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Reserve helps lift FSU women past mistakes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Senior guard Alexa Deluzio had 22 points off the bench, helping the Florida State women overcome a sloppy performance in a 70-54 victory over Charlotte on Sunday.

The Seminoles improved to 7-0 for the third time in school history and have won seven in a row by double figures for the second time. They didn't make it easy on themselves, committing a season-high 22 turnovers and shooting a season-worst 41 percent from the field, though 50 percent after halftime.

"This is our first true road game," coach Sue Semrau said. "I knew it was going to be a different feel. It took us a while to adjust. It's good for us to get this under our belt and find a way to win."

Top 25

NO. 1 STANFORD 69, GONZAGA 41: Chiney Ogwumike had 21 points and 11 rebounds for the visiting Cardinal (8-0), which held the Bulldogs to 25 percent shooting from the field.

NO. 4 DUKE 77, NO. 10 CAL 63: Tricia Liston scored 22 for the Blue Devils (6-0), who buried the Bears (6-1) with a 22-2 first-half run and won for the 65th time in 67 home games.

NO. 6 PENN ST. 101, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON 44: Maggie Lucas scored 24 for the host Lions (6-1), who used a 43-11 run over the last 13 minutes of the first half to take control and rebounded from their first loss.

NO. 9 KENTUCKY 48, NO. 7 LOUISVILLE 47: Janee Thompson scored 13, including a 3-pointer with 8.4 seconds left, and the visiting Wildcats (6-1) erased a 14-point deficit by holding the Cardinals (8-1) without a field goal for the final 4:54.

NO. 8 GEORGIA 60, GA. TECH 50: Jasmine Hassell scored 22 for the visiting Bulldogs (9-0), who held the Yellow Jackets to 30 percent shooting.

NO. 12 OKLAHOMA 68, MARIST 55: Aaryn Ellenberg had 18 points and Whitney Hand added 13 rebounds for the host Sooners (7-1), who finished the game on a 17-5 run and won their sixth straight.

NO. 14 PURDUE 87, C. MICH. 71: Sam Ostarello had 23 points and nine rebounds and KK Houser added 19 points and five assists for the host Boilermakers (7-1).

NO. 16 TENN. 102, NO. 22 UNC 57: Meighan Simmons had a career-high 33 points to top 1,000 for her career, and the host Vols (6-1) trounced the Tar Heels (7-1) for their sixth straight win.

NO. 19 UCLA 86, LMU 66: Markel Walker had 17 points to lead five players in double figures and added 10 rebounds for the host Bruins (4-1), who had a season-high 55 rebounds.

NO. 20 KANSAS 65, MINNESOTA 53: Carolyn Davis scored 20 on 8-of-11 shooting, helping the host Jayhawks (7-0) rally in the second half.

NO. 23 DAYTON 65, ARIZ. ST. 59: Ally Malott scored 20 for the Flyers (9-0), who rallied from a 40-28 halftime deficit in the championship game of the ASU Classic in Tempe, Ariz.

NO. 25 W. VA. 54, VIRGINIA 47: Christal Caldwell scored 17 of her 19 in the second half to rally the visiting Mountaineers (4-2).

Sad win for Billikens

ST. LOUIS — Dwayne Evans scored 17 and Jordair Jett 14 to lead Saint Louis to a 62-49 victory over Valparaiso a day after former coach Rick Majerus, 64, died at a Los Angeles hospital from heart failure. "Coach dedicated his life to basketball," Evans said. "I can't think of a better tribute than to get a win."

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