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ACC Basketball: Where has the Offense Gone?

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Turns out it's not just the Seminoles offense.

ACC Seniors: Which Teams Lose the Most

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Florida State: The Seminoles lose Derwin Kitchen, who is probably their most valuable player. He had the best offensive rating by far, played more minutes than anyone else, and was the team’s only effective ball handler.

Seminole Slant: Evaluating Mark Gottfried to NC State

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When Sidney Lowe "resigned" I made several snippy comments on Twitter and elsewhere predicting the mess which was about to unravel – but I was only kidding. I didn’t really expect the NC State...

Frank Haith leaving Miami to coach Missouri

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And no, Mizzou fans, this isn't a late April fools joke.

Farewell to the Seminole Seniors

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With FSU’s roster dominated by sophomores and juniors, only contains two scholarship seniors have careers that have come to a close. It’s likely Chris Singleton has played his last game in garnet...

Seminole Slant: Evaluating Georgia Tech's Coaching Hire

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After Georgia Tech ponied up the $7.1 million dollar buyout of Paul Hewitt’s contract they began a search for their next coach. Unlike the other ACC currently filling a vacancy – NC State – Georgia...

FSU's Season Ends in Overtime, 72-71

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After failing to play defense for the first 20 minutes the Seminoles came out in the 2nd half focused and ready to go to work. Unfortunately FSU didn't have enough offense to overcome the deficit,...

Florida State vs Virginia Commonwealth Overflow Thread

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VCU 50, FSU 49 with 11:41 left. Go Noles.

GameThread
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Game Thread: Florida State vs Virginia Commonwealth

Use this thread to cheer on your Seminoles as they seek their 3rd ever Elite 8 appearance. vs Game Time: 9:55 p.m. ESTTelevision: TBSOnline Stream: www.cbssports.comOdds: Vegas: FSU -4,...

Previewing Florida State (10) vs VCU (11)

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After a great 1st weekend in the NCAA Tournament that saw FSU win a tough game vs Texas A&M before dismantling 2-seed Notre Dame, the Noles now play a Sweet-16 matchup versus an improbable opponent...

VCU Roster Breakdown

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Yesterday we took a cursory look at the VCU program and its coach Shaka Smart, focusing on what the media is consistently getting wrong. Today’s feature looks at the VCU roster, and how well they...

First Look at the Rams of VCU

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Seemingly every NCAA Tournament turns some mid-major coach into a star, and this year is no different. In a normal year Richmond’s Chris Mooney would be that coach, and while he’s probably the most...

Ham-ball Shuts Down the Irish. Noles Sweet-16 Bound.

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The most telling portion of the game came at the 3:58 mark of the 2nd half when Notre Dame players, in the middle of a run to get back into the game, began chasing FSU players in a desperate...

2nd Half Game Thread: FSU (10) vs Notre Dame (2)

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Noles lead 34-23 at the half.

GameThread
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Game Thread: FSU (10) vs Notre Dame (2)

The Seminoles are looking for their first trip to the Sweet 16 in 18 years. To get there they have to go through the no. 2 seed in the Southwest: the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. For our preview of...

Previewing the Notre Dame Fighting Irish

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In a battle of opposites, the Seminoles take the court tomorrow night against the 2-seed in the Southwest, the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. At this point in the season you know what you’re going...

Sergeant James Leads Noles to 1st NCAA Tourney Victory in 13 Years

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Down 8 in the 2nd half, with FSU’s season on the brink, the Noles went to a zone defense and then called on Bernard James, Derwin Kitchen and Michael Snaer to deliver enough offense for a win. FSU...

GameThread
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Game Thread: Florida State (10) vs Texas A&M (7)

After the craziest start to an NCAA Tournament since last year, day 2 will see the Seminoles take the floor vs the Aggies of Texas A&M.  The Noles are looking for their 1st tournament win since...

Tomahawk Nation Q&A at ACC Sports Journal

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I had the opportunity to answer some questions for the ACC Sports Journal. Check it out and see if you agree.

Noles Film Review of the Texas A&M Offense

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When our pairing was announced on Selection Sunday I was pleased, not only because I thought it was a good matchup, but also because it was against a team I’d seen play a couple times this...

Economics of the NCAA Tournament

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The Tournament is a cash cow for the NCAA. Since it owns and controls the Tournament the NCAA does not have to split revenue with corporate sponsors as in football and baseball, and as a result...

FSU to the Windy City to Face Texas A&M

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For the third straight year the Seminoles are dancing. Two years ago it was as a 5 seed against Wisconsin (who was favored), last year it was as a 9 seed vs Gonzaga, and this year we're a 10 seed...

Selection Sunday for the Noles

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Florida State earns a 10 seed and will play Texas A&M in Chicago of the Southwest region Where will FSU end up? Enough has fallen our way this weekend that we should be comfortably out of the...

3rd Annual TNation March Madness Bracket Challenge

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Are you up to the challenge? How far will you have the Seminoles go in the tournament? Sign up. It's free. If you win, you'll be crowned the TNation March Madness Bracket Challenge Winner. If you signed up last year, you're already in. Last year's champion was Nolzfan06 The password is: seminoles

Paul Hewitt is a rich man

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Had to fire him before March 15th to keep his buyout to a mere 7.2 million.

Same Old Story: Lack of Offense Leads to a Tourney Loss

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Not since our loss to Duke in the 2009 ACC Championship game has FSU scored a point per possession in a post-season game. The opening round of this year’s ACC Tourney continued that trend, as the...

Finally, It's Tournament Time for the Seminoles

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By the time the Noles take the floor tonight in the ACC Tournament every team will have played, and three teams will have played twice. The long wait has been filled with rumors about Chris...

FSU Basketball: Is Scheduling Hurting Us?

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Annually I raise the alarm about our how poorly planned our basketball schedule is. My primary complaint is this: the Selection Committee relies heavily on the RPI, yet our schedule isn’t designed...

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