TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Natasha Howard scored 19 points with 11 rebounds as every starter for No. 20 Florida State reached double figures and the Seminoles downed Atlantic Coast Conference foe Clemson 83-61 Sunday.
Florida State (18-4, 8-3) has won six of seven, the lone loss coming to No. 11 North Carolina on Jan. 31.Howard became the 28th Florida State player to surpass 1,000 points for her career. Chelsea Davis also had 19 points, Leonor Rodriguez and Alexa Deluzio added 16 and Morgan Toles 10 for the Seminoles.Florida State's Chasity Clayton sat out after rolling her ankle in the loss against UNC, and is considered day-to-day.Quinyotta Pettaway turned in 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers (6-15, 2-8), who have lost three of their past four, with all the losses coming to ranked ACC opponents.Florida State has won nine straight in the rivalry and 20 of the past 21.