|March Madness - Florida State Downs Vermont 76-69 - Match Report|
Mfiondu Kabengele scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Florida State over Vermont, 76-69, on Thursday at XL Center.
Florida State won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -9.0-point spread.
Florida State got 19 points from Terance Mann and another 8 points from Raiquan Gray. M.J. Walker contributed 2 assists, while Mfiondu Kabengele cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Vermont got a 16-point performance from Anthony Lamb, who was supported by 15 points from Stef Smith. Anthony Lamb had 3 assists in a losing cause for Vermont, while Anthony Lamb grabbed 8 rebounds.
Florida State led at halftime, $HalfScore.
The rebound battle favored Florida State as they grabbed 36 boards, while Vermont only had 30