Tallahassee, FL (AP) - Jasmine Thomas scored 22 points to lead
third-ranked Duke to an 87-70 victory at No. 21 Florida State on
The Blue Devils (16-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) got 15
points each from freshmen Haley Peters and Tricia Liston, while
Chelsea Gray added 13.
Courtney Ward scored a game-high 25 points and Alexa Deluzio
added 17 for Florida State, which closed within three points with
12:28 left only to see Duke quickly regain command.
Duke took the lead at 18-16 on Thomas' 3-pointer that ignited a
25-8 run, culminating with a 3-pointer from Liston that put the
Blue Devils ahead 40-24.
Florida State (14-1, 2-1) cut Duke's lead to 40-30 at halftime
on Ward's desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer.
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