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Women’s Basketball To Host Indiana on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Dec. 2, 2002

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The Florida State women’s basketball team puts its 3-1 record to the test when the Seminoles play host to 3-1 Indiana, the reigning Big Ten champions, on Tuesday, December 3 at 7 p.m. at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center. The series is tied at 1-1 and the Hoosiers will have revenge on their minds after falling to Florida State 62-61 on a last second shot last December in Bloomington, Ind.

Florida State Probable Starters: G 12 Holly Johnson 5.3 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.8 apg G 33 Tasheika Morris 13.3 ppg, 4.8 rpg G 2 LaQuinta Neely 8.8 ppg, 3.5 rpg C 5 Trinetta Moore 3.5 ppg, 3.8 rpg F 20 Katelyn Vujas 7.5 ppg, 6.5 rpg

Indiana Probable Starters: G 23 Kristen Bodine 10.5 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 6.5 apg G 14 Jenny DeMuth 19.3 ppg, 7.5 rpg F 24 Jill Hartman 8.0 ppg, 2.8 rpg F 43 Lisa Eckart 11.0 ppg, 3.8 rpg F 45 Brigett Branson 2.3 ppg, 2.8 rpg

Take It Away:
Florida State emphasizes defense and through their first four games, the Seminoles are averaging 13.0 steals per game. Here’s a statistical comparison between FSU and Indiana:

FSU	PER GAME      INDIANA
78.8	points	      77.5
.450	fg %	      .452
.378	3-pt fg %     .333
.647	ft %	      .703
42.5	rebounds      47.8
14.5	assists	      17.5
20.5	turnovers     20.8
13.0	steals	      8.3
3.0	blocks	      4.5


The Series: The series between FSU and Indiana is tied 1-1. The first meeting was back in 1980-81 when the Hoosiers defeated the Seminoles 79-76 in Tallahassee. FSU edged Indiana last year in Bloomington. Former Seminole April Traylor came off a single and a double screen to hit a 10-foot fade-away jumper with 1.9 seconds on the clock to give FSU a 62-61 advantage over Indiana. Traylor then intercepted the Indiana inbounds pass as time expired.

Florida State
2002-03 Record	3-1
2001-02 Record	13-15
Head Coach	Sue Semrau
School Record/Year	63-83/6th
Career Record/Year	Same
Starters Returning/Lost	2/3

Indiana 2002-03 Record 3-1 2001-02 Record 17-14 Head Coach Kathi Bennett School Record/Yrs. 40-26/3rd Career Record/Yrs. 264-129/15th Starters Returning/Lost 2/3

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