2017 Jamaica Classic All-Tournament Team
PTS: 22 vs. Virginia Tech (1-7-17)
REBS: 10 vs. Florida (12-11-16)
STL: 4 vs. Nicholls State (11-15-15)
MIN: 33 vs. Notre Dame (2-11-17)
Florida State’s most outstandingly dependable player who is the Seminoles’ leading returning scorer and rebounder for the 2017-18 season…one of the most experienced players in the ACC who has played in 69 consecutive games as he begins his third season – his second consecutive as a starter for the Seminoles…has established himself as a truly consistent scorer as he totaled in double figures in eight of Florida State’s ACC games including his career-high of 22 points in a victory over NCAA Tournament participant Virginia Tech during his sophomore season…one of the top field goals shooters in school history who ranks seventh in school history with a career field goal shooting percentage of .579…he is just one of 10 players in school history to shoot better than .575 for his career at Florida State…his .576 field goal percentage during his sophomore season is ranked as the 18th best for a single-season in school history…his .584 shooting percentage during his freshman season would rank as the 14th best in school history if he had attempted the minimum of 175 shots…a member of two postseason teams – the NCAA Tournament in 2017 and the NIT in 2016…a starter in both of Florida State’s games against Florida Gulf Coast and Xavier in the 2017 NCAA Tournament and a reserve in the Seminoles’ NIT games against Davidson and Valparaiso in the 2016 NIT…played in all 35 of Florida State’s games including each of the Seminoles’ 18 regular season ACC games, both of their games in the ACC Tournament and both games in the NCAA Tournament during the 2016-17 season…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 second season as a Seminole…Florida State jumped into the national ranking in November, peaked at No. 6 in January and finished the season ranked 16th in the final Associated Press poll of the season…averaged 11.0 points and 4.5 rebounds as Florida State burst onto the national scene with a 5-1 record with wins over No. 11 Virginia (60-68, Dec. 31), No. 21 Virginia Tech (93-78, Jan, 7), No. 7 Duke (88-72, Jan, 10), No. 15 Notre Dame (83-80, Jan. 15) and No. 12 Louisville (Jan. 21) in one of the greatest six-game spans in school and ACC history…the Seminoles’ 5-1 record in the six-game stretch is the best by an ACC team in league history against six consecutive nationally ranked teams…the Seminoles were ranked No. 6 nationally following their win over Louisville…was Florida State’s third leading scorer and second leading rebounder during the incredibly important six-game stretch…brings a great deal of energy to the floor and can play any position on the court…one of the Seminoles’ most positive players who is characterized as a very caring and compassionate person by his coaches and teammates…one of Florida State’s high character players who lets his strong play on the court and his tremendous character off the court as a member of the Florida State student-body speak for itself…played in all 34 games and helped lead Florida State to the second round of the NIT in his first season as a Seminole…scored in double figures three times including once in ACC play (against Georgia Tech) and once in the NIT (against Valparaiso) during his freshman season…prospered in the glow of freshman All-Americans Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley during his first season…his basketball IQ puts him in advantageous positions on both the offensive and defensive ends of the court for the Seminoles…one of only three Seminoles with at least 175 points (177, 5.2 ppg), at least 125 rebounds (126, 3.7 rpg), at least 30 assists (30, 0.9 apg) and at least 20 steals (21, 0.6 spg) during the 2015-16 season…a member of the Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) at Florida State…earned two awards at the Seminoles’ Honors 2016 Banquet – the Mr. Hustle Award and the Best Field Goal Percentage Award…earned the Mr. Hustle Award at the Seminoles’ Honors Banquet in 2017 – the second consecutive year he had won the award.
