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Seminoles To Host No. 2 Duke On Wednesday

Feb. 3, 2004

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The Florida State women’s basketball team will host its second straight ranked opponent when
No. 2-ranked Duke comes to town for a 7 p.m. tipoff on Wednesday, February 4th. FSU is looking to snap its four-game losing streak. The Tribe fell 79-66 at Duke back in January but then won the next three straight games, beginning with a road victory at Clemson.


GAME 21
Florida State (10-10, 3-6)
vs. #2 Duke (17-2, 8-0)
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004 * 7:00 p.m.
Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center
WFLA-AM 1270 * www.seminoles.com

THE TEAMS FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES 2003-04 10-10, 3-6 ACC 2002-03 Final Record 17-13 Head Coach Sue Semrau/7th Season School Record 87-105 Career Record Same Starters Returning/Lost 4/1

DUKE BLUE DEVILS 2003-04 Record 17-2, 8-0 ACC 2002-03 Final Record 35-2, 16-0 ACC Head Coach Gail Goestenkors/12th Season School Record 289-86 Career Record/Yrs. Same


THE SERIES
Duke holds a 23-6 series advantage over Florida State, including six straight wins. The series dates back to FSU’s first season in the ACC – 1991-92. FSU won the first five out of six meetings between the two schools, including the first four straight contests, but has won just one time since.

THE LAST ONE
Florida State is the last ACC team to defeat Duke on its home court. That was a 71-69 victory on February 8, 2001.

A COMPARISON
Here’s a statistical look at how the Seminoles
and the Blue Devils match up:

 FSU	PER GAME    DUKE
72.6 points 83.3
.449 fg % .472
.285 3-pt fg % .328
.652 ft % .702
39.5 rebounds 43.5
13.6 assists 20.3
18.3 turnovers 15.8
9.9 steals 13.0
2.7 blocks 6.7

A CLOSER LOOK
Here's an even closer look at the series with Duke...
In Tallahassee 3-9
In Durham 3-10
Neutral 0-4
Biggest win by margin 12 pts (three times)
last time: Jan. 3, 1993, 84-72, in Durham
Biggest loss by margin 62 pts
December 6, 1995, 92-30, in Durham
Starters Returning/Lost 4/1

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