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No. 7 Noles Gobble Up No. 17 Hokies

No. 7 Noles Gobble Up No. 17 Hokies
No. 7 Noles Gobble Up No. 17 Hokies
Posted at 12:45 AM, Jan 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-23 00:45:00-05

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Leticia Romero scored 18 points and No. 7 Florida State took the lead early and gradually pulled away in an 82-54 victory over No. 17 Virginia Tech on Sunday.

Shakayla Thomas added 17 points and Brittany Brown 13 for the Seminoles (19-2, 7-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their sixth in a row against ranked opponents. Florida State outscored the Hokies 49-22 after halftime.

Chanette Hicks had 18 points and Sidney Cook scored 16 with 11 rebounds for the Hokies (16-3, 3-3), who trailed 33-22 at halftime and were outscored 27-14 in the third quarter. The Hokies also committed 28 turnovers, leading to 33 points for the Seminoles.