Florida State University Outclass Jamaica Select

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August 15, 2017

Kingston, Jamaica — Florida State University’s CJ Walker (right) powers ahead of Tyrone Lattibeaudiere of the Jamaica select team during their preseason basketball game at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Monday Night.

Minto 79ers, a Jamaica select basketball team, suffered a big 116-78 defeat against the touring Florida State University (FSU) at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Monday night.

After a close first quarter that had the tourists leading 22-19, the game became a one-sided affair with FSU outplaying the Jamaica select team for the remainder of the contest.

By half time FSU were in command at 54-34 before closing out the game easily.

Guards PJ Savoy and Terance Mann led the scoring for FSU  with 16 points each, while Braian Angola contributed 15 points.

Veteran Kimani Ffriend was the best performer for the Jamaica select team. He also contributed 16 points with support coming from Tyrone Lattibeaudiere (15 points) and Damion Staple, who had 13 points.

Florida State University’s CJ Walker (right) powers ahead of Tyrone Lattibeaudiere of the Jamaica select team during their preseason basketball game at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Monday Night.

Florida State University’s CJ Walker (right) powers ahead of Tyrone Lattibeaudiere of the Jamaica select team during their preseason basketball game at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Monday Night.

The FSU team, who is on a 12-day preseason training trip, will play their final game against another Jamaica select team on Wednesday, at the same venue. Match time is 8:00 pm.

by LoopJamaica.com

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