Back to Roster page

BRAIAN ANGOLA

#11

Player profile

position
Guard
height
6-6
weight
195
year
Senior
hometown
Villanueva, Casanare, Colombia
high school
Findlay Prep

BRAIAN ANGOLA'S CAREER HIGHS

PTS: 24 vs. Syracuse (1-13-18)
REBS: 8 vs. Tulane (12-10-17), at Duke (12-30-17), at Boston College (1-20-18)
ASTS: 8 vs. Colorado State (11-19-17), vs. Syracuse (1-13-18)
STL: 5 at Miami (1-7-18)

ON ANGOLA

A member of two NCAA Tournament teams including the Seminoles’ Elite Eight team in 2018 in his two seasons at Florida State…the Seminoles were 49-21 (.700 winning percentage) and earned 21 ACC wins during his two-year career…helped Florida State qualify for two consecutive NCAA Tournaments in his two seasons in Tallahassee…the Seminoles were a No. 3 seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament and a No. 9 seed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament…The Seminoles earned a 4-2 record in their two NCAA Tournament appearances with Angola in the lineup…Florida State defeated Florida Gulf Coast in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament before falling to Xavier…Florida State defeated three teams ranked higher than it during the 2018 NCAA Tournament – No. 8 Missouri (March 16, 67-54), No. 1 Xavier (March 18, 75-70) and No. 4 Gonzaga (March 22, 75-60) before falling to No. 3 Michigan (March 24, 58-54) and falling just one step from qualifying for the second NCAA Tournament Final Four in school history…helped Florida State defeat 13 ranked teams (seven as a junior and six as a senior) during his two seasons at Florida State…a starter during his senior season with 31 starting assignments during the 2017-18 season…one of only four players to start 31 or more games during the 2017-18 season…finished his career ranked second in school history with a career free throw shooting percentage of .818 (130-159)…finished his career ranked 10th in school history with a career 3-point field goal shooting percentage of .386 (85 of 220)…held in high esteem by all of his teammates and each member of the coaching staff as he holds an incredible amount of compassion for each member of the Florida State team and community…one of the top games in his first season as a Seminole came against Notre Dame in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament as he scored a career-high 17 points, made a career-high four 3-point field goals and was credited with two assists…helped Florida State to a near school record 26 wins, a school-record tying 12-6 record in ACC play, a school-record tying second place finish in the ACC standings and to a school-record tying No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament in his first season as a Seminole…Florida State finished with a 23-12 record and a 9-9 mark in ACC play during his second season as a Seminole…a leading member of Florida State’s acclaimed Boom Squad that gained national recognition as one of the top bench bunches in all of college basketball…the Boom Squad was the popular nickname for the Seminoles’ players who brought high energy off of the bench and combined to score nearly 40 percent of Florida State’s points during the 2016-17 season…the Boom Squad moniker began during the team scoring report for Florida State’s game against Florida (Dec. 11)…earned NJCAA All-America First Team honors as he led North Idaho College to a 31-2 record and into the Sweet 16 of the National Junior College Tournament in 2016…led North Idaho and finished 13th nationally with a 21.4 points per game scoring average…ranked ninth nationally among all junior college players with 686 total points scored in 2016…played in the National Junior College Athletic Association Coaches Association All-Star game in 2016…scored four points, pulled down five rebounds and was credited with a game-high tying five assists as he helped the Division I All-Stars to the 118-110 victory over the Division II/III All-Stars in the game played at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas… earned two awards at the Seminoles’ 2017 Basketball Honors Banquet…named the Seminoles’ top 3-point shooter and earned the Sixth Man of the Year Award along with the members of Florida State’s Boom Squad…presented with three awards at Florida State’s 2018 Basketball Honors Banquet: the award as the Seminoles’ Best Free Throw Shooter, as Florida State’s top 3-point field goal percentage shooter and as one of Florida State’s top players with the Bob Sura Offensive Player of the Year Award.

