Archive for Saturday, December 30, 2000

Florida topples Rutgers

Mississippi State mauls Marist

December 30, 2000

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— Naomi Mobley had 15 points and 10 rebounds as No. 19 Florida beat No. 7 Rutgers 66-58 Friday night in the championship game of the State Farm Classic.

Brandy McCain added 16 points and six assists for Florida (11-1).

The Gators won their holiday tournament for the ninth time since its 1990 inception.

Kourtney Walton scored 19 points to lead Rutgers (8-2), which was off to its best start since beginning the 1990-91 season with 13 straight wins.

No. 16 Miss. State 87, Marist 48

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Jennifer Fambrough scored 18 points to lead Mississippi State past Marist.

LaToya Thomas added 16 points and nine rebounds for Mississippi State (9-2).

Diesa Seidel led Marist (2-9) with 14 points and Sabrina Vallery added 11.

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