Florida State Falls to Virginia, 68-63
Feb. 24, 2009
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Lyndra Littles scored 17 of her 24 points in the second half and No. 21 Virginia rallied to upset No. 11 Florida State 68-63 on Tuesday night.
Littles scored six points over the final 2:19, capped by a pair of free throws with 21.3 seconds remaining as the Cavaliers (22-7, 8-5) knocked the Seminoles out of sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Florida State (23-6, 11-2), which led by as many as 11, didn?t trail until Virginia guard Britnee Miller drove the baseline for a layup and a 57-56 lead with 3:26 remaining. The teams traded the lead on the next five possessions before Littles scored off a lob pass to put the Cavaliers in front to stay, 61-60.
Monica Wright scored 17 points and Aisha Mohammed added 15 for the Cavaliers.
Courtney Ward led the Seminoles with 18 points and Tanae Davis-Cain added 13.