TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Ivey Slaughter scored a career-high 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead No. 24 Florida State women past North Florida 61-42 Monday night.
FSU (9-1) held North Florida without a field goal for more than five minutes to start the game and jumped out to an 11-0 lead.
The Seminoles forced 14 North Florida turnovers in the first half while limiting the Ospreys to 27.3 percent shooting from the field and took a 28-17 lead into the break.
Morgan Jones converted a three-point play and hit a 3-point shot during a 13-1 run early in the second half as FSU extended its lead to 21 with 13:05 to play. North Florida (2-7) wouldn't get closer than 16 the rest of the way.
Natasha Howard scored 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the field.
Bailey Florin and Amber Robinson scored 10 points apiece to pace the Ospreys.
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