Tiana Mangakahia matched her occupation large with 44 points and No. 17 Syracuse defeated No. 22 Florida State 94-88 on Thursday night time.
Mangakahia, a junior guard from Australia, was 16-of-20 shooting and 10 of 11 from the free-toss line with 8 helps and 3 steals. Kiara Lewis and Digna Strautmane had 10 points each and every for the Orange (21-7, 10-5 ACC), who shot 62 p.c.
Nausia Woolfolk scored a occupation-large 29 points on 11-of-18 shooting for the Seminoles (21-7, 9-6). Kiah Gillespie included 20 points, Valencia Myers a occupation-large 19 and Nicki Ekhomu 12.
The Orange gave up an 11-issue lead — their greatest — in the fourth quarter but Mangakahia’s 3-issue engage in with 1:05 remaining gave the Orange an 88-85 lead. She then went 6-of-6 at the free toss line to be certain the get.
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Equally teams have one particular typical-time recreation remaining on Sunday with Syracuse actively playing at Boston College and Florida State at Georgia Tech.