Florida State 75, Stetson 57

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Alexander Johnson scored 20 points to
lead Florida State to a 75-57 victory over winless Stetson Tuesday.

Al Thornton added 17 points for the Seminoles (7-1), who led the
Hatters (0-9) just 30-29 at the intermission. Todd Gallows added 11
points and a career-best six steals.

Anthony Register scored 17 points to lead Stetson, who played
without two of its top three scorers. E.J. Gordon and Will Holloman
were suspended for the game due to a violation of team rules.

Register's 3-pointer at the 13:16 mark in the first half gave
the Hatters a 19-13 lead, but the Seminoles responded with a 14-2

Of Florida State's 30 first-half points, 17 came courtesy of
Stetson turnovers and 23 were sent to the books via slam dunks,
lay-ups or free throws.

Guards Gabe McMillen and Kris Thomas chipped in 11 apiece for
the Hatters.

The Seminoles worked their smaller opponents for 48 points in
the paint, 30 of which game in the decisive second half.