paradise Jam tournament.
Once again a freshman led the team in scoring. This time it was guard Dwayne Bacon, who dropped 19 points and 5 rebounds. Freshman Malik Beasley was the Seminoles second leading scorer with 11 points and 5 rebounds.
Bacon and Beasley were the leading rebounders on the team along with 7-foot-4 freshman Jean-Christ Koumadje with 5. Koumadje also added 5 points. Florida State took advantage of their size and outrebounded DePaul 35-24.
The Seminoles shot 52.9-percent from the floor and 33.3-percent from outside the arc. Their free throw shooting was markedly better going 24-33 from the line.
Turnovers were still an issue for the Seminoles. They turned the ball over 17 times with only 13 assists. Boris Bojanovsky led the team with 4 turnovers. It wasn't Bojanovsky's night as he only had 2 points and no rebounds in his 11 minutes on the court.
The Seminoles improve to 3-1 on the season. They will play Ohio on Sunday, November 23rd at 4 PM.