December 27, 2001 - by
Men’s Hoops Dominates Second Half, Downs Virginia Tech, 78-49

Dec 27, 2001


Box Score


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)Michael Joiner scored 21 and Florida State went on
a 15-0 run early in the second half to defeat Virginia Tech 78-49 Thursday.

Monte Cummings added 14 and Antwuan Dixon 13 for the Seminoles (5-5) and,
for the second straight game, Delvon Arrington distributed 12 assists.

Florida State shot 66.7 percent in the second half as they outscored the
visiting Hokies (6-6) 51-26 after the break. It was a much needed win for the
Seminoles, who lost Saturday to American University.

Two free throws by Cummings with 15:16 left put Florida State up 42-25 and
the Seminoles didn’t let up, holding Virginia Tech without a field goal for the
final 6:03.

Brian Chase and Terry Taylor each scored 13 points for Virginia Tech and
Bryant Matthews added 10.

Virginia Tech committed 24 turnovers and was outrebounded 41-33.

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