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Seminoles' depth overwhelms Terrapins

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State had too much balance and too deep a bench for Maryland.

Five players scored in double figures and reserves Chelsea Davis and Chasity Clayton combined for 26 points Sunday to spark the 15th-ranked Seminoles to a 72-66 win over the No. 16 Terrapins.

Davis and Clayton outscored Maryland's bench players 26-7.

"I don't think that anybody cares who gets the credit," Seminoles coach Sue Semrau said. "They just go to work and they work together."

FSU (22-5, 10-2) will win at least a share of its third straight ACC title with victories at Miami on Thursday and at home against Clemson on Sunday. FSU is tied for first in the conference with Miami and Duke.

Alyssa Thomas led Maryland (21-6, 7-5 ACC) with a career-high 26 points.

UF 78, MISS. ST. 63: Lanita Bartley had a career-high 23 points and eight rebounds and Jennifer George tied her career best with 21 points as the host Gators (15-13, 5-9 SEC) snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Bulldogs (10-16, 2-12).

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NO. 3 STANFORD 67, NO. 9 UCLA 53: Chiney Ogwumike had 18 points to help the visiting Cardinal (24-2, 15-0 Pac-10) to its 18th straight victory. The Bruins (22-3, 12-2) drew 6,725 people to Pauley Pavilion.

NO. 6 XAVIER 77, DUQUESNE 51: Ta'Shia Phillips had 26 points and 11 rebounds for the host Musketeers (23-2, 12-0), who moved back into a tie with Temple for first in the Atlantic 10.

NO. 7 DUKE 90, VA. TECH 40: Jasmine Thomas had a season-high 27 points for the host Blue Devils (24-3, 10-2 ACC).

NO. 10 DEPAUL 82, NO. 18 G'TOWN 57: Sam Quigley had 14 points to lead six players in double figures as the host Blue Demons (25-3, 12-1) routed the Hoyas (20-7, 8-5) to set a school record for Big East wins.

NO. 11 MICH. ST. 69, ILLINOIS 56: Kalisha Keane had 27 points for the visiting Spartans (24-3, 12-2), who clinched a share of the Big Ten title.

NO. 19 KENTUCKY 80, VANDY 71: Keyla Snowden had 22 points to help the Wildcats (20-7, 9-5 SEC) win in Vanderbilt for the first time in 25 years.

Seminoles' depth overwhelms Terrapins 02/20/11 [Last modified: Sunday, February 20, 2011 10:44pm]
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