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Bulgak leads No. 9 Florida State women past Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) — Adut Bulgak had 12 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 9 Florida State to an 82-62 win over Georgia Tech on Friday night, extend the Seminoles’ winning streak to seven games.

Bulgak was 4 for 6 from the field to lead Florida State’s 49-percent shooting (33 for 67). The 6-foot-4 junior finished one rebound short of getting her 11th double-double of the season.

Emiah Bingley had 15 points, Shakayla Thomas scored 13, Maegan Conwright 12, and Ivey Slaughter added 10 points and 13 rebounds for Florida State (20-2, 7-1 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Aaliyah Whiteside had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Kaela Davis added 15 on just 6-for-22 shooting for Georgia Tech (13-9, 4-4).

Florida State outrebounded Georgia Tech 48-36, but committed a season-high 23 turnovers.

The Seminoles overcame six turnovers to race out to a 16-3 lead with 13:20 left in the first half. The run was helped by Georgia Tech starting 1 for 11 from the field.

Imani Tilford and Whiteside scored four points each as the Yellow Jackets used a 12-5 run to pull to 32-23 with 3:27 to go in the opening half.

The Seminoles responded with an 8-1 run to extend the advantage to 16 points, took a 42-28 lead at halftime.

Georgia Tech never got closer than 11 points in the second half.

TIP-INS

Florida State: The Seminoles improved to 7-1 in ACC play for just the second time. The other was in 2008-09 when they started 11-1 in the conference.

Georgia Tech: Sophomore Kaela Davis was presented a basketball in a pregame ceremony to commemorate her 1,000th point. Davis became the fastest player in program history to reach the milestone.

UP NEXT

Florida State: Hosts Syracuse on Monday.

Georgia Tech: Hosts Virginia Tech on Sunday.

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