12:00 PM ET, January 24, 2010
Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Florida
Singleton's career-high 23 points lead Florida State past Georgia Tech
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Solomon Alabi wasn't a bit worried as he stepped to the free throw line, his team trailing by a point with 22 seconds left.Alabi, who may be the best 7-foot-1 free throw shooter around, made both of them -- even though the first bounced high off the rim before dropping through the net. The second gave the Seminoles the lead over Georgia Tech (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP), which failed to score again."There's no one we'd rather have up there," coach Leonard Hamilton said after a 68-66 win, the Seminoles' fifth straight over the Yellow Jackets. "He's got ice water in his veins."
• Solomon Alabi hit two go-ahead free throws with 23 seconds left to give Florida State its second win over a ranked team this season and the season sweep over Georgia Tech.
• This is the sixth win in the Seminoles' last 19 games againts a ranked opponent.
• Georgia Tech has lost five straight against Florida State.
• Freshman Brian Oliver finished with a season-high 20 points in the loss for the Yellow Jackets.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||23-54 (.426)||24-57 (.421)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-22 (.409)||4-19 (.211)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-22 (.500)||16-27 (.593)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||24 (0/0)||19 (0/0)|