Aaron Thomas scored 14 points as Florida State won its season opener 81-66 over visiting Manhattan in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic. Jarquez Smith chipped in 13 points and Montay Brandon added 12 Saturday afternoon.
Roy Williams earned his 300th win at North Carolina with an 81-75 win against Florida State as the Tar Heels rallied from a 15-point first-half deficit to record its seventh consecutive victory.
Boris Bojanovsky scored a career-high 15 points as Florida State cruised to a 77-53 victory against Jacksonville State.
North Carolina veteran players came to Tallahassee on a mission Saturday.