AS A SENIOR (2018)

Averaged a career-high 12.5 points (third on the team), a career-high 3.9 rebounds (sixth), a career-high 3.0 assists (second) and a career-high 1.3 steals (second) in leading the Seminoles to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament…played in a career-high 35 games and a career-high 27.5 minutes played per game…Florida State was the No. 9 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament and defeated No. 8 seeded Missouri (March 16, 67-54 in Nashville), No. 1 seeded Xavier (March 18, 75-70 in Nashville) and No. 4 seeded Gonzaga (March 22, 75-60 in Los Angeles) before the Seminoles fell one win short of the Final Four as they fell to No. 3 seeded Michigan (58-54 in Los Angeles)…the Seminoles’ run to the Elite Eight was the deepest run in the NCAA Tournament for the Seminoles since the 1993 season…averaged 9.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists as a starter in four NCAA Tournament games for the Seminoles…made a career-high and team-leading 64 3-point shots…his 64 3-point shots made are tied for the 17th highest single-season total in school history…his 170 3-point field goals attempted as a senior rank as the 14th highest total in school history…his seven 3-point field goals made in the Seminoles’ 113-78 win over the Citadel (Nov. 24) is tied for the fifth highest single-game total in school history…also made a career-high and team-leading 103 free throws and shot a career-high and team-leading .837 from the free throw line…his .837 free throw shooting percentage is the 13th highest in a single season in school history…his shooting mark from the free throw line as a senior made him one of only 14 players in school history to shoot 83 percent or better from the free throw line in a season…finished his senior season as the only Seminole player to shoot better than 80 percent from the free throw line — helped Florida State to wins over six nationally ranked teams to bring the Seminoles’ total to 13 wins over nationally ranked teams with Angola in the lineup…the Seminoles earned victories over No. 5 Florida (Dec. 4, 83-66), No. 11 North Carolina (Jan. 3, 81-80), No. 24 Miami (Jan. 27, 103-94 in overtime), No. 11 Clemson (Feb. 14, 81-79 in overtime), No. 3 Xavier (March 18, 75-70 in the NCAA Tournament) and No. 8 Gonzaga (March 22, 75-60 in the NCAA Tournament)…earned career-highs for games played (31), minutes played (963), average minutes played per game (27.5), field goals made (135), field goals attempted (324), 3-point field goals made(64), 3-point field goals attempted (170), free throws made (103), free throws attempted (123), free throw shooting percentage (.837), offensive rebounds (32), defensive rebounds (106), total rebound (138), average rebounds per game (39), assists (105), blocked shots (nine), steals (46), points scored (437) and average points scored per game…totaled 21 double figures scoring games as a senior with his career-high of 24 points coming in Florida State’s double overtime victory over Syracuse at the Donald L. Tucker center in Tallahassee (Jan. 13)…his 21 double figure scoring games were more than five times his total of four double figure scoring games he totaled as a junior…was Florida State’s leading scorer in its 18 conference games with a 13.9 points per game scoring average…scored in double figures in 14 of the Seminole’s 18 ACC games…a personal best streak of nine consecutive ACC games in double figures from the Seminoles’ ACC opener against Duke (Dec. 30, 23 points) through its win at home over Miami (Jan. 27, 18 points)…totaled 20 or more points in four different ACC games (24 vs. Syracuse, 23 at Duke, 20 vs. North Carolina and 21 against Boston College)…totaled 21 points in Florida State’s 113-78 win over the Citadel (Nov. 24) at the Donald L. Tucker Center…third on the team with five games of at least 20 points scored (24 vs. Syracuse, 23 vs. Duke, 21 vs. Boston College, 21 vs the Citadel and 20 vs. North Carolina)…the Seminoles leading scorer in eight games – second only to Phil Cofer who led the team in scoring nine times…was Florida State’s leading scorer in four ACC games (24 vs. Syracuse, 21 vs. Boston College, 20 vs. North Carolina and 16 vs. Miami) and in the Seminoles’ victory over Xavier in the NCAA Tournament (15 points)…as the Seminoles’ leader in 3-point field goals made with 64, he connected on multiple 3-point shots in 18 of Florida State’s 35 games…made his career-high of seven 3-point shots made in scoring 21 points against the Citadel (Nov. 24)…his seven 3-point shots made against the Bulldogs is the fifth best single-game shooting effort from the bonusphere in school history…made his ACC career-high of five 3-point shots and scored 23 points to begin the ACC season at Duke (Dec. 30)…made four shots from long range against both Louisville (Jan. 10, 16 points) and Syracuse (Jan. 13, 24 points) in consecutive games…was a combined eight of 15 (.533 percent) from beyond the arc and averaged 20.0 points in the two games in ACC play…made three 3-point shots and scored 20 points in Florida State’s 81-80 win over North Carolina (Jan. 3) in the Donald L. Tucker Center…made three 3-point shots and totaled 19 points in a win over Georgia Tech (Feb. 24)…three 3-point shots made in scoring a team-leading 15 points in Florida State’s Sweet 16 victory over Xavier – the No. 1 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament – at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville (March 18)…won the 3-point shooting contest at the Jam With Ham – Florida State’s traditional Midnight Madness practice to begin the season.

