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WATCH: Noles Win Big in NCAA First Round

Courtesy http:///www.seminoles.com: Florida State women's basketball faced Western Illinois in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, defeating the leathernecks 87-66.

Thomas scores 23 to lead Florida State over Western Illinois

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Shakayla Thomas scored 23 points and third-seeded Florida State beat No. 14 Western Illinois 87-66 Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Thomas, who was the coaches choice as Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, had 10 points in the third quarter as the Seminoles broke open a close game in the second half. Florida State (26-6)...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tall order: Xavier squares off against Seminoles' 7-footers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) No.11 seed Xavier (22-13) vs. No. 3 Florida State (26-8) Second round, West region; Orlando, Florida; 6:10 p.m. EDT. BOTTOM LINE: Xavier will look to Sean O'Mara in the paint against Florida State the Musketeers will likely have to turn to perimeter shooting to take down Florida State. The Seminoles have the ability to dominate the paint with 7-foot-1 Michael...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas scores 23 to lead Florida State over Western Illinois

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Shakayla Thomas scored 23 points and third-seeded Florida State beat No. 14 Western Illinois 87-66 Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Thomas, who was the coaches choice as Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, had 10 points in the third quarter as the Seminoles broke open a close game in the second half. Florida State (26-6...
Via MyNorthwest.com
8 days ago

Baseline Breakdown: Dunk Nation throws down on Dunk City—Florida State basketball advances in NCAA Tournament

FSU wins its first NCAA Tournament game since 2012. For the first time since 2012, Florida State men’s basketball won a game in the NCAA Tournament, defeating FGCU 86-80. Above the Rim: First things first. Everyone knows Florida Gulf Coast has been dubbed “Dunk City”, although you would’ve thought that distinction belonged to Florida State after watching Thursday night’s...
Via Tomahawk Nation
8 days ago

WATCH: Bacon Leads Noles to First Round Win

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: Dwayne Bacon scored 25 points and the Seminoles defeat FGCU 86-80.

WATCH: FSU Out Dunks "Dunk City" In NCAA Tournament, Seminoles Beat FGCU

Florida State showed FGCU who was the real "Dunk City" in their 86-80 win in the 1st round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament, out dunking the Eagles 9 to 2. See why the rest of the country should be checking out the Seminoles' high-flying act going forward in the tourney!
Via ACC Digital Network
9 days ago

Florida State Turns Tables On Dunk City

Dwayne Bacon scored 25 points and Jonathan Isaac added 17 points and 10 rebounds to help the third-seeded Florida State Seminoles hold off No. 14 Florida Gulf Coast 86-80 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament late Thursday night.
Via Sports On Earth
9 days ago

No. 3 Florida State hangs on to defeat No. 11 Florida Gulf Coast

ORLANDO, Fla. — Dwayne Bacon scored 25 points and Jonathan Isaac added 17 points and 10 rebounds to help the third-seeded Florida State Seminoles hold off No. 14 Florida Gulf Coast 86-80 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament late Thursday night. The Seminoles (26-8), making their first appearance since 2012 in the NCAAs, advanced on in the West Region. The Eagles (26-8) saw...
Via The Denver Post
9 days ago

Florida State fends off FGCU for first-round victory

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Dwayne Bacon scored 25 points and Jonathan Isaac added 17 points and 10 rebounds to help the third-seeded Florida State Seminoles hold off No. 14 Florida Gulf Coast 86-80 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament late Thursday night. The Seminoles (26-8), making their first appearance since 2012 in the NCAAs, advanced on in the West Region. The Eagles (26-8...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No.3 Florida State defeats No. 11 FGCU 86-80

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Dwayne Bacon scored 25 points and Jonathan Isaac added 17 points and 10 rebounds to help the third-seeded Florida State Seminoles hold off No. 14 Florida Gulf Coast 86-80 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament late Thursday night. The Seminoles (26-8), making their first appearance since 2012 in the NCAAs, advanced on in the West Region. The Eagles (26-8...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA tournament 2017: Florida State holds off FGCU, 86-80

FSU advances to face Xavier on Saturday. The Florida State Seminoles consistently defended the rim against the smaller Florida Gulf Coast Eagles to the tune of nine blocks and held on late for an 86-80 win on Thursday evening to stay alive in the 2017 NCAA tournament. The ‘Noles have been a streaky outside shooting team all year, and they’re only average from the free-throw...
Via Tomahawk Nation
9 days ago

