Feb. 7, 2003
The women’s basketball team takes its 15-5 record to Raleigh, North Carolina for a 2 p.m. tilt with the NC State Wolfpack (9-11, 4-5 ACC) on Sunday. The Seminoles stand at third place in the ACC with a 7-2 league record – the program’s best start in ACC play. The Seminoles topped the Wolpack by a score of 64-55 at home in early January but have not won in Raleigh since the 1993-94 season.
NC State holds a 17-6 series advantage over Florida State. The series dates back to FSU’s first season in the ACC – 1991-92. The last two seasons the two teams have split, each winning on its home court. Last year, FSU won 80-74 in Tallahassee while NC State won 64-60 in Raleigh. With its 64-55 win in Tallahassee on January 8th, the Seminoles have now won three straight home games vs. the Wolfpack. Overall vs. NC State, FSU is 4-8 in Tallahassee and 2-9 in Raleigh.
A CLOSER LOOK Florida State Seminoles 2002-03 Record 15-5, 7-2 2001-02 Record 13-15 Head Coach Sue Semrau School Record/Year 75-87/6th Career Record/Year Same
NC State Wolfpack 2002-03 Record 9-11, 4-5* 2001-02 Record 13-14 Head Coach Kay Yow School Record/Yrs. 577-260/28th Career Record/Yrs. 634-279/32nd * does not include UNC game on Feb. 7
AN EVEN CLOSER LOOK Here's an even closer look at the series with NC State... First meeting: Jan. 19, 1992, FSU won 76-75 Last meeting: Jan. 8, 2003, FSU won 64-55 At home: 4-8 On road: 2-9 Biggest win by margin: 9 pts, 64-55 on January 8, 2003 in Tallahassee Biggest loss by margin: 39 pts, 75-36 on January 26, 1997 in Raleigh
A COMPARISON Here's a statistical look at how the Seminoles and the Wolfpack match up:
FSU PER GAME NCS 68.2 points 64.2 .414 fg % .403 .284 3-pt fg % .275 .670 ft % .675 41.3 rebounds 37.3 12.0 assists 15.5 19.0 turnovers 19.2 9.6 steals 7.4 4.1 blocks 2.8