TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State has saved its best basketball for late March.
Unfortunately, it was in a Monday night NIT game and not a Sunday night NCAA Tournament game. But impressive, regardless.
Devon Bookert, for a long stretch, couldn't miss a shot and was spot on with his passes on what was a career-high 21-point night. Aaron Thomas made 8 of 10 shots and had 26 points...
Devon Bookert scored 21 points in Florida State’s win over Georgetown on Monday. (Garry Thompson/Sneakin’ Deacon)
Early NIT success has FSU with promising outlook for 2014-15
For a team like Florida State that sat on the bubble on Selection Sunday, it was a mystery as to how the Seminoles would respond at the opportunity of playing in the NIT. After a lackluster 58-53 victory...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton didn't want to say it but he voluntarily admitted that the Seminoles were in a "must" situation on Sunday night.
Must win. Must gain confidence. Must build some momentum in the final few games of the regular season.
Florida State delivered.
Okaro White scored 18 points and Devon Bookert came off the bench to...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Devon Bookert scored 16 points off the bench, going 4 for 4 on 3-pointers, as Florida State defeated Georgia Tech 81-71 on Sunday.
The Seminoles (17-11, 8-8 ACC) kept their slim NCAA tournament hopes alive with the win, with two regular-season games remaining.
Okaro White finished with 18 for Florida State as Aaron Thomas added 15. Montay Brandon grabbed...
Devon Bookert hit a 10-foot fade away jumper off a missed layup with 0.5 seconds to give Florida State a dramatic 62-60 win over Northeastern in the third place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Sunday.
Northeastern's Scott Eatherton got off a desperation 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer, but it bounced harmlessly off the backboard.
Aaron Thomas had 16 points...
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November 24, 2013
Devon Bookert scored 16 points while leading Florida State to a 91-67 win against Jacksonville in the season opener Friday.
The Seminoles have to have stellar play from their point guard, and Bookert provided it.
Jacksonville (0-1) forced Florida State (1-0) into a slow start with a defensive zone and a full-court press that gave the Dolphins a 26-23 lead with 7:31 left in the...
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November 08, 2013
Guard Devon Bookert (left) and head coach Leonard Hamilton (right) look to improve on a sub-par season. (AP Photo)
Seminoles must overcome youth, lack of depth in 2013-14
After four straight NCAA Tournament appearances, Florida State finished just 18-16 a season ago and were bounced from the first round of the NIT. The Seminoles have a number of new faces in the lineup after some...
Xavier Rathan-Mayes is suspended for the 2013-14 season. (Photo: Five Star Basketball)
The headliner of Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton’s most recent recruiting class, Xavier Rathan-Mayes, has been ruled academically ineligible for the 2013-14 season. Rathan-Mayes was ranked one of the top 50 players nationally and would have brought versatility to the guard position...
Freshman Devon Bookert scored a career-high 18 points, Michael Snaer added 17 and Florida State fought back from an eight-point deficit in the second half to beat North Carolina State 71-67 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Two free throws by Bookert gave the Seminoles (17-14, 9-9 Atlantic Coast Conference) their first lead of the second half at 57-55. He...
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March 09, 2013
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Freshman Devon Bookert scored a career-high 18 points, Michael Snaer added 17 and Florida State fought back from an eight-point deficit in the second half to beat North Carolina State 71-67 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Two free throws by Bookert gave the Seminoles (17-14, 9-9 Atlantic Coast Conference) their first lead of the...