Seminoles pass first NCAA Tournament test

FSU advances to face Xavier on Saturday Florida State has been a streaky outside shooting team all year, and they’re only average from the free throw line. The fear in a win-or-go-home tournament is that they’ll fail to knock down jumpers on a night when they don’t make the opponent pay from the stripe. Both those things happened tonight, but FSU was so dominant on the interior...
Via Tomahawk Nation
9 days ago

Florida State hopes two-week break gets it back on track

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State was challenging for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament most of the season. Now the Seminoles are looking to return to previous form. The Seminoles (25-6) dropped four of their final six games and is the third seed in Stockton Regional. They will face No. 14 Western Illinois (26-6) in a first-round game on Friday. The first game matches No...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: FSU WBB Looks Forward to First Game in Big Dance

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: Coach Sue and the Noles look forward to hosting Western Illinois in their first game of the NCAA Tournament. Tip-off is Friday at 7:30 PM.

WATCH: Coach Sue Hand Delivers NCAA Tickets to Locals

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: The day before their first game in the NCAA Tournament, Coach Sue Semrau spent the morning riding the streets of Tallahassee on the town trolly, meeting community youth leaders at various locations around town to personally deliver NCAA tickets, asking them to distribute the tickets to the youth and locals in their circles.

No.3 Florida State defeats No. 11 FGCU 86-80

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dwayne Bacon scored 25 points and Jonathan Isaac added 17 points and 10 rebounds to help the third-seeded Florida State Seminoles hold off No. 14 Florida Gulf Coast 86-80 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament late Thursday night. The Seminoles (26-8), making their first appearance since 2012 in the NCAAs, advanced on in the West Region. The Eagles (26-8...
Via MyNorthwest.com
9 days ago

Five NBA prospects to watch in the NCAA Tournament

Two years ago, I provided a list of players to watch during the NCAA Tournament. Last year, I gave reasons why the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is not as good as you may believe. This year, I would like to provide a list of players you may not know are quality NBA prospects. These players are likely to declare for the NBA Draft whenever their seasons end. So this serves as...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State basketball in the NCAA Tournament: game time, channel, and announcers for FSU vs. Florida Gulf Coast aka “Dunk City”

You’ve waited too long to watch FSU back in The Dance... This is arguably the greatest stretch for sports fans with March Madness, followed by The Masters (I may be a little biased, as there’s nothing quite like that “Tradition unlike any other”). As an aside, it’s a pretty decent stretch for the man who coined that phrase (Jim Nantz) and gets to call all the action, huh...
Via Tomahawk Nation
9 days ago

3 up, 3 down: Florida State falls to Florida Gulf Coast

Florida State baseball loses its second consecutive game. The No. 1 Florida State baseball squad followed up a midweek loss to Florida with a second consecutive loss to FGCU at JetBlue Park on Wednesday night by a final score of 5-2. 3 Up: After not walking once against UF, Florida State reached via a walk three times alone in the top of the first inning against FGCU, contributing...
Via Tomahawk Nation
10 days ago

A quick look at FGCU-Florida State in the NCAA Tournament

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) No. 3 Florida State (25-8) vs. No. 14 seed Florida Gulf Coast (26-7) First round, West Region; Orlando, Florida; 9:20 p.m. EDT. BOTTOM LINE: Don't expect a lot of great defense, but this game has a chance to be one of the most explosive matchups of the first round. Both teams like to get up and down and they fly to the basket. Florida State has done it all...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Excitement in the Air for NCAA Tournament Debut

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: Florida State is excited to be back in the NCAA tournament and are ready for FGCU to attack the rim.

Change in philosophy has Leonard Hamilton's FSU squad back in tournament

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton says he gets his greatest enjoyment out of building, whether it is basketball programs or a large DVD collection of live shows. With Florida State returning to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012, many are giving Hamilton plaudits for constructing what most say is his best team. Florida State, the No. 3...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Noles Fall to UF in Gainesville

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: Meeting in Gainesville on Tuesday night, the Noles were shutout by the Gators, 1-0. Andrew Karp had a night, putting up a career high 11 strikeouts in 7 innings.

Hamilton goes up tempo to get FSU back in NCAA Tournament

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton says he gets his greatest enjoyment out of building, whether it is basketball programs or a large DVD collection of live shows. With Florida State returning to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012, many are giving Hamilton plaudits for constructing what most say is his best team. Florida State, the No. 3...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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