LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have signed draft picks and former Florida State teammates Mfiondu Kabengele and Terance Mann.
Kabengele was selected 27th overall in the first...
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers got Mfiondu Kabengele in a draft-night trade with the Brooklyn Nets, who took the Florida State forward with the 27th pick on...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets made another move pointing toward a possible free-agent spending spree, trading first-round draft pick Mfiondu Kabengele of Florida State to the Los Angeles...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Scribbled in black marker on Terance Mann's left shoe was all the inspiration he needed: Mike Cofer, 3-21-19.
Just a couple of days ago, Mann's close friend and...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Florida State got a first-round scare from sharp-shooting Vermont.
In the end, the Seminoles were just too long and too strong for the upset-minded...
Florida State (26-6, 14-5) vs. Virginia (29-2, 17-2)
Atlantic Coast Conference Tourney Semifinals, Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina; Friday, 6 p.m. EDT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Florida State made no excuses for its sluggish first half.
The No. 14 Seminoles fell behind 14-2 to Wake Forest, a team near the bottom of the Atlantic Coast...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Staring down a 14-point halftime deficit, No. 14 Florida State didn't panic.
M.J. Walker scored nine of his 11 points after halftime, including a critical 3-pointer...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Trent Forrest has been in pain with a toe injury throughout the season. The Florida State guard hasn't missed a game yet, though, and he pushed through to provide a...
North Carolina State (20-8, 8-7) vs. No. 18 Florida State (22-6, 10-5)
Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Florida; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
Notre Dame (13-14, 3-11) vs. Florida State (21-6, 9-5)
Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Fla St. hosts ND in an ACC matchup. Notre Dame...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trent Forrest said Florida State entered the season hoping to make history. The 16th-ranked Seminoles certainly did that at Clemson.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State didn't consistently make its free throws on Saturday in regulation. But in overtime, the Seminoles' success at the line was the reason why they won.
Mfiondu Kabengele scored 22 points and Terance Mann added 20 as No. 22 Florida State erased a 10-point second-half deficit to force overtime, where the Seminoles made 11 of 12 free-throw attempts to knock off No. 16 Louisville 80-75 on Saturday.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Florida State played with focus and purpose from the opening tipoff and Syracuse didn't. In the end, that proved more than enough.
Terance Mann scored 22 points, Mfiondu Kabengele added 18 and No. 22 Florida State beat Syracuse 80-62 on Tuesday night, blasting the Orange early and late.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner wanted to "muck it up" against Florida State. The Seminoles waded through the mud, all right, but came out looking fine.
Florida State defeated Georgia Tech 59-49 for its third straight victory Saturday, with Mfiondu Kabengele and Terance Mann scoring 12 points each.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mfiondu Kabengele and Terance Mann each scored 12 points, and No. 25 Florida State won its third straight game Saturday with a 59-49 victory over Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets failed to score in the last 4:14.
This was the lowest point total by a Florida State opponent this season and it ties the lowest output by Georgia Tech in a game this season.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mfiondu Kabengele scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half and David Nichols added 16 points as Florida State halted a three-game slide with a 77-68 win over Clemson on Tuesday.
Nichols made four 3-pointers for the Seminoles (14-5, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Florida State came into the game shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the 3-point arc but made 10 3-pointers against Clemson. That's the most for the Seminoles in an ACC game and one short of the season high.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — From Mfiondu Kabengele's no-look off-the-glass basket to Terance Mann's double dunk in the final seconds, Florida State shot at a high rate.
The 11th-ranked Seminoles made a season-best 55 percent, including 10 of 18 from 3-point range, and beat Saint Louis 81-59 Saturday in the one-day Orange Bowl Classic.
"These are shots we've been getting all season," said guard David Nichols, who scored a season-high 19 points. "Sometimes they fall; sometimes they don't."
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mfiondu Kabengele is no ordinary reserve.
He packs quite a punch for No. 11 Florida State.
