Jan. 4, 2004
The Florida State women’s basketball team (7-5, 0-1) will face No. 4 Duke (10-1, 1-0) in ACC action on Monday, January 5th at 7 p.m. The game will be televised regionally following ACC Live at 6:30 p.m. The game will be their second of three straight ACC road games. Duke holds a 22-6 series advantage over Florida State, including six straight wins, but the Seminoles are the last ACC team to beat the Blue Devils on their home court. FSU earned a 71-69 victory over then-No. 4 Duke on February 8, 2001. The series dates back to FSU’s first season in the ACC – 1991-92.
FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES 2003-04 7-5, 1-0 2002-03 Final Record 17-13 Head Coach Sue Semrau/7th Season School Record 84-100 Career Record Same Starters Returning/Lost 4/1
DUKE BLUE DEVILS 2003-04 Record 10-1, 1-0 2002-03 Final Record 35-2 Head Coach Gail Goestenkors/12th Season School Record 282-85 Career Record/Yrs. Same Starters Returning/Lost 4/1
Duke holds a 22-6 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. See last year’s box scores later in this release.
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 74.0 points 89.5 .463 fg % .499 .345 3-pt fg % .358 .623 ft % .693 41.0 rebounds 45.0 13.7 assists 23.1 17.8 turnovers 16.9 9.3 steals 14.4 2.8 blocks 5.9
A CLOSER LOOK Here's an even closer look at the series with Duke... In Tallahassee 3-9 In Durham 3-9 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