Lady 'Noles are Elite

Florida State defeated Mississippi State 74-71 in the Sweet 16 and will now advance to the Elite 8 for the first time in school history.

Alysha Harvin scored 21 points to lead the Seminoles past Mississippi State in the Dayton region of the Sweet 16. Courtney Ward added 14 points and seven assists to help Florida State advance.

The 74-71 victory puts Florida State in the Elite 8 for the first time in school history where the Seminoles will meet Lady Huskies of Connecticut. UCONN currently boasts a 75 game win streak and are the defending national champions. The Huskies beat Florida State by the score of 78-59 on December 28 in Tallahassee.

Tip off is set for 7:00 Tuesday night and will air on ESPN.

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