February 15, 2005 - by
Florida St. Falls To Massachusetts, 78-68

Feb. 15, 2005


Box Score

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) – Maurice Maxwell scored 15 of his game-high 19 points
in the second half when Massachusetts shot 71 percent from the field in a 78-68
win over Florida State on Tuesday night.

The Minutemen (13-9) trailed 30-27 at halftime but scored 51 points in the
second half and shot a season-best 57 percent for the game.

Rashaun Freeman scored 13 for UMass, Art Bowers had 12 while Jeff Viggiano
and Lawrence Carrier added 11 each.

Florida State (11-14), which lost its fifth straight, was led by Von Wafer
with 16 points and Todd Galloway with 11.

The game was tied at 37-37 with 14:37 to play when Freeman scored six points
in a 15-5 run that gave the Minutemen a 52-42 lead with 9:56 to play.

Wafer hit a pair of 3-pointers as the Seminoles fought back to within 55-52
with 6:47 to play, but UMass responded with a 13-4 run for a 68-56 lead with
1:27 left.

Florida State led by as many as six points, 25-19, in the first half but
UMass pulled even at 27-27 before Galloway hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to
give the Seminoles their halftime lead.

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