No. 5 Duke vs. Florida State final score: Blue Devils rout Seminoles, 79-60

Streeter Lecka

Duke blitzed Florida State from the start, and rolled to another easy ACC win to set up a showdown with N.C. State on Thursday.

The No. 5 Duke Blue Devils raced out to an 18-2 lead over the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday afternoon and never looked back, cruising to a 79-60 victory at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Fla.

For more on this game, head over to BLUE VS. BLUE

Duke shot 62.1 percent from the field in the first half, including 57.1 percent from three-point range, and held Florida State to just 28.6 percent. The Seminoles' starters, in particular, had trouble finding their stroke, as they combined to score just five points in the opening half, while Florida State's bench produced 17.

Duke's Quinn Cook scored seven points during the pivotal run early in the game, and finished with 18 overall. Meanwhile, Seth Curry led all scorers with 13 points at halftime and ended up with 21.

The Blue Devils (19-2, 6-2 ACC) have a rematch against N.C. State on Thursday, while the struggling Seminoles (12-9, 4-4 ACC) will travel to Georgia Tech on Tuesday.

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