2013–14 Florida State Seminoles men's basketball team

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2013–14 Florida State Seminoles men's basketball
FSU Seminoles.svg
NIT Semifinals vs. Minnesota, L, 64–67 (OT)
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2013–14 record 22–14 (9–9 ACC)
Head coach Leonard Hamilton (12th year)
Assistant coach Stan Jones
Assistant coach Dennis Gates
Assistant coach Charlton Young
Home arena Donald L. Tucker Center
(Capacity: 12,100)
Seasons
« 2012–13 2014–15 »
2013–14 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Virginia 16 2   .889     30 7   .811
#14 Syracuse 14 4   .778     28 6   .824
#8 Duke 13 5   .722     26 9   .743
#19 North Carolina 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
Pittsburgh 11 7   .611     26 10   .722
Clemson 10 8   .556     23 13   .639
North Carolina State 9 9   .500     22 14   .611
Maryland 9 9   .500     17 15   .531
Florida State 9 9   .500     22 14   .611
Miami (FL) 7 11   .389     17 16   .515
Wake Forest 6 12   .333     17 16   .515
Georgia Tech 6 12   .333     16 17   .485
Notre Dame 6 12   .333     15 17   .469
Boston College 4 14   .222     8 24   .250
Virginia Tech 2 16   .111     9 22   .290
2014 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013–14 Florida State Seminoles men's basketball team, variously Florida State or FSU, represented Florida State University during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Florida State competes in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Seminoles were led by twelfth year head coach Leonard Hamilton and played their home games at the Donald L. Tucker Center on the university's Tallahassee, Florida campus. They are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Florida State finished the season 22–14, 9–9 in ACC play, to finish in a tie for seventh place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament to Virginia. They were invited to the NIT where they lost in the semifinals to Minnesota.

The Seminoles achieved their eighteenth twenty-win season, the seventh under Hamilton, and advanced to the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament for only the second time in school history.

Previous season[edit]

The Seminoles finished the 2012–13 season 18–16, 9–9 in ACC play, and lost in the 1st round of the NIT to Louisiana Tech.[1]

Pre-season[edit]

Assistant coach Corey Williams left his position at Florida State to become the new head coach at Stetson.[2] Former Georgia Southern head coach Charlton Young took over as an assistant.[3]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Terrence Shannon 2 F 6'8 240 Junior (Redshirt) Forsyth, GA Transferred
Rafael Portuondo 20 G 5'11 165 Senior Miami, Florida Graduated
Michael Snaer 21 G 6'5 202 Senior Moreno Valley, CA Graduated

2013 recruiting class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Xavier Rathan-Mayes
SG
Toronto, Canada Huntington Prep 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Oct 13, 2012 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: N/A
Jarquez Smith
PF
Gray, GA Jones County High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Oct 14, 2012 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A  ESPN: 36
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Prior to the start of the season, Xavier Rathan-Mayes was ruled out for the season due to being declared academically ineligible.[4]

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Florida State Seminoles men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
F 40 Allen, BrandonBrandon Allen 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Milton HS Milton, FL
C 15 Bojanovsky, BorisBoris Bojanovsky 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) 235 lb (107 kg) So Oakley College Bratislava, Slovakia
G 1 Bookert, DevonDevon Bookert 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So West Anchorage HS Anchorage, AK
G 32 Brandon, MontayMontay Brandon 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 216 lb (98 kg) So Wesleyan Christian Acad. Greensboro, NC
C 14 Gilchrist, RobertRobert Gilchrist 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Polk State College London, England
F 35 Hopkins, JoellJoell Hopkins 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Tallahassee CC Durham, NC
G 30 Miller, IanIan Miller 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 186 lb (84 kg) Jr United Faith Christian Academy Charlotte, NC
C 50 Ojo, MichaelMichael Ojo 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 290 lb (132 kg) Fr Tennessee Temple Acad. Lagos, Nigeria
G 22 Rathan-Mayes, XavierXavier Rathan-Mayes 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Huntington (WV) Prep Scarborough, Ontario
F 5 Smith, JarquezJarquez Smith 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Jones County High School Haddock, GA
G 25 Thomas, AaronAaron Thomas 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Brewster Academy Cincinnati, OH
C 11 Turpin, KielKiel Turpin 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS Fr Lincoln College Normal, IL
G 31 Whisnant II, TerryTerry Whisnant II 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Cherryville HS Cherryville, NC
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2013-08-25

