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The Daily Nole — March 22, 2021: FSU Women Fall to Oregon State in NCAA Tournament

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Lead Story

Florida State women’s basketball was in the NCAA Tournament yet again, but the Seminoles’ stay this season will be short. Ninth-seeded FSU fell to No. 8 seed Oregon State on Sunday night to open the tournament, 83-59.

The teams were tied at 16 after a quarter, but the Beavers seized control in the second and never looked back. Oregon State shot 55% from the field while FSU shot just 36%. The Beavers also went 7-for-15 from deep.

Oregon State’s Aleah Goodman led all scorers with 24 points while Taylor Jones added 18 in the victory. Bianca Jackson led the Seminoles with 17 points. Kourtney Weber and Tiana England each added 11 points in the loss.

Oregon State will move on to face South Carolina. FSU finishes its season with a record of 10-9.

Between the Lines

In addition to FSU’s women’s basketball loss, FSU softball beat Kennesaw State 3-2 on Sunday, but lost to Auburn, 2-1. FSU women’s tennis beat Notre Dame 7-0 while the men lost to Florida, 7-0. FSU baseball shut out Miami, 12-0.

On the Agenda

FSU women’s golf will begin the Pinetree Women’s Collegiate in Atlanta on Monday. FSU men’s basketball takes on Colorado in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. That one begins at 7:45 p.m. ET and airs on TBS.

News and Notes

FSU football held its first scrimmage of the spring on Saturday.

FSU hoops is listed as a 1.5-point favorite over Colorado.

Polls for various sports will be unveiled.

Helpful Links

Fifth Quarter: 10-Year Nole Anniversary: FSU Blasts No. 2 Seed Notre Dame for First Sweet 16 Appearance in 18 Years
The Daily Nole: Seminole Sunday Summary: FSU Hoops Tops UNC Greensboro to Open NCAA Tourney
Noles247: WATCH: Spring Scrimmage No. 1 Highlights

Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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