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Florida State tops Boston College, wins 25th straight ACC home game

The Seminoles started five seniors in their final home game of the season.
Florida State senior guard RayQuan Evans, seen here in a game against North Carolina on Saturday, scores six points in a win against Boston College on Wednesday at Tallahassee. Florida State started five seniors in its final home game of the season.
Florida State senior guard RayQuan Evans, seen here in a game against North Carolina on Saturday, scores six points in a win against Boston College on Wednesday at Tallahassee. Florida State started five seniors in its final home game of the season. [ GERRY BROOME | AP ]
Published Mar. 4
Updated Mar. 4

TALLAHASSEE — MJ Walker scored 18 points, hitting six 3-pointers, and RaiQuan Gray added 16 points to help No. 11 Florida State win its 25th straight ACC home game, 93-64 over Boston College on Wednesday night.

Gray scored in double figures for an 11th straight game for the Seminoles (15-4, 11-3 ACC), who are in position to win the league’s regular-season title with a victory at Notre Dame on Saturday.

Jay Heath scored a career-high 28 points and Makai Ashton-Langford 14 points for BC (4-14, 2-10). Heath shot 8-of-14 from 3-point range.

Walker scored 12 points in the first half as the Seminoles cruised to a 53-35 lead at the break and were never challenged.

The Seminoles shot 35-of-63 (55.6 percent) from the floor and 13-of-27 (48.1 percent) from 3-point range.

BC shot 22-of-60 (36.7 percent) and 12-of-31 (38.7 percent) from 3-point range.

Florida State started five seniors in its final home game of the season. Senior guard RayQuan Evans scored six points, and because of the lineup, the Seminoles’ bench had a 78-13 scoring advantage over BC’s reserves.

The Seminoles are 40-12 in the ACC in the last three seasons.

— By BOB FERRANTE