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Boris Bojanovsky Michael Ojo
PF Okaro White Brandon Allen
SF Robert Gilchrist Jarquez Smith
SG Devon Bookert Aaron Thomas
PG Montay Brandon Ian Miller

Coaching staff[edit]

Florida State Seminoles coaches

Head Coach

Assistant Coaches

  • Stan Jones – Associate Head Coach
  • Dennis Gates – Assistant Coach
  • Charlton YoungAssistant Coach
  • Michael Bradley – Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Erik Casto – Basketball Equipment Manager
  • Kyle Cregan - Video Coordinator
  • Jacob Ridenhour – Director of Operations

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes.
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Wk 19 Wk 20 Final
AP NR NR RV RV RV NR NR RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR N/A
Coaches NR NR NR RV RV NR NR RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV

Schedule and results[edit]

Seminole Madness was held on October 11 at the Leon County Civic Center.[5]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Pts Ldr Reb Ldr Ast Ldr Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
October 30* 7:00 p.m. Southeastern Donald L. Tucker CenterTallahassee, FL WFSU  – - –   – - –   – - –  W 112–74  - 0–0
November 4* 7:00 p.m. Flagler Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL WFSU  – - –   – - –   – - –  W 76–47  - 0–0
Non-conference regular season
November 8* 8:00 p.m. Jacksonville Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ESPN3  18 - White   11 - White   3 - Brandon  W 91–67  5,761 1–0
November 13* 7:00 p.m. at UCF CFE ArenaOrlando, FL ESPNews  17 - Bookert   19 - Brandon   5 - Bookert  W 80–68  9,343 2–0
November 17* 2:00 p.m. UT-Martin Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ESPN3  17 - White   6 - Tied   5 - Bookert  W 89–61  6,042 3–0
November 21* 7:35 p.m. vs. #10 VCU Roberto Clemente ColiseumSan Juan, Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off Quarterfinals)
ESPNU  22 - Miller   9 - Tied   4 - Miller  W 85–67  4,952 4–0
November 22* 5:00 p.m. vs. #14 Michigan Roberto Clemente Coliseum • San Juan, Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off Semifinals)
ESPN2/ESPNU  19 - Miller   12 - White   4 - Brandon  L 80–82 OT 5,835 4–1
November 24* 4:30 p.m. vs. Northeastern Roberto Clemente Coliseum • San Juan, Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off Third Place Game)
ESPN2  16 - Thomas   5 - Tied   2 - Tied  W 62–60  5,835 5–1
November 29* 7:30 p.m. at #15 Florida O'Connell CenterGainesville, FL ESPN2  14 - Bojanovsky   7 - Brandon   5 - Miller  L 66–67  12,306 5–2
December 3* 9:30 p.m. at Minnesota Williams ArenaMinneapolis, MN
(ACC–Big Ten Challenge)
ESPNU  16 - Tied   8 - White   7 - Miller  L 61–71  11,386 5–3
December 8* 6:00 p.m. Jacksonville State Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ESPN3  17 - White   7 - Ojo   4 - Bookert  W 77–53  5,104 6–3
December 17* 7:00 p.m. Charlotte Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL RSN  26 - Thomas   11 - White   8 - Bokert  W 106–62  5,522 7–3
December 21* 2:00 p.m. vs. #22 Massachusetts BB&T CenterSunrise, FL
(Orange Bowl Classic)
Fox Sports Net  18 - Thomas   9 - Brandon   4 - Miller  W 60–55  11,214 8–3
December 30* 7:00 p.m. Charleston Southern Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL RSN  19 - Thomas   7 - Bookert   9 - Bookert  W 67–59  5,159 9–3
ACC regular season
January 4 5:00 p.m. Virginia Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ESPN2  15 - White   7 - White   4 - Miller  L 50–62  5,588 9–4 (0–1)
January 9 7:00 p.m. at Clemson Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC RSN  15 - Miller   7 - Gilchrist   5 - Miller  W 56–41  8,319 10–4 (1–1)
January 12 8:00 p.m. Maryland Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ESPNU  20 - Miller   8 - White   6 - Booker  W 85–61  7,516 11–4 (2–1)
January 15 9:00 p.m. at Miami (FL) BankUnited CenterCoral Gables, FL ACC Network  12 - Thomas   6 - Tied   4 - Miller  W 63–53  7,413 12–4 (3–1)
January 18 12:00 p.m. at Virginia John Paul Jones ArenaCharlottesville, VA ACC Network  15 - Tied   7 - White   4 - Thomas  L 66–78  12,765 12–5 (3–2)
