Feb. 5, 2010
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Florida State will look to extend its winning streak against Wake Forest on Sunday when the Seminoles and Demon Deacons meet at 2 p.m. in the Donald L. Tucker Center.
The Seminoles have won 12 straight against the Demon Deacons, including 9 consecutive in Tallahassee.
FSU has a chance at a fifth 20-win season in the last six on Sunday with a victory and would be the second-fastest team in school history to reach the mark. The 1982-83 squad that went 24-6, reached the 20-win mark in 23 games.
Head Coach Sue Semrau has a shot at becoming just the seventh coach in ACC history to post 225 wins as a head coach in the ACC.
The Seminoles have been ranked in the top 25 for a school-record 28 consecutive polls.
Series – FSU leads 21-14
Last Meeting – FSU 58, at Wake Forest 47 – March 1, 2009
Florida State – Sue Semrau, 13th year
Career Record – 224-163
At Florida State – Same
Wake Forest – Mike Peterson, 6th year
Career Record – 86-86
At Wake Forest – 274-213
In the Rankings
Florida State – AP – 15; Coaches – 12
Wake Forest – AP – NR; Coaches – NR
On the Air
Radio – WFLA 100.7 FM Seminoles.com
Talent – Ryan Pensy, Melissa Bruner
Scouting Wake Forest
The Demon Deacons ran their win streak to 3 and improved to 5-3 in ACC play with a 58-51 over Virginia Tech Friday night in Blacksburg. The win snapped a five-game road losing streak for Wake Forest.
Junior forward Britany Waters leads the team with 13.3 points per game, while the duo of Secily Ray and Sandra Garcia have controlled the glass pulling down 7.4 and 7.6, respectively.
Waters, Ray and Garcia combined for 40 of Wake Forest’s 58 points Friday night as Garcia turned in a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds.
Last Time Out
Jacinta Monroe had 16 points and 17 rebounds, and Florida State held on to beat No. 9 North Carolina 83-73 after nearly blowing a 19-point lead. The victory put the Seminoles alone in second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Seminoles had five scorers in double-figures for the fourth time this season.
FSU dished out 21 assists against the Tar Heels, eclipsing the 20-assist mark for the sixth time this season.
The `Noles ripped down 47 rebounds in the win, 15 more than the Tar Heels marking the third time in four games that FSU had.
Up Next For The Seminoles
The Seminoles will wrap up a two-game homestand against Clemson on Thursday. The Seminoles claimed the previous meeting in Clemson, S.C. by a 30-point margin, the largest in the series.
Noles Set To Paint It Pink
The team will be wearing pink warm-ups which will be autographed and auctioned after the game with a signed mini basketball.
There will also be an auction for a game ball signed by Coach Sue.
$1 from every ticket will go to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and the overall cause.
Fans can purchase the official Paint it Pink T-shirt at the marketing table for $10 (all proceeds go to TMH)
The team will be sporting pink headbands, wristbands, shoelaces, etc.
The first 2,000 fans will receive Pink shakers courtesy of FOX 49.