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The Daily Nole — Jan. 14, 2021: FSU Routs NC State in Return to Court, 105-73

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Lead Story

Florida State basketball had not taken the court in more than two weeks as it got set to host NC State on Wednesday night. Despite that however, there were no signs of rust as the Seminoles blasted the Wolfpack, 105-73.

FSU shot a remarkable 71% from the field and 12-for-18 from deep. The Seminoles tied a school record for first-half points in an ACC game with 57. RayQuan Evans powered the FSU attack with a career-high 24 points on 9-for-11 from the field.

Evans wasn’t the only FSU player to have an outstanding night. M.J. Walker added 19 points on 6-for-7 shooting while Nathanael Jack shot 7-for-8 with a career-high 19 points. Thomas Allen came off the bench to lead NC State with 16 points.

The 105 points for FSU is the most since beating Clemson 109-61 on Feb. 5, 2017. With the win, FSU improves to 6-2 overall and 2-1 in ACC play. The Seminoles will host North Carolina on Saturday afternoon.

Between the Lines

FSU basketball’s blowout of NC State was the only athletic event scheduled for Wednesday.

On the Agenda

There are no FSU athletic events scheduled for Thursday.

News and Notes

FSU women’s basketball’s game at Miami for Thursday was postponed. The Seminoles will now visit Louisville on Sunday.

FSU baseball unveiled its ACC schedule for 2021. The Seminoles open conference play on Feb. 26 at home against Pittsburgh.

FSU linebacker Kevon Glenn has entered the transfer portal.

Helpful Links

Noles247: Highlight Show: Caleb Mills stood out on the court last season
Tomahawk Nation: Five-star commit Travis Hunter could end up being the best prospect in the 2022 class
Warchant: Clark: FSU Basketball delivers historic performance after 15-day layoff

Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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