March 24, 2008 - by

Seminole Women’s Basketball Move On To NCAA Second Round To Face No. 3 Seed Oklahoma State

March 24, 2008





FSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
Florida State at NCAA Tournament
Wells Fargo Arena (14,707) * Des Moines, Iowa
vs. #13 Oklahoma State * Monday, March 24 * 6 pm (CST)
Radio: 1270 AM * ESPN2
FSU Radio: Ryan Pensy (PBP) * Melissa Bruner (Color)
ESPN: Beth Mowins (PBP) * Fran Fraschilla (Color) * Ron Johnson (Sideline)


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The Opening Tip (What You Need To Know):



  • After winning its first round NCAA Tournament game for the fourth season in a row, the Florida State women’s basketball team will take on third seeded and 13th-ranked Oklahoma State on Monday at 6 p.m. (CST).

  • Florida State is 4-4 against Big 12 schools after losing to Texas A&M, 81-67, on December 6. FSU is 0-1 against the conference in the NCAA Tournament with an 85-70 loss to Iowa State in 2001.

  • Guard Tanae Davis-Cain (Dawson, Ga.) nearly broke the FSU NCAA Tournament scoring record with 27 points in the 60-49 win over Ohio State.

  • Junior Mara Freshour (Nashville, Ind.) recorded her second collegiate double-double with 14 points and a career-high 12 rebounds versus the Buckeyes.

  • FSU assistant coach Lance White spent 10 seasons at Texas Tech. During his stint in the Big 12, the Red Raiders went 14-2 against Oklahoma State.

Seminoles Move On To NCAA Second Round To Face No. 3 Seed Oklahoma State 
Coming off its fourth-straight NCAA Tournament first round victory, the Florida State women’s basketball team is a game away from its second Sweet 16 appearance in a row. FSU opened the tournament by taking down the No. 6 seed Ohio State, 60-49. Standing in front of the 11th-seeded Seminoles (19-13) is the No. 3 seed in the New Orleans Regional Oklahoma State. The Cowgirls (26-7), ranked 13th in the AP Poll, advanced to the second round by beating East Tennessee State, 85-73. The two teams tip off at the Wells Fargo Center in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday (March 24) at 6 p.m. (CST). The game can be heard on 1270AM and Seminoles.com. It will be broadcast on ESPN2.


Florida State Seeking Second-Straight Sweet 16
A win over Oklahoma State would put the Seminoles in the Sweet 16 for the second year in a row. Last season Florida State took down the No. 2 seed Stanford, 55-43, to move on to face LSU. It could be deja vu all over against for the Seminoles as the Tigers are in their regional once again. Florida State is 5-2 on a neutral court in the NCAA Tournament under Sue Semrau.

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