Recap: Florida State vs. BYU
Brooklyn, NY (Sports Network) - Okaro White scored a team-high 17 points as the Florida State Seminoles took down the BYU Cougars, 88-70, in the semifinals of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Barclays Center.
Michael Snaer tallied a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds for FSU (2-1), which will play Saint Joseph's in the championship game. Ian Miller and Devon Bookert each netted 15 points.
For BYU (2-1), Tyler Haws had a big night with 23 points, nine rebounds, five assists, and three steals. Brandon Davies put up 19 points, and Brock Zylstra and Craig Cusick chipped in with 10 points apiece.
FSU got out to a 44-35 lead in the first half behind 60 percent field goal shooting. BYU made just 36.1 percent of its field goal attempts in the opening frame.
The Seminoles led by as many 27 in the second half as the game was never in doubt.
FSU had a hot night shooting from beyond the arc, draining 11-of-20 three- point attempts. The Cougars made just 6-of-25 from long range.Game Notes