TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Elder Christian Koumadje took his first double career with 20 points and 12 rebounds to help defeat No. 17 in Florida Wake Forest 88-66 tonight.
Koumadje, a 7-foot-4 center playing in his 109th career game, scored 10 of 12 shots off the ground and set a high career rebound as the Seminoles won their sixth consecutive game.
Phil Cofer scored 13 points and Mfiondu Kabengele scored nine points and seven rebounds for Florida State (19-5, 7-4 ACC), who scored his one-sided win over an ACC team in eleven games.
Cofer and P. J. Savoy each made three 3-pointers, while the Seminoles scored 38.5 percent (10 for 26) out of the arch.
Chaundee Brown scored 20 points in 7 of 12 shots and Brandon Childress had 11 points for Wake Forest (9-14, 2-9). The Demon Deacons are only 1-6 against ranked teams this season.
The state of Florida has surpassed the Wake 43-27.
The Seminoles had 13 players in the game. 56.5 percent (35 out of 62) shot off the floor.
Wake Forest scored 38.6 percent (22 out of 57) off the ground.
For the first time since the 2011/12 season, when the Seminoles passed a post-season run and won the league tournament, the FSU won six ACC games in a row.
Wake Forest: The demon deacons fought a half-minute, but lost in Tallahassee for the sixth consecutive time, where they have not won since 2008.
State of Florida: The Seminoles scored 64.5 percent (20 out of 31) in the second half and made only four sales in the last 20 minutes.
Wake Forest hosts North Carolina on Saturday.
Florida State plays Georgia Tech on Saturday.