March 9, 2004 - by
Seminoles’ Pickett Named To ACC All-Defensive Team

March 9, 2004

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Florida State University senior Tim Pickett, who was named to the All-ACC First Team Monday, was named to the ACC All-Defensive Team today in a vote by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.


Pickett, who ranks second in the ACC in steals with 75, was named to the ACC All-Defensive team for the second consecutive season. He is the only repeat honoree from last year’s team. Pickett has 157 steals in the last two seasons to mark the most by any conference player in the last two seasons.


Pickett is ranked first in Florida State history and currently sits second all-time in ACC history with a 2.661 steals per game average. He has 157 steals in 59 games including 75 this season and 82 during the 2002-03 season. Pickett is one of only three players in ACC history who averages more than 2.5 steals per game for his entire career. He has earned three or more steals in more than half of his career games (31 of 59) and earned his career high of seven steals against Davidson Dec. 30, 2002.


Florida State plays NC State in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Tournament Friday at 7 p.m. in the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum.


2004 ACC All-Defensive Team
Tim Pickett, Florida State
Shelden Williams, Duke
Chris Duhon, Duke
Chris Paul, Wake Forest
Jackie Manuel, North Carolina

2003 ACC All-Defensive Team
Tim Pickett, Florida State
Josh Howard, Wake Forest
Dahntay Jones, Duke
Steve Blake, Maryland
Chris Bosh, Georgia Tech

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