March 9, 2004
TALLAHASSEE, Fla –
Florida State University senior guard Tim Pickett was named to the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) District IV first-team. Pickett has also earned All-ACC First-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, All-District honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and was also named to the ACC All-Defensive team.
Pickett enters the 2004 ACC Tournament with 983 career points and is looking to become only the ninth player in school history to score 1,000 or more career points during the first two years of his Seminole career. With his 983 points, Pickett is looking to become only the 37th player in school history to score 1,000 ore more career points.
Pickett has made a near school-record 98 3-point field goals this season. His 98 3-point field goals stand as the second highest single-season total in school history while his 84 3-point field goals last season stand as the third highest in school history. The school record for 3-point field goals made in a season is 115 by George McCloud in 1989. Pickett’s 75 steals this season are tied for the fifth highest single-season total in school history while his 82 steals last season stand as the second highest in school history. He is the only player in school history to earn 75 or more steals or multiple seasons during his career.
Pickett is on track to earn his bachelor’s degree in sociology in April.
District IV is comprised of the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Pickett was one of two players from the ACC to make the team, as he was joined by B.J. Elder of Georgia Tech.
District IV – (Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida)
B. J. Elder, Georgia Tech
Gerald Fitch, Kentucky
Matt Freije, Vanderbilt
Francisco Garcia, Louisville
Tim Pickett, Florida State
Lawrence Roberts, Mississippi State
Anthony Roberson, Florida
Rashad Wright, Georgia
Tim Bowers, Mississippi State
Eric Daniels, Kentucky
Player of the Year – Lawrence Roberts, Mississippi State
Coach of the Year – Rick Stansbury, Mississippi State