Kabengele scored a career-high 24 points, helping the Seminoles pull away for a 95-81 win against North Florida on Wednesday night.
The 6-foot-10, 250-pound sophomore made 7 of 12 shots from the floor, 10 of 10 free throws and pulled down seven rebounds as Florida State (10-1) earned its fifth straight victory.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Once Terance Mann sorted out his torn jersey, he powered Florida State to another victory.
Mann scored 20 points, reserve David Nichols had 16 and the 11th-ranked Seminoles beat Connecticut 79-71 on Saturday night in the second game of the Never Forget Tribute Classic.
Mann departed after his jersey got ripped early in the second half. But he came back and helped Florida State close out its third straight win.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton flashed a big smile when talking about a game-winning 3-pointer by 6-foot-10 forward Mfiondu Kabengele.
Kabengele hit the deep jumper with a half-second left in overtime, and No. 14 Florida State advanced to the AdvoCare Invitational championship game with a 79-76 win over No. 19 LSU on Friday.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the opening round of the AdvoCare Invitational at Disney World (all times local):
Terance Mann scored 17 points and No. 14 Florida State advanced to the AdvoCare Invitational semifinals with an 81-63 victory over UAB on Thursday night.
The unbeaten Seminoles (4-0) will play No. 19 LSU on Friday night for a spot in Sunday's championship game. The Tigers defeated College of Charleston 67-55.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mfiondu Kabengele knew he was ready to make the jump from reserve to a major contributor this season.
The 6-foot-10 sophomore had a career night Monday, even doing it while coming off the bench.
Kabengele scored a career-high 18 points in 19 minutes as No. 14 Florida State warmed up after a seven-day layoff to put away Canisius 93-61 on Monday night. The nephew of former NBA All-Star center Dikembe Mutombo, Kabengele shot 6 of 12 from the floor and added six rebounds.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mfiondu Kabengele scored a career-high 18 points and Terance Mann added 12 as No. 14 Florida State warmed up after a seven-day layoff to beat Canisius 93-61 on Monday night.
Kabengele, the nephew of former NBA All-Star center Dikembe Mutombo, came off the bench to shoot 6 of 12 from the floor and had six rebounds for the Seminoles. Florida State is 3-0 for a third straight season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ninth-seeded Florida State has lots of guys who can score, and the Seminoles used that depth to win their fourth straight NCAA Tournament opener.
Or as coach Leonard Hamilton calls it, a team effort.
Mfiondu Kabengele scored 14 points, and Florida State beat No. 8 seed Missouri 67-54 on Friday night in the West Region.
Florida State (21-11) will play No. 1 seed Xavier in the second round on Sunday.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State's 2016 basketball recruiting class is showing that it shouldn't be defined by just one person.
Jonathan Isaac garnered most of the attention last season before deciding to leave college after one year for the NBA, where he was the sixth overall selection by Orlando. With Isaac's departure, sophomore guards CJ Walker and Trent Forrest along with redshirt freshman Mfiondu Kabengele are making solid contributions for the 18-8 Seminoles.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — M.J. Walker came off the bench to hit five 3-pointers and score a career-high 22 points, Terance Mann added 20 and Florida State pulled away from Colorado State 90-73 at the Jamaica Classic on Sunday night.
Walker was 7 of 12 from the field, 5 of 8 from distance and Mann was 8 of 12 with nine rebounds and four steals.
Mfiondu Kabengele added 12 points and CJ Walker had 11 for the Seminoles (3-0), who used an 11-0 run for a 76-60 lead with 6:28 to play.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — The offense was good but the defense was great for Florida State.
Freshman reserve Mfiondu Kabengele scored 15 points, Terance Mann added 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting and the Seminoles rolled to a 67-43 win over Fordham in the Jamaica Classic on Friday night.
The defense was suffocating for the Seminoles (2-0), holding the Rams (1-2) to 23 percent shooting (12 of 52), including 1 of 22 from 3-point range, and turning 23 turnovers into 21 points.