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Inside the box score: FSU 83, DePaul 67

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FSU 83, DePaul 67 box score

1. Dwayne Bacon led FSU with 19 points, despite attempting only seven shots from the floor. His efficiency has been an encouraging sign for the season, as he came in with the reputation of a gunner who never found a shot he didn't think he could make. But in the first four games he has limited his shots to attempts at the rim and open jumpers. He is averaging - along with fellow freshman Malik Beasley - 19.5 points per game. Not only are they the highest scoring freshmen in the ACC, but they are the highest scoring freshmen among all major conferences.

2. No Seminole played more than 25 minutes. This is in contrast to last year when the Noles were so thin that there were six games when a player never came out of the game, and another six games where a player only got one minute of rest.

3. FSU was 27-51 from the floor, but remove the 3-pt attempts and FSU shot 22-36 (61%) on 2s. This was actually slightly below their average (62%) for the season, which is 14th best nationally among 351 Division I teams.

4. There has been plenty of focus on how "terrible" FSU's defensive rebounding has been. Yesterday, the Noles allowed 10 offensive boards, which was 27% of DePaul's misses. The national average for offensive rebounding is 31%. FSU has rebounded on the defensive end better than 306 of 351 teams.

5. FSU won 83-67 in a 73 possession game. The 1.14 FSU scored per possession was their 2nd lowest output in four games. To put that in perspective, last year's team scored 1.14 or more four times in 33 games.