NEW YORK -- Dwayne Bacon scored 17 points to lead No. 25 Florida State to a 72-61 win over Illinois in the consolation game of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Friday.Jonathan Isaac had 15 points and seven rebound for Florida State (5-1), which bounced back from its first loss of the season Thursday in Brooklyn.CJ Walker finished with 13 and Xavier Rathan-Mayes had 10 for Florida State.Despite getting a game-high 18 points from Malcolm Hill, Illinois (4-3) lost its third straight. Leron Black chipped in with 15 points, and TeJon Lucas had 10.The first meeting between the ACC and Big 10 programs was a taut affair for 30 minutes before Florida State seized control.Tied 44-all with less than 10 minutes to play, the Seminoles outscored the Illini 7-0 in a 56 second span. The run was sparked by Trent Forrest, who had two steals and drew a shooting foul.Illinois had cut the deficit to 55-50, but as soon as it looked as if the Illini were about to make a game of it, the Seminoles went on an 11-1 run to extend their lead to 66-51.BIG PICTUREIllinois: The Illini came into the tournament having won four of five. The Illini leave Brooklyn having been swept by nationally ranked West Virginia and Florida State. While Illinois was more competitive against Florida State than it was against West Virginia, the Illini were outclassed in the final 10 minutes of the consolation game.Florida State: The Seminoles had not played a game in which they scored fewer than 86 points this season until this win.POLL IMPLICATIONSFlorida State: Despite the win over Illinois, Florida State may drop out of the Top 25 due to its loss to unranked Temple on Thursday.NOTABLEIllinois: Senior guard Tracy Abrams was examined by a trainer during a second half stoppage in play after being inadvertently elbowed in the mouth by Florida State center Michael Ojo, fighting for position in the low blocks.Florida State: Finished the game with seven blocked shots and five steals.UP NEXTIllinois: Will face the North Carolina State Wolfpack Tuesday in the ACC-Big 10 Challenge in Champaign, Illinois.Florida State: Will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers Monday in the ACC-Big 10 Challenge in Tallahassee, Florida.Kirk Cousins Youth Jersey . 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The No. 1 overall pick had surgery to repair a broken bone in his right foot Tuesday and there is no timetable yet for his return.76ers 92, CELTICS 8976ERS: Nerlens Noel, the other young big man in the 76ers frontcourt, had six points in 17 minutes off the bench. ... TJ McConnell scored 13 points. ... Brandon Paul led the 76ers with 15. ... Nik Stauskas missed all four shots, all from 3-point range.CELTICS: Al Horford had eight points and eight rebounds in his first game since leaving Atlanta for Boston. ... No. 3 pick Jaylen Brown finished with eight points. ... All-Star Isaiah Thomas, Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder all scored 11.UP NEXT: Philadelphia (1-0) hosts Washington on Thursday. Boston (0-1) faces Charlotte on Thursday in Greensboro, North Carolina.ROCKETS 130, KNICKS 103KNICKS: Derrick Rose had 16 points and five assists in his Knicks debut. He is now expected to leave the team and travel to Los Angeles, where his rape trial began earlier Tuesday . ... Kristaps Porzingis led the Knicks with 22 points. ... Carmelo Anthony scored 10 on 4-for-13 shooting. ... Joakim Noah sat out with a sore hamstring.ROCKETS: James Harden had 28 points and 11 assists. ... Ryan Anderson went 7 for 13 from 3-point range, finishing with 26 points and seven rebounds. ... A game after scoring 72 points in the first half against the Shanghai Sharks, the Rockets shredded the Knicks for 68 by halftime. ..dddddddddddd.. Houston was 20 for 42 from 3-point range. ... The Rockets were departing after the game for China, where they were scheduled to face New Orleans in two games.UP NEXT: New York (0-1) hosts Brooklyn on Saturday. Houston (2-0) faces New Orleans on Sunday in Shanghai.PACERS 113, PELICANS 96PACERS: Al Jefferson scored 14 points, Thaddeus Young added 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Jeff Teague scored 10 points in their preseason debuts for Indiana. Teague started and played 26 minutes. Young and Jefferson both played 18 minutes ... Paul George had 11 points and seven rebounds in 24 minutes. ... Joe Young scored 12 points in 20 minutes and fellow reserve Rodney Stuckey scored 11 in 21 minutes. ... Indiana outscored New Orleans 58-28 in the paint.PELICANS: Sixth overall draft choice Buddy Hield scored 18 points in 29 minutes off the bench after scoring 19 points in his preseason debut on Saturday ... Anthony Davis scored 12 points and blocked two shots in 18 minutes but made only three of 13 shots while going 6 of 8 on free throws. ... Newly acquired forward Terrence Jones, who was Davis teammate on Kentuckys 2012 national championship team, scored 10 points in 24 minutes.UP NEXT: Indiana (1-0) hosts Chicago on Thursday. New Orleans (1-1) travels to China to play Houston in Shanghai on Sunday.HEAT 106, WIZARDS 95HEAT: Hassan Whiteside had 20 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots. He had 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting in the first quarter and finished 9 for 12. ... Justise Winslow and Dion Waiters both scored 12 points. ... Luke Babbitt was 4 for 5 behind the arc and finished with 14 points.WIZARDS: Kelly Oubre led Washington with 16 points in its first game under Scott Brooks. ... Former Jazz guard Trey Burke had 14 points, starting at point guard while John Wall remains out while recovering from surgeries. ... Bradley Beal finished with 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting.UP NEXT: Miami (1-0) faces Minnesota on Saturday in Kansas City, Missouri. Washington (0-1) visits Philadelphia on Thursday. ' ' '