Florida State defeats Maryland 84-70
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Snaer scored 19 points and Ian Miller had 18 as Florida State defeated Maryland 84-70 on Tuesday night.
Bernard James added 17 points as the Seminoles (12-6, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) used a 21-3 second-half run to pull away.
Terrell Stoglin, the ACC's scoring leader, had 27 points and Nick Faust added 10 points for Maryland (12-5, 2-2).
Maryland led 42-40 with 17:18 left in the game, but Deividas Dulkys keyed Florida State's big run with a pair of 3-pointers as the Seminoles grabbed a comfortable 61-45 lead.
Florida State has won three straight ACC games after opening the conference schedule with a 20-point loss at Clemson on Jan. 7.
The Terrapins had won nine of their last 10 coming into Tuesday's game. Maryland has now lost its last two road games, including a defeat at North Carolina State on Jan. 8.