TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Bernard James hit all eight of his
field goal attempts to score a career-high 16 points Saturday as
Florida State captured an 84-71 win over North Carolina State.
The Seminoles (13-5, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 28-19 at
the half and never looked back as they followed up Wednesday's
66-61 win over top-ranked Duke with no sign of a letdown.
Florida State shot 54.5 percent (30 of 55) from the floor and
all five starters scored in double figures. Michael Snaer added 13
points and Terrance Shannon 12 along with a career-best nine
rebounds for the Seminoles, who led by as many as 22 in the second
Tracy Smith scored 19 points and Ryan Harrow 17 for North
Carolina State (11-6, 1-2), which shot just 38.7 percent (24 of
The Seminoles never trailed and led comfortably throughout the
second half on their way to a third straight ACC home victory.
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