2013–14 Florida State Seminoles men's basketball team

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2013–14 Florida State Seminoles men's basketball
Florida State Seminoles alternate logo.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
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 National Invitation Tournament 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, Georgia Transferred
Rafael Portuondo 20 G 5'11 165 Senior Miami, Florida Graduated
Michael Snaer 21 G 6'5 202 Senior Moreno Valley, California Graduated

2013 recruiting class[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
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 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: N/A
Jarquez Smith
PF
Gray, Georgia Jones County High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Oct 14, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/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 Previous school Hometown
G 1 Bookert, DevonDevon Bookert 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So West Anchorage HS Anchorage, AK
F 5 Smith, JarquezJarquez Smith 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Jones County High School Haddock, Georgia
F 10 White, OkaroOkaro White 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 204 lb (93 kg) Sr Clearwater Clearwater, Florida
C 11 Turpin, KielKiel Turpin 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS Sr Lincoln College Normal, Illinois
C 14 Gilchrist, RobertRobert Gilchrist 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Polk State College London, England
C 15 Bojanovsky, BorisBoris Bojanovsky 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) 235 lb (107 kg) So Oakley College Bratislava, Slovakia
G 22 Rathan-Mayes, XavierXavier Rathan-Mayes 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Huntington (WV) Prep Scarborough, Ontario
G 25 Thomas, AaronAaron Thomas 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Brewster Academy Cincinnati
G 30 Miller, IanIan Miller 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 186 lb (84 kg) Sr United Faith Christian Academy Charlotte, North Carolina
G 32 Brandon, MontayMontay Brandon 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 216 lb (98 kg) So Wesleyan Christian Acad. Greensboro, North Carolina
F 35 Hopkins, JoellJoell Hopkins 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Tallahassee CC Durham, North Carolina
F 40 Allen, BrandonBrandon Allen 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Milton HS Milton, Florida
C 50 Ojo, MichaelMichael Ojo 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 292 lb (132 kg) Fr Tennessee Temple Acad. Lagos, Nigeria
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
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[edit]

