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Florida State 79, Pittsburgh 72


(AP Photo/Fred Vuich)

By ALAN SAUNDERS
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH - Raiquan Gray had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 16 Florida State beat Pittsburgh 79-72 for its third straight win.

The Seminoles (13-3, 9-2 ACC) led for over 35 minutes of the game, but never by more than 11 points. Malik Osborne had 12 points and a team-high nine rebounds. RayQuan Evans also scored 12 points, and Scottie Barnes had 11.

Pitt (9-9, 5-8) was able to shut down M.J. Walker, who finished 0 for 5 with no points, but Florida State used its size advantage and reserves to wear down the Panthers. Nine Florida State players scored four points or more. Walker remains seven points away from 1,000 for his career.

ACC leading scorer and rebounder Justin Champagnie had 21 points and 10 boards for the Panthers in his 11th double-double of the season. Xavier Johnson added 15 points.

Starting Florida State guard Wyatt Wilkes was limited by injury and scored six points in 13 minutes.

February 20, 2021



Florida State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
R. Gray F 29 6-12 4-5 0-0 3-8 0 1 2 4 3 16
M. Osborne F 24 3-4 6-7 0-1 2-9 0 0 0 0 2 12
W. Wilkes F 13 2-4 0-0 2-4 0-3 3 0 0 0 0 6
M. Walker G 28 0-5 0-0 0-2 0-3 1 0 0 1 1 0
R. Evans G 22 1-4 10-12 0-1 0-3 2 0 0 1 2 12
S. Barnes   26 4-13 3-3 0-1 4-6 3 3 0 3 3 11
A. Polite   20 2-4 0-1 1-3 1-2 4 1 0 2 0 5
B. Koprivica   15 4-6 0-1 0-0 1-3 1 1 0 0 4 8
S. Calhoun   14 2-3 0-0 1-2 0-3 0 0 1 0 1 5
T. Ngom   9 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 0 0 0 1 4
Totals   200 26-58
(.448)
23-29
(.793)
4-14
(.286)
12-43 14 6 3 11 17 79


Pittsburgh
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
J. Champagnie F 40 7-17 7-9 0-2 3-10 2 0 1 1 1 21
A. Coulibaly F 23 3-7 2-2 0-0 1-3 0 1 2 0 4 8
N. Sibande G 36 4-13 2-4 2-6 3-7 2 0 0 2 2 12
I. Horton G 32 3-13 0-0 1-5 0-2 2 0 2 1 3 7
X. Johnson G 32 6-13 2-3 1-4 0-4 3 1 1 3 4 15
F. Odukale   23 3-5 2-2 0-0 1-3 3 0 0 1 2 8
T. Brown   12 0-0 1-2 0-0 3-3 0 0 0 0 3 1
W. Jeffress Jr.   2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals   200 26-68
(.382)
16-22
(.727)
4-17
(.235)
15-39 12 2 6 8 20 72

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