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College Basketball Scores: Florida State beats North Florida, Jacksonville loses big

Florida State beat North Florida on Wednesday night, while Jacksonville was smoked by Arkansas-Little Rock.

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Here's a recap of Florida's college basketball action on Wednesday:

Florida State 75, North Florida 67

Michael Snaer scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Seminoles to victory in Tallahassee. Florida State looked primed to blow North Florida out early on, bolting to an early 16-3 lead less than eight minutes into the game. But the Ospreys were able to stem the tide somewhat, getting the lead down to eight by halftime. North Florida got within five late in the second half, but were never able to get closer. Parker Smith's 20 points led the Ospreys, who fell to 1-4. Florida State moved to 4-1.

Arkansas-Little Rock 78, Jacksonville 56

The Dolphins were never really competitive, falling behind, 42-27, at halftime and losing by 22. Jacksonville shot just 35.1 percent from the field and went 3-of-16 from three-point land. Arkansas-Little Rock had four players in double figures and outrebounded Jacksonville, 41-29. The Dolphins dropped to 2-3 and the Trojans moved to 3-2.

Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.