No. 13 Miami women survives Florida St rallyBy BRENT KALLESTAD, Associated Press Sunday, Jan 15, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)—Stefanie Yderstrom’s 3-pointer from deep in the corner with 17 seconds remaining gave 13th-ranked Miami a 60-57 win Sunday over Florida State and ended a 25-year victory drought for the Hurricanes in Tallahassee.
Miami (15-3, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 41-22 a minute into the second half, but Florida State rallied to tie the game at 57 on Cierra Bravard’s free throw with 37 seconds left.
Shenise Johnson led Miami with 24 points. Johnson’s final basket of the half gave her 2,000 in her career. Morgan Stroman and Riquna Williams added 11 for the Canes. Yderstrom finished with 9.
Natasha Howard led Florida State (10-9, 2-3) with 22 points and a career-high 17 rebounds.
Miami’s last win in Tallahassee came on Jan. 29, 1987.