Rich Leads Florida State Past NC State 72-62

Jason Rich scored 21 points Wednesday night to help Florida State beat North Carolina State 72-62.

Toney Douglas added 20 points despite playing through a tough shooting start for the Seminoles. It was Florida State's third straight league game despite nearly blowing a 19-point first-half lead.

Trevor Ferguson had a career-high 17 points to lead the Wolfpack, who continued their late-season freefall. N.C. State has lost six straight games to slip to the bottom of the league standings after being picked to finish third in the preseason.