Tallahassee, FL (Sports Network) - Okaro White tallied a double-double with 19
points and 11 rebounds as the Florida State Seminoles dismissed the ULM
Warhawks, 63-48, in non-conference action at the Tucker Center.
White connected on 12-of-13 from the free throw line and added a pair of
blocks for FSU (6-4), which has won back-to-back games after losing its
previous three. Aaron Thomas scored a career-high 17 points and Devon Bookert
chipped in 10 points and four assists.
For ULM (1-6), Trent Mackey drained 6-of-12 from three-point range en route to
a career-high 22 points. Jayon James ripped down 12 rebounds but he also
committed eight turnovers.
The Warhawks took control of the game early, taking an 18-11 lead with nine
minutes to play in the first half, but the Seminoles finished the frame on a
19-7 run to take a 30-25 advantage into intermission.
Florida State never surrendered its lead after the break, although it shot
just 35.7 percent from the field in the second half.
The Seminoles had a great night at the foul line, shooting 20-of-24 from the
stripe, while ULM was just 3-of-6. The Warhawks also turned the ball over 23