Leticia Romero tied her season high with 18 points and Adut Bulgak posted her 17th career double-double to lead No. 16 Florida State past Pitt, 66-55, Sunday at Petersen Events Center.
Bulgak had 11 points and 12 rebounds while Shakayla Thomas added 12 points for the Seminoles (14-4, 4-1 ACC), who dominated scoring in the paint, 40-18.
Brittany Brown’s jump shot gave Florida State its largest lead of 23 points in the third quarter.
Pitt scored the first 12 points of the fourth, but could only get as close as nine on Cassidy Walsh’s 3-pointer with 30 seconds left.
Brenna Wise scored 14 points, Walsh had 11 and Stasha Carey added 10 for the Panthers (8-10, 0-5), who have lost six in a row.
Michigan 91, Penn State 87: Teniya Paige’s game-high 31 points weren’t for the Nittany Lions (6-11, 1-5 Big Ten) at home against the Wolverines (11-6, 3-3).
Pitt’s women’s team has landed Canadian guard Shay Colley, a transfer from second-ranked South Carolina. Colley appeared in 11 games this season as a freshman for the Southeastern Conference favorite Gamecocks, averaging 12.9 minutes and 2.7 points per game. She will be eligible at midseason next year per NCAA guidelines.