2011–12 Florida State Seminoles men's basketball team

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2011–12 Florida State Seminoles men's basketball
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ACC Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament (East Region 3 Seed), Round of 32
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #12
AP #10
2011–12 record 25–10 (12–4 ACC)
Head coach Leonard Hamilton (10th year)
Assistant coach Stan Jones
Assistant coach Dennis Gates
Assistant coach Corey Williams
Home arena Donald L. Tucker Center
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 North Carolina 14 2   .875     32 6   .842
#14 Duke 13 3   .813     27 7   .794
#15 Florida State 12 4   .750     25 10   .714
Virginia 9 7   .563     22 10   .688
#20 NC State 9 7   .563     24 13   .649
Miami (FL) 9 7   .563     20 13   .606
Clemson 8 8   .500     16 15   .516
Maryland 6 10   .375     17 15   .531
Virginia Tech 4 12   .250     16 17   .485
Wake Forest 4 12   .250     13 18   .419
Georgia Tech 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
Boston College 4 12   .250     9 22   .290
2012 ACC Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2012; Rankings from Coaches Poll

The 2011–12 Florida State Seminoles men's basketball team represented Florida State University in the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Seminoles, led by 10th year head coach Leonard Hamilton, played their home games at the Donald L. Tucker Center and were members of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

In addition to defeating traditional ACC powers North Carolina and Duke in both the regular season and the ACC Tournament, the Seminoles won their first ACC championship in program history.

The Seminoles received an automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament where they defeated St. Bonaventure in the second round before falling to Cincinnati in the third round.

Previous season[edit]

The Seminoles finished the 2010–11 season 23–11, 11–5 in ACC play and lost in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Tournament to VCU.[1]

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Xavier Gibson Forward/Center 6–11 248 Senior Dothan, Alabama
3 Luke Loucks Guard 6–5 201 Senior Clearwater, Florida
4 Deividas Dulkys Guard 6–5 196 Senior Šilutė, Lithuania
5 Bernard James Forward 6–10 240 Senior Savannah, Georgia
10 Okaro White Forward 6–8 204 Sophomore Clearwater, Florida
11 Kiel Turpin Center 6–11 225 Junior Normal, Illinois
12 Jeff Peterson Guard 6–1 195 Senior Springfield, Missouri
15 Terrance Shannon Forward 6–8 240 Junior Forsyth, Georgia
20 Rafael Portuondo Guard 5–11 165 Junior Miami, Florida
21 Michael Snaer Guard 6–5 202 Junior Moreno Valley, California
24 Antwan Space Forward 6–8 218 Freshman Desoto, Texas
30 Ian Miller Guard 6–3 186 Sophomore Charlotte, North Carolina
31 Terry Whisnant II Guard 6–3 185 Freshman Cherryville, North Carolina
33 Joey Moreau Guard 6–2 179 Junior Bradenton, Florida
50 Jon Kreft Forward/Center 7–0 260 Senior Coral Springs, Florida

