Cavs Can't Hold on Against Florida State
December 1, 1998
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Adrian Crawford scored 22 points as FloridaState overcame a 14-point second-half deficit Tuesday night to defeat Virginia72-69.
Crawford, Terrell Baker and Karim Shabazz made critical free throws in thefinal 1:05 after Crawford sank a 22-footer to put Florida State up by one,66-65, with 1:24 to play.
Ron Hale added 19 points for Florida State (3-1, 1-0 Atlantic CoastConference), and Baker finished with 11. Shabazz led the game in rebounds withnine.
Donald Hand led Virginia (4-3, 0-1) with 19 points, and Chris Williams added18. The Cavaliers, who stretched a 4-point lead at intermission before FloridaState’s comeback, went only 3-for-15 from 3-point range.
Virginia was outscored 14-4 during a six-minute stretch that culminated withCrawford’s 3-pointer giving Florida State its first lead since midway throughthe first half.