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No. 23 FSU women top Miami 70-58 in ACC quarters

Friday - 3/8/2013, 1:19pm  ET

Miami's Michelle Woods, left, and Florida State's Leonor Rodriguez, right, battle for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, March 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Alexa Deluzio scored 11 of her 19 points in the final six minutes to lead No. 23 Florida State past Miami 70-58 on Friday in an Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinal.

Chelsea Davis added 15 points and Yashira Delgado had 12 for the fourth-seeded Seminoles (22-8). They won their first ACC tournament game since 2009 -- also the last time they reached the semifinals.

Shawnice Wilson had 18 points and 18 rebounds, and Suriya McGuire added 13 points for the fifth-seeded Hurricanes (21-10). They had 23 turnovers yet closed to 48-44 on Wilson's three-point play with 7:21 left.

Deluzio followed by hitting two sets of free throws to put Florida State up by eight. Her 3-pointer with 3:45 left then stretched the lead to 57-48 and the Seminoles pulled away from there.

Chasity Clayton finished with 10 points for Florida State.

Morgan Stroman added 12 points and 12 rebounds for Miami.


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