Wake Forest defeats No. 23 Florida State 78-54

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 2, 2014 at 3:12 pm •  Published: February 2, 2014
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Chelsea Douglas made five 3-pointers en route to 32 points as Wake Forest beat No. 23 Florida State for the third straight time, 78-54 on Sunday.

Dearica Hamby battled through foul trouble to finish with her 18th double-double, 22 points and 10 rebounds, of the season. The school record is 20 double-doubles in a season.

Freshman Jill Brunori grabbed 15 rebounds for Wake Forest (12-10, 3-6 Atlantic Coast Conference). The Demon Deacons made 50 percent of their shots.

Natasha Howard had 22 points, six rebounds and five blocks for Florida State (15-6, 3-5).

Douglas' 3-pointers capped a 21-4 Wake Forest run to start the game and her team led 49-27 at halftime. The Demon Deacons shot 51.6 percent from the floor in the half, including 5 of 11 from long range. Douglas and Hamby both reached double figures in the opening 20 minutes, 19 and 12 respectively.



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