During Florida State’s 79-76 win over Charlotte on Saturday, there were many times when the Seminoles could have allowed the improving 49ers to take control of the game and coast to a win on what was a “neutral” court at Time Warner Cable Arena. However, that never happened as Seminoles senior guard Michael Snaer scored a career high 30 points with numerous key shots in the clutch to allow restructuring FSU to pull out the win.
For the Seminoles to contend in the ACC, Michael Snaer must be a major player in the Seminoles’ scheme. Credit: Florida State University
Snaer’s biggest play came out of a time out late in the game when the 49ers had cut into a comfortable FSU lead to 68-64. He curled opposite the inbounds pass and set up on the left wing and when the basketball swung to his side, he nailed a three-pointer that lifted FSU to a 71-64 lead with 3:45 remaining.
“I shot about 18 shots,” noted Snaer, “I’m gonna have to put the ball up and force us to win with my swagger and my a...