The (14-17, 6-10 ACC) Florida State Lady Seminoles dropped their first game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon to (17-14, 5-11 ACC) NC State, 74-71 in the Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina.
Red shirt junior Alexa Deluzio led the Seminoles in scoring with 26 points, but the Lady Seminoles were unable to finish the game.
The (17-6, 10-1) Florida A&M Lady Rattlers were again unable to beat the (18-7, 10-2) Howard University on the road. The loss snapped the teams 14 game winning streak. And, gave the Lady Bison their fourth straight win.
The Lady Rattlers were led by Antonia Bennett, who finished the game with 25 points and 11 rebounds.
The Lady Eagles (11-11, 0-8) were defeated Saturday afternoon at home to Chipola College (16-8, 4-4). TCC lost on the road Wednesday evening to the No. 1 Pensacola State College in a Panhandle Conference match-up, 70-63.
The Lady Noles women’s basketball team defeated the Charlotte 49ers, 64-62, Sunday afternoon, at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
The Seminoles were able to break their three game losing streak.
“It wasn’t necessarily the prettiest win but we needed to win one of those close games down the stretch,” Florida State head coach Sue Semrau said. “Charlotte played great defense, but we got great looks. We had a lot of layups that we missed. We gave them a ton of second chance shots. It wasn’t the best basketball game but we found a way to win.”
Both teams battled it out throughout the entire game. Charlotte held the lead for the entire first half. The Seminoles were able to gain the lead with 5:29 remaining in the game.
The Lady Eagles of Tallahassee Community College were up at the break of dawn Tuesday morning, preparing for the Southern Challenge Jamboree (Scimmage) on Sat. Oct. 29. Even though the rest of the Big Bend area was still sleeping, Head Coach Teresa Atkinson and the 2011-2012 Lady Eagles were up running drills, reviewing plays and conditioning for their upcoming 2011-2012 season.
With an almost completely new squad this season, due to the departure of their veteran players, the newly formed Lady Eagles will look to use their acquired height advantage and discipline to win out the Panhandle Conference this season.The team finished last season with an overall record of 13-12, a Panhandle Conference record of 2-10 and a PCT of 0.520. After speaking with Assistant Coach T.J Royals, it is very clear that the team plans on improving on their overall record, and advancing further this season in conference play. The team will face-off at home this Sat. in the Southern Challenge Jamboree in hopes of getting one last chance of preparation before entering the season that begins on Nov. 4 at Darton College.
Check out what Assistant Coach T.J Royals had to say this morning before practice…