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Feb. 5, 2010

Game Notes

Florida State will look to extend its winning streak against Wake Forest on Sunday when the Seminoles and Demon Deacons meet at 2 p.m. in the Donald L. Tucker Center.



#13 Florida State (19-4)(5-2) vs. Wake Forest (14-8)(5-3 ACC)

Sunday, February 7th, 2010 (2:00pm)

Donald L. Tucker Center | Buy Tickets


 Stats Comparison FSU Wake
 Points Per Game 74.8 62.0
 Scoring Margin + 14.8 + 7.0
 FG Percentage .449 .380
 3P Percentage .374 .299
 FT Percentage .692 .632
 Rebounds Per Game 43.0 39.8
 Rebound Margin + 8.2 + 3.8
 Assists Per Game 16.2 12.2
 Turnovers Per Game 19.9 18.5
 Steals Per Game 8.9 10.6
 Blocks Per Game 4.8 3.1


 Florida State
Stat Leaders
 Wake Forest
 J. Monroe 12.7 Points PG 13.3
 B. Watters
 J. Monroe 169 Rebounds 167
 S. Garcia
 C. Ward 125 Assists 88
 B. Thomas
 C. Ward 48 Steals 46
 C. Morris
 J. Monroe 52 Blocks 22
 B. Waters

The Seminoles have won 12 straight against the Demon Deacons, including 9 consecutive in Tallahassee.

FSU has a chance at a fifth 20-win season in the last six on Sunday with a victory and would be the second-fastest team in school history to reach the mark. The 1982-83 squad that went 24-6, reached the 20-win mark in 23 games.

Head Coach Sue Semrau has a shot at becoming just the seventh coach in ACC history to post 225 wins as a head coach in the ACC.

The Seminoles have been ranked in the top 25 for a school-record 28 consecutive polls.

The Matchup

Series – FSU leads 21-14

Last Meeting – FSU 58, at Wake Forest 47 – March 1, 2009

The Coaches

Florida State – Sue Semrau, 13th year

Career Record – 224-163

At Florida State – Same

Wake Forest – Mike Peterson, 6th year

Career Record – 86-86

At Wake Forest – 274-213

In the Rankings
Florida State – AP – 15; Coaches – 12

Wake Forest – AP – NR; Coaches – NR

On the Air

Radio – WFLA • 100.7 FM • Seminoles.com

Talent – Ryan Pensy, Melissa Bruner

Scouting Wake Forest

• The Demon Deacons ran their win streak to 3 and improved to 5-3 in ACC play with a 58-51 over Virginia Tech Friday night in Blacksburg. The win snapped a five-game road losing streak for Wake Forest.

• Junior forward Britany Waters leads the team with 13.3 points per game, while the duo of Secily Ray and Sandra Garcia have controlled the glass pulling down 7.4 and 7.6, respectively.

• Waters, Ray and Garcia combined for 40 of Wake Forest’s 58 points Friday night as Garcia turned in a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds.

Last Time Out

Jacinta Monroe had 16 points and 17 rebounds, and Florida State held on to beat No. 9 North Carolina 83-73 after nearly blowing a 19-point lead. The victory put the Seminoles alone in second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

• The Seminoles had five scorers in double-figures for the fourth time this season.

• FSU dished out 21 assists against the Tar Heels, eclipsing the 20-assist mark for the sixth time this season.

• The `Noles ripped down 47 rebounds in the win, 15 more than the Tar Heels marking the third time in four games that FSU had.

Up Next For The Seminoles

• The Seminoles will wrap up a two-game homestand against Clemson on Thursday. The Seminoles claimed the previous meeting in Clemson, S.C. by a 30-point margin, the largest in the series.

Noles Set To Paint It Pink
• The team will be wearing pink warm-ups which will be autographed and auctioned after the game with a signed mini basketball.

• There will also be an auction for a game ball signed by Coach Sue.

• $1 from every ticket will go to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and the overall cause.

• Fans can purchase the official Paint it Pink T-shirt at the marketing table for $10 (all proceeds go to TMH)

• The team will be sporting pink headbands, wristbands, shoelaces, etc.

• The first 2,000 fans will receive Pink shakers courtesy of FOX 49.

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