TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Balsa Koprivica scored 15 points, and No. 7 Florida State won its first Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title in school history with an 80-62 victory over Boston College on Saturday.
Dominik Olejniczak added a season-high 14 points as the Seminoles (26-5, 16-4) had a banner ready to celebrate their accomplishment, which was secured with Virginiaâ€™s victory over No. 10 Louisville. FSU will be the No. 1 seed in next weekâ€™s ACC Tournament and looks to claim its first championship since 2012.
Koprivicia matched his season high in points as both of FSUâ€™s 7-footers scored in double figures for the first time in ACC play. Patrick Williams had 10 points and six rebounds.
Derryck Thornton scored 13 points for Boston College (13-18, 7-13), which has lost five consecutive games. The Eagles shot just 9 of 33 (27%) from 3-point range.
Florida State recognized its seniors and was able to rest several starters on a notable day.
Boston College shot just 8 of 30 (27%) from the floor in the first half and couldnâ€™t keep up with the Seminolesâ€™ depth.
Boston College will play Notre Dame on Wednesday in the ACC Tournament.
Florida State awaits its opponent and will play on Thursday.