Florida State women trounce Maryland, 66-52

Coleman's 20 pace 'Noles over cold-shooting Terps

February 14, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Latavia Coleman had a game-high 20 points as Florida State defeated Maryland, 66-52, yesterday in an Atlantic Coast Conference women's basketball game.

The Seminoles (10-13, 3-9) never trailed after Coleman's layup at 13: 34 of the first half.

The Terps (13-11, 4-9) pulled within 39-34 early in the second half before Florida State ran off eight straight points for a 47-34 lead with 7: 23 left. The Seminoles had their largest lead (62-42) after an 11-2 run late in the second half.

Florida State shot 51 percent for the game and held Maryland to 33 percent. The Seminoles also out-rebounded the Terps, 38-28.

Florida State had 29 points off 30 Maryland turnovers.

Marche Strickland led Maryland with 13 points and Vicki Brick added 12 points and five assists.

"Florida State outplayed us in every phase of the game," said Maryland coach Chris Weller.

MARYLAND -- Ferris 2-3 0-0 4, Warley 1-7 2-2 4, Brown 1-11 0-0 3, Brick 6-10 0-1 12, Strickland 5-13 0-0 13, Daniels 2-5 2-2 6, Razor 2-9 3-4 7, Melbourne 0-0 1-2 1, Bogunovic 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 20-60 8-11 52.

FLORIDA STATE -- Wyckoff 5-11 0-0 11, Coleman 8-11 4-5 20, Vujas 2-6 1-1 5, Sutton 4-4 11-3 9, Traylor 3-7 2-3 8, Springle 0-0 2-2 2, Torres 1-2 2-2 4, Beal 2-4 0-0 5, Bradley 0-4 2-4 2. Totals 25-49 14-20 66.

Halftime--Florida State 33-25. 3-point goals--Maryland 4-18 (Brown 1-9, Strickland 3-7, Daniels 0-2). Florida State 2-5 (Wyckoff 1-2, Beal 1-3). Fouled out--Brown. Rebounds--Maryland 28 (Strickland 5), Florida State 38 (Coleman, Sutton 7). Assists--Maryland 8 (Brick 5), Florida State 16 (Sutton 5). Total fouls--Maryland 19, Florida State 14. A--694.

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