Brandon leads Florida State over Virginia Tech 73-65

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Montay Brandon scored 16 points to lead Florida State to a 73-65 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. Brandon paced a balanced Seminoles attack that saw 10 players score. He hit 6 of 9 from the floor, and Florida State (13-11, 5-6 ACC) shot 54.3 percent (25 of 46) for the game - its best shooting performance since hitting 58.6 percent against North Florida...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Seminoles defense clamps down in upset over Hurricanes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- It was a tale of two halves for the Florida State Seminoles on Sunday afternoon. The Seminoles failed to score for over nine minutes in the first half of their 55-54 come-from-behind victory over No. 23 Miami. A combination of poor shooting and excellent defense by the Hurricanes held Florida State to just 25 points in the first 20 minutes. FSU, however, turned...
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February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State rallies from 16 points down to beat No. 23 Miami

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Montay Brandon scored 18 points on 7-of-7 shooting, and Florida State rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to beat No. 23 Miami 55-54 on Sunday. The Hurricanes' Sheldon McClellan missed a floater in the lane as time expired. Brandon had 12 of his points in the second half to spark the rally for Florida State (12-10, 4-5 Atlantic Coast Conference). Kiel...
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February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Basketball Player of the Week: Montay Brandon

It was winless week for Florida State, but yet another efficient one for junior Montay Brandon, who leads FSU in both scoring and rebounding this season. Brandon is the Florida State Basketball Player of the Week for the fourth time this season for his performances against Pittsburgh and N.C. State. Brandon earns the honors for the week of January 12th through the 18th after shooting...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State beats Florida on Gators' own goal in final second

  Florida State guard Montay Brandon didn't believe his lying eyes as the Seminoles scored the game-winning basket against rival Florida on Tuesday night. He literally had to look at the scoreboard to confirm what he saw. Teammate Devon Bookert had just badly missed a 3-point attempt in a tie game as the clock wound down, but somehow the ball found its way through the net. The ball...
Via Associated Press
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Montay Brandon strong in second half as FSU holds off Stetson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Montay Brandon scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half as Florida State won its third straight game, knocking off Stetson 63-59 on Monday. Xavier Rathan-Mayes added 14 points, knocking down all eight of his free throws including two which capped a 6-0 run and put the Seminoles up 60-52 with 1:04 left. Brandon finished 7-of-11 shooting and added six...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Montay Brandon, Florida State overpower UCF at home

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Montay Brandon scored a career-high 23 points and Aaron Thomas added 22 as Florida State captured a 96-73 win over Central Florida on Saturday. Brandon hit 10 of 12 field-goal tries and also led the Seminoles with six rebounds. Thomas knocked down 10 of his 17 shots as Florida State finished with a 62.1 shooting percentage. Sophomore Jarquez Smith added...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU Basketball: Seminoles prepare for final stretch

Ian Miller and Florida State have just four regular season games remaining. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) Four regular season games remain for FSU After what looked like a season salvaging victory at Wake Forest on Saturday night, Florida State let an opportunity for a big victory slip away at home on Monday. The Seminoles raced to a 21-6 lead over North Carolina, but failed to...
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU Basketball: Seminoles eye strong finish to non-conference

Virginia Commonwealth is the biggest win for Boris Bojanovsky and Florida State this season. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) Florida State looks to enhance resume’ before start of ACC play With just two weeks remaining before ACC play starts for Florida State, the Seminoles will be looking to bolster their non-conference resume’. FSU currently sits at 6-3, but have let opportunities...
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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