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No. 25 Florida State Travels To No. 25 Auburn On Sunday

Dec. 15, 2001


The Florida State women’s basketball team, 8-1, will have its hands full when the Seminoles play on the road against the 9-0 Auburn Tigers on Sunday, December 16 at 3 p.m. Both schools broke into the national rankings this week, with FSU at No. 25 in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll and Auburn at No. 25 in the Associated Press Poll.

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THE GAME
No. 25 Florida State at No. 25 Auburn
Dec. 16, 2001 * 3 p.m. (EST) * Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum

FSU PROBABLE STARTERS USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll No. 25 12 G April Traylor 15.9 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 3.7 apg 4 G Petra Hofmann 4.3 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 2.7 apg 3 G Shinikki Whiting 16.1 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 3.1 apg 5 C Trinetta Moore 6.1 ppg, 5.3 rpg 33 F Tasheika Morris 16.6 ppg, 4.9 rpg

FLORIDA STATE QUICKLY 2001-02 8-1 2000-01 Final Record 19-12 Postseason NCAA Second Round Head Coach Sue Semrau School Record 55-68/5th year Career Record same Starters Returning/Lost 3/2

AUBURN PROBABLE STARTERS 2 G Carol Smith 10.4 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 4.0 apg 12 G Nancy Derrick 4.6 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 2.2 apg 4 C Tia Miller 12.8 ppg, 6.4 rpg 43 F Le'Coe Willingham 11.3 ppg, 8.0 rpg 31 F LaKeisha Johnson 9.3 ppg, 6.0 rpg

AUBURN QUICKLY 2001-02 9-0 2000-01 Final Record 17-12 Head Coach Joe Ciampi School Record 516-170/23rd year Career Record 556-180/25th year Starters Returning/Lost 2/4* *Willingham returns as a starter from 1999-00

THE SERIES
Auburn has a 7-1 series advantage over Florida State. The series dates back to the 1973-74 season – a 53-52 Seminole win. Since then, the Tigers have won seven straight over the Tribe. The last meeting between the two teams was January 30, 2000 in Tallahassee. Auburn took that game, 55-52.

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