FSU falls on the road to Georgia Tech

Men's basketball team can't get past the Jackets, lose 88-80

Toney Douglas had 22 points and Al Thornton notched 20 of his own but the Florida State men's basketball team couldn't avoid their third straight conference loss Saturday night.

Georgia Tech handed FSU an 88-80 defeat in Atlanta, Ga. led by 23 points from Javaris Crittenton.

For the Seminoles, Uche Echefu contributed with 13 points and the team as a whole shot better from the field than the Yellow Jackets - winning that battle 56 percent to 50 percent.

The Seminoles remain winless in Atlantic Coast Conference play, having already suffered losses at UNC and at home against Clemson. The Tribe is set to face Virginia Tech Wednesday at the Donald L. Tucker Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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