M. Basketball: Seminoles top Carleton, 98-64


OTTAWA, Canada (seminoles.com) – Caleb Mills scored 24 points and Florida State led from the opening tip to the final buzzer in earning a 98-64 win over the University of Carleton at the Raven’s Nest. The Seminoles scored the first six points of the game, led 54-35 at halftime, and outscored their Canadian counterparts by a 44-29 margin in the second half. Florida State shot .486 percent from the field while holding the Ravens to a .293 shooting percentage from the field.

The Seminoles are now 2-0 on their three-game exhibition tour of Canada following an 86-66 win over the University of Ottawa on Saturday. Florida State plays its final game of its 10-day trip north of the boarder against McGill University on Wednesday at 7:00 pm

Florida State’s game against Carleton was the second in a four-game Can-Am Shootout series for the Ravens. The Ravens fell to Northeastern University, 104-91, on Saturday and will play host to Oregon and Kentucky in their third and fourth games of the Shootout.

After scoring the first six points of the game, Florida State utilized its entire rotation to wear down the Ravens. The Seminoles led by a 27-13 margin after the first quarter, extended their lead to 54-35 at the half, and were ahead by a 74-47 mark after three quarters.

Florida State’s second win on its foreign tour win came as a total team effort. In addition to finishing just two points from 100, and shooting nearly 50 percent from the field, the Seminole earned eight steals and eight blocked shots.

Offensively, junior Darin Green totaled 21 points on five made 3-point shots to go along with seven rebounds, two blocked shots and one steal. He was Florida State’s leading rebounder. Freshman Cameron Corhen totaled 12 points, while fellow newcomer Tom House eared six assists and three steals.

Defensively, sophomore Naheem McLeod totaled three of the Seminoles’ eight blocked shots.

Florida State travels to Montreal on Tuesday, where it will close its summer exhibition game tour at McGill. The Seminoles are scheduled to depart Montreal and return to Tallahassee on Friday.

Florida State plays host to Stetson on November 7 in its season opener and plays 11 non-conference games, with six at home in the Donald L. Tucker Center to begin its 2022-23 regular season. The Seminoles’ non-conference schedule can be found on seminoles.com.

Season tickets are now on sale. Seminole fans interested in purchasing tickets for all home regular season games at the Donald L. Tucker Center are encouraged to call the Florida State Ticket Office at 1-888-FSU-NOLE. Single game tickets go on sale in November.

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