Florida State Tops Miami, 75-59
Feb. 8, 2009
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Tanae Davis-Cain scored 18 points to lead No. 15 Florida State to a 75-59 win over Miami on Sunday.
Alysha Harvin scored 13, Courtney Ward added 11, and Jacinta Monroe chipped in 10 for Florida State (20-5, 8-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), which has won 11 of their last 12 games.
Florida State led throughout the first half and took a 34-24 lead into the break following a 3-pointer by Harvin.
Miami tied the game at 40-40 with 13:56 minutes left, but Florida State went on an 11-1 run to re-take control of the game.
Florida State shot 39.7 percent (25-of-63) from the floor compared to Miami, which shot 41.8 percent (23-of-55), but Miami was plagued by their 23 turnovers.
Miami (12-11, 1-7) was led by Shenise Johnson, who scored 20 points.
Florida State has won the last seven games in the series and 12 of the last 13.