February 2, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Terrell Baker scored 19 points and Florida State
made a school-record 19 of 23 field goals in the second half to lead the
Seminoles to a 77-66 victory over South Florida on Tuesday.
Ron Hale added 16 points for Florida State (12-9). Damous Anderson had 10
points, all in the second half, and eight rebounds.
Chonsey Asbury led South Florida (10-9), which has now lost seven of its
last eight games.
Florida State took control of the game early in the second half with a 20-5
run, which gave the Seminoles a 49-28 lead with 13:49 remaining.
Baker keyed the decisive run with eight points, including a 3-point play and
a 3-point field goal.
FSU pushed its lead to as much as 58-34 with 10:27 remaining on a basket by
The Bulls stayed close through much of the first half despite shooting 29.4
percent from the field, including 0-for-7 from 3-point range.
USF held its only lead, 14-13, with 7:34 left in first half, but Adrian
Crawford knocked down a 3-point field goal with 5:34 remaining to put the
Seminoles ahead for good. The Seminoles had a 29-21 lead at halftime.