No. 24 Florida State edges Pacific 73-66



Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Natasha Howard scored 20 points and had eight rebounds to lead No. 24 Florida State to a 73-66 win over Pacific in the Long Beach Classic on Friday night.

Morgan Jones and Yashira Delgado contributed 11 points apiece for Florida State (10-1), which had hold off Pacific late in the second half by hitting 6 of 8 from the foul line in the closing minutes to preserve the win.

Pacific (4-5) trailed the entire game but kept the score close, narrowing the gap to four points on a 3-pointer by Madison Parrish to make it 67-63 with 1:37 left. But the Tigers couldn't overtake Florida State down the stretch.

Kendall Kenyon led Pacific with 24 points and 11 rebounds, while KiKi Moore added 14 points and Parrish had 10.

Florida State went 23 of 59 from the field and was just 1 of 11 from 3-point range.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Most recent College stories

Related topics

College

SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast