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No. 17 Florida State women upset by Georgia Tech

The Seminoles lose to the Yellow Jackets for the second time this season.
Florida State's Kiah Gillespie in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) [JESSICA HILL | AP]

ATLANTA — Francesca Pan scored 23 points and Georgia Tech beat No. 17 Florida State 65-62 on Sunday, giving the Yellow Jackets a season sweep.

Georgia Tech (18-10, 9-8 ACC) won 67-52 on Jan. 9 at then-No. 11 Florida State and with its second win over the Seminoles improved its NCAA Tournament at-large prospects.

Pan was only 8-of-22 shooting overall but 6 of 13 from the arc.

A 6-0 surge got the Seminoles within a point at 61-60 with a minute left in the game. But Georgia Tech sandwiched four free throws around a basket by Kiah Gillespie to go up three, and Nicki Ekhomu’s 3-point try fell short to end the game.

Florida State (21-6, 11-5) had a nine-point lead midway through the third quarter, but Pan scored five points to start a 16-2 run to end the period with a 52-47 lead.

Ekhomu finished 21 points, Kourtney Weber had 12, and Gillespie grabbed 10 rebounds to go with nine points.

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