ORLANDO, Fla. (Ticker) -- Shante Williams and Florida State
needed an impressive second-half performance to defeat a lowly
Williams scored 16 points and Alicia Gladden added 14 as the
Seminoles (No. 25 ESPN/USA Today) recovered to post a 75-66 victory over
Britany Miller had 13 points and six rebounds for Florida State
(10-1), which shot 54 percent (30-of-56) from the field and
outrebounded the Golden Knights, 39-26.
The Seminoles shot just 41 percent (12-of-29) in the first half
and trailed 35-33 at halftime against struggling Central
Florida (1-8). However, Florida State shot a blistering 67
percent (18-of-27) in the second half to pull away.
Williams and Gladden were a combined 12-of-23 from the floor and
6-of-9 from the line to lead the Seminoles.
Francine Houston scored 18 points for the Golden Knights, who
shot 45 percent (26-of-58).