Dec. 11, 2001
SETTING THE SCENE
Florida State opens its 11th Atlantic Coast Conference season as it travels to Winston-Salem, N.C, to play Wake Forest. The game marks the fourth time the Seminoles have opened their ACC schedule in December. Entering Sunday night’s game against Wake Forest, the Seminoles are 2-1 in December ACC games with all three of the games having been played on the road. Florida State played its first ever game as a member of the conference against North Carolina on Dec. 15, 1991 and brought an 86-74 victory over the Tar Heels back home to Tallahassee. In its other two December conference games, Florida State defeated Virginia (72-69, Dec. 1, 1998) and fell to Duke in Durham in overtime (76-66, Dec. 5, 1996).
ARRINGTON TO MOVE INTO ALL-TIME ACC TOP-25 LIST FOR ASSISTS
Senior guard Delvon Arrington enters Sunday’s game against Wake Forest with 536 career assists and needs only three assists to move into 25th place on the all-time ACC assists list. He is looking to pass Georgia Tech’s Brian Oliver who had 538 career assists during his four-year career (1987-90). Former Duke player and current Blue Devil assistant coach Johnny Dawkins (1983-86) is ranked 24th on the list with 555 career assists.
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