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Florida State 78, North Carolina 71

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Makayla Timpson scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Ta'Niya Latson had 12 of her 21 points in the third quarter and Florida State beat No. 13 North Carolina 78-71.

Latson's 3-pointer sparked a 9-0 run in the third quarter as Florida State outscored North Carolina 20-10 for a 55-51 lead.

The Seminoles stretched their lead to seven points in the fourth before the Tar Heels pulled to 65-64 with 4:27 remaining. Timpson scored the next four points and then added three more to stretch the Seminoles' lead to 72-66 with 50 seconds left. Timpson finished with 11 points in the fourth and collected a sixth double-double.

Florida State (13-2, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) avenged last season's 64-49 loss to North Carolina that ended a six-game winning streak in the series.

Deja Kelly scored 20 points to lead North Carolina (9-3, 0-1) in its conference opener. Alyssa Ustby added 16 points and 13 rebounds. Kennedy Todd-Williams also had 16 points to go with eight rebounds. Eva Hodgson had 12 points and seven assists.

The Tar Heels closed the first quarter on a 12-5 run to tie it 22-all, opened the second on a 10-1 surge, and then led 41-35 at the break. Kelly scored 14 points and Ustby had 12 in the half.

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Florida State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
E. Howard F 30 1-7 3-4 1-6 4-6 2 0 1 0 1 6
M. Timpson F 27 9-14 2-4 0-0 5-11 0 5 1 0 3 20
T. Latson G 36 6-14 7-9 2-6 3-8 6 1 2 3 3 21
J. Massengill G 28 2-5 0-0 2-3 0-5 4 0 2 3 3 6
S. Bejedi G 18 1-10 2-2 0-3 0-1 2 0 0 1 2 4
T. O'Brien 20 1-5 1-2 0-1 1-4 0 0 2 2 3 3
O. Gordon 18 3-9 0-0 3-4 1-2 1 1 0 1 4 9
V. Myers 13 2-4 3-3 0-0 4-9 0 0 0 0 2 7
M. Valenzuela 10 1-4 0-0 0-1 1-1 0 0 0 1 1 2
Totals   200 26-72
(.361)
18-24
(.750)
8-24
(.333)
20-51 15 7 8 13 22 78


North Carolina
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
A. Poole F 22 1-6 1-1 0-0 2-5 1 1 1 0 3 3
D. Kelly G 39 6-17 7-10 1-4 1-4 3 0 1 3 3 20
E. Hodgson G 38 4-11 2-2 2-7 1-2 7 1 0 1 3 12
A. Ustby G 37 8-12 0-0 0-1 3-13 2 3 2 5 4 16
K. Todd-Williams G 36 6-21 3-4 1-9 4-8 3 0 1 1 4 16
T. Key 12 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 1 3 4
D. Adams 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 4 0
P. Paris 4 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
M. Tshitenge 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A. Zelaya 2 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 27-72
(.375)
13-17
(.765)
4-23
(.174)
16-41 16 5 5 12 24 71


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