Junior wide reciever Auden Tate (18) catches a touchdown pass during the final minutes of the first half of the Independence Bowl against Southern Mississippi.(Photo: Andrew Salinero/FSView)

Fourth Quarter: Florida State 42 Southern Miss 13

Aguayo with another field goal. 42-13. 

Auden Tate with his third TD catch of the game on a 17-yard TD pass from Blackman. Bad snap on the extra point. 39-13

Third Quarter: Florida State 33 Southern Miss 13

Kwadre Griggs hits Korey Robertson for a 13-yard TD pass. 33-13.

Jacques Patrick with a 2-yard touchdown run. 33-6

Ricky Aguayo hits his second field goal of the day to make it a 20-point lead. FSU 26-6

Second Quarter: Florida State 23 Southern Miss 6

Auden Tate with a 10-yard TD reception from Blackman. 23-16 FSU leads with 1:33 left in the half.

Keith Gavin drops a wide open touchdown and FSU is forced to kick a field goal. 16-6 FSU.

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Blackman hits Cam Akers for a 14-yard touchdown. Aguayo misses the extra point.

First Quarter: Florida State 7 Southern Miss 6 

20-yard TD pass from James Blackman to Auden Tate puts the Seminoles on top 7-6.

FSU forces a three-and-out on defense, but a roughing the kicker penalty extends the drive. USM drove down the field and scored on a 5-yard QB scramble by Kwadra Griggs. Extra point was missed.

FSU won the toss and deferred. USM will receive.

Pregame:

FSU wide receiver Nyqwan Murray will not play due to an unspecified injury.

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