Florida St. Rumors & News

  • 5-star guard M.J. Walker commits to Florida State

    ESPN "Five-star senior M.J. Walker committed to Florida State on Wednesday morning. He announced his decision during a news conference at his high school. Walker chose the the Seminoles over UCLA, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech and Ohio State. He took his recruitment much slower than nearly every..." May 24

  • FSU basketball coach Leonard Hamilton signs extension

    Tallahassee Democrat "FSU men's basketball coach Leonard Hamilton's contract has been extended through the 2019-2020 season, the school officially announced today. Hamilton signed the extension on Wednesday, and FSU president signed it Thursday." May 04

  • Florida State's Jonathan Isaac declares for 2017 NBA Draft

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State freshman forward Jonathan Isaac has declared for the 2017 NBA draft after just one year in Tallahassee. Isaac is projected to be a top-10 selection in the upcoming draft which will take place on June 22nd, and will be the second one-and-done player in program history following..." March 24

  • Florida State expects to extend Hamilton

    Rivals "The Florida State men's basketball team's season ended with a thud Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, but FSU athletics director Stan Wilcox said that doesn't diminish what was a tremendous season for the Seminoles. "You never evaluate a season based on one contest --..." March 19

  • No. 11 seed Xavier stuns No. 3 Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Xavier used a harassing zone defense to stifle Florida State on one end of the floor and rode a balanced scoring attack to put the Seminoles away on the other end. Once a bubble team that was the last to hear its name called on Selection Sunday, No. 11 seed Xavier is headed..." March 18

  • No. 3 Florida State outlasts feisty Florida Gulf Coast

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Road games have been a challenge throughout the season for a young but talented Florida State team. Thursday felt an awful lot like another one for most of the night against Florida Gulf Coast. Sensing the upset-minded Eagles could provide a real challenge to the Seminoles,..." March 17

  • Vasturia, Colson lead Notre Dame over Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The reviews of the Barclays Center this week as the first-time host to the ACC Tournament have been extremely positive. Notre Dame coach Mike Brey offered even more praise as his team won its seventh straight at the Brooklyn arena with a 77-73 decision over Florida State in the..." March 11

  • No. 16 Florida St. posts 74-68 victory over Va. Tech in ACC

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Even when Florida State went to a smaller lineup, it was too big for Virginia Tech to handle in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament on Thursday at the Barclays Center. With Florida State's three bigs of Jonathan Isaac (6-10), Christ Koumadje (7-4) and Michael Ojo (7-1)..." March 09

  • No. 15 Florida State slips past Miami

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Saturday ended up being a pretty darn good day all around for No. 15 Florida State. Hours after No. 8 Louisville beat No. 19 Notre Dame, the Seminoles capped a perfect 18-0 record at home -- in front of a sellout crowd on Senior Day -- by beating rival Miami 66-57...." March 04

  • Jackson helps No. 17 Duke hold off No. 15 Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke celebrated Senior Night and welcomed a key contribution from a freshman Tuesday night. Freshman guard Frank Jackson took over for a stretch as No. 13 Duke blitzed No. 15 Florida State 75-70 to win its home finale Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium. "Our..." February 28

  • No. 19 Florida State holds off Clemson

    The Sports Xchange "CLEMSON, S.C. -- After his team's 109-61 demolition of Clemson on Feb. 5, Florida State Coach Leonard Hamilton said he knew his team wasn't 48 points better than the Tigers. Hamilton was right. But being two points better was plenty good enough for the Seminoles on Saturday...." February 25

  • No. 19 Florida State blasts Boston College

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State got a much-needed bounce-back win Monday night -- and in the process, its head coach hit a milestone. Leonard Hamilton earned his 500th career victory -- and 300th win in ACC play -- following the No. 19 Seminoles' 104-72 rout of Boston College at the..." February 20

  • Pitt notches upset of No. 17 Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "There's no sugar-coating it: Pittsburgh's 2016-17 season has been rough. But the Panthers went a long way to smoothing things out Saturday at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh grabbed a first-half lead against No. 17 Florida State with 8:23 remaining and never looked..." February 18

  • Colson powers Notre Dame to upset of No. 14 Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame junior power forward Bonzie Colson did it again. Coming off a big effort against Wake Forest four nights earlier, Colson scored a career-high 33 points with 13 rebounds as the Fighting Irish ran past No. 14 Florida State 84-72 at Purcell Pavilion on..." February 11

