Reserve forward Terrance Shannon scored 15 points — 11 in the final 13:45 — and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Florida State to a 73-66 victory over Saints Joseph's on Saturday night in the championship game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Barclays Center.
Okaro White added 16 points for the Seminoles (3-1) while tournament MVP Michael Snaer had 14. Shannon had six points as Florida State closed the game on a 10-6 run after the Hawks (2-1) had closed within 63-60 with 4:47 to play.
Ronald Roberts had his second double-double in as many days, finishing with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Carl Jones, making his first appearance of the season after serving a three-game suspension for a "violation of the University community standards," finished with 13 points. The Hawks' leading scorer the past two seasons had half of their four 3-pointers as they struggled from beyond the arc.