Virginia 72, No. 24 Florida St. 60
Faith Randolph scored a career-high 19 points and Simone Egwu
had 17 points and 11 rebounds as Virginia ended a five-game losing
streak by defeating No. 24 Florida State 72-60 Sunday in the teams’
The Cavaliers (16-13, 8-10 Atlantic Coast Conference) overcame a
22-point performance by Florida State’s Alexa Deluzio, whose six
3-pointers tied her career high.
Natasha Howard’s three-point play gave the Seminoles (21-8,
11-7) their final lead, 55-53 with 5:42 left, but the Cavaliers ran
off the next seven points. Randolph’s 3-pointer put them ahead to
stay, 58-55, at the 4:14 mark, and they pulled away with 10-for-10
free-throw shooting in the final 2 minutes.
Ataira Franklin scored 18 points for Virginia, which will be
seeded sixth and play Thursday at the ACC tournament in Greensboro,
Leonor Rodriguez scored 14 points for fourth-seeded Florida
State, which has a bye into Friday’s quarterfinals despite the