January 21 8:00 p.m. Notre Dame Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ACC Network  20 - Thomas   11 - White   4 - Thomas  W 76–74  7,799 13–5 (4–2)
January 25 12:00 p.m. at #18 Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC ESPN  14 - White   8 - White   3 - Thomas  L 56–78  9,314 13–6 (4–3)
January 29 9:00 p.m. at NC State PNC ArenaRaleigh, NC ACC Network  20 - White   7 - Tied   5 - Bookert  L 70–74  7,005 13–7 (4–4)
February 1 3:00 p.m. Clemson Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ESPN2  13 - Thomas   3 - Tied   2 - Tied  L 49–53  9,752 13–8 (4–5)
February 5 9:00 p.m. Virginia Tech Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL RSN  24 - Thomas   8 - Tied   3 - Tied  W 70–50  5,759 14–8 (5–5)
February 8 3:00 p.m. at Maryland Comcast CenterCollege Park, MD ESPN2  17 - Thomas   8 - Tied   3 - Tied  L 71–83  14,783 14–9 (5–6)
February 10 7:00 p.m. Miami (FL) Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ESPN  17 - Bookert   7 - White   5 - Bookert  L 73–77  7,641 14–10 (5–7)
February 15 8:00 p.m. at Wake Forest Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC RSN  25 - Miller   14 - Thomas   3 - Thomas  W 67–60  10,043 15–10 (6–7)
February 17 7:00 p.m. North Carolina Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ESPN  22 - Miller   5 - Tied   2 - Miller  L 75–81  7,814 15–11 (6–8)
February 23 6:00 p.m. at Pittsburgh Peterson Events CenterPittsburgh, PA ESPNU  22 - White   12 - Brandon   5 - Miller  W 71–66  12,508 16–11 (7–8)
March 2 6:00 p.m. Georgia Tech Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ESPNU  18 - White   12 - Brandon   3 - Tied  W 81–71  6,212 17–11 (8–8)
March 4 9:00 p.m. at Boston College Conte ForumChestnut Hill, MA ESPNU  26 - Thomas   6 - Thomas   3 - Miller  W 74–70  2,273 18–11 (9–8)
March 9 2:30 p.m. #7 Syracuse Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL ACC Network  20 - White   11 - White   3 - Bojanovsky  L 58–74  10,435 18–12 (9–9)
ACC Tournament
March 13 12:00 p.m. vs. (8) Maryland #(9) Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC
(Second round)
ESPN/ACC Network  17 - Miller   7 - White   3 - Bookert  W 67–65  21,533 19–12
March 14 12:00 p.m. vs. #6 (1) Virginia #(9) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
(Quarterfinal)
ESPN2/ACC Network  17 - White   3 - White   4 - Brandon  L 51–64  21,533 19–13
National Invitation Tournament
March 18* 7:00 p.m. (8) Florida Gulf Coast #(1) Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL
(Florida State Quadrant First round)
ESPN2  22 - Thomas   8 - Bookert   2 - Bookert  W 58–53  2,734 20–13
March 24* 7:00 p.m. (4) Georgetown #(1) Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL
(Florida State Quadrant Second round)
ESPN  26 - Thomas   6 - Thomas   9 - Bookert  W 101–90  3,541 21–13
March 26* 7:00 p.m. (3) Louisiana Tech #(1) Donald L. Tucker Center • Tallahassee, FL
(Florida State Quadrant Quarterfinal)
ESPN2  21 - Thomas   9 - Thomas   3 - Miller  W 78–75  4,470 22–13
April 1* 9:00 p.m. vs. (1) Minnesota #(1) Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
(Semifinal)
ESPN2  16 - Tied   12 - White   4 - Bookert  L 64–67 OT 7,193 22–14
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll, ( ) tournament seedings in parenthesis. All times are in Eastern Time.

Source: 2013–14 Florida State Seminoles basketball schedule

Media[edit]

Florida State basketball is broadcast on the Florida State University Seminoles Radio Network.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Florida State Seminoles (NIT) – Box Score". ESPN.com. March 19, 2013. Retrieved August 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "FSU's Corey Williams to Be Named Stetson Hoops Coach". Daytona Beach News Journal. June 2, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Charlton Young Named Assistant Coach of FSU Men's Basketball Team". Tallahassee.com. June 4, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Florida St. Frosh Xavier Rathan-Mayes Ineligible for 2013-14 Season". Eye on College Basketball (CBS Sports). August 26, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Seminole Madness Tips-Off Oct. 11". Seminoles.com. September 17, 2013. Retrieved September 17, 2013. 

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