The Daily Sauce — Jan. 20, 2023: FSU Women’s Hoops Uses Huge Fourth Quarter to Rally Past Virginia
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The Daily Sauce — Jan. 20, 2023: FSU Women’s Hoops Uses Huge Fourth Quarter to Rally Past Virginia

It’s Friday, Florida State fans.

As you start thinking about the weekend, see what’s in The Daily Sauce.

Lead Story

Florida State women’s basketball used a furious fourth quarter run to defeat Virginia on Thursday night in Charlottesville. The Seminoles erased as 12-point deficit in the final period in a 77-68 win.

An early basket by Virginia in the final quarter gave the Cavaliers a 62-50 lead. FSU responded with 18 straight points to go ahead for good.

The final lead change came with less than five minutes remaining as Valencia Myers knocked down a pair of free throws for FSU. Overall, FSU outscored Virginia 27-8 in the final quarter to run away with the victory.

Sara Bejedi came up big down the stretch for FSU. Bejedi and Ta’Niya Latson each finished with 15 points in the victory. Makayla Timpson added 14 points, 10 rebounds, and six blocks.

Camryn Taylor led Virginia with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Sam Brunelle and London Clarkson each added 11 points in the loss.

With the win, FSU moves to 17-4 for the season and 6-2 in ACC play. The Seminoles will return home to take on Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Between the Lines for Jan. 19, 2023

Women’s basketball: FSU 77, Virginia 68

On the Agenda for Jan. 20, 2023

Track and field at Vanderbilt Invitational (ESPN+)

Swimming and diving vs. Florida, 12 p.m. ET (Ocala)

Women’s tennis vs. Florida Gulf Coast, 3 p.m. ET

Rolling News and Notes

FSU softball will host its Garnet and Gold scrimmage and Fan Day on Feb. 4.

FSU baseball will begin the season unranked in the D1Baseball Poll.

Florida State men’s hoops SID Chuck Walsh has been named the recipient of the Katha Quinn Award.

Mike Ferguson is the lead writer for Double Fries No Slaw. Be sure to follow Mike on Twitter at @MikeWFerguson. Follow all of Mike’s work by liking his Facebook page.

Mike Ferguson

Mike Ferguson is the lead writer for Double Fries No Slaw and has more than 10 years of experience in online and print journalism. Mike graduated from Florida State University in 2009 and has had his work featured at numerous prominent publications such as Fox Sports, the Associated Press, Athlon Sports, Yahoo Sports and Sports Illustrated among others. Prior to joining Double Fries No Slaw, Mike was the founder and editor of The Daily Nole. He also serves as the managing editor for Fifth Quarter and is a contributor for Athlon Sports, Fish Stripes and Orlando Pinstriped Post. Mike and his wife Jennifer reside in Haines City, Fla. and have two daughters.

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