Puisis, Jones lead FSU to first road win

Sammie Puisis and Morgan Jones had 15 points apiece as the Florida State women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to pick up a road win over Virginia Tech, 73-63 on Thursday afternoon. Jones had 12 points in the second half.

Kourtney Weber added 15 points for the Seminoles (4-1, 3-1 ACC). The Seminoles picked up their first road win of the 2020-21 season.

Puisis made five three-pointers for FSU, which made 10 of 16 shots from beyond the arc.

The Seminoles led 37-31 at the half but outscored the Hokies 22-9 in the third period.

FSU shot 21 of 22 (95.5 percent) from the line on Thursday, the third-highest free-throw percentage in a game in program history.

One of the ACC’s best shooting teams, Virginia Tech was held to 39.7 percent shooting from the floor.

Next up for FSU is a game at Wake Forest on Sunday at 1 p.m. (live stream on ACC Network Extra).

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