• No. 11 Florida State women rally past Boston College 67-39

    By: JOE REEDY, Associated Press

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Nicki Ekhomu scored nine of her 17 points in the third quarter, and No. 9 Florida State beat Boston College 67-39 on Thursday night.

    The Seminoles grabbed control by outscoring the Eagles 22-7 in the third quarter. The score was tied at 29 when Florida State pulled away with a 16-1 run, which included seven points by Ekhomu. The sophomore has scored in double figures four of the past five games.

    Imani Wright scored 12 points while Shakayla Thomas and AJ Alix added 11 apiece for Florida State (23-5, 11-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), which led by as many as 29 in the fourth quarter. Alix also had a career-high 11 rebounds.

    Andie Anastos led Boston College (7-21, 2-13) with nine points. The Eagles have dropped 12 of 13.

    Boston College scored the first nine points of the game on three 3-pointers before Florida State countered by scoring the next 14. The Seminoles were up 20-13 with 7:41 remaining in the second quarter when the Eagles closed out the half with a 14-5 run.


    Boston College: The Eagles led at the half for only the second time in a conference game this season, but went 3 of 10 from the field and had five turnovers in the third quarter. They are on pace to finish with just two ACC wins for the third straight season.

    Florida State: The Seminoles improved to 12-1 at home and remain in position for a double-bye for next week's ACC Tournament.


    Boston College closes the regular season on Sunday at Syracuse.

    Florida State hosts Georgia Tech on Sunday in the regular-season finale.


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