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Osborne Named To Task Force On Anti-Racism, Equity And Inclusion

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ( —  Malik Osborne, a starter on the nationally-ranked Florida State men’s basketball team, has been named to the Special Presidential Task Force on Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusion by Florida State University President John Thrasher. The task force is charged with exploring the university’s historical connections to race and ethnicity, identifying racial/ethnic disparities on […]

July 24, 2020

Celebrity Sightings — World Renowned Author John Grisham

John Grisham, one of the greatest writers of the modern era, has had his books translated in 42 languages and published worldwide. He may be most comfortable, though, in his seat at the John Paul Jones Arena watching the University of Virginia basketball team battle the best teams in college basketball. The quintessential storyteller, Grisham […]

July 21, 2020

Celebrity Sighting — Ring of Honor Coach Digger Phelps

Digger Phelps, who holds the NCAA record with seven upset wins over No. 1 ranked teams, led Notre Dame to 14 NCAA Tournament appearances. He guided the Irish to the first NCAA Final Four in school history in 1978 and won 393 games as Notre Dame’s Head Coach. Phelps coached Notre Dame to a 71-70 […]

July 16, 2020

Hoops Star Isaac Recovering, Hoping To Play In NBA Restart

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – For Jonathan Isaac, the worldwide pain and suffering brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has also come with at least some glimpse of a silver lining. Isaac, a former Florida State hoops star, suffered a knee injury in January while playing for the NBA’s Orlando Magic. At the time, the injury was […]

July 15, 2020

Three Seminoles Named To NABC Academic Honors Court

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ( – Three Florida State Men’s Basketball Players – Justin Lindner, Will Miles and Harrison Prieto – have been named to the Academic Honors Court by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The Academic Honors Court recognizes the men’s basketball student-athletes who excelled in the classroom during the 2019-20 academic year. It marked […]

July 15, 2020

Tanor Ngom Signs Grant In Aid To Play Basketball

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ( – Tanor Ngom, who averaged a double-double of 16.7 points and 11.5 rebounds for Ryerson University in Canada this past season, has signed a Grant in Aid to play basketball at Florida State for Leonard Hamilton and his staff. Ngom (7-2, 236 lbs) averaged 10.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.8 blocked shots […]

July 10, 2020

Celebrity Sightings: Mike Martin — Winningest Collegiate Coach Of All-Time

Mike Martin, the winningest collegiate coach of all-time – in any sport – was a head basketball coach before he was a head baseball coach. His love for the sport of basketball gave him a front row seat in Tully Gymnasium where he watched the great Dave Cowens become the No. 4 overall pick in […]

July 9, 2020

Celebrity Sightings: Actor Bill Murray

Bill Murray, one of the greatest actors of the modern era, is not only a comedic genius, he is one of the biggest college basketball fans you will find. As iconic as he is as an actor, writer and filmmaker on the big screen, fans are as likely to see him in the crowd at […]

July 7, 2020

Celebrity Sightings: Super Human Charlie Ward

Charlie Ward, Super Human Being Charlie Ward, one of the greatest two-sport stars in the history of college athletics, is the only Heisman Trophy Winner to play in the NBA. He won the Heisman in leading the Seminoles to the 1993 National Championship in football and was drafted by the New York Knicks in the […]

July 2, 2020

With Jordan As Inspiration, FSU Hoops Star Bacon Reaches For Greatness

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – While the rest of the country watched ESPN’s “The Last Dance” documentary series to learn more about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls of the 1980s and 90s, Dwayne Bacon watched with a bit of a different perspective. Something like, “Hey, I know that guy.” Bacon, a former Florida State basketball star, considers […]

June 29, 2020

Cassell Reflects Fondly On FSU, Looks To Future With Mann, Kabengele

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In the fall of 1991 – Florida State’s first year as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference – Sam Cassell felt like he was in on a secret. Most of the buzz around the league centered around Bobby Bowden’s football program, and for good reason. FSU football was still in the […]

June 24, 2020

Celebrity Sightings — Golfer Jeff Sluman

Jeff Sluman, Professional Golfer Before Florida State alumnus Jeff Sluman won his first PGA Major Championship in 1988, he was often on hand in Tully Gymnasium to watch his beloved Seminoles play basketball. Before graduating from Florida State in 1980, Sluman watched in awe as some of the all-time greatest to don the Garnet and […]

June 24, 2020