Posted November 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
Florida State raised its Atlantic Coast Conference championship banner before its season opener. Then the Seminoles took the floor and struggled in every way. Antoine Allen hit four 3-pointers and scored 21 points to lead South Alabama to a 76-71 season-opening upset of No. 25 Florida State on Friday night. Augustine Rubit added 12 points and Mychal Ammons had 11 points and 11 rebounds for South Alabama, which shot 9 of 15 from 3-point range. ''They were a little tougher than we were,'' Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton said. ''They played with a lot more maturity. They executed their game plan better than we did.'' The Seminoles had won 10 straight season openers coming into Friday's game - every game since coach Leonard Hamilton arrived on campus. And Florida State had routed South Alabama 80-39 on Nov. 20, 2011, in Tallahassee. But on Friday, Florida State struggled late in shooting just 10 of 28 (35.7 percent) from the floor in the sec...
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South Alabama earned its first victory over a Top 25 team in three seasons behind a stunning 3-point shooting night. Antoine Allen hit four 3-pointers and scored 21 points to lead South Alabama to a 76-71 season-opening upset of No. 25 Florida State on Friday night. Augustine Rubit added 12 points and Mychal Ammons had 11 points and 11 rebounds for South Alabama, which shot 9 of...
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