November 28, 2003 - by
Seminoles Crush South Carolina State, 81-46

Nov. 28, 2003

Box Score

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)Tim Pickett scored 17 points and Florida State
extended its best start in seven seasons, beating South Carolina State 81-46 on

Von Wafer and Al Thornton each scored 12 points and Michael Joiner added 10
for Florida State, which is 4-0 for the first time since the 1997-98 season.

Thurman Zimmerman had a game-high 25 points for South Carolina St. (1-2).
Zimmerman made 9-of-18 shots from the field, but his teammates combined to
shoot only 3-for-34 (8.8 percent) in the game.

Florida State shot 55.4 percent from the floor.

South Carolina State was within 21-15 with 7:59 left in the half, but missed
seven of its next eight field goal attempts in a 16-6 Florida State run that
gave the Seminoles a 16-point lead.

Thornton had Florida State’s last 10 points of that pre-halftime burst, all
coming on either layups or dunks and within a span of 2:30.

Florida State continued to pull away after halftime, opening with an 18-3
run and holding South Carolina State without a field goal over a 10-minute

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