April 4, 2008
Jason Rich, who enjoyed a sensational career as a four-year starter and career-long double-figure scorer for the Seminoles, sat down with seminoles.com on the even of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four and discussed a number of issues regarding the college game today. Rich talks about the Elite Eight, the Final Four, who he thinks will win the championship and some of the coaching changes around the world of college basketball.
Rich was one of the most talented and superbly multi-faceted players in school history whose name is written throughout the Florida State basketball record book. He tied the school record for games played in a career with 129 and ranks third in school history with 106 career starts and finished his career ranked in the top 25 in 10 different statistical categories including 17th in career scoring (1,315 career points), tied for 15th in steals (133), 16th in career field goals made (510), 17th in career field goals attempted (1,096), 20th in free throws made (236), tied for 20th in free throw percentage (.766), 23rd in assists (224) and 24th in 3-point field goals attempted (197). Rich averaged in double figure scoring in each of the final three seasons and finished his career with 1,315 career points and a per game scoring average of 10.2 points per game in 129 career games. He led Florida State in scoring a team-high 11 times including five games against ACC competition and both of the Seminoles’ games in the ACC Tournament as a senior.