The Florida State Seminoles jumped out to a big lead on the Auburn Tigers in Tallahassee, taking a 50-16 at halftime. Fifty points is commonly around where FSU head coach Leonard Hamilton's teams score in total in most games, usually being defensive minded teams. Auburn took an early 5-4 lead, but the Noles simply just put their foot on the pedal and didn't look back until the the buzzer for halftime.
Noles guard Michael Snaer picked up 14 points in the first half, also picking up four rebounds and two steals. Center Xavier Gibson also picked up 10 points against the Tigers in the first half and adding four rebounds and four blocks. For Auburn, guard Chris Denson led the team with six points from the bench. To make the game even respectable, Auburn is going to shoot better than the 15.2% from the floor that they did in the first half.