Dec. 28, 2001
|FSU vs. Campbell|
SETTING THE SCENE
Florida State plays host to Campbell in its final non-conference home game of the season. The Seminoles are 5-2 at home this season. Following Saturday’s game against Campbell, Florida State travels to South Florida (Jan. 2, 8 p.m.) for its final regular season non-conference game and then plays host to eight ACC teams beginning with No. 1 ranked Duke (Jan. 6, 6:30 p.m.). Florida State enters Saturday’s game having won two of their last three games and will play Campbell in the final game of a four-game home stand. The Seminoles are 5-2 at home and 0-3 on the road this season with one of its first 10 games coming against an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent (Wake Forest, Dec. 16).
GAME TIME CHANGE
Florida State’s game at South Florida Jan 2 has been changed to an 8 p.m. start at the Sun Dome in Tampa. The change was made to accommodate a live television broadcast by Fox Sports Net.
ARRINGTON CONTINUES HIS CLIMB UP THE ACC CHARTS
Senior point guard Delvon Arrington, who dished out a near career-high 12 assists against American Nov. 22 and against Virginia Tech Nov. 27, enters Saturday’s game against Campbell with 576 career assists. He is tied for 21st in ACC history and needs only five assists to pass former Wake Forest guard Skip Brown and former North Carolina guard Jeff Lebo and move into 19th place all-time in conference history.
ARRINGTON APPRAOCHES SEMINOLE CAREER MARK
Senior point guard Delvon Arrington, who is averaging 12.0 assists per game in the last two games, enters Saturday’s game against Campbell with 576 career assists. He needs only 27 assists to surpass Otto Petty (603 career assists) and become Florida State’s all-time assists leader.
LOOK FOR FLORIDA STATE TO…
…Defeat Campbell and win its second consecutive game for the second time this season. The Seminoles defeated Savannah State and Elon in consecutive games open their home schedule,
…Play a team from the newly formed Atlantic Sun conference for the first time since that league was formed during the summer of 2001. The Atlantic Sun was formerly known as the Trans America Athletic Conference.