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FSU Fends Off Charleston Southern, 75-64

Florida State closed its non-conference home schedule with a win on Monday, but in less than impressive fashion as FSU defeated Charleston Southern 75-64 to earn its fifth straight victory. Dwayne Bacon led the Seminoles (9-2) in scoring for a third straight game, finishing with 20 points and a game-high 10 rebounds. Fellow freshman Malik […]

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FSU Basketball Player of the Week: Dwayne Bacon

Florida State is off to an 8-2 start and is on a 4-game winning streak entering Monday. The biggest reason for FSU’s success early this season is the play of the freshmen, but this week, it was the McDonald’s All-American that shined brightest. Slasher Dwayne Bacon is the Florida State Basketball Player of the Week […]

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Preview: FSU Prepares for Matinee vs. Buccaneers

Florida State will play its final home game of the non-conference on Monday afternoon as the Seminoles take on Charleston Southern. FSU has won four straight after edging Florida Atlantic on Saturday and will come in with a record of 8-2. The Buccaneers are off to a 4-7 start and fell to Wright State its […]

SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 21: Head Coach Leonard Hamilton talks to Montay Brandon #32 of the Florida State Seminoles during a break in action against the Massachusetts Minutemen during the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic on December 21, 2013 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Florida State defeated Massachusetts 60-55. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Seminoles Avoid Embarrassment, Rally Past Owls

Florida Atlantic entered Saturday’s Orange Bowl Classic contest in Sunrise just 2-8, but from start to finish, it gave Florida State all it wanted and more in a 64-59 FSU victory. The Owls (2-9) led by as many as 15 in the first half and took a 35-23 lead into the locker room in a […]

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Preview: FSU Faces Owls in Orange Bowl Classic

Florida State will look to extend its season-long winning streak to four games on Saturday as the Seminoles face Florida Atlantic in Sunrise, Florida for the Orange Bowl Classic. The Seminoles are 7-2 on the year and 5-1 all-time in the Orange Bowl Classic. FSU is 3-1 on neutral courts already this season. FSU is […]

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‘Noles Roll Past Mississippi State

Florida State overcame another slow start on Wednesday night to run its winning streak to a season-high three games with a 90-66 victory over Mississippi State at the Donald L. Tucker Center. The Bulldogs (4-5) used an early 11-0 run to take a 15-8 lead, but it didn’t take long for FSU to take control […]

GREENSBORO, NC - MARCH 11:  Xavier Rathan-Mayes #22 of the Florida State Seminoles defends a drive by Rod Hall #12 of the Clemson Tigers during a second round game of the ACC basketball tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 11, 2015 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Preview: Seminoles Look to Stay Hot vs. Mississippi State

Florida State will look to run its winning streak to three on Wednesday night as the Seminoles play host to Mississippi State. FSU has won back-to-back games and will come into Wednesday’s contest at the Donald L. Tucker Center with a record of 6-2. The Bulldogs are an even 4-4 after falling at UMKC on […]

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FSU Basketball Player of the Week: Benji Bell

Newcomers have made a huge impact for Florida State this season, but this week, it wasn’t either Malik Beasley or Dwayne Bacon that shone brightest. The Florida State Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 7-13 is junior college transfer Benji Bell, who paced FSU with 18 points in Sunday’s 75-58 win […]

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FSU Handles Pesky Lions, 75-58

Southeastern Louisiana managed to stay within striking distance for most of the day at the Donald L. Tucker Center on Sunday, but in the end, Florida State proved to be too much in a 75-58 FSU victory. Guard Benji Bell paced the Seminoles (6-2) with a career-high 18 points on an efficient 5-for-6 shooting and […]

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Preview: Seminoles Return to Court Against Lions

After six days off, Florida State will return to the court Sunday as the Seminoles play host to Southeastern Louisiana. FSU is 5-2 for the season and coming off its most impressive win of the season, beating Virginia Commonwealth in Atlanta last Sunday, 76-71. This weekend’s contest will be the first for FSU at home […]

TALLAHASSEE, FL - DECEMBER 17: Devon Bookert #1 of the Florida State Seminoles defends against R.J. McCray #4 of the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks during the game at the Donald L. Tucker Center on December 17, 2012 in Tallahassee, Florida. Florida State won 63-48. (Photo by Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

Things Slowly Coming Together for Young Seminoles

Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton has called his young basketball team a work in progress and through the early parts of the 2015-16 season, that assertion has been pretty accurate. With the exception of a season-opening 109-62 thrashing of Nicholls State, the Seminoles had have trouble putting it together. FSU fell behind 19-8 early […]

CHAPEL HILL, NC - JANUARY 24: Xavier Rathan-Mayes #22 of the Florida State Seminoles moves the ball against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at the Dean Smith Center on January 24, 2015 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

FSU Basketball Player of the Week: Xavier Rathan-Mayes

The freshman duo of Malik Beasley and Dwayne Bacon have led Florida State through the early parts of the 2015-16 season, but this past week, it’s been last season’s leading scorer who has been the go-to guy for the Seminoles. Redshirt sophomore guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes is the Florida State Basketball Player of the Week for […]

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Seminoles Hold Off Rams in Atlanta, 76-71

Virginia Commonwealth guard Melvin Johnson’s career-high 36 points wasn’t enough to sink Florida State on Sunday as the Seminoles held off the Rams, 76-71 at Philips Arena. Florida State (5-2) led by as many as 14 in the first half and took a 40-29 lead into the locker room, but the Rams moved to and […]

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Preview: FSU Looks to Rebound Against Rams in Atlanta

Florida State will look to bounce back from a disheartening 78-75 overtime loss at Iowa on Wednesday as the Seminoles get set to take on Virginia Commonwealth at Philips Arena in Atlanta on Sunday. After falling to last year’s national championship participants, Duke and Wisconsin, by a combined nine points, VCU comes in as winners […]

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Hawkeyes Outlast FSU in OT, 78-75

Florida State and Iowa went back and forth for most of the second half on Tuesday night, but in the end, the Hawkeyes made one more play in overtime in a 78-75 victory in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Iowa City. Iowa guard Peter Jok scored a game-high 24 points including the 3-pointer that put […]

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