CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Ivey Slaughter and Adut Bulgak scored 18 points apiece to lead No. 16 Florida State to an 85-40 over Clemson.
Emiah Bingley added 13 points and Leticia Romero 12 for the Seminoles (13-4, 3-1 ACC), who shot 51 percent (27 of 53), with six 3-pointers, and went 25 of 29 from the foul line.
Clemson (4-12, 0-3), which shot 38 percent (17 of 45) and was 6 of 11 from the foul line, was led by Nelly Perry with 14 points.
Bulgak and Kai James had nine rebounds apiece as the Seminoles had a 40-20 advantage on the boards. They also turned 27 Clemson turnovers into 36 points.
Florida State led 25-13 after one quarter and 47-29 at the half with Bulgak scoring 16 points.
In the third quarter the Seminoles made 10 of 16 shots and held the Tigers to 2 of 12 to push the lead to 70-35.
POST-GAME NOTES COMPILED BY FSU SPORTS INFORMATION:
· Adut Bulgak recorded her 13th double-figure scoring game this season with 18 points and nine rebounds.
· Ivey Slaughter generated a season-high 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor. Her previous season high was 13 vs. Temple on Dec. 6.
· FSU shot 50.9 percent from the floor, the seventh time this year it has shot 50 percent or better.
· FSU held Clemson to 37.8 percent shooting from the floor. The Noles are now 12-0 when holding opponents to under 40 percent.
· Florida State finished with four players in double figure scoring for the eighth time this season.
· FSU’s 82.6 shooting percentage (25-of-29) from the free throw line was a season high.
· The Seminoles finished the game winning the points off turnovers battle 36-6.
· Entering Thursday’s game, FSU’s highest scoring periods were the first (311) and fourth (311). FSU scored 25 points in the first period and scored 26 in the first period last game vs. Georgia Tech.
· The Seminoles entered halftime leading 47-29 and making its first 18 free throws.
· FSU’s 47 points at halftime tied for its second-most this season.
· Adut Bulgak recorded 16 first-half points to mark a season high for her through the first 20 minutes. It was the third-highest in the first half by a Seminole this season.
· For the first time in series history, FSU holds an all-time series lead over Clemson, now leading 25-24 following the win.
· The Seminoles have won 24 of the last 25 meetings against Clemson, including 13 straight. Since joining the ACC, the only conference opponent FSU has held a longer win streak against was Wake Forest (14 games from 2001-02 to 2010-11).
· FSU is 37-19 in ACC road games since the 2009-09 season.