P.J. Savoy scored 17 points and 24th-ranked Florida State made 19 3-pointers as it closed nonconference play with a 98-45 victory over Southern Mississippi on Thursday.
Savoy and M.J. Walker (15 points) each made five 3-pointers. The 19 3-pointers are one short of the school-record 20 the Seminoles made against Maine on Dec. 8, 2007.
Florida State, which was 37 of 66 from the field, led by 26 at halftime (47-21) and was up by as many as 57 late in the second half. Mfiondu Kabengele added 12 points for the Seminoles (11-1), who had 13 players in the scoring column.
Southern Mississippi (7-5) did not have any players in double figures. It shot a season-worst 29.5 percent from the field (18 of 61) and saw its four-game winning streak snapped. Cortez Edward, Eddie Davis III and Anfernee Hampton each scored eight points.
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This is the second straight season the Golden Eagles have lost by 48 points or more to Florida State.
The Golden Eagles came into the game averaging the fourth-fewest turnovers in Division I (8.8 per game) but committed a season-high 19 against FSU.
The Seminoles have won 27 straight at home, which is the third-longest current streak in Division I behind Cincinnati (32) and SMU (31). That streak though faces a huge test the next time they are at the Tucker Center, when defending national champion and No. 5 North Carolina visits on Jan. 3.
Southern Miss faces Mississippi State at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.