GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Georgia Tech 68, Florida State 64

Associated Press

ATLANTA - Lorela Cubaj scored a career-high 24 points and No. 15 Georgia Tech closed on a 13-3 run for a 68-64 victory over Florida State.

Cubaj made 10 of 18 shots and grabbed nine rebounds. Lotta-Maj Lahtinen added 16 points for Georgia Tech (13-3, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Lahtinen made a 3-pointer that gave Georgia Tech a 63-62 lead with 2:16 remaining. Morgan Jones answered with a pair of free throws for Florida State. On the next possession, Nerea Hermosa fired a pass from the top of the arc to Eylia Love, who made a layup under the basket that gave the Yellow Jackets the lead for good at 65-64 with 48.5 seconds to play.

Jones and Makayla Timpson each scored 12 points to lead Florida State (7-7, 1-3). Erin Howard added 11 points.

Georgia Tech hadn't trailed, leading by as many as 11 points early in the second quarter, before Sammie Puisis hit consecutive 3s as part of a 14-4 run that gave Florida State a 51-46 advantage at the end of the third. The Seminoles pushed it to 62-55 with 3:52 remaining.


Florida State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
E. Howard F 27 4-7 0-0 3-5 0-4 0 1 1 0 1 11
V. Myers F 18 1-3 0-0 0-0 1-6 0 0 0 1 3 2
M. Jones G 26 4-13 4-4 0-1 4-9 0 1 1 2 0 12
S. Puisis G 23 2-5 2-2 2-3 0-1 0 0 0 1 3 8
S. Bejedi G 17 1-7 0-0 0-2 0-3 1 0 0 2 4 2
M. Timpson 24 6-11 0-0 0-0 3-4 0 0 0 2 2 12
O. Gordon 23 4-7 0-0 0-0 0-3 4 0 0 1 3 8
B. Jackson 18 2-7 2-2 1-2 0-0 4 0 1 2 2 7
K. Weber 13 0-3 0-0 0-2 1-1 2 0 1 1 4 0
R. Baldwin 9 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 0 2
M. Valenzuela 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   202 25-65
(.385)
8-8
(1.000)
6-15
(.400)
12-36 11 2 4 12 22 64


Georgia Tech
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
L. Cubaj F 36 10-18 3-5 1-1 2-9 3 2 2 1 2 24
D. Strautmane F 16 1-4 0-0 0-2 0-2 0 0 0 2 2 2
N. Hermosa C 29 1-4 2-2 0-0 4-8 4 1 0 1 1 4
L. Lahtinen G 39 6-9 5-8 1-2 0-3 5 0 1 2 1 18
E. Love G 38 4-10 1-2 1-3 0-3 2 2 1 3 3 10
S. Bates 15 1-5 0-0 1-4 1-1 0 0 2 1 0 3
A. Aranaz 14 2-4 0-0 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 0 2 4
A. Carter 9 1-3 1-1 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 1 0 3
E. Bulane 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 26-57
(.456)
12-18
(.667)
4-12
(.333)
9-33 14 5 6 11 11 68


Officials: Eric Brewton, Pualani Spurlock-Welsh, Tiara Cruse




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