Baldwin scores season high to get FSU to 11-0

Published 9:29 am Friday, December 20, 2019

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Freshman center River Baldwin scored a season-best 19 points, Kiah Gillespie added 13 points and eight rebounds and No. 8 Florida State routed North Florida 70-41 on Wednesday night.

Florida State is 11-0 for the second time in school history. The school record for the best start is 12-0 in 2004-05.

Baldwin shot 8 of 10 from the floor and had eight rebounds and three steals in 20 minutes.

Jazz Bond had 14 points and Adrienne Jackson added 11 points for North Florida (5-6).

Florida State cruised to a 33-14 halftime lead, the fewest first-half points the Seminoles have allowed this season. The Seminoles held North Florida to 15-of-53 shooting from the floor.

Valencia Myers had a season-high nine rebounds for Florida State.


North Florida: Jackson and Bond provided most of the majority of the scoring punch. The rest of the Ospreys scored just 16 points.

Florida State: The Seminoles had 20 offensive rebounds, which generated 32 second-chance points.

FSU’s final game before the holidays is Sunday vs. No. 24 Michigan on the ACC Network.

FSU battles the Wolverines in the Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase held at Mohegan Sun Arena at 1:30 p.m.