No. 24 Florida State women beat N. Florida 61-42

Ivey Slaughter scored a career-high 19 points and pulled down 11

rebounds to lead No. 24 Florida State women past North Florida

61-42 Monday night.

FSU (9-1) held North Florida without a field goal for more than

five minutes to start the game and jumped out to an 11-0 lead.

The Seminoles forced 14 North Florida turnovers in the first

half while limiting the Ospreys to 27.3 percent shooting from the

field and took a 28-17 lead into the break.

Morgan Jones converted a three-point play and hit a 3-point shot

during a 13-1 run early in the second half as FSU extended its lead

to 21 with 13:05 to play. North Florida (2-7) wouldn’t get closer

than 16 the rest of the way.

Natasha Howard scored 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the

field.

Bailey Florin and Amber Robinson scored 10 points apiece to pace

the Ospreys.