Feb. 24, 2001
CHECKLIST The Game: FSU FACES CAVALIERS IN REGULAR-SEASON FINALE Sunday, February 25, 2001 * 7:00 p.m. WNLS Sportsradio AM 1270
FSU PROBABLE STARTERS 12 G April Traylor 14.7 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 3.8 apg 10 G Lakesha Springle 3.7 ppg, 3.1 rpg 13 C Levys Torres 11.2 ppg,10.0 rpg 21 F Brooke Wyckoff 15.3 ppg, 6.7 rpg 20 F Katelyn Vujas 10.5 ppg, 6.2 rpg
VIRGINIA PROBABLE STARTERS 10 G Telisha Quarles 11.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 2.2 apg 21 G Anna Prillaman 5.9 ppg, 2.8 rpg 45 C Schuye LaRue 18.3 ppg, 12.0 rpg 1 F Marcie Dickson 5.8 ppg, 2.4 rpg 15 F Svetlana Volnaya 12.7 ppg, 3.8 rpg
FLORIDA STATE QUICKLY 2000-01 Record 17-9, 9-6 Head Coach Sue Semrau School Record 45-64/4th year Career Record same Starters Returning/Lost 3/2 1999-00 Record 12-17
VIRGINIA QUICKLY 2000-01 Record 17-12, 7-8 Head Coach Debbie Ryan School Record 543-195/24th Career Record same Starters Returning/Lost 3/2 1999-00 Record 25-9
IN COMPARISON CATEGORY FSU UVA PPG 71.3 71.9 FG% .437 .435 3FG% .280 .369 FT% .700 .614 RPG 39.4 39.1 TO PG 18.8 18.5 STEALS PG 9.4 8.2 ASSISTS PG 14.1 14.1
Sunday’s contest will be the 22nd meeting between the Seminoles and the Cavaliers. In the last meeting between these two clubs on January 24th, FSU earned its first-ever victory over Virginia with a 60-58 win in Tallahassee. The series dates back to the 1990-91 season.
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.
* Florida State has shot better than 50 percent in five games.
* FSU has outrebounded its opponent in 19 of 26 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.
* FSU went 10-3 at home this season.
Prior to the Clemson loss, FSU had 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, including the first meeting with UVA, and is 5-2 in those games.
ON A ROLL
Prior to the Clemson loss, FSU’s five-game winning streak was its second longest of the season. The Noles won six straight from Dec. 10 to Jan. 5th.
FSU’s 9-6 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.