Goodman’s 24 points lead Oregon State women by FSU 83-59

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Oregon State’s Sasha Goforth drives to the basket between Florida State guard Kourtney Weber and forward Valencia Myers (32) during the first half of a college basketball game in the first round of the women’s NCAA tournament at the University Events Center in San Marcos, Texas, Sunday, March 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Stephen Spillman)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Aleah Goodman scored 24 points with five rebounds, five assists and zero turnovers, Taylor Jones added 18 points and eight boards, and No. 8-seed Oregon State beat ninth-seeded Florida State 83-59 on Sunday in the opening round of the women’s NCAA Tournament.

Oregon State advances to play the top seed in the Hemisfair Region, South Carolina, while Florida State is exiting after the first round for the first time in its last 17 appearances.

Sasha Goforth added 14 points for Oregon State, which shot 55.2% from the floor.

Goodman, averaging 16.1 points, was 8-of-12 shooting with three 3-pointers.

Bianca Jackson finished with 17 points for Florida State.

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