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COL BKB: Duke 78, Florida State 56

Jan. 25, 2014 at 2:54 PM   |   Comments

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Eighteenth-ranked Duke downed Florida State 78-56 Saturday to give coach Mike Krzyzewski the 900th victory of his career.

Krzyzewski joined Jim Boeheim of Syracuse as the only basketball coaches in NCAA history to reach the 900-win mark with the same school.

Duke (16-4, 5-2 ACC) won handily despite shooting 31 percent from the field to 50 percent for the Seminoles (14-5, 4-3).

Jabari Parker led the Blue Devils with 18 points and also grabbed nine rebounds for the near double-double. Rasheed Sulaimon and Andre Dawkins added 11 points apiece.

The win was the fourth in a row for Duke. Florida State has lost two of its last three contests.

Okara White led the Seminoles with 14 points. Devon Bookert scored 12.

Duke led 43-25 at halftime and out-rebounded Florida State over the course of the game 46-24.

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