Dec. 22, 2009
LAS VEGAS (AP) –
Jacinta Monroe scored 18 points and Alexa Deluzio added 17 points to help Florida State (No. 6 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) bounce back from its first loss of the season and beat Hawaii 83-39 Monday night.
Florida State (11-1) won the third-place game of the Duel in the Desert tournament after losing to DePaul on Sunday night.
Deluzio made all four of her 3-pointers and the Seminoles shot 10-for-15 from long range.
Breanna Arbuckle led Hawaii (4-7) with nine points and nine rebounds.
The Seminoles held Hawaii scoreless for the first 6½ minutes of the second half. Allie Patterson’s jumper ended the drought with 13:31 to play, but Florida State was still up 50-26.
Florida State outrebounded the Rainbow Wahine 50-36.