Florida St. Rumors & News

  • Florida State senior Benji Bell will transfer

    The Score "Benji Bell has decided to leave Florida State. The school announced Tuesday that the 6-foot-4, 195-pound senior guard will be leaving the program, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. " June 28

  • Florida State guard Rathan-Mayes returning for junior season

    Yahoo Finance "Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent. Rathan-Mayes averaged 11.8 points and 4.4 assists last season. He has started 62 of his 65 games at Florida..." May 03

  • Dikembe Mutombo's nephew to play basketball for Florida State

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State’s latest addition to the 2016 signing class has some impressive bloodlines. Small forward Mfiondu Kabengele, the nephew of former NBA great Dikembe Mutombo, signed a national letter of intent with the Seminoles Wednesday. At 6-foot-9, Kabengele is not as tall as his 7-foot-2..." April 14

  • Florida State Basketball's Dwayne Bacon to explore 2016 NBA Draft; will not hire agent

    Tomahawk Nation "Florida State Basketball guard Dwayne Bacon has expressed his desire to enter the 2016 NBA Draft, but he will not hire an agent. Under the new rules, he'll be eligible to return to FSU (if he desires), since he is not officially hiring an agent. " March 24

  • FSU’s Malik Beasley to enter NBA Draft

    Tallahassee Democrat "Wearing a long-sleeve Florida State shirt and attending a NBA basketball game close to home in Atlanta, Malik Beasley could not wait to make his intentions known. An All-ACC freshman season and several weeks of consideration turned a childhood dream to a plausible reality. Beasley..." March 22

  • Valparaiso 81, Florida State 69

    The Sports Xchange "Alec Peters poured in 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Valparaiso rolled to a 81-69 win over Florida State in the second round of the NIT on Thursday in Valparaiso, Ind. The top-seeded Crusaders (28-6) raced out to a 39-29 halftime and never relented on their home floor, where they..." March 17

  • Florida State 84, Davidson 74

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State opened the first round of the NIT with an 84-74 win over Davidson on Tuesday night at the Donald L. Tucker Center. Florida State (20-13) advanced to face Valparaiso or Texas Southern in the second round at a yet to be determined time and place. The..." March 15

  • Virginia Tech 96, Florida State 85

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Seth Allen led a balanced scoring attack with 20 points as Virginia Tech turned away Florida State 96-85 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament's second round Wednesday night at the Verizon Center in Washington. Guard Justin Robinson's 18 points and guard Justin Bibbs' 16..." March 10

  • Florida State 78, Syracuse 73

    The Sports Xchange "Florida State and Syracuse are both hoping for a bid to the NCAA Tournament, but it was the Seminoles who boosted their chances Saturday with a 78-73 win against the Orange at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Fla. The win avenged 85-72 rout Feb. 11 by the Orange in New York...." March 05

  • FSU adds Mutombo’s nephew to Top 10 basketball recruiting class

    Tallahassee Democrat "The Florida State men’s basketball team has added another member to its already Top 10 recruiting class for 2016, but this player is from an elite NBA bloodline. Rising three-star forward Mfiondu Kabengele (6-8, 230), the nephew of Hall of Fame center Dikembe Mutombo, announced his pledge to..." March 02

  • Seminoles start quick, rout No. 23 Fighting Irish

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Five minutes into the second half of Saturday's game Notre Dame coach Mike Brey glance at the scoreboard. He saw his team down 18 points, let out a deep sigh and knew his team was all but finished. The 23-ranked Fighting Irish never recovered from the slow start and were..." February 27

  • Grayson Allen won't be suspended for apparent trip vs. FSU

    ESPN "Duke star guard Grayson Allen will not be suspended by the ACC for his apparent trip of Florida State's Xavier Rathan-Mayes during Thursday's game. The ACC announced its decision Friday afternoon, saying it has issued a reprimand to the Blue Devils' leading scorer." February 27

  • No. 15 Duke flaunts balance in victory over Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke has stayed in contention in the ACC with some huge individual performances, but it was balanced offense that defined Thursday's victory for the No. 15 Blue Devils. Five players scored in double figures in an 80-65 outcome against Florida State at Cameron Indoor..." February 25

  • Report: Florida State will extend Leonard Hamilton this week

    College Spun "Leonard Hamilton has coached Florida State men’s basketball since 2002-2003, and according to a report by ESPN Radio host Jeff Cameron, he will be with the Seminoles for the foreseeable future. Cameron says that Hamilton, 274-184 in 14 years at FSU, will be receiving a contract extension this..." February 24

  • Virginia Tech 83, Florida State 73

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Tech guard Seth Allen came off the bench to score 23 points, helping the Hokies rally past Florida State in the closing minutes for an 83-73 win Saturday in Blacksburg, Va. The Hokies (14-13, 6-8 ACC) trailed for almost the entire game, but mounted a 19-5 run in the last five..." February 20

  • Georgia Tech 86, Florida State 80

    The Sports Xchange "Georgia Tech snapped a 10-game losing streak against Florida State on Wednesday night with an 86-80 upset win at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Fla. It was the Yellow Jackets' first win against the Seminoles since 2007. Georgia Tech led by as many as 17 points in the..." February 18

  • No. 12 Miami fends off Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- This one wasn't as easy. After Miami posted a 13-point victory in its first meeting with Florida State this season, the 12th-ranked had to hold off a big comeback by their rival Sunday to prevail 67-65 and sweep the season series. Guard Sheldon McClellan led the..." February 14

  • Florida State pledge Jonathan Isaac reaffirms commitment after exploring NBA

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State will not lose top hoops recruit Jonathan Isaac to the NBA. Isaac, a five-star small forward from Bradenton IMG Academy, announced Tuesday that he was no longer weighing the option of declaring for the 2016 NBA Draft and that he would honor the national letter of intent he signed..." February 09