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#605 Florida State
vs. #606 Miami - FL

Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 12:00pm EST
Written by Adam Rauzino

The #9 Florida State Seminoles will make the short trip to Miami to battle the Hurricanes in an ACC clash Saturday afternoon from the Watsco Center. The Seminoles tallied a 54-50 home win against Virginia on Wednesday night, and the Hurricanes were topped 80-63 against NC State in their latest clash. Florida State defeated Miami in both meetings last season.

Seminoles Improve to 5-1 in ACC Play with 8th Straight Win

The #9 Florida State Seminoles are one of the hottest teams in the entire ACC. They are riding an eight-game winning streak and now feature a 5-1 record in conference play to land them at the top of the ACC standings. The Seminoles terrific defensive play resumed in a solid 54-50 home win against Virginia on Wednesday to cover the 6.5 point spread

Devin Vassell is consistently producing and has netted a combined 43 points in his last two games. The sophomore guard scored 18 points on a 7 for 15 shooting in Wednesday’s win and is averaging 12.6 points on 48.8% shooting. Trent Forrest has racked up 17 rebounds in his last two games. The senior guard owns an average of 11.8 PPG and 4.1 assists per game. M.J. Walker has scored at least 15 points in two out of his last three games. The junior guard has compiled an average of 11.1 points on a 37% clip from the field.


The Seminoles come in at #9th in the AP Top 25 this week, and they are ranked 14th overall in Ken Pomeroy’s ratings. Florida State is 3-2 on the road and they are scoring an average of 75.1 points, placing them 99th overall. They are limiting opponents to 62.6 points, good for 50th in all of DI.

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