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FSU Women’s Basketball Draws Wake Forest In First Round Of ACC Tournament

March 3, 2008

  • Sue&nbspSemrau & Mike&nbspPeterson Scouting Reports

    WEEKLY RELEASE: March 3, 2008

    Overall Record: 17-12
    ACC Record: 7-7 (T5th)

    This Week’s Schedule:
    ACC Tournament
    Greensboro, N.C.
    Thursday, March 6
    vs. Wake Forest (15-14, 2-12), 8 p.m.
    Radio: 1270 AM l ACC Select

    Last Week’s Results:
    Thursday, February 28
    Won 50-49 vs. Miami
    Top Scorer: Shante Williams (17)
    Top Rebounder: Mara Freshour (9)

    Saturday, March 1
    Lost 70-72 vs. Clemson
    Top Scorer: Mara Freshour (23)
    Top Rebounder: Moore, Freshour, Williams & Harvin (5)

    The Opening Tip (What You Need To Know):

    • With the regular season complete, the Florida State women’s basketball team turns its attention to the ACC Tournament. The sixth-seeded Seminoles open the league summit Thursday at 8 p.m. when they take on the No. 11 seed Wake Forest.

    • For the second year in a row, Florida State and Wake Forest will meet in the first round of the ACC Tournament. The Seminoles prevailed over the Demon Deacons, 70-53, in last year’s meeting.

    • FSU defeated the Demon Deacons earlier this year, 80-54, on January 17. Four players scored in double figures in that game, with Shante Williams (Jacksonville, Fla.) and Mara Freshour (Nashville, Ind.) tying for the lead at 18 points.

    • Mara Freshour hit five three-pointers against Clemson to set the FSU single-season record with 55 three-pointers.

    • Shante Williams reached double figures in both of last week’s games, including 22 against Clemson. For the week she averaged 19.5 points per game.

    • Forward Jacinta Monroe (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) had a big game versus Wake Forest in last year’s tournament with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

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