Won the dunk shooting contest at the Jam With Ham — Florida State’s traditional Midnight Madness practice to begin the season…scored a team-leading 17 points and pulled down a team-leading 8 rebounds in Florida State’s season-opening victory over George Washington (Nov. 14)…named to the Jamaica Classic All-Tournament Team…totaled 14 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals in Florida State’s win over Fordham in the Jamaica Classic (Nov 17)…totaled 20 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists in Florida State’s victory over Colorado State in the championship game in the Jamaica Classic (Nov. 19)…totaled 13 points, 2 assists and 2 steals in Florida State’s victory over Kennesaw State in Tallahassee (Nov. 22)…
Averaged a career-high 8.4 points (fourth on the team), a career-high 4.5 rebounds (second), a career-high 1.7 assists (third) and a career-high 1.0 steals (tied for third) while shooting .576 from the field (first)…played in all 35 games for the Seminoles with a single-season career-high 34 starts…the only game he did not start was on the Seminoles’ senior day against Miami (Match 4)…his .576 field goal shooting percentage is the 18th best single-season field goal shooting percentage in school history…averaged a career-high 25.0 minutes played per game and was one of only four Seminoles to average 25 or more minutes played per game in 2016-17…played 25 or more minutes in 20 his 35 games played…earned double figure minutes played in all 35 games and played at least 17 minutes in all 35 games…played under 20 minutes only six times during the season – all victories for the Seminoles…increased his scoring average by more than three points (8.4 from 5.2) and his ACC scoring average (8.3 from 5.1) in ACC play as a sophomore as compared to his freshman season…scored in double figures 15 times as a sophomore as compared to three times as a freshman…scored in double figures eight times in ACC play as a sophomore as compared to one time as a freshman…Florida State’s fourth leading scorer behind three players – Dwayne Bacon, Jonathan Isaac and Xavier Rathan-Mayes – who are all playing in the NBA…scored in double figures a career-high 15 times including his career-high of 22 points in Florida State’s victory over Virginia Tech at home in the Donald L. Tucker Center (Jan. 7)…his 22 points against Virginia Tech ranks as the first time during the first two years of his career that he scored 20 or more points in a single game…his 22 points against the Hokies tied for game-high scoring honors…was a perfect two of two from the 3-point line and totaled 10 first half points to boost the Seminoles to a 48-37 halftime lead after Virginia Tech had scored the first six points of the game…his first 3-point shot brought the Seminoles to within one at 11-10 at the 15:02 mark of the first half…his second came at the 8:06 mark and gave Florida State a 27-22 lead…tied his career-best with 12 second half points as he made his career-high of six free throws to help Florida State extend its lead and improve its ACC record to 3-0…scored in double figures in three consecutive games for the first time in his career – 22 against Virginia Tech, 13 against Duke and 10 at North Carolina – to average 15.0 points per game during the three-game span during which Florida State won two of three games against nationally ranked teams…totaled 15 points in Florida State’s victory over No. 12 Louisville…totaled nine first half point and six in the second half as Florida State took the 73-68 win in Tallahassee (Jan. 21)…a layup for his first two points of the game gave the No. 10 Seminoles an awe-inspiring 14-0 lead…Louisville never led during the game as the Seminoles scored the first 14 points of the game and never trailed…scored 15 points at Notre Dame (Feb. 11) and 10 at Pitt (Feb. 18) in back to back road games…scored his ACC Tournament career-high of 11 points in Florida State’s quarterfinal victory over Virginia Tech at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. (March 8) and totaled 11 points in his NCAA Tournament debut against Florida Gulf Coast (March 16)…his 11 points against Florida Gulf Coast rank as his postseason (NCAA and NIT) career-high for points scored…scored 16 points in Florida State’s victory in Tallahassee against NCAA Tournament participant Florida…his 16 points helped Florida State take an extremely important 83-78 win over the Gators…his 16 points came along with a game-high 10 rebounds as counted as his first career double double…eight points in both halves as the Seminoles held a 36-34 halftime lead and increased their advantage to 13 in winning the game at home…scored the first two points of the game on a layup to give Florida State an early advantage…four points on two layups in the final 4:26 of the first half helped the Seminoles recover from a three-point deficit to take the lead at intermission…helped Florida State build its double digit lead in the second half and helped the Seminoles close out the game as he made two of two free throws with 42 seconds remaining to be played to push Florida State’s lead to five at 79-74…the Gators did not get any closer in the remaining second of the game…nine second half points helped Florida State distance itself from Florida Gulf Coast