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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. The stretch lasted just six minutes and 15 seconds. But it was easily the best 6:15 of Okaro White's career.
Florida State trailed Maryland 43-42 on Wednesday night with just under nine minutes left in the game. But the junior forward then scored the Seminoles' next 15 points, giving them a six-point lead, as Florida State escaped with a 65-62 road win.
"He was just in that zone that allowed him to be aware of everything that was going on," Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton said. "He got put-backs, tip-ins, hit free throws, he was spacing and getting to the right spot when people were penetrating. He was instinctively responding and reacting. Now that he's a junior, he understands those type of things."
White finished with 20 points and six blocks, both career highs, and added nine rebounds. His six blocked shots were the most by a Florida State player in more than 12 years.
"I just felt the sense of urgency," White...
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Okaro White scored 15 consecutive points for Florida State to fuel a second-half comeback that lifted the Seminoles past Maryland 65-62 Wednesday night, ending the Terrapins' 13-game winning streak.
Florida State (10-5, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) rallied from a 12-point deficit to defeat the cold-shooting Terrapins, who went 10 for 32 from the floor in the second half.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Okaro White scored 15 consecutive points for Florida State to fuel a second-half comeback that lifted the Seminoles past Maryland 65-62 Wednesday night, ending the Terrapins' 13-game winning streak.
Florida State (10-5, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) rallied from a 12-point deficit to defeat the cold-shooting Terrapins, who went 10 for 32 from the floor...
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1. Florida State beat Maryland 65-62 in a 70 possession game. The 0.89 points per possession scored by the Terps was their worst output of the year, and only the 2nd time they've been held below a point per possession. Since Mark Turgeon took over Maryland this is the first time that the Terrapins have held an opponent below a point per possession and lost. The win pushes Florida...
TSR caught all the action in Maryland's loss to Florida State Wednesday.