No. 20 Hurricanes cruise to 86-63 win at Florida State

Miami guard Nijel Pack (24) gets a rebound as Florida State center Naheem McLeod (24) looks on...
Miami guard Nijel Pack (24) gets a rebound as Florida State center Naheem McLeod (24) looks on in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)(AP)
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 9:20 PM EST
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Nijel Pack and Isaiah Wong scored 18 points apiece as No. 20 Miami cruised to an 86-63 win over Florida State on Tuesday night.

Norchad Omier had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Hurricanes (16-4, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who halted a nine-game slide to the Seminoles.

Pack and Wong each made four 3-point attempts as Miami drilled 50 percent (11 of 22) shots from beyond the arc. The Hurricanes have made 10 or more 3-pointers in six games this season.

Miami also outrebounded Florida State 40-23.

Caleb Mills scored 12 points, the 12th straight game he has scored 10 or more points for Florida State (7-14, 5-5). Mills shot 4 of 12 from the floor.

Florida State had won nine straight games in the series, including a pair of one-point wins in 2021-22.

Associated Press 2023