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FSU Welcomes Hokies

Feb. 17, 2010

Game Notes

The Florida State women’s basketball team returns home Thursday to take on Virginia Tech at 7 p.m.



#10 Florida State (21-4)(7-2) vs. Virginia Tech (13-12)(2-8 ACC)

Monday, February 15th, 2010 (7:00pm)

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 Stats Comparison FSU VT
 Points Per Game 74.6 62.4
 Scoring Margin + 15.9 + 3.6
 FG Percentage .449 .402
 3P Percentage .382 .297
 FT Percentage .699 .646
 Rebounds Per Game 42.5 41.4
 Rebound Margin + 7.2 + 4.7
 Assists Per Game 16.1 14.3
 Turnovers Per Game 19.7 18.5
 Steals Per Game 9.0 7.5
 Blocks Per Game 4.8 3.7


 Florida State
Stat Leaders
 Virginia Tech
 J. Monroe 13.0 Points PG 11.6
 U. Drye
 J. Monroe 196 Rebounds 168
 U. Drye
 C. Ward 150 Assists 98
 N. Davis
 C. Ward 57 Steals 38
 N. Davis
 J. Monroe 60 Blocks 29
 S. Harrison

The Seminoles are coming off an impressive 69-59 road win over Georgia Tech that snapped the Yellow Jackets’ 12-game winning streak in the Alexander Coliseum.

FSU is riding a four-game winning streak and have won eight of its last nine, including eight straight in the friendly confines of the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. The Seminoles have held their opponents to an average of 54.5 points per game during the stretch.

With a win the Seminoles would carry a one-game advantage over Virginia when the two hook up Monday night in Charlottesville.

The Matchup

Series – FSU leads 16-9

Last Meeting – January 8, 2009 – FSU 67, at Virginia Tech 63

The Coaches

Florida State – Sue Semrau, 13th year

Career Record – 205-163

At Florida State – Same

Virginia Tech – Beth Dunkenberger, 5th year

Career Record – 162-132

At Virginia Tech – 97-82

In the Rankings

Florida State – AP – 10; Coaches – 10

Virginia Tech – AP – NR; Coaches – NR

On the Air

Radio – WNLS • 1270 AM • Seminoles.com
Talent – Ryan Pensy, Melissa Bruner
TV – FS Florida

Talent – Tom Block, Robin Muller

Scouting Virginia Tech

• The Hokies come to Tallahassee with a 13-12 record and will face their second straight top 10 opponent after falling to Duke at home on Sunday by a 65-53 margin.

• Utahya Drye leads Virginia Tech in scoring and rebounding with 11.6 points and 6.7 rebounds per contest.

• Virginia Tech has lost five of its last six games and have struggled on the road this year posting a 2-7 road record, including a 1-4 mark in conference play.

• The Seminoles have 10-2 at the Tucker Center against Virginia Tech and have won 11 of the last 12 meetings.

Last Time Out

Jacinta Monroe and Alysha Harvin led a second-half rally as Florida State (22-4, 8-2) defeated No. 19 Georgia Tech 69-59 to hand the Yellow Jackets their first home loss of the season.

• Monroe had 12 of her 14 points in the second half and Harvin scored 11 of her 14 after intermission as Florida State shot 45.5 percent compared to just 29.2 percent in the first half.

Courtney Ward dished out 10 assists for the second straight game and has now doled out 10 or more assists four times this season.

• The Seminoles snapped Georgia Tech’s 12-game home winning streak and improved on their ACC-best road record the past two years and are now 10-2 in ACC road games.

Up Next For The Seminoles

• FSU heads to Virginia for a key matchup with the Cavaliers who own an 8-3 conference mark. The Seminoles claimed a 68-50 win over Virginia to open the ACC season on Jan. 7 at home. Four different Seminoles reached double figures in scoring led by Chasity Clayton who poured in 15 points and grabbed 8 rebounds off the bench.

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