Nov. 27, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Damous Anderson and Ron Hale combined for 13 points
during a 19-0 run Saturday as Florida State broke open a close game on its way
to an 83-59 victory over Jacksonville University.
Florida State (2-1) twice led by as many as 32 points, 73-41 and 75-43, as
it warmed up for Monday’s visit from No. 5 Temple.
Jacksonville (1-2) had pulled within 28-27 with 2:10 left in the first half
when Shawn Platts scored on a layup following a steal. But the Dolphins then
went scoreless for more than seven minutes, as Florida State moved ahead 47-27.
Jacksonville’s Brandon Williams sank one of his five 3-point baskets 5:07
into the second half to break the scoring drought.
Anderson, who was 10-of-12 in field goal tries including 3-of-4 from 3-point
range, led all scorers with 23 points. Hale added 21 points and a game-high 11
rebounds. Antwuan Dixon added 10 points in a reserve role – his second straight
game in double figures.
Williams came off the bench to lead Jacksonville with 22 points, hitting
5-of-11 from 3-point distance. Calvin Slaughter and Platts each had 12 points
Florid State shot 54.7 percent from the field, including a blistering
9-of-13 from 3-point range, while Jacksonville shot just 33.8 percent.
The taller Seminoles also enjoyed a 41-29 rebounding advantage.