Feb. 22, 2004
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Florida State University senior guard Tim Pickett has been named to the men’s basketball District VI All-America First Team by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Pickett, who is also a candidate for Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and National All-America honors, leads the Seminoles in numerous statistical categories including scoring (16.0 ppg), steals (2.4 spg) and 3-point shots made (85).
Pickett earned All-ACC Second Team honors as a junior in 2003 and has been one of the top players in the ACC during the last two seasons. He is ranked among the top five in six different individual conference statistics and is bidding to become the first Seminole to lead the ACC in steals in consecutive seasons.
He is ranked first in the ACC in 3-point field goals made (85), 3-point field goals made per game (3.14), second in 3-point field goal percentage (.417), second in total steals (66), second in steals per game (2.44), seventh in scoring (16.0 ppg), and 10th in field goal shooting percentage (.433). In Florida State’s victory over North Carolina earlier this season, Pickett scored 30 points as he made eight field goals (three from 3-point range) and 11 free throws, scored eight first half points, 16 in the second half and six in the overtime period. He also added two assists, two steals and nine rebounds in the victory. Pickett scored a career-high 33 points as Florida State defeated then No. 15 Georgia Tech in Tallahassee Feb. 3.
Florida State plays at Wake Forest Wednesday (Feb. 25) as plays host to Duke in the Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center Sunday (Feb. 29) at 8 p.m. The Seminoles’ game against the Blue Devils can be seen live on national television as part of Fox Sports’ ACC Sunday Night Hoops Package.
NABC District VI All-America Team
Tim Pickett Florida State
Justin Reed Mississippi
Darius Rice Miami
Anthony Roberson Florida
Lawrence Roberts Mississippi State