Florida St. 88, No. 22 Tennessee Tech 72
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) _ Tia Paschal had a career-high 32 points to lead Florida State to a 88-72 win over No. 22 Tennessee Tech in the first round of the Oakland Tribune Classic Monday.
Paschal, who made 14 of 17 shots from the field, scored 26 points in the first half to lead the Seminoles to a 46-38 advantage at intermission.
Florida State improved to 5-1 with the victory, while Tennessee Tech dropped to 5-2.
Christy Derlak added 12 points for the Seminoles and Alison Arnoldi got 11 points.
Roschelle Vaughn led the Golden Eagles with 26 points, while Dana Bilyeu added 23.
Both teams shot well in the game. The Seminoles were 62.7 percent from the field, making 32 of 51, and the Golden Eagles shot 58.8 percent, 30 of 51.