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Florida States Gets Dominating Win Over Wake Forest

Five Florida State players scored in double digits to help get the Seminoles a dominating 91-71 win over ACC opponent Wake Forest Saturday afternoon. The Seminoles pulled away in the second half, led by Malik Beasley who scored 16 points. Xavier Rathan-Mayes and Montay Brandon had 13 points each, Dwayne Bacon and Boris Bojanovsky added 11 points each for FSU. Wake Forest had the...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Well-rounded effort helps FSU manhandle Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Malik Beasley scored 16 points to lead five Florida State players in double figures, and the Seminoles pulled away in the second half to beat Wake Forest 91-71 on Saturday afternoon.Xavier Rathan-Mayes and Montay Brandon added 13 points each, Dwayne Bacon and Boris Bojanovsky had 11 each for Florida State (16-7, 6-5 ACC), which had to fight off an early...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Basketball: Miami-Florida State should be exciting matchup; recruiting notes

CORAL GABLES — The 12th-ranked Hurricanes (12-1, 1-0 ACC) face a dangerous opponent Saturday against Florida State, which has lost its first two conference games to drop to 10-4 (0-2). Not only do the Seminoles have extreme size — 7-foot-3 senior Boris Bojanovsky starts at center and 7-4 Chris Koumadje subs in — but UM coach Jim Larranaga called FSU’s guards — Dwayne Bacon...
Via Canes Watch
January 07, 2016

Bacon and Beasley lead Florida St. over Mississippi St.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State's freshman duo of Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley had another big game in the Seminoles' 90-66 win over Mississippi State on Wednesday. Bacon scored 20 points and Beasley, who is second in the nation in freshman scoring, added 17 points and 10 rebounds for his first collegiate double-double. Both had just four points at halftime. Xavier Rathan...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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 to lowly Jacksonville and in the U.S....
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State falls to Iowa in overtime

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa kept trying to give the game away.Florida State did too, allowing Peter Jok just enough time to bury the Seminoles.Jok scored 24 points, including a 3 with 25 seconds left in overtime, and Iowa rallied to beat Florida State 78-75 on Wednesday night to seal the Big Ten/ACC Challenge for its league.Jarrod Uthoff added 15 with eight rebounds for the Hawkeyes...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa beats Florida State 78-75 in OT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa kept trying to give the game away. Florida State did too, allowing Peter Jok just enough time to bury the Seminoles. Jok scored 24 points, including a 3 with 25 seconds left in overtime, and Iowa rallied to beat Florida State 78-75 on Wednesday night to seal the Big Ten/ACC Challenge for its league. Jarrod Uthoff added 15 with eight rebounds for the...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwayne Bacon leads way as FSU tops Ohio in Paradise Jam 4th-place game

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) -- Dwayne Bacon scored 25 points, Malik Beasley added 22 and Florida State beat Ohio 90-81 on Monday night in the fourth-place game of the Paradise Jam. Bacon was 9 of 15 from the field and Beasley made eight of his 10 shots. Florida State jumped out to a 16-4 lead and built a 45-38 lead by halftime. The Seminoles sealed it by making 15 of 16...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State beats Ohio 90-81 for 4th place in Paradise Jam

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Dwayne Bacon scored 25 points, Malik Beasley added 22 and Florida State beat Ohio 90-81 on Monday night in the fourth-place game of the Paradise Jam. Bacon was 9 of 15 from the field and Beasley made eight of his 10 shots. Florida State jumped out to a 16-4 lead and built a 45-38 lead by halftime. The Seminoles sealed it by making 15 of 16...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Noles Close Virgin Islands Trip with Victory

Florida State concluded its trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands on the right foot Monday with a 90-81 victory over Ohio in a Paradise Jam consolation game. The freshman duo of Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley continued to pace the Seminoles (4-1) as they combined for 46 points on 17-for-25 shooting. Bacon led all scorers with 25 points while adding a team-high 7 rebounds. Beasley scored...
Via Noled Out
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Basketball’s Freshman Stars Lead Offensive Explosion Vs. Jacksonville

For the second straight game, it wasn’t the returning players who help propel the Florida State Seminoles men’s basketball team to victory. It was the young guns who led the ‘Noles, this time to a 98-79 win over the Jacksonville Dolphins. Malik Beasley and Dwayne Bacon both paced the ‘Noles, who came back from a sluggish start to get the win … with Bacon coming up just...
Via Gamedayr
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Freshmen Bacon, Beasley lead FSU over Jacksonville

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- It has been 30 years since a freshman scored 20 or more points in his first two games for Florida State. That drought ended on Tuesday night as Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley led the way in the Seminoles' 98-79 victory over Jacksonville. Before this season, Tat Hunter was the last to accomplish the feat in November 1985. Bacon, who was named the ACC Rookie...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Seminoles Kick Off 2015-16 Season vs. Nicholls State

Florida State will kick off a season filled with great expectations on Sunday as the Seminoles play host to Nicholls State at the Donald L. Tucker Center. Florida State finished just 17-16 last season, but returns its top six scorers as well as a slew of talented freshmen. Redshirt sophomore Xavier Rathan-Mayes became the first freshman in over a half century to lead the Seminoles...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Seminoles Feel Mix of Experience, Young Talent Will Lead to Success

