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Men’s Basketball 1998-99 Schedule Finalized

Aug. 19, 1998

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A trip to Hawaii for the Rainbow Classic, a November
home game with state rival Florida and the always difficult 16-game
Atlantic Coast Conference schedule highlight the 1998-99 Florida State
men’s basketball schedule, released today by the FSU athletics department.

The Seminoles, 18-14 a year ago and coming off a second round NCAA
Tournament appearance, open the season on Friday November 13 at home
against Sam Houston State at 7:00 p.m. Florida State will host Florida at
7:00 p.m. on Friday November 20, the night before the two teams meet in
football in Tallahassee.

FSU will play in its first holiday tournament since the 1989-90 ECAC
Holiday Festival when it travels to Honolulu, HI for the Rainbow Classic on
December 27-30. The Seminoles will take on Princeton on ESPN in the first
round of that tournament.

Other non-conference highlights include a home date with Auburn on
Sunday, December 6 and a trip to Temple on Monday, December 14.

Florida State opens the ACC schedule on Tuesday, December 1 at Virginia.
FSU hosts its first league game on Wednesday, January 6 against North
Carolina. The conference tournament will be held March 4-7 in the
Charlotte Coliseum.

The Seminoles will appear on television at least 25 times during the
upcoming season with at least 11 games scheduled for national broadcast.

	The entire schedule is listed below:

Oct. 27 Garnet & Gold Game 7:00 PM
Nov. 4 Mexican National Team 7:00 PM
Nov. 10 Converse All-Stars 7:00 PM
Nov. 13 Sam Houston State 7:00 PM
Nov. 20 Florida 7:00 PM FSS/SUN
Nov. 24 Idaho 7:00 PM SUN
Dec. 1 at Virginia 8:00 PM RSN
Dec. 6 Auburn 3:00 PM FSS/SUN
Dec. 14 at Temple 7:00 PM ESPN 2
Dec. 17 at Jacksonville 7:30 PM SUN
Dec. 20 Georgia Southern 2:00 PM SUN
Dec. 23 at Butler 8:00 PM
Dec. 27-30 at Rainbow Classic Honolulu, HI
Jan. 6 North Carolina 7:00 PM ESPN
Jan. 9 at Georgia Tech 12:00 PM RSN
Jan. 12 Clemson 9:00 PM RSN
Jan. 16 at Duke 1:00 PM ABC
Jan. 20 Wake Forest 8:00 PM ESPN 2
Jan. 23 NC State 4:00 PM RJP
Jan. 27 at Maryland 8:00 PM ESPN 2
Jan. 30 Virginia 12:00 PM RSN
Feb. 2 South Florida 7:00 PM SUN
Feb. 7 at North Carolina 3:30 PM ABC
Feb. 11 Georgia Tech 8:00 PM RJP
Feb. 14 at Clemson 4:00 PM RJP
Feb. 17 Duke 7:00 PM ESPN
Feb. 20 at Wake Forest 7:30 PM ESPN
Feb. 24 at NC State 7:00 PM ESPN 2
Feb. 27 Maryland 1:30 PM RJP
March 4-7 at ACC Tournament Charlotte, NC

All Times Eastern
SUN – Sunshine Network
RSN – ACC Regional Sports Networks
RJP – Rycom/Jefferson Pilot
FSS – Fox Sports South

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