Florida State's season ends as the defending national-champion Bears get 33 points and 22 rebounds from Brittney Griner in an 85-47 win on their home floor Tuesday night.
No. 8 seed Florida State set to face defending national champion and NCAA Tournament overall No. 1 seed Baylor Tuesday night at 9:30 p.m. ET with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line.
Leonor Rodriguez and Morgan Toles lead Seminoles with 12 points in 60-44 victory.
Still fueled by their shortcoming a season ago, the No. 25/24 Florida State women's basketball team is back where it belongs in the NCAA Tournament and the Ivy League champions await in Waco, Texas Sunday night.
Florida State will play Sunday at 5:10 p.m. ET in Waco, Texas
The Florida State women's basketball team versus Baylor in the NCAA Tournament Second Round.
No. 23 Florida State vs. No. 6 Duke - AP Photos
AP photos from today's game
Florida State vs. No. 7 Duke - AP Photo Gallery
Photos from Florida State's 64-62 win over Charlotte on Dec. 4 by Mike Olivella.
All-ACC Freshman Team (2009-10) ACC Rookie of the Week (2009-10)
Junior Season (2011-12) Played in 29 games and made 26 starts on the wing, averaging 8.9 ppg in 29.8 mpg...Also grabbed 5.7 rpg, while shooting 36.3 percent (106-292) from the field, 26.1 percent (29-111) from three and 69.6 percent (16-23) from the charity stripe...Ranked fifth on the Seminoles in scoring and third in both rebounds and steals (22)...Reached double figures in scoring 14 times and recorded a pair of double-doubles, including a 13-point, career-best 13-rebound effort off the bench at Clemson (2/23/12)...After shooting 0-for-2 from behind the arc in the season-opener, nailed a three-pointer in nine consecutive games...Scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds at Vanderbilt (12/22/11)...Started the season by averaging 11.7 ppg at the WBI Tip-Off Classic, where she was named to the All-Tournament Team as FSU went 2-1...Made a career-best four treys en route to a season-high 18 points versus Georgia State (11/21/11)...Strung together three consecutive double-figure games during the heart of the conference schedule, scoring 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting in a 35-point win at Virginia Tech (1/8/12), before scoring 15 points at Duke (1/13/12) and 12 points versus Miami (1/15/12)...Tallied two steals six times, including in the season finale versus NC State in the first round of the ACC Tournament (3/1/12).
Sophomore Season (2010-11) Played in all 32 games with one start, averaging 19.2 mpg...Averaged 6.9 ppg and 4.0 rpg...Reached double figures in scoring in eight games and scored a season-high 16 points three times...Had a pair of 10-rebound efforts in the season-opener versus Alabama State (11/12/10) and in season's final contest versus Georgia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (3/22/11)...Had four points in 21 minutes versus the Bulldogs...Scored 16 points on 6-of-14 shooting in a season-best 28 minutes at NC State (1/30/11)...Scored 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting and grabbed five boards at Virginia Tech (1/6/11)...Dropped 16 points and snagged five boards versus Jacksonville State (12/12/10)...Dished a career-best five assists and scored 14 points against Stetson (12/30/10)...Had five points and five boards versus North Carolina in the ACC Tournament (3/4/11)...Scored two points and grabbed four boards in her lone start in the regular season finale versus Clemson (2/27/11)...Ripped down seven boards against Samford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/20/11)...Had 12 points and six boards against Maryland (2/20/11)...Scored nine points, nabbed seven boards and blocked a career-best two shots at Western Carolina (12/4/10)...Scored 11 points at Boston College (1/27/11) and versus North Carolina (2/2/11).
Freshman Season (2009-10) Named to the 2010 All-ACC Freshman Team... Played in all 35 games and started 16 of the final 17 contests... Finished fifth on the team in minutes per game (20.9 mpg), fifth in scoring average with 8.0 points per game, and second in rebounds with 5.3 per contest... Scored in double figures on 11 different occasions, including career highs in points (21) and rebounds (11) in the win against Boston College (1/24/10)...Named ACC Rookie of the Week after back-to-back double-double performances in wins over Harvard (1/21/10) and Boston College (1/24/10)... In just her second game ever, scored 13 points and grabbed three rebounds in 18 minutes of play in the win at rival Florida (11/17/09)... Made a career-high nine field goals on just 13 attempts for a career best .692 percentage in the victory against the Golden Eagles... Scored 12 points in the regular-season loss against eventual national champion UConn (12/28/09)... Caught fire at the end of the season, scoring double figures in three straight games of postseason play... Posted her first career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Harvard (1/21/10)... Recorded 10 or more rebounds in five different contests... Had four double-doubles on the season in home games against Harvard, Boston College and Wake Forest (2/7/10), and then again versus BC in the ACC Tournament (3/5/10)... Notched a career-high three steals against Hawaii (12/21/09)... Redshirted in her first season with the program in 2008-09.
High School Lettered for four seasons at Thomas Edison HS for coach Diane Lewis... A four-year Honorable Mention All-American by Street and Smith... A VISGBA Division I All-State selection in 2006, she also earned Adidas Top Ten Camp Underclass All-Star accolades that year... A four-star recruit, Hoopgurlz.com listed Clayton as the eighth-best player at her position... As a junior, Clayton averaged 14.1 points per game and 10.0 rebounds per game to earn Honorable Mention Virginia Prep Groups AAA as well as All-Metro Honorable Mention honors... H.S. team was a two-time Class AAA runner-up at the state tournament... Clayton also played for James Nichols' Team Unique AAU squad.
Personal: Born February 8, 1990... Earned her bachelor's degree in family and child sciences in December 2011...Currently pursuing a second major in criminology...Cousin, Bert Reed, played wide receiver for the Seminoles' football team from 08-11 and ranks fourth in school history in receptions (170).