Florida State has missed the NCAA Tournament in each of the last three seasons, but that hasn’t stopped preseason expectations from being as high as they’ve been in a long time. Redshirt sophomore Xavier Rathan-Mayes was named preseason All-ACC on Wednesday and headlines the squad after averaging nearly 15 points and more than four assists, but Rathan-Mayes is joined by five...
Via Noled Out
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Turnovers costly for FSU in loss to No. 17 Louisville

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Wayne Blackshear scored 18 points and Montrezl Harrell added 16 points as No. 17 Louisville cruised to an 81-59 win over Florida State on Saturday. Anton Gill made all five of his shots from the floor to finish with 14 points as Louisville (23-6, 11-5 ACC) closed February with its third straight win. Louisville shot 31 of 64 (48.4 percent) for the game as...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Turnovers costly for FSU in loss to No. 17 Louisville

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Wayne Blackshear scored 18 points and Montrezl Harrell added 16 points as No. 17 Louisville cruised to an 81-59 win over Florida State on Saturday. Anton Gill made all five of his shots from the floor to finish with 14 points as Louisville (23-6, 11-5 ACC) closed February with its third straight win. Louisville shot 31 of 64 (48.4 percent) for the game as...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Handles Seminoles, 81-59

Florida State was thoroughly handled from start to finish on Saturday as it suffered its biggest home loss of the season, falling 81-59 to No. 17 Louisville. The Cardinals (23-6, 11-5 ACC) scored the game’s first 10 points and it took Florida State nearly seven minutes to get on the scoreboard. The Seminoles didn’t record their first field goal until the 12:23 mark of the first...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU’s Upset Bid Falls Short in Charlottesville

Florida State flirted with an upset for most of the night Sunday, but the Seminoles managed just four points over the game’s final 10 and a half minutes in a 51-41 loss to No. 2 Virginia at John Paul Jones Arena. Jarquez Smith put Florida State ahead 37-36 on a jump-shot with 10:34 to play, but Devon Hall would put the Cavaliers (25-1, 13-1 ACC) up for good on the ensuing possession...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Late Runs Pushes FSU Past Yellow Jackets

Florida State let a 9-point halftime lead slip away in Atlanta on Saturday, but the Seminoles finished strong, scoring the game’s final nine points in a 57-53 victory over Georgia Tech. FSU leading scorer Xavier Rathan-Mayes bounced back from a 5-point effort against Duke to lead Florida State (14-12, 6-7 ACC) with a game-high 20 points including 15 in the first half to propel...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: FSU Looks to Bounce Back in Blacksburg

Florida State’s 3-game homestand came to a close on Wednesday as the Seminoles failed to complete the season sweep of Clemson in a 62-56 loss at the Tucker Center. While the Seminoles were unable to sweep the Tigers, they’ll have the opportunity to do so against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg on Saturday. With the loss to Clemson, FSU saw its 2-game winning streak snapped as the...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Holds Off Rally to Top ‘Noles 62-56

Florida State was back to its cardiac ways on Wednesday night as the Seminoles again fell behind by double-digits, but this time, the comeback fell short as Clemson topped FSU 62-56 at the Donald L. Tucker Center. The Tigers (14-8, 6-4 ACC) took control of the game with a 10-0 run to close the first half and give Clemson a 27-21 halftime lead. The stretch became an 18-4 run as Clemson...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Building Blocks Already in Place for Seminoles

The 2014-15 season has not gone as planned for Florida State as the Seminoles are just 9-8 overall, 1-3 in the ACC and without a victory in a true road game more than halfway through the season. Many around Tallahassee however, are raving about the potential future of the program and with good reason. Much of that optimism is due to Florida State’s incoming recruiting class which...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitt regroups, pulls away from Florida State 73-64

PITTSBURGH (AP) Michael Young scored 16 points to go with 12 rebounds and Pittsburgh received a big lift off the bench from forward Aron Phillips-Nwankwo in the second half to pull away from Florida State 73-64 on Wednesday night. Phillips-Nwankwo, a senior walk-on who is playing on an academic scholarship, scored a career-high seven points and sparked a decisive 16-3 run as the...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State can't hold off Pittsburgh in second half, falls on road

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Michael Young scored 16 points to go with 12 rebounds and Pittsburgh received a big lift off the bench from forward Aron Phillips-Nwankwo in the second half to pull away from Florida State 73-64 on Wednesday night. Phillips-Nwankwo, a senior walk-on who is playing on an academic scholarship, scored a career-high seven points and sparked a decisive 16-3 run as the...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Blasts Seminoles 70-57

3-point shooting was the difference on Sunday night as Syracuse handled Florida State, 70-57, to improve to 12-4 on the season and a perfect 3-0 in ACC play. Trevor Cooney went 7-for-11 from deep and led all scorers with 28 points in the victory for the Orange. As a team, the Orange shot 10-for-17 from downtown while Florida State was a dismal 2-for-16. Syracuse hit the 3-ball early...
Via Noled Out
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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