Seminoles top Stetson for third straight win


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)
— Chris Singleton scored 17 points and Deividas Dulkys added 14 as Florida State won its third straight game, a 97-63 victory over Stetson on Wednesday night.

Terrance Shannon had 13 points for Florida State (8-2), which cruised to its largest margin of victory this season and its highest first-half point total (49).

Ridge Graham had 14 points and six rebounds and Corey Walden added 11 points for Stetson (3-6).

After falling behind in the opening minutes, the Seminoles used a 28-2 run to take a 29-8 lead with 9:05 left in the first half. Stetson went nearly 10 minutes without making a shot from the floor.

Florida State shot 16 of 28 (57.1 percent) from the floor while taking a 49-27 lead at halftime.

Florida State came into the game leading the nation in field-goal percentage defense (32.5 percent). The Seminoles held Stetson to just 7 of 26 (26.9 percent) from the floor in the first half and 19 of 59 (32.2 percent) for the game.

The Seminoles shot 28 of 56 (50 percent) from the floor for the game.

Junior-college transfer Jon Kreft, a 24-year-old center who was playing his first game of the season for Florida State, scored six points and had six rebounds.

The Seminoles have won 16 straight games against Stetson.

Updated December 15, 2010