AS A JUNIOR (2017)

Averaged 4.6 points (ninth on the team), 1.6 rebounds (10th) and 1.2 assists (sixth) while making 21 3-point shots (fifth) and shooting .780 from the free throw line (tied for second) as he played in 34 of Florida State’s 35 games…led the Seminoles with a .420 3-point shooting mark and was named as Florida State’s top 3-point shooter at the Seminoles’ season-ending banquet…averaged 11.8 minutes played per game and was one of 11 players who averaged more than 10 minutes played per game…scored in double figures four times including his highest scoring game of the season (17 points) against Notre Dame in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. (March 9)…made his career-high of four 3-point shots against the Fighting Irish…also scored in double figures in victories over Winthrop (11 points, Nov. 18), Nicholls State (14 points, Dec. 8) and in ACC play against Clemson (12 points, Feb. 5)…totaled 23 points (11.5 ppg) in two ACC Tournament games against Virginia Tech and Notre Dame and scored seven points (3.5 ppg) in two NCAA Tournament games against Florida Gulf Coast and Xavier…his 16-point second-half performance nearly shot the Seminoles past Notre Dame and into the ACC Tournament finals for the third time in school history…seemingly couldn’t miss from the field after halftime with 16 points on five of seven shooting from the field (including four of six shooting from the 3-point line) and was a perfect two of two from the free throw line as Florida State nearly recovered from an 16-point deficit (42-26) at halftime…got rolling with a 3-point shot at the 13:24 mark to pull Florida State to within 13 at 54-41…including that bucket from long range he scored 10 consecutive points to bring the Seminoles to within nine with two of two made free throws at the 10:22 mark…those 10 points came in a time span of 3:02…he scored on two made 3-point shots, a lay-up and two made free throws during the span…he continued his 3-point shooting exhibition with a long range bomb at the 9:00 minute mark to pull the Seminoles to within eight at 60-52 and was true on another 3-pointer at the 8:23 mark to bring the score to 63-55…he totaled his 16 second half points in a total of 5:01 and cut the Seminoles’ deficit to eight points…Florida State continued to chip away and were within four at 77-73 (the final score) on a late 3-point shot by Xavier Rathan-Mayes…tied his career-high with five made field goals against Notre Dame – he also made five field goals in scoring 11 points against Winthrop…was perfect from the field (four of four), the 3-point line (three of three) and the free throw line (one of one) in scoring his ACC career-high of 12 points in Florida State’s 109-61 victory over Clemson at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee (Feb. 5)…scored four points in his first career ACC game against Wake Forest (Dec. 28)…all four came in the first half and helped the Seminoles erase an eight-point deficit…first career 3-point shot in ACC play couldn’t have come at a better time…cut Florida State’s deficit to four points as he began a 9-0 Seminole run with his only made field goal of the game…his 3-point shot cut Florida State’s deficit to 19-15 with 12:56 left to play before intermission…a subsequent 3-point shot by Jonathan Isaac and another 3-point shot by CJ Walker gave the Seminoles a 21-19 lead – their first lead of the game and brought Florida State back from a 16-8 deficit in just over four minutes…the Seminoles’ gained the momentum at home and trailed by only one (40-39) at halftime…Florida State outscored Wake Forest by a 49-32 margin to take the 88-72 victory…one of seven Seminoles with at least 15 steals during his first season in Tallahassee…career-high of two steals came Florida State’s victories over Winthrop and Nicholls State…totaled five steals in the first four games of his career (1.3 spg) with two steals coming in the Seminoles’ win over Winthrop…among the Seminoles’ leaders in assists with 42 and a 1.2 assists per game average, he earned multiple assists in 12 different games including his season-high of five assists against Nicholls State…his ACC season-high of four assists came in Florida State’s victory over Boston College (Feb. 20)…enjoyed one of the best games of his first season in Tallahassee as he scored 14 points, was credited with five assists, pulled down two rebounds, earned one steal and blocked one shot against Pitt (Feb. 18).

