No. 22 Florida State defeats UT-Martin 76-53
Natasha Howard tied a career high with 26 points on Saturday and
No. 22 Florida State defeated Tennessee-Martin 76-53.
Howard was 12 of 14 from the field to lead Florida State to 54.5
percent shooting. Ivey Slaughter had 11 points and 13 rebounds and
Morgan Jones added 17 points for the Seminoles (12-1) which
extended their winning streak to eight games.
FSU completed its nonconference schedule with only one loss for
the third time since joining the Atlantic Coast Conference in the
The Seminoles scored 11 straight points to go ahead 19-8 in the
first half and led by as many as 25 before the intermission. They
built their biggest lead at 69-38 before UT-Martin scored seven
Heather Butler led UT-Martin (7-6) with 16 points and five
steals, but the Seahawks managed only 20 rebounds, compared to 41
by the Seminoles.