Derwin Kitchen scored 19 points and Chris Singleton had 17 points and 10 rebounds in Florida State's 68-61 victory last night over No. 15 Baylor in the third-place game of the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu.
Bernard James had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Seminoles (11-3), who recorded their first win over a ranked team this season.
It was a disappointing trip for the Bears (8-3), who dropped two straight in Hawaii and three this week after reaching No. 9, the highest ranking in school history.
Florida State's scrappy defense and strong play in the middle kept Baylor off-balance. The Seminoles held the Bears to 33 percent shooting.
LaceDarius Dunn led Baylor with 23 points but missed two key free throws down the stretch.
The Toreros (3-10), who picked up their first win over a Division I opponent, were led by Jordan Mackie's 14 points. Ginty added 13 and Darian Norris 12.
Will Clyburn scored 19 points, Jason Washburn 16 and Jay Watkins 13 for the Utes (7-6).
Washburn's two free throws tied it 60-60 with 1:31 left, but Chris Manresa was fouled on San Diego's next possession and converted both free throws to put his team up for good.
Watkins drew the Utes within a point twice in the final 12 seconds. But Ginty, who was 7-for-8 from the line, preserved the win.
Josh Watkins' three-pointer at the buzzer was no good.
Hawaii 68, Mississippi State 57:Zane Johnson had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead Hawaii over shorthanded Mississippi State in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic, the first game for the Bulldogs since they suspended two players for fighting in the stands.
The Rainbow Warriors (9-3) controlled the inside and the game with Bulldogs' top big men Renardo Sidney and Elgin Bailey suspended indefinitely.
Sidney and Elgin were involved in a fistfight after the Bulldogs' game Thursday night. The altercation, captured by cameras, lasted for several minutes before being broken up by teammates and coaches.