Tallahassee, FL (AP) - Cierra Bravard's two free throws with
30 seconds left lifted No. 25 Florida State to a 74-72 victory over
Florida on Tuesday.
Bravard, Florida State's scoring leader, finished with 10
points. Her 3-point play less than a minute earlier gave the
Seminoles (10-3) a short-lived 71-70 lead.
Jaterra Bond's driving jumper gave the Gators a 72-71 lead.
Courtney Ward scored 20 points and freshman Natasha Howard added 17 points and 10 rebounds for her second career double-double for the Seminoles, who narrowly avoided losing three straight games for
the first time since the 2003-04 season.
Jordan Jones hit four of six 3-pointers to lead Florida (10-4)
with 14 points.
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