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Women’s Basketball To Host Clemson In Last Regular Season Home Game On Thursday

Feb. 21, 2001

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CHECKLIST The Game: FSU HOSTS CLEMSON ON SENIOR NIGHT Thursday, February 22, 2001 * 7:30 p.m. Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center Sunshine Network LIVE! * WNLS Sportsradio AM 1270

FSU PROBABLE STARTERS 12 G April Traylor 14.9 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 3.9 apg 10 G Lakesha Springle 3.8 ppg, 3.0 rpg 13 C Levys Torres 11.1 ppg,10.2 rpg 21 F Brooke Wyckoff 15.8 ppg, 6.7 rpg 20 F Katelyn Vujas 10.6 ppg, 6.4 rpg

CLEMSON PROBABLE STARTERS 12 G Krystal Scott 9.7 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 3.8 apg 32 G Chrissy Floyd 17.4 ppg, 3.7 rpg 22 C Erin Batth 12.9 ppg, 8.8 rpg 10 F Nuria Forns 7.8 ppg, 4.7 rpg 15 F Marcie Glenney 9.8 ppg, 3.7 rpg

FLORIDA STATE QUICKLY 2000-01 Record 17-8, 9-5 Head Coach Sue Semrau School Record 45-63/4th year Career Record same Starters Returning/Lost 3/2 1999-00 Record 12-17

CLEMSON QUICKLY 2000-01 Record 18-8, 9-6 Head Coach Jim Davis School Record 296-136/14th year Career Record 315-144/15th year Starters Returning/Lost 3/2 1999-00 Record 19-12

IN COMPARISON CATEGORY FSU CLEMSON PPG 72.2 72.5 FG% .439 .425 3FG% .284 .365 FT% .705 .715 RPG 39.8 36.9 TO PG 18.8 17.4 STEALS PG 9.5 9.8 ASSISTS PG 14.3 15.6


THE SERIES:
Tonight’s game will be the 22nd meeting between FSU and Clemson. The Tigers hold a 20-1 series advantage over the Seminoles, including 18 straight wins over the Tribe. The series began in 1980-81 when the Tigers defeated the Seminoles 78-59 at the MUW Christmas Tournament in Columbus, MS. The series resumed in 1991-92 when FSU joined the ACC. FSU’s lone victory over Clemson came in that first season — a 79-66 victory on February 1, 1992.



17 AND COUNTING…
FSU’s 17 wins is the program’s most since the 1991-92 season, FSU’s last winning season at 17-11. In 1990-91, the Seminoles went 25-7 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament — their last postseason appearance.


SUPERLATIVES:
* Florida State has shot better than 50 percent in five games.
* FSU has outrebounded its opponent in 19 of 25 games. There was also one tie.
* FSU has had double-digit assists in 22 games, including a season-high 25 assists in the Maryland game.
* FSU has won its 17 games by an average of 17.3 points per game.
* FSU has won its 9 ACC games by an average of 19.6 points per game.


HOME SWEET HOME:
FSU is 10-2 at home this season and have won their last three straight home games.


ACC WINS:
FSU has now won five straight ACC games for the first time in school history. Prior to this season, FSU had won three consecutive ACC games just once since joining the league.


TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT:
FSU has been involved in seven games that have been decided by five points or less and is 5-2 in those games.


ON A ROLL:
FSU’s current five-game winning streak is its second longest of the season. The Noles won six straight from Dec. 10 to Jan. 5th.


ACC RECORD:
FSU’s 9-5 ACC record is the program’s best record in league play. Prior to this season, FSU’s best year in the ACC was in 1991-92– its first year in the league. The Noles went 8-8 — good for 5th place that season.

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