Florida State vs Massachusetts

No. 22 Florida St. smothers UMass

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PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Michael Snaer had 18 points and 10 rebounds and No. 22 Florida State took advantage of Massachusetts' dismal shooting in a 73-53 victory Thursday in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

Luke Loucks added 12 points, and Bernard James had nine points and five blocks for the Seminoles (5-0).

Raphiael Putney scored 11 points for Massachusetts (4-1). The Minutemen were 19 of 68 from the field and 2 for 23 from 3-point range.

The Seminoles will face Harvard in the second round Friday. The Crimson beat Utah 75-47.

Trailing by one late in the first half, Florida State went on a 15-4 run to close out the period. Snaer had seven points during the spurt.

Florida State kept up the defensive pressure in the second half and the Minutemen continued to struggle from the field. The Seminoles made 11 of their last 12 free throws.

Florida State is 5-0 for the second straight season.

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Scoreboard
Florida State #22 (5-0) «363773
Massachusetts (4-1)252853
FLST:M. Snaer 18 Pts
FLST:O. White 11 Reb
FLST:L. Loucks 3 Ast
MA:R. Putney 11 Pts
MA:T. Vinson 8 Reb
MA:C. Williams 6 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Florida StateMassachusetts
FLST
Michael Snaer
MA
Chaz Williams
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
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Florida State Seminoles
L. Loucks, G344-64-433312
M. Snaer, G324-117-8103118
O. White, F292-87-9111311
B. James, F222-85-67029
X. Gibson, F-C162-82-47046
J. Peterson, G231-61-23003
T. Shannon, F163-32-41028
D. Dulkys, G130-02-20032
J. Kreft, F-C132-70-05024
T. Whisnant II, G20-00-00010
J. Moreau, GDid Not Play
I. Miller, GDid Not Play
R. Portuondo, GDid Not Play
A. Space, FDid Not Play
K. Turpin, CDid Not Play
Totals 20-5730-394772273
 35.1%76.9% 
Massachusetts Minutemen
C. Williams, G353-141-23648
T. Vinson, F271-72-28024
J. Farrell, G-F214-111-24059
S. Carter, F-C171-10-25042
F. Riley, G80-40-01000
C. Lalane, F/C230-30-15020
S. Carter, F212-42-30036
R. Putney, F184-122-230511
J. Morgan, G161-71-21023
M. Esho, F143-54-550310
M. Hill, FDid Not Play
T. Lang, FDid Not Play
J. Couture, GDid Not Play
A. McCarthy, CDid Not Play
J. Laguerre, GDid Not Play
Totals 19-6813-213563053
 27.9%61.9% 
ACC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Virginia16-230-47
Duke15-335-46
Notre Dame14-432-616
Louisville12-627-921
N. Carolina11-726-1211
Miami (Fla.)10-825-1365
NC State10-822-1439
Syracuse9-918-1369
Pittsburgh8-1019-1576
Clemson8-1016-15106
Florida St.8-1017-16110
Wake Forest5-1313-19150
Boston College4-1413-19165
Georgia Tech3-1512-19153
Va. Tech2-1611-22228

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Davidson14-424-835
Dayton13-527-932
Rhode Island13-523-1066
VCU12-626-1015
Richmond12-621-1456
Geo. Wash.10-822-1384
St. Bona.10-818-13121
UMass10-817-1581
La Salle8-1017-16101
Saint Joes7-1113-18178
Duquesne6-1212-19223
Fordham4-1410-21238
George Mason4-149-22222
Saint Louis3-1511-21272
 
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