Romero, No. 10 Florida State women beat Jacksonville 77-60

December 28, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Shakayla Thomas scored 23 and Leticia Romero finished with 18 points, five rebounds and eight assists to help No. 10 Florida State women beat Jacksonville 77-60 Monday night.

Five players scored as Florida State (10-3) opened up a 10-0 lead about 3 1/2 minutes in, and five-straight points by Adut Bulgak gave the Seminoles a 17-2 lead roughly three minutes later.

Sherranda Reddick's 3-pointer capped an 8-0 Jacksonville run to open the second quarter and pulled the Dolphins within five, but Florida State responded with a 13-4 run that was capped by a 3 by Romero to make it 33-19 with 2:55 left in the half. Florida State led by double figures the rest of the way.

Romero made a career-high tying four 3-pointers, and Bulgak scored 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting for Florida State.

Christin Mercer led Jacksonville (6-7) with 18 points and Reddick scored 15.