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

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
October 30*
7:00 p.m., WFSU
Southeastern W 112–74  0–0
 –     –     –    Donald L. Tucker Center 
Tallahassee, FL
November 4*
7:00 p.m., WFSU
Flagler W 76–47  0–0
 –     –     –    Donald L. Tucker Center 
Tallahassee, FL
Non-conference regular season
November 8*
8:00 p.m., ESPN3
Jacksonville W 91–67  1–0
 18  White   11  White   3  Brandon  Donald L. Tucker Center (5,761)
Tallahassee, FL
November 13*
7:00 p.m., ESPNews
at UCF W 80–68  2–0
 17  Bookert   19  Brandon   5  Bookert  CFE Arena (9,343)
Orlando, FL
November 17*
2:00 p.m., ESPN3
UT-Martin W 89–61  3–0
 17  White   6  Tied   5  Bookert  Donald L. Tucker Center (6,042)
Tallahassee, FL
November 21*
7:35 p.m., ESPNU
vs. No. 10 VCU
Puerto Rico Tip-Off Quarterfinals
W 85–67  4–0
 22  Miller   9  Tied   4  Miller  Roberto Clemente Coliseum (4,952)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
November 22*
5:00 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNU
vs. No. 14 Michigan
Puerto Rico Tip-Off Semifinals
L 80–82 OT 4–1
 19  Miller   12  White   4  Brandon  Roberto Clemente Coliseum (5,835)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
November 24*
4:30 p.m., ESPN2
vs. Northeastern
Puerto Rico Tip-Off Third Place Game
W 62–60  5–1
 16  Thomas   5  Tied   2  Tied  Roberto Clemente Coliseum (5,835)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
November 29*
7:30 p.m., ESPN2
at No. 15 Florida
Rivalry
L 66–67  5–2
 14  Bojanovsky   7  Brandon   5  Miller  O'Connell Center (12,306)
Gainesville, FL
December 3*
9:30 p.m., ESPNU
at Minnesota
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
L 61–71  5–3
 16  Tied   8  White   7  Miller  Williams Arena (11,386)
Minneapolis, MN
December 8*
6:00 p.m., ESPN3
Jacksonville State W 77–53  6–3
 17  White   7  Ojo   4  Bookert  Donald L. Tucker Center (5,104)
Tallahassee, FL
December 17*
7:00 p.m., RSN
Charlotte W 106–62  7–3
 26  Thomas   11  White   8  Bokert  Donald L. Tucker Center (5,522)
Tallahassee, FL
December 21*
2:00 p.m., FSN
vs. No. 22 Massachusetts
Orange Bowl Classic
W 60–55  8–3
 18  Thomas   9  Brandon   4  Miller  BB&T Center (11,214)
Sunrise, FL
December 30*
7:00 p.m., RSN
Charleston Southern W 67–59  9–3
 19  Thomas   7  Bookert   9  Bookert  Donald L. Tucker Center (5,159)
Tallahassee, FL
ACC regular season
January 4
5:00 p.m., ESPN2
Virginia L 50–62  9–4 (0–1)
 15  White   7  White   4  Miller  Donald L. Tucker Center (5,588)
Tallahassee, FL
January 9
7:00 p.m., RSN
at Clemson W 56–41  10–4 (1–1)
 15  Miller   7  Gilchrist   5  Miller  Littlejohn Coliseum (8,319)
Clemson, SC
January 12
8:00 p.m., ESPNU
Maryland W 85–61  11–4 (2–1)
 20  Miller   8  White   6  Booker  Donald L. Tucker Center (7,516)
Tallahassee, FL
January 15
9:00 p.m., ACCN
at Miami (FL) W 63–53  12–4 (3–1)
 12  Thomas   6  Tied   4  Miller  BankUnited Center (7,413)
Coral Gables, FL
January 18
12:00 p.m., ACCN
at Virginia L 66–78  12–5 (3–2)
 15  Tied   7  White   4  Thomas  John Paul Jones Arena (12,765)
Charlottesville, VA
January 21
8:00 p.m., ACCN
Notre Dame W 76–74  13–5 (4–2)
 20  Thomas   11  White   4  Thomas  Donald L. Tucker Center (7,799)
Tallahassee, FL
January 25
12:00 p.m., ESPN
at No. 18 Duke L 56–78  13–6 (4–3)
 14  White   8  White   3  Thomas  Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
January 29
9:00 p.m., ACCN
at NC State L 70–74  13–7 (4–4)
 20  White   7  Tied   5  Bookert  PNC Arena (7,005)
Raleigh, NC
February 1
3:00 p.m., ESPN2
Clemson L 49–53  13–8 (4–5)
 13  Thomas   3  Tied   2  Tied  Donald L. Tucker Center (9,752)
Tallahassee, FL
February 5
9:00 p.m., RSN
Virginia Tech W 70–50  14–8 (5–5)
 24  Thomas   8  Tied   3  Tied  Donald L. Tucker Center (5,759)
Tallahassee, FL
February 8
3:00 p.m., ESPN2
at Maryland L 71–83  14–9 (5–6)
 17  Thomas   8  Tied   3  Tied  Comcast Center (14,783)
College Park, MD
February 10
7:00 p.m., ESPN
Miami (FL) L 73–77  14–10 (5–7)
 17  Bookert   7  White   5  Bookert  Donald L. Tucker Center (7,641)
Tallahassee, FL
February 15
8:00 p.m., RSN
at Wake Forest W 67–60  15–10 (6–7)
 25  Miller   14  Thomas   3  Thomas  Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum (10,043)
Winston-Salem, NC
February 17
7:00 p.m., ESPN
North Carolina L 75–81  15–11 (6–8)
 22  Miller   5  Tied   2  Miller  Donald L. Tucker Center (7,814)
Tallahassee, FL
February 23
6:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Pittsburgh W 71–66  16–11 (7–8)
 22  White   12  Brandon   5  Miller  Peterson Events Center (12,508)
Pittsburgh, PA
March 2
6:00 p.m., ESPNU
Georgia Tech W 81–71  17–11 (8–8)
 18  White   12  Brandon   3  Tied  Donald L. Tucker Center (6,212)
Tallahassee, FL
March 4
9:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Boston College W 74–70  18–11 (9–8)
 26  Thomas   6  Thomas   3  Miller  Conte Forum (2,273)
Chestnut Hill, MA
March 9
2:30 p.m., ACCN
No. 7 Syracuse L 58–74  18–12 (9–9)
 20  White   11  White   3  Bojanovsky  Donald L. Tucker Center (10,435)
Tallahassee, FL
ACC Tournament
March 13
12:00 p.m., ESPN/ACCN
(9) vs. (8) Maryland
Second round
W 67–65  19–12
 17  Miller   7  White   3  Bookert  Greensboro Coliseum (21,533)
Greensboro, NC
March 14
12:00 p.m., ESPN2/ACCN
(9) vs. (1) No. 6 Virginia
Quarterfinal
L 51–64  19–13
 17  White   3  White   4  Brandon  Greensboro Coliseum (21,533)
Greensboro, NC
National Invitation Tournament
March 18*
7:00 p.m., ESPN2
(1) (8) Florida Gulf Coast
Florida State Quadrant
First round
W 58–53  20–13
 22  Thomas   8  Bookert   2  Bookert  Donald L. Tucker Center (2,734)
Tallahassee, FL
March 24*
7:00 p.m., ESPN
(1) (4) Georgetown
Florida State Quadrant
Second round
W 101–90  21–13
 26  Thomas   6  Thomas   9  Bookert  Donald L. Tucker Center (3,541)
Tallahassee, FL
March 26*
7:00 p.m., ESPN2
(1) (3) Louisiana Tech
Florida State Quadrant
Quarterfinal
W 78–75  22–13
 21  Thomas   9  Thomas   3  Miller  Donald L. Tucker Center (4,470)
Tallahassee, FL
April 1*
9:00 p.m., ESPN2
(1) vs. (1) Minnesota
Semifinal
L 64–67 OT 22–14
 16  Tied   12  White   4  Bookert  Madison Square Garden (7,193)
New York, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
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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