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Seminoles top Tar Heels

The Associated Press
Published:   |   Updated: March 18, 2013 at 09:17 PM
AMES, Iowa -

Leonor Rodriguez scored 22 points and Chelsea Davis had 21 as No. 19 Florida State defeated No. 14 North Carolina 80-73 in Atlantic Coast Conference play Sunday.

It was the first victory for the Seminoles (20-5, 10-4) against a team in the top 15 since Feb. 1, 2010 — when they beat then-No. 13 North Carolina 83-73.

Rodriguez scored five points during a 9-0 run early in the second half that gave the Seminoles a 47-41 lead.

The Tar Heels (23-4, 11-3) got within one, 47-46, after five consecutive points by Xylina McDaniel, but Florida State never lost the lead.

Natasha Howard had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Seminoles.

McDaniel scored 25 points to pace North Carolina.

NO. 13 GEORGIA 62,

FLORIDA 57

Jasmine Hassell scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Georgia (21-4, 9-3) defeated Florida (15-11, 4-8), ending a streak of nine wins by the home team in this Southeastern Conference series.

A jumper with 1:56 left by Jasmine James, who had 12 points for the Lady Bulldogs, broke a 55-55 tie, the 10th deadlock in the game.

Khaalidah Miller added a 3-pointer with 39 seconds remaining to make it 60-55.

NO. 2 NOTRE DAME 87,

MARQUETTE 49

Skylar Diggins scored 23 points and Natalie Achonwa added 17 points and 10 rebounds as Notre Dame (24-1, 12-0 Big East) rolled to its 19th consecutive victory by routing Marquette (12-13, 4-8).

NO. 4 STANFORD 68,

NO. 15 UCLA 57

Chiney Ogwumike scored 26 points to help Stanford (24-2, 13-1 Pac-12) beat UCLA (19-6, 10-4) for the Cardinal's 15th straight win against the Bruins.

NO. 5 DUKE 81,

WAKE FOREST 70

Tricia Liston scored a career-high 29 points with five 3-pointers as Duke (24-1, 14-0 ACC) beat Wake Forest (11-15, 4-10) after losing star Chelsea Gray to a knee injury.

NO. 6 CALIFORNIA 72,

SOUTHERN CAL 64

Layshia Clarendon scored 22 points and California (23-12, 13-1 Pac-12) held off a late Southern California rally to beat the Trojans (8-17, 5-9).

NO. 7 MARYLAND 73,

VIRGINIA 44

Alyssa Thomas had 27 points and 13 rebounds and Maryland (21-4, 12-2 ACC) used a 26-3 run spanning the halves to blow open a close game and beat Virginia (15-10, 7-7).

NO. 10 LOUISVILLE 81,

DePAUL 55

Bria Smith scored a career-high 21 points and Sara Hammond had 17 points and 13 rebounds to help Louisville (21-5, 9-3) rout DePaul (18-8, 7-5).

NO. 12 TENNESSEE 83,

VANDERBILT 64

Meighan Simmons scored 17 points and was one of five Tennessee players to reach double figures as the Lady Volunteers (20-5, 11-1 SEC) defeated Vanderbilt (16-9, 6-6) to clinch their 37th consecutive 20-win season.

NO. 16 S. CAROLINA 62,

MISSISSIPPI 47

Ashley Bruner had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and South Carolina (21-5, 9-4 SEC) rediscovered its defense in a victory against Mississippi (9-16, 2-10).

IOWA 72,

NO. 18 PURDUE 52

Samantha Logic scored 26 points to lead Iowa (17-10, 6-7 Big Ten) past Purdue (19-6, 8-4).

NO. 20 DELAWARE 66,

WILLIAM & MARY 44

Elena Delle Donne scored 24 points and Delaware (22-3, 13-0) never trailed while defeating William & Mary (6-18, 4-9) for its 33rd consecutive regular-season win in Colonial Athletic Association play.

NO. 21 COLORADO 71,

ARIZONA STATE 63

Jen Reese scored 22 points and Colorado (20-5, 9-5 Pac-12) won its fifth consecutive game, defeating Arizona State (11-15, 3-11).

KANSAS 81,

NO. 22 OKLAHOMA 71

Carolyn Davis had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Angel Goodrich became Kansas' all-time assists leader as the Jayhawks (16-8, 7-6 Big 12) defeated Oklahoma (18-7, 8-5).

Aaryn Ellenberg led the Sooners with 21 points.

WEST VIRGINIA 68,

NO. 24 IOWA STATE 66

Freshman Bria Holmes scored 13 of her 18 bench points in the second half and West Virginia (15-10, 7-7 Big 12) closed with a 6-0 run to beat Iowa State (18-6, 9-5).

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