N.C. State Downs Florida State in Women's Basketball

Latavia Coleman contributes 19 points

Jan. 25, 1998

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Chasity Melvin scored 16 points as seventh-ranked North Carolina State defeated Florida State, 72-62, to move into a first-place tie with Clemson and Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

LySchale Jones and Peace Shepard added 14 points apiece for the Wolfpack (16-3, 7-2 ACC), who snapped a two-game losing streak and completed a season sweep of the Lady Seminoles. North Carolina State beat Florida State, 72-60, in Greensboro on December 3rd.

After settling for a 34-34 halftime tie, North Carolina State pulled away in the second half by shooting 64 percent (18-of-28) from the field. The Wolfpack finished at 52 percent (33-of-63) for the game, despite missing all five of their three-pointers.

Latavia Coleman contributed 19 points for Florida State (7-12, 3-6), which has split its last six games. The Lady Seminoles shot only 42 percent (25-of-60).

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