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Seminoles rally, seal win with six free throws in final minute

AUBURN, Ala. -- Alexa Deluzio scored a career-high 23 points and Florida State (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) rallied for a 67-61 win over Auburn on Monday night.

The Seminoles (2-0) made six free throws in the final minute to break a 61-all tie after trailing by as many as nine.

Natasha Howard had 14 points and nine rebounds and Cierra Bravard added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Florida State.

The Seminoles committed 29 turnovers but hammered Auburn on the boards, finishing with a 47-29 rebounding advantage.

Auburn (1-1), which used a 16-0 run to take a 30-23 lead into halftime, got a career-high 16 points from Blanche Alverson and 15 each from Jordan Greenleaf and Morgan Toles.

Sharp-shooting Tigers guard Alli Smalley struggled from the field, scoring six points on 2 of 15 shooting.