TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Devin Vassell scored 17 points and pulled down a career-high eight rebounds while Patrick Williams added 16 points as Florida State cruised to an 89-53 rout of Chattanooga on Wednesday night.
Ole Miss graduate transfer Dominik Olejniczak scored his first points at Florida State (3-1), going 5 for 6 from the floor for 10 points and grabbed three rebounds. The Seminoles shot 34 of 65 (52.3%) from the floor.
David Jean-Baptiste had 15 points for Chattanooga (3-2). Rod Johnson had 11 points and six rebounds for the Mocs, who shot 23 of 59 (39%).
Florida State was without two of its starters, forward RaiQuan Gray and guard M.J. Walker, due to injury. Wyatt Wilkes got his first career start and had five points.
Chattanooga: The Mocs trailed by double figures most of the game and couldn’t shoot their way back into it. Chattanooga was just 5 of 24 (20.8%) from 3-point range.
Florida State: The Seminoles were able to empty the bench and use 15 players, including a few walk-ons. Without Gray and Walker, Florida State still posted a season-high point total and had more than enough to overwhelm the Mocs.
Chattanooga plays at Tennessee on Monday.
Florida State plays host to Saint Francis, Pa., on Saturday.