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Lady Seminoles Adds 2011 Florida Standout Morgan Jones

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – Florida State head women’s basketball coach Sue Semrau announced the addition of Northwestern transfer Morgan Jones on Wednesday.

Per NCAA transfer rules, Jones will have to sit out the 2012-13 season, but will have three years of eligibility remaining for the Garnet and Gold.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Morgan to our Seminole family,” Semrau said. “She is a true game changer. Morgan is one of the most versatile players I have ever seen. The minute she steps on the floor, she will have the ability to be one of the top players in the ACC. Her return to the state of Florida will be a catalyst for other great players to also join the Garnet and Gold, and once again propel us to the top of the conference.”

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Lady Seminoles’ Unsuccessful Against Tar Heels

Feb. 15, 2012

The Florida State Women’s Basketball team was in search of another win over the University of North Carolina, Wednesday night in the Donald L. Tucker Center. Florida State defeated Carolina earlier in the season (67-64), but FSU was powerless in the team’s second ACC match-up against the Tar Heels, falling 71-65.

The Seminole came into the match-up 13-12 and 5-7 in the ACC following a 67-57 loss to on Sunday. Carolina. The Tar Heels, who were 17-8 and 7-5 in the ACC, also came into Wednesday ACC contest in search of a win after losing to Georgia Tech Sunday 56-54.

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Women’s Basketball: (5-5)Lady Noles defeated (5-4)Akron, 90-64

The University of Akron women’s basketball team were no match for Florida State Saturday afternoon, as the Noles snapped the Zips four-game winning streak.

Rachel Tecca led Akron with 21 points and nine rebounds.

Ohio natives CIerra Bravard and Natasha Howard both had career-best performances in their home state.

Senior Cierra Bravard scored 28 points and grabbed 12 boards for her second double-double of the season.

Sophomore forward Natasha Howard also ended the night with her third double-double of the season, scoring 24 points and 13 rebounds.

“They came out and did a great job on the other end of what our guards were able to do – which was get them the ball,” FSU head coach Sue Semrau told reporters. “They finished well and they both went to the board extremely well. It’s fun to see them rewarded when they do that.”

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Nebraska Steals Win Against Florida State – (66-63)

Reporter:Marcus Joseph

The (3-3) Florida State Seminoles took on the undefeated (5-0) Nebraska Cornhuskers Sunday afternoon in the Donald Tucker Center, for an ACC, Big Ten face-off.

Today’s game made the second meeting between both schools. FSU defeated Nebraska, 100-84, on Dec. 31, 1982 at the Hurricane New Year’s Classic in Miami, Fla.

Florida State is coming off a home lost to Louisville on Friday night, 85-76. Senior post Cierra Bravard scored a career-best 27 points on 8-of-12 shooting and 11-of-11 at the line, but it would not be enough to take down the Big East powerhouse.

Nebraska defeated the Florida A&M Rattlers Friday night, 72-64 in the Al Lawson Center.

The Seminoles lead for the entire first half, and up until the 6:00 minute mark of the second half. Nebraska was able to tie the game for the first time of the afternoon at 52-52. The Cornhuskiers took the lead at 5:56 with a three-pointer by Brandi Jeffery to make it 52-55 Nebraska.

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