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
10/31/2011*
7:00 PM
Indiana (PA) W 80–51 
Donald L. Tucker Center (N/A)
Tallahassee, FL
11/07/2011*
7:00 PM
Georgia Southwestern W 86–41 
Donald L. Tucker Center (N/A)
Tallahassee, FL
Regular Season
11/11/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Jacksonville W 79–67  1–0
Donald L. Tucker Center (7,822)
Tallahassee, FL
11/14/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
#25 UCF W 73–50  2–0
Donald L. Tucker Center (7,655)
Tallahassee, FL
11/16/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
#25 Stetson W 79–66  3–0
Donald L. Tucker Center (6,424)
Tallahassee, FL
11/20/2011*
3:00 PM, ESPN3
#25 South Alabama W 80–39  4–0
Donald L. Tucker Center (6,641)
Tallahassee, FL
11/24/2011*
4:30 PM, Versus
#22 vs. Massachusetts
Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinal
W 73–53  5–0
Imperial Arena (1,493)
Paradise Island, Bahamas
11/25/2011*
4:30 PM, Versus
#22 vs. Harvard
Battle 4 Atlantis semifinal
L 41–46  5–1
Imperial Arena (2,394)
Paradise Island, Bahamas
11/26/2011*
2:00 PM, Versus
#22 vs. #4 Connecticut
Battle 4 Atlantis consolation
L 76–78 OT 5–2
Imperial Arena (2,000)
Paradise Island, Bahamas
11/30/2011*
7:30 PM, ESPN
at Michigan State
ACC – Big Ten Challenge
L 49–65  5–3
Breslin Student Events Center (14,797)
East Lansing, MI
12/05/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Charleston Southern W 76–51  6–3
Donald L. Tucker Center (6,316)
Tallahassee, FL
12/11/2011*
1:00 PM, ESPN3
UNC Greensboro W 75–60  7–3
Donald L. Tucker Center (5,250)
Tallahassee, FL
12/18/2011*
3:00 PM, ESPNU
Loyola Marymount W 77–61  8–3
Donald L. Tucker Center (5,642)
Tallahassee, FL
12/22/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at #11 Florida
Rivalry
L 64–82  8–4
O'Connell Center (11,125)
Gainesville, FL
12/30/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Princeton L 73–75 3OT 8–5
Donald L. Tucker Center (6,670)
Tallahassee, FL
01/04/2012*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Auburn W 85–56  9–5
Donald L. Tucker Center (7,967)
Tallahassee, FL
01/07/2012
4:00 PM, ESPN2
at Clemson L 59–79  9–6 (0–1)
Littlejohn Coliseum (8,026)
Clemson, SC
01/10/2012
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at Virginia Tech W 63–59  10–6 (1–1)
Cassell Coliseum (7,256)
Blacksburg, VA
01/14/2012
2:00 PM, ESPN
#3 North Carolina
College GameDay
W 90–57  11–6 (2–1)
Donald L. Tucker Center (12,100)
Tallahassee, FL
01/17/2012
9:00 PM, ESPNU
Maryland W 84–70  12–6 (3–1)
Donald L. Tucker Center (8,853)
Tallahassee, FL
01/21/2012
4:00 PM, ESPN
at #4 Duke W 76–73  13–6 (4–1)
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
01/25/2012
7:00 PM, RSN
#23 at Wake Forest W 75–52  14–6 (5–1)
LJVM Coliseum (9,147)
Winston-Salem, NC
02/01/2012
7:00 PM, RSN
#21 Georgia Tech W 68–54  15–6 (6–1)
Donald L. Tucker Center (9,756)
Tallahassee, FL
02/04/2012
1:00 PM, ACC Network
#21 #16 Virginia W 58–55  16–6 (7–1)
Donald L. Tucker Center (11,757)
Tallahassee, FL
02/08/2012
7:00 PM, ESPN3
#15 at Boston College L 60–64  16–7 (7–2)
Conte Forum (4,074)
Chestnut Hill, MA
02/11/2012
1:00 PM, ACC Network
#15 Miami (FL) W 64–59  17–7 (8–2)
Donald L. Tucker Center (11,971)
Tallahassee, FL
02/16/2012
7:00 PM, ESPN2
#20 Virginia Tech W 48–47  18–7 (9–2)
Donald L. Tucker Center (10,123)
Tallahassee, FL
02/18/2012
1:00 PM, ACC Network
#20 at NC State W 76–62  19–7 (10–2)
RBC Center (17,547)
Raleigh, NC
02/23/2012
7:00 PM, ESPN
#15 #5 Duke L 66–74  19–8 (10–3)
Donald L. Tucker Center (12,100)
Tallahassee, FL
02/26/2012
6:00 PM, ESPNU
#15 at Miami (FL) L 62–78  19–9 (10–4)
BankUnited Center (7,261)
Coral Gables, FL
03/01/2012
6:00 PM, ESPN2
#22 at #24 Virginia W 63–60  20–9 (11–4)
John Paul Jones Arena (11,807)
Charlottesville, VA
03/04/2012
12:00 PM, ESPN2
#22 Clemson W 80–72  21–9 (12–4)
Donald L. Tucker Center (11,500)
Tallahassee, FL
ACC Tournament
03/09/2012
9:00 PM, ESPN2/ACC Network
#17 (3) vs. (6) Miami
Quarterfinals
W 82–71  22–9
Philips Arena (19,520)
Atlanta, GA
03/10/2012
3:00 PM, ESPN/ACC Network
#17 (3) vs. #6 (2) Duke
Semifinals
W 62–59  23–9
Philips Arena (19,520)
Atlanta, GA
03/11/2012
1:00 PM, ESPN/ACC Network
#17 (3) vs. #4 (1) North Carolina
Championship
W 85–82  24–9
Philips Arena (19,520)
Atlanta, GA
NCAA Tournament
03/16/2012*
2:45 PM, CBS
#10 (E3) vs. (E14) St. Bonaventure
East Region Second Round
W 66–63  25–9
Bridgestone Arena (11,751)
Nashville, TN
03/18/2012*
9:40 PM, TBS
#10 (E3) vs. (E6) Cincinnati
East Region Third Round
L 56–62  25–10
Bridgestone Arena (11,033)
Nashville, TN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time..

NBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Overall Name Team
2nd 3 33 Bernard James Dallas Mavericks

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