TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP/WSPA) — Florida State pulled away early in an 80-61 rout of No. 20 Clemson, handing the Tigers their third loss in a row.
Florida State used a 15-2 run early to take a commanding 24-9 lead with 9:16 until halftime. The Seminoles prevented dribble drives and cruised to a 42-24 lead at the half.
John Newman III paced the Tigers with 12 points.
Up next for Clemson is a home contest against Boston College on Wednesday, January 27.