Nov. 12, 2011
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) –
Junior guard Alexa Deluzio scored 17 points to lead No. 14 Florida State to a 68-56 victory over Minnesota in the Women’s Basketball Invitational Tipoff on Saturday.
Deluzio sparked a 15-2 run in the final minutes with back-to-back 3-pointers at the 6:17 and 5:32 marks.
Kiara Buford scored 13 points for Minnesota (1-1) and Katie Loberg had 11 and Rachel Banham 10.
Clayton scored 10 points in the last 5:06 of the first half to give FSU a 33-32 lead at the break.
Banham’s 3-pointer with 6:39 to play pulled Minnesota within 51-50 before FSU held the Golden Gophers to two points in the next 5:34.