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Jackets Defeat Florida State, 73-56

Jan 20, 2002

Box Score

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Sonja Mallory scored 18 points and Megan Isom added 16 on Sunday to lead Georgia Tech to a 73-56 win over Florida State.

Georgia Tech (11-6, 5-3 ACC) played the final 7:51 without three starters, but never let the Seminoles get closer than six points. Two of those starters, Milli Martinez and Fallon Stokes, fouled out in the second half, while Nina Barlin injured her knee in the first half.

Florida State (11-7, 2-5 ACC) was plagued by poor shooting throughout the game, hitting only 28 percent of its shots and 12 of 24 free throws. The Seminoles’ top scorers, April Traylor and Tasheika Morris, were held to a combined nine points.

Reserve Nefertiti Walker added 11 points, all on free throws, for Georgia Tech. Katelyn Vujas led Florida State with 14 points, while Shinikki Whiting scored 10.

Georgia Tech ended the game with a 14-3 run that included hitting 10 free throws in the final 1:21. The win gave the Yellow Jackets a four-game winning streak.

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