Michael Rogner

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Historical look at FSU's defensive turnaround


The difference between this year's team and last year's team is defense

Inside the box score: FSU 63, Miami 53


1. Ian Miller has been sick all week and needed and IV before the game to be able to play. It was a huge lift to the team that he was able to grind through 31 minutes of playing time, scoring 10...

Late surge propels FSU over Miami


After watching FSU make a ridiculous number of jump shots vs Maryland, you had to wonder how long it would take for the Noles to be on the other end of one of those games. Turns out that it took...

Noles travel to Coral Gables


When almost every opponent you face is deeper and/or more talented, there are a few things you can do to try and overcome those issues. One, you limit the possessions by playing slowly. The more...

Talking hoops with State of the U


Tomorrow is a huge game for FSU. Road games are always tough, and the anticipation is heightened by playing in-state rival Miami. And if the Noles win they'll be tied for 3rd (2nd if Pitt loses...

It's a three party: Noles crush Maryland 85-61


Mark Turgeon has still never beaten Leonard Hamilton

FSU hosts Maryland on ESPN Sunday night basketball


FSU plays Maryland at 8pm on ESPNU

Inside the box score: FSU 56, Clemson 41


1. As Jarquez Smith becomes more comfortable with what he's asked to do defensively, his playing time is increasing. After averaging 9.6 minutes in out of conference play, he's now averaging 13...

Big win in Littlejohn


Seminoles go into Littlejohn Coliseum and beat Clemson for the 5th straight time

Hey! It's basketball season. FSU vs Clemson


Noles have won four straight vs the Tigers

Sloppy first half too much to overcome


When you play Virginia you know that there aren't going to be many possessions. The Hoos do everything they can within the rules to shorten the game. So a wasted possession means a lot more than it...

ACC play begins as FSU hosts Virginia


FSU hosts Virginia for each team's ACC opener. The game tips at 5pm on ESPN2

ACC roundtable on the eve of conference play


Florida State tips off ACC play tomorrow at 5 vs Virginia on ESPN2

FSU wins final tuneup before conference play


FSU runs its record to 9-3, and now enter ACC play

Holiday hoops as FSU hosts Charleston Southern


Florida State has put together an impressive out of conference resume, and had they managed one more stop vs Michigan or Florida, the Noles would be ranked. Now FSU has to take care of business vs...

Inside the box score: FSU 60, UMass 55


1. FSU is now 8-3 with one game left in the out of conference schedule. Picked by most to finish 9th or 10th in the ACC, the Noles have clearly exceeded expectations. Pomeroy currently projects...

FSU takes down undefeated UMass


FSU gets defensive in a 60-55 win

Florida State takes on No. 20 UMass


FSU will once again don their turquoise uniforms in honor of the Seminole Tribe

Film study: FSU vs Charlotte


A couple of weeks ago I introduced defensive score sheets. If you didn't read that article, or need a refresher, you can find that here. FSU played solid defense vs Charlotte, holding them to 0.82...

FSU hangs 106 on Charlotte


Charlotte is a team that beat Michigan to win the Puerto Rico Tip Off

In non-Heisman news: FSU has a basketball game


The students are gone. FSU's quarterback is all over the news. Fans are thinking about Auburn and oblong balls. So of course FSU basketball has perhaps its most important week of the...

Noles roll at home, 77-53


After so many tight games FSU needed one where they could loosen up and just play, and they got exactly what they needed against Jacksonville State. The Gamecocks defense flooded the inside trying...

FSU vs Jacksonville State in a rare home game


The game tips at 6pm from the Tuck, and will be broadcast on ESPN3. FSU is a 20 point favorite.



I've been around a lot of basketball in my life, so I've seen my share of ugly games. I watched the best team I ever coached allow a bunch a scrubs to hang a 19-0 run on them in the first three...

FSU travels to Minnesota in the ACC-B1G Challenge


The ACC leads the all time ACC-Big Ten Challenge 10-3-1, with the tie coming last year

Film study: FSU's defense


Tomahawk Nation is the only place on the interwebs where you'll find actual analysis of Leonard Hamilton's defense

Noles comeback falls short. See ya tomorrow, UF


Late whistles save the Gators

Hoops kicks off the FSU-UF sports weekend


Considering what is likely to happen tomorrow, this is a must win for your mental health if you're a Gator fan

Inside the boxscore: FSU 62, Northeastern 60


4. FSU stayed in the game by committing a season low 10 turnovers. It was a 65 possession game so FSU turned it over on 15.4% of their possessions, which is a figure they only bettered twice all of last season.

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