Summer 2017

Played as a member of the Colombian National Team in the Four Nations and 2017 FIBA AmeriCup Tournaments…averaged 12.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in three games played for the senior national team of his home country…totaled 12 points and 11 rebounds against Brazil, 10 points and three rebounds against Puerto Rico and 16 points and three rebounds against Mexico during qualifying rounds for the championship.

AT NORTH IDAHO

Graduated from North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho in 2016…attended North Idaho College during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons…named to the NJCAA Division I All-America First Team as a sophomore in 2016…named the NJCAA Region 18 Player of the Year and was named to the Region 18 First Team as a sophomore…averaged 21.4 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists while shooting 52 percent from the field and 76 percent from the free throw line…also shot 38 percent from the 3-point line…led North Idaho to a 31-2 record including 31 consecutive victories to open the season…led North Idaho to the second round (Sweet 16) of the NJCAA National Tournament where the Cardinals lost to Southwest Tennessee, 73-72…Angola-Rodas scored his career-high of 39 points in North Idaho’s 110-81 victory over Columbia-Basin where he displayed his full arsenal shooting six of eight from the 3-point line, five of five from the free throw line, with five rebounds, five steals and four assists in only 22 minutes of playing time…named the NJCAA Division I Player of the Week on Nov. 16, 2016 as he led North Idaho to three wins in the Desert Classic at Arizona Western College…averaged 24.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals in three consecutive victories over South Mountain Community College, Eastern Arizona College and Arizona Western in the championship game of the tournament…named the North Idaho Male Athlete of the Year at the school’s annual athletics honors banquet…one of five players on the North Idaho roster to sign with Division I schools in 2016: Kyle Guice (Illinois-Chicago), BJ Blake (Idaho), Lucas Antunez (Toledo) and Trey Burch-Manning (South Dakota) along with Angola began play in the fall of 2016…averaged 13.8 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists in leading North Idaho to a 23-7 record in his first season at North Idaho…North Idaho was 54-9 in his two seasons there…led the Cardinals to the championship finals of the Region 18 Tournament in 2015.

AT FINDLAY PREP

Attended Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada during the 2012-13 academic year…averaged 10.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists while shooting 50 percent from the field…helped Findlay to a 35-1 record and an appearance in the Final Four of the Dicks’ Sporting Goods National High School Basketball Tournament…the same prep school as former Florida State star Devidas Dulkys who helped lead the Seminoles to the first ACC Championship in school history in 2012…played with Nigel Williams-Goss (currently at Gonzaga) during his one season at Findlay Prep.

PERSONAL

Born April 6, 1994…Braian is the son of Ofelia Rodas and Hugo Angola…has one brother (John Fredy, 26) and two sisters (Michel, 14 and Karol, 12)…selected Florida State over Texas A&M, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Houston, Texas Tech and Hawaii.