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Tasheika Morris Earns Second Team All-ACC Honors

March 4, 2003


The Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association announced the 2003 All-ACC Women’s Basketball teams on Tuesday afternoon and for the second straight season, Florida State’s Tasheika Morris was recognized. Morris, a 6-0 junior guard from Huntsville, Ala., earned second team honors while freshman Ganiyat Adeduntan garnered honorable mention All-Freshman Team honors.

Morris, who has led FSU in scoring all season long, ranks sixth in the ACC in both scoring at 14.7 points per game and free throw percentage at 74 percent. She also ranks among the league’s Top 15 in steals per game, three-point field goals made and three-point field goal percentage.

Morris has led the Seminoles in scoring a team-high 14 times while tallying double digits in 23 games, including five games of 20 or more points. Morris, who had a streak of 17 straight double-figure scoring games during the season, averaged 17.2 points per game in five meetings against Top 10 opponents, including 18 points against both Connecticut and Duke. A third team All-ACC selection last season, Morris also leads the team with 39 three-pointers and ranks second with 47 steals.

Adeduntan, a 6-1 guard from Athens, Ga., has played in all 27 games, including three starts, and is averaging 6.0 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. Adeduntan, who twice earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors during the season, ranks second on the team with 17 three-pointers, has led the team in scoring four times and has recorded five games in double figures.

Florida State, the No. 4 seed, will face No. 5 seed Georgia Tech in ACC Tournament quarterfinal action on Saturday, March 8th at 2 p.m. The game will be televised regionally, including Sunshine Network.

2003 All-ACC Women's Basketball

ALL-ACC

First Team Alana Beard, Duke (50).....................150 Iciss Tillis, Duke (47)....................147 Coretta Brown, North Carolina (45).........144 Chrissy Floyd, Clemson (38)................135 Sonja Mallory, Georgia Tech (35)...........128

Second Team Renneika Razor, Maryland (10)...............97 Kaayla Chones, NC State (8).................91 Nikita Bell, North Carolina (6).............85 Brandi Teamer, Virginia (3).................81 Cherrise Graham, Virginia (1)...............64 Tasheika Morris, Florida State..............64

Third Team Fallon Stokes, Georgia Tech (1)...........61 Tiffani Listenbee, Wake Forest (1)........53 Candace Sutton, North Carolina............41 Alex Stewart, Georgia Tech................32 Vicki Krapohl, Duke (1)...................24

Honorable Mention La'Tangela Atkinson, North Carolina.......23 Carisse Moody, NC State...................18 LaTonya Blue, Virginia....................17

ALL-FRESHMAN La'Tangela Atkinson, North Carolina.......49 Cotelia Bond-Young, Wake Forest...........41 Mistie Bass, Duke.........................31 Chrissy Fisher, Maryland..................31 Lindsey Harding, Duke.....................30 Amanda White, Clemson.....................30

Honorable Mention Kasha Terry, Georgia Tech.................12 Ganiyat Adeduntan, Florida State......... 10

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