No. 11 Florida State women sink Murray State 101-59

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Shakayla Thomas came off the bench to hit 9 of 10 shots and scored 21 points and No. 11 Florida State raced past Murray State 101-59 on Saturday.

Murray State opened the second quarter with a pair of free throws for a 19-18 lead. The Seminoles answered with an 11-0 run that stretched to 23-2. FSU went 11 of 14 while the Racers went 0 for 8 until a Ke'Shunan James 3-pointer at the 2:33 mark made it 41-24.

It was 47-32 at the half with the Seminoles shooting 61 percent and 70-40 after three quarters.

Adut Bulgak also had 21 for Florida State (9-2). The Seminoles finished at 60 percent and outrebounded the Racers (4-7) 51-14 to stretch their home winning streak to 25 games.

Murray State went 16 of 40 from 3-point range but made just 2 of 15 2-pointers and shot 31 percent. James finished with 24 points and LeAsia Wright 21.