Feb. 15, 2003
After a two-game road swing, the women’s basketball team will return home to host the Maryland Terrapins at 1 p.m. on Sunday. The game will be the featured ACC Sunday game and will be televised regionally, including on Sunshine Network in the state of Florida. The Seminoles are 15-7 overall and 7-4 in ACC play and have a hold on the third-place spot in the league. Maryland, under first-year head coach Brenda Frese, will come to Tallahassee with a 9-14 record and a 3-9 ACC mark. The Seminoles topped the Terrapins by a score of 76-61 back in mid-January.
Maryland has a 16-10 series advantage over Florida State, but the Seminoles have won six of the last seven meetings with the Terrapins, including a 76-61 win in College Park on January 16th. The series began in the 1991-92 season, FSU’s first season in the league. Last year, the Seminoles fell 62-50 in College Park but rebounded to take a 60-55 win over the Terrapins in Tallahassee.
SEMRAU VS. MARYLAND
Head Coach Sue Semrau is 8-4 vs. Maryland since her arrival in 1997-98. In the eight wins, the Seminoles have won by an average of 11.4 points per game. All four losses have been in games played in College Park.
Florida State Probable Starters G 11 Angela Sutton 4.7 ppg, 2.1 rpg G 33 Tasheika Morris 15.0 ppg, 4.2 rpg G 2 LaQuinta Neely 6.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 3.1 apg C 5 Trinetta Moore 7.0 ppg, 5.1 rpg F 20 Katelyn Vujas 7.4 ppg, 6.5 rpg
Maryland Probable Starters G 12 Vicki Brick 7.3 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 3.6 apg G 5 Terri Daniels 9.7 ppg, 3.9 rpg F 21 Renneika Razor 15.8 ppg, 5.8 rpg C/F 54 Delvona Oliver 11.9 ppg, 6.1 rpg C 40 Angel Ross 6.3 ppg, 5.7 rpg
AN EVEN CLOSER LOOK Here's an even closer look at the series with Maryland... In Tallahassee 6-5 In College Park 3-9 Neutral 1-2 Biggest win by margin 31 pts 69-38, January 10, 2001 in Tallahassee Biggest loss by margin 42 pts 81-39, January 28, 1994 in College Park
A COMPARