Floridast 38 33 71
Clemson 25 41 66
Date of game: 1/5/2013

Recap: Clemson vs. Florida State

Clemson, SC (Sports Network) - Okaro White scored a team-high 15 points as the Florida State Seminoles defeated the Clemson Tigers, 71-66, in both team's Atlantic Coast Conference opener, at Littlejohn Coliseum.

White recorded seven rebounds and was 3-of-6 from long range for the Seminoles (9-5, 1-0 ACC). Terrance Shannon and Terry Whisnant scored 11 points a piece as Florida State has won five of its last six games.

For the Tigers (8-5, 0-1), Devin Booker recorded a double-double with a game- high 19 points and 11 rebounds. K.J. McDaniels and Milton Jennings scored 15 and 10 points. Jordan Roper chipped-in 11 points off the bench as the Tigers had their two-game win streak snapped.

Florida State started out the game on a 24-8 run, shooting 6-of-13 from long range while limiting Clemson to a mere 1-of-7 from 3-point range, en route to a 38-25 lead at the break.

Clemson shot better in the second making 5-of-13 from long range, but the Seminoles would continue their solid shooting leading to a five-point victory.

Florida State was 10-of-23 from long range while limiting the home team to a mere 6-of-20 from behind the arc.

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