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Florida State women get back on winning track

UPSET BID COMPLETE: Ohio State center Ashley Adams, left, tries to steal the ball from Washington State forward Shalie Dheensaw, who maintains possession, as the Cougars upset the Buckeyes.

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UPSET BID COMPLETE: Ohio State center Ashley Adams, left, tries to steal the ball from Washington State forward Shalie Dheensaw, who maintains possession, as the Cougars upset the Buckeyes.

TALLAHASSEE — Senior guard Alexa Deluzio had 23 points in 28 minutes Saturday night to lead five Seminoles in double figures as Florida State rebounded from its first loss to rout Grambling State 96-60.

FSU (8-1), which lost Dec. 8 at Nebraska, pulled away after leading 49-37 at halftime.

Joanna Miller led Grambling State (1-7) with 14 points.

Top 25: Buckeyes upset

PULLMAN, Wash. — Lia Galdeira had 13 of her 15 points in the second half to help Washington State upset No. 20 Ohio State 62-55. Taylor Edmondson's 3-pointer put the Cougars (3-5) ahead to stay at 40-37. Ohio State (6-3) had a good look at a potential tying 3 with 33 seconds left but missed on two chances, and Galdeira hit four straight free throws to clinch it.

NO. 1 STANFORD 78, PACIFIC 43: Chiney Ogwumike scored a career-high 31 and had 13 rebounds as the Cardinal (9-0) won its 82nd consecutive home game, the longest active streak in the nation.

NO. 14 UCLA 76, St. MARY'S (Calif.) 62: Fifth-year senior Jasmine Dixon had five of her 13 points during a decisive 12-0 run in the second half for the Bruins (6-1) at the St. John's Holiday Classic in New York.

NO. 23 TEXAS A&M 79, USC 61: Kristi Bellock had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Kelsey Bone scored 15 and had nine rebounds as the Aggies (6-3) kicked off a four-game road swing.

SUMMITT HONOR: Pat Summitt was honored during a "We Back Pat" ceremony at halftime of the Toledo-Marquette game in Milwaukee. The ex-Tennessee coach and her son, Tyler, a Marquette assistant, spoke briefly.

Florida State women get back on winning track 12/15/12 [Last modified: Sunday, December 16, 2012 12:28am]
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