Feb. 20, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State women's basketball player Latavia Coleman, who suffered an ankle injury with 2:21 remaining in last night's win over Georgia Tech, will be lost for the remainder of the season with a fracture to her right ankle. Coleman's ankle will be placed in a cast for four-to-six weeks.
The Macon, Ga., native is Florida State's leading scorer at 17.7 points per game and also ranks second in scoring in the Atlantic Coast Conference. She has started all 25 games for FSU this season and has scored in double-figures in all but two contests, including 13 games of 21 points or more. The forward has led the team in scoring in 17 games and in rebounding in 10 contests.
Forward Arleshia Davidson, a 6-2 junior from Marietta, Ga., will replace Coleman in the starting lineup. Davidson is averaging 7.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in 19.0 minutes of play off the bench. She has scored in double figures in eight games.
The Seminoles will play a 2 p.m. contest at Maryland on Sunday in the
regular-season finale. The Tribe's first ACC game will be on Friday,
February 27th in Charlotte, N.C.