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Weekend Roundup For Nov. 29- Dec. 1


Weekend Roundup For Nov. 29- Dec. 1

LaQuinta Neely scored a career-high 17 points to lead FSU over Wright State on Friday.

LaQuinta Neely scored a career-high 17 points to lead FSU over Wright State on Friday.


Dec. 2, 2002

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Florida State had an excellent Thanksgiving weekend in which football defeated Florida, women’s volleyball earned a NCAA birth and women’s basketball downed Wright State.


Football
Chris Rix started for the first time in three games and threw two touchdown passes to Anquan Boldin in addition to running for 83 yards Saturday night to help No. 23 Florida State defeat No. 15 Florida 31-14. Freshman tailback Leon Washington ran for 134 yards and one touchdown to lead the Seminole ground assault.
FSU (9-4) now waits to find out which BCS bowl they will be headed to.


Women’s Volleyball
The Lady Seminoles learned Sunday night that they had earned their first trip to the NCAA tournament since 1998. FSU will take on South Florida, an opponent that they lost to earlier in the year, in the first round on Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. in Gainesville, Fla.


Women’s Basketball
Sophomore LaQuinta Neely, making her first career start, scored a career-high 17 points to lead the Florida State women’s basketball team to an 84-69 win over Wright State Friday night at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center. FSU improved to 3-1 on the season and will FSU will host reigning Big Ten champs Indiana on Tuesday, December 3rd at 7 p.m.


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