in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the Amway Center in Orlando… an old fashioned three-point play at the 18:57 mark of the second half gave the Seminoles a 43-38 lead…two more free throws at the 18:32 mark gave the Seminoles a 45-40 lead and a dunk at the 18:04 mark put Florida State up by eight at 48-40…he totaled eight points in the first 2:51 of the second half – with those eight points coming in a span of 1:39…Florida State’s lead did not fall below four points after his scoring spree as Florida State advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament…Florida State’s second leading rebounder behind only Jonathan Isaac – the No. 6 overall selection in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic…recorded his career-high of 10 rebounds twice – as part of a 16-point and 10-rebound double against Florida (Dec. 12) and in ACC play against NC State (Feb. 8)…both games were played in the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee…a near double double of 22 points and nine rebounds came against Virginia Tech…added a second near double double of 11 points and nine rebounds against Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament…five or more rebounds came 17 times as a sophomore…increased his free throw shooting percentage by more than 20 percentage points as a sophomore as compared to his freshman season…shot a career-high .663 from the line and made a career-high 59 free throws during the 2016-17 season…made an average of 1.7 free throws as a sophomore as compared to 0.8 as a freshman…made his career-high of six free throws in Florida State’s victory over Virginia Tech (Jan. 7) and made at least four free throws in four different games – four in the Seminoles’ victory over Florida (Dec. 11), five in Florida State’s victory over Detroit Marcy (Nov. 20), five against Samford (Dec 19) and six against Virginia Tech (Jan. 7)…was perfect from the free throw line in 10 different games including a five-for-five performance in the Seminoles’ 100-71 victory over Detroit Mercy…increased his ACC free throw shooting percentage by nearly nine percentage points…finished third among his teammates with 58 assists and a 1.7 assists per game average…nearly double his assists total (58 from 30) and his assists per game average (1.7 from 0.9) as sophomore as compared to his freshman season…his career-high of five assists came in the Seminoles’ 95-71 win over NC State at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Feb. 8)…also earned four assists in Florida State’s 109-61 win over Clemson in Tallahassee (Feb. 5).
Averaged 5.2 points (sixth on the team), 3.7 rebounds (fourth) and 0.6 steals (tied for fifth) while leading the team with a .584 field goal shooting percentage…played in all 34 games and averaged 17.0 minutes played per game…displayed his all-around effectiveness as a scorer, a rebounder and a defender as he helped Florida State reach the second round of the NIT during his outstanding freshman season…an important reserve for the Seminoles who was often times the first substitution into a game…earned double figure minutes played in 31 of Florida State’s 34 games with his season-high of 30 minutes coming in the Seminoles’ ACC game against Georgia Tech…played 25 minutes or more five times and totaled 20 minutes or more of playing time in 10 different games…ranked in the top-20 among ACC freshmen in scoring (20th, 5.2 ppg), rebounding (11th, 3.7 rpg), field goal percentage (3rd, .584) and steals (15th, 0.6 spg)…quickly displayed his talents as he scored 15 points in the Seminoles’ first game of the season against Nicholls State (Nov. 15)…was seven of eight from the field and made his final seven field goal attempts in the Seminoles’ 109-62 win over the Colonels at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee…made his first career 3-point shot and earned his career-high of four steals as he injected instant energy into the Seminoles’ rotation against Nicholls State…a tenacious rebounder with his career-high of nine rebounds in the Seminoles’ win over NC State (Jan. 13), eight in the Seminoles regular season ending victory over Syracuse (March 5) and six rebounds in Florida State’s second round NIT game against Valparaiso…totaled five or more rebounds in 11 of the Seminoles’ 34 games including in four ACC games and during both of Florida State’s games in the NIT…also an outstanding performance in the Seminoles’ 76-71 victory over NCAA Tournament participant VCU in a game played at Philips Arena in Atlanta (Dec. 6)…he scored nine points and pulled down five rebounds in only 14 minutes played in the Seminoles’ neutral site win over the Rams…an outstanding three-game series against VCU, Southeastern Louisiana (Dec. 13) and Mississippi State (Dec. 16) as he averaged 8.0 points and 4.7 rebounds as Florida State won all three games…his performances against the Rams, Lions and Bulldogs gave the Seminole coaching staff an indication of his special abilities and illustrated to the college basketball world that Mann would enjoy an outstanding career wearing the Florida State uniform…double figure scoring came three times as a freshman – 15 against Nicholls State in his collegiate debut, 18 against Georgia Tech in ACC play, and 10 against Valparaiso in the second round of the NIT.
