GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

North Carolina State 85, Florida 52

(AP Photo/Karl B. DeBlaker)

By BOB SUTTON
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. - Elissa Cunane scored 18 points, Kia Crutchfield had 17 and No. 5 North Carolina State routed Florida 85-52.

The Wolfpack (2-1) closed the first quarter on a 19-3 run for a 29-15 edge and kept pulling away.

N.C. State coach Wes Moore earned his 750th career victory. Now in his ninth season with the Wolfpack, he's 750-235 with previous stops at Maryville College, Francis Marion and Chattanooga.

Kayla Jones scored 10 points for N.C. State, which connected on 11 of 18 attempts from 3-point range. Crutchfield was 4 for 4 from long range.

Kiara Smith scored 16 points and Nina Rickards had 12 points for Florida (1-2), which made only 32.2% of its shots from the field.

Cunane grabbed 12 rebounds as part of the Wolfpack's 41-30 advantage on the boards.

Crutchfield scored 10 points in the first quarter. N.C. State hit six 3-point baskets in the first half, including on both of its last two possessions for a 48-27 lead.


Florida
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
F. Dut F 13 3-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 6
J. Merritt F 11 1-4 0-0 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 3 1 3
N. Rickards G 33 4-9 2-4 2-3 2-2 3 0 0 4 2 12
L. Briggs G 29 3-13 2-2 1-5 5-9 0 0 2 2 1 9
K. Smith G 26 6-13 3-4 1-3 1-3 2 0 1 0 0 16
E. de Oliveira 16 0-2 0-0 0-1 2-2 0 0 0 2 0 0
K. Moore 15 0-3 0-0 0-1 0-2 1 0 0 2 3 0
F. Toonders 12 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 1 0 2 0
A. Rimdal 11 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 1 0 0 1 0 2
T. Wyche 11 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 0 1 1 3 0
Z. Broughton 10 1-5 1-2 1-2 0-4 0 0 0 0 0 4
J. Warren 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0
B. Farrell 3 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Wyche 3 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals   200 19-59
(.322)
8-12
(.667)
6-20
(.300)
13-30 8 0 5 16 17 52


North Carolina State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
K. Jones F 19 4-8 0-0 2-3 2-5 4 0 0 1 1 10
E. Cunane C 26 7-10 3-4 1-1 4-12 3 1 2 2 1 18
R. Perez G 27 3-7 0-0 0-2 0-1 1 0 0 1 0 6
K. Crutchfield G 26 5-7 3-5 4-4 1-5 1 1 4 1 2 17
J. Brown-Turner G 21 2-2 0-0 1-1 1-4 2 0 0 4 4 5
D. Johnson 21 4-8 0-0 1-3 1-2 4 0 2 2 4 9
M. Hayes 18 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 0 0 1 2
C. Hobby 14 1-4 4-4 0-0 0-3 2 1 1 1 1 6
A. James 11 2-6 0-0 0-2 1-4 0 0 0 0 0 4
G. Bryant 7 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 2
J. Timmons 7 2-3 0-0 2-2 0-0 1 0 0 0 1 6
S. Hart 3 0-2 0-0 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 32-61
(.525)
10-13
(.769)
11-18
(.611)
13-41 18 4 9 14 15 85


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