RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Jason Rich scored 21 points Wednesday night to help Florida State beat North Carolina State 72-62.
Toney Douglas added 20 points despite playing through a tough
shooting start for the Seminoles. They won their third straight
league game despite nearly blowing a 19-point first-half lead.
Ralph Mims added 12 points, including a 3-pointer that capped a
10-0 run that gave Florida State (17-12, 6-8 Atlantic Coast
Conference) some needed breathing room in the final 5 minutes.
Trevor Ferguson had a career-high 17 points to lead the
Wolfpack, who continued their late-season freefall. N.C. State
(15-13, 4-10) has lost six straight games to slip to the bottom of
the league standings after being picked in the preseason to finish
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)