Graduated from the Tilton School in Tilton, N.H. in 2015…ranked as a 4-star recruit and as the 43rd-best prep player entering the collegiate ranks for the 2015-16 season…averaged 23.1 points and 7.8 rebounds while shooting 61 percent from the field as a senior…the Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year in the state of New Hampshire in 2015…the Class AA Player of the Year and an All Class AA First Team selection by the New England Recruiting Report as a senior…was Class AA First-Team selection as a junior…earned First Team honors from the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) as a senior…led the Rams to New Hampshire Class AA state championship in 2015…led Tilton with 18 points in the Rams’ 68-63 win over Vermont Academy in the NEPSAC championship game in 2015…named the MVP of the 2014 St. Andrew Holiday Classic…starred in the 2eZ All-Star game following his junior season at Tilton…began to make his name following his sophomore season as a standout player at the New England Elite 75 Showcase…the No. 6 ranked player in the New England Region by the New England Recruiting Report…a top 100 recruit and ranked as the 76th best prep player in 2015 by ESPN.com…played in the Jordan Brand Regional game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on April 17, 2015…earned a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds to go along with four assists and two steals in 22 minutes of play in leading his team to a 125-112 win in the Jordan Brand game…is characterized as a player with a very high basketball IQ who has the ability to change a game on both the offensive and defensive ends of the court…has become a big-time finisher at the rim and continues to add muscle to his frame…guarded current Kansas junior Wayne Selden when he arrived at Tilton as a sophomore…said to be as versatile a player as there was in the New England region as senior who is comfortable playing four different positions and sets himself apart with his passing, rebounding and winning spirit…a standout at the 2015 Hoophall Classic at Springfield College…a member of the United States East team at the 2014 Global Challenge in Chicago…also a standout at the 2014 Lebron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas and the 2014 Kevin Durant Skills Academy in Washington, D.C…led the Boston Area Basketball Club to the EYBL Finals of the 2014 Peach Jam as he averaged 9.2 points and 5.8 rebounds during the tournament.
Born October 18, 1996…Terance is the son of Daynia La-Force and Eustace Mann…his mother, Daynia, is the head women’s basketball coach at Rhode Island who enjoyed a standout playing career at Georgetown…is very community service oriented and has volunteered as a mentor for children with special needs and as a youth basketball coach…is named after his grandmother, Terancia…his dad, Eustace, was an avid soccer player in his prime – a sport Terance has also excelled in…Terance committed himself to basketball as an eighth grader and began playing for the Boston Amateur Basketball Club – one of the more prominent AAU programs in the nation…was the first of Florida State’s incredible 2015 recruiting class to pledge his commitment to head coach Leonard Hamilton and his staff…selected Florida State over Indiana, Boston College, Iowa, Maryland, Florida and West Virginia…academic major is sport management…