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Florida State routs reeling Clemson 80-61

The Tigers drop their third consecutive game by 18 or more points.
Credit: ACC Media Pool

TALLAHASSEE, Florida — TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Balsa Koprivica had 13 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double and Florida State pulled away early in an 80-61 rout of No. 20 Clemson. 

Sardaar Calhoun added a career-best 13 points for Florida State, which has won four straight games. Calhoun made 4 of 5 3-pointers. John Newman III scored 12 points for Clemson, which has lost three straight. 

Florida State used a 15-2 run early to take a commanding 24-9 lead with 9:16 until halftime. The Seminoles prevented dribble drives and cruised to a 42-24 lead at the half.