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Seminoles roll to biggest win

STILL PERFECT: Central Florida sophomore guard Marcus Jordan leaps in front of Louisiana-Lafayette’s David Perez to take a shot. Jordan, the son of Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, had seven points, failing to score in double figures for the first time this season, but compensated with five assists to help UCF improve to 9-0.

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STILL PERFECT: Central Florida sophomore guard Marcus Jordan leaps in front of Louisiana-Lafayette’s David Perez to take a shot. Jordan, the son of Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, had seven points, failing to score in double figures for the first time this season, but compensated with five assists to help UCF improve to 9-0.

TALLAHASSEE — Chris Singleton had 17 points and Deividas Dulkys added 14 as Florida State won its third straight game, 97-63 over Stetson on Wednesday night.

Terrance Shannon had 13 points for the Seminoles (8-2), who posted their largest margin of victory this season and their most first-half points (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.

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

FSU went in leading the nation in field-goal percentage defense (32.5 percent). Stetson shot 7-of-26 (26.9 percent) in the first half and 19-of-59 (32.2 percent) for the game.

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

UCF 79, LA.-LAFAYETTE 58: Keith Clanton had 28 points for the host Knights (9-0), who remained one of the nation's 14 undefeated teams. Central Florida continue its best start since moving to Division I in 1984.

Top 25

NO. 2 OHIO ST. 83, FLA. GULF COAST 55: Jon Diebler matched a school record with nine 3-pointers and scored a career-high 29 for the host Buckeyes. Diebler has made a school-best 291 3s.

NO. 10 BAYLOR 83, B-CU 39: LaceDarius Dunn had 24 points and Quincy Acy had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Bears (7-0), who set a school record with their 12th straight home victory. C.J. Reed led Bethune-Cookman (5-6) with 13 points.

NO. 22 MINN. 66, AKRON 58: Blake Hoffarber had 13 points to go over 1,000 for his career, Trevor Mbakwe added 13 points and 13 rebounds and the host Gophers (10-1) rallied in the second half.

NO. 7 TENNESSEE: Sophomore forward Jeronne Maymon, who transferred after playing nine games for Marquette last season, was cleared to play Friday.

NO. 13 MISSOURI: Starting point guard Michael Dixon was suspended indefinitely for an unspecified violation of team rules.

Women

NO. 17 FSU 69, UCF 51: Cierra Bravard had 14 points and 10 rebounds for her fourth double double of the season, and Alexa Deluzio added 11 points for the host Seminoles (9-1).

FSU 97

Stetson 63

Seminoles roll to biggest win 12/15/10 [Last modified: Thursday, December 16, 2010 12:31am]

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