TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Joiner scored 19 points and
freshman Todd Galloway added 14 Monday night as Florida State beat
Iowa 80-67 Monday night in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
The Seminoles moved to 3-0 for the first time in five seasons.
Tim Pickett added 11 points and Nate Johnson 10 for the
Seminoles, who led by as many as 17 points in the second half.
Freshman Greg Brunner scored 18 points for Iowa (3-1), while
Chauncey Leslie added 17. Jeff Horner, another freshman, scored 12
for the Hawkeyes and Brody Boyd had 10 points.
Florida State took a 39-31 halftime lead when Galloway hit a
pair of 3-point jumpers from the corner in the final 52 seconds of
Joiner made 8 of 9 shots from the floor, helping Florida State
shoot 50 percent from the field.
With Jared Reiner getting a game-high 10 rebounds, Iowa
controlled the boards by a 36-25 advantage, but it didn't offset
Florida State's speed and depth.
Led by Galloway, Florida State outscored Iowa's reserves 28-10.
The Seminoles also forced 24 Iowa turnovers, resulting in 28
Iowa fell to 1-3 all-time in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, while
Florida State won its tournament appearance for the second time in
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Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.