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The Daily Nole — Nov. 19, 2021: FSU Women’s Hoops Overcomes Rough Start to Rout Jacksonville, 64-39

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Lead Story

Florida State women’s hoops overcame a slow start on Thursday night to rout Jacksonville at the Donald L. Tucker Center, 64-39.

The Seminoles actually trailed 22-19 at the half, but shot a remarkable 67% in the second half. Over that stretch, the Dolphins went just 6-for-28 from the field. FSU seized control by outscoring Jacksonville 27-7 in the third quarter.

Valencia Myers led FSU with 15 points on an efficient 6-for-8 shooting. Morgan Jones and Makayla Timpson each added 12 points in the victory. Taylor Hawks paced Jacksonville with 14 points.

With the victory, FSU improves to 3-0 on the young season. The Seminoles host Grambling State on Sunday.

Between the Lines

In addition to FSU women’s hoops’ victory, FSU swimming and diving began the Georgia Tech Invite on Thursday.

On the Agenda

FSU swimming and diving will continue the Georgia Tech Invite on Friday. FSU soccer will host SMU in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at 5 p.m. ET. FSU volleyball will host rival Miami at 6:30 p.m. ET. Both the soccer and volleyball match will stream on ACC Network Extra.

News and Notes

Nina Kucheran set the FSU record in the 200-meter individual medley at the Georgia Tech Invite.

FSU football is currently listed as a 1.5-point underdog against Boston College on Saturday.

Helpful Links

Athlon Sports: Florida State vs. Boston College Football Prediction and Preview
Nole GameDay: GAME PREVIEW: Florida State at Boston College
Warchant: FSU Football Matchup Analysis & Prediction: ‘Noles vs Boston College

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

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