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Georgia snaps Florida's 3-game win streak in OT

Coco Miller hit two three-pointers in overtime to lead No. 3 Georgia to an 81-76 victory over Florida on Thursday night.

The loss snapped the Gators' three-game winning streak and dropped the team to 13-7. It was the Bulldogs' eighth straight victory.

An acrobatic tip-in by Angie Ball with 16.2 seconds left in regulation gave Georgia an apparently safe 67-63 lead. Florida's Tonya Washington hit a three-pointer with seven seconds to go.

After Miller, who wound up 5-of-17 from the floor, was fouled and hit one of two free throws, Washington forced overtime with a short jumper at the buzzer. She had a career-high 29 points with 13 rebounds for the night.

"Tonya did an outstanding job tonight," coach Carol Ross said. "She filled in at the point after Tombi (Bell) fouled out and did an admirable job. We just broke down on a few possessions toward the end of the game and a team as good as Georgia will capitalize on that."

Kelly Miller led the Bulldogs with 26 points. Coco Miller added 15. Deana Nolan had 14 and Angie Ball 10. Georgia outscored Florida from the free-throw line 19-5.

Florida took a 59-48 lead with 7:06 to go, but Georgia ripped off a 10-0 run as the Gators' defense collapsed. During Georgia's run, Florida was charged with five fouls.

Monique Cardenas gave Florida a 72-71 lead with just over two minutes remaining in overtime, but Coco Miller came down the floor and hit the second of her three-pointers 10 seconds later.

FSU 76, WAKE FOREST 47: Latavia Coleman and April Traylor each scored 17 points for the host Seminoles. Brooke Wyckoff added 10.

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