  • No. 14 Florida State slams N.C. State

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The regular-season home slate for No. 14 Florida State is winding down, with several huge road tests awaiting. Which is why it was important for the Seminoles to do exactly what they did at home against North Carolina State on Wednesday night. N.C. State star guard..." February 08

  • Bacon sizzles, No. 15 Florida State scorches Clemson

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- No. 15 Florida State must've had Super Bowl plans. Because the Seminoles ran Clemson out of the gym in a hurry Sunday. After tipping off about six hours before Super Bowl LI, Florida State guard Dwayne Bacon tied his career high with 29 points and the Seminoles..." February 05

  • Big run propels No. 15 Florida State past Miami

    The Sports Xchange "CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- For the first 19 minutes Wednesday night, things were clicking for Miami against Florida State in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup. The Hurricanes were leading the 15th-rated Seminoles by seven points, and thoughts of a second consecutive victory over a ranked team..." February 01

  • Syracuse knocks off No. 6 Florida State behind White's 24

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. – He's listed as 6-foot but is probably closer to 5-foot-10. Still, Syracuse point guard John Gillon was the biggest man on the court Saturday as the Orange upset No. 6 Florida State 82-72 in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at the Carrier Dome. The fleet-footed Gillon..." January 28

  • Georgia Tech overpowers No. 6 Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- A few more games like this and Georgia Tech won't be able to sneak up on anyone else. The Yellow Jackets, picked to finish 14th in the ACC, beat their second top-10 team of the season -- the first time that's happened since 2003-04 -- and knocked of their third ranked team of the..." January 25

  • No. 10 Florida State holds off Louisville

    The Sports Xchange "Florida State scored the first 14 points against Louisville in front of a sold-out crowd at Tallahassee, Fla., and held the lead for the entirety of the game. However, things got close late, with Louisville coming as close as one point away with 2:04 remaining. The Seminoles (18-2, 6-1 in..." January 21

  • No. 10 Florida State holds off No. 15 Notre Dame

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jonathan Isaac might be 6-foot-10, but he's never considered himself a shot blocker. That could change after Wednesday night. The Florida State freshman forward scored a career-high 23 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and swatted a career-high seven shots --..." January 18

  • No. 11 North Carolina halts FSU's 12-game streak

    The Sports Xchange "CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina used a few lineup combinations that coach Roy Williams never envisioned Saturday afternoon. He liked how those turned out as the No. 11 Tar Heels defeated No. 9 Florida State 96-83 at the Smith Center. "Some weird lineups out there," Williams said...." January 14

  • Florida State coach's defense of Grayson Allen actually makes 'shove' look worse

    CBS Sports "Another game, another Grayson Allen video that the world now needs to dissect. In this instance, an opposing coach is getting out in front of the issue and vehemently defending Duke's polarizing star. The Blue Devils were badly beaten by Florida State on Tuesday night, 88-72. (There's plenty of..." January 11

  • Seminoles dump Duke in ACC Top-10 showdown

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The last time Florida State point guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes faced Duke, he went tumbling down thanks to an unsportsmanlike trip from embattled Blue Devils star guard Grayson Allen. On Tuesday night in the rematch, Rathan-Mayes got back on his feet in a big way. The..." January 10

  • Seminoles enjoy view from top, rout ACC foe Virginia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Three down, four to go. That's the mentality No. 12 Florida State had after Saturday's 93-78 victory against No. 21 Virginia Tech -- a win that marked a perfect start in ACC play for the Seminoles, who are facing six ranked conference opponents in their first seven games..." January 07

  • Florida State beats Virginia on Bacon's three-pointer

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- When Kyle Guy knocked down a wide-open corner 3-pointer to put Virginia up by one point with 10 seconds to play, Florida State's Dwayne Bacon knew he made a big mistake on the defensive end. What ensued allowed Bacon to redeem himself in a huge way for the..." December 31

  • No. 20 FSU tops Wake; Rathan-Mayes joins dad in 1,000-point club

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Just minutes after No. 20 Florida State sealed its 88-72 win against Wake Forest on Wednesday night, Seminoles guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes looked to the stands for his dad with tears in his eyes. He had good reason to be emotional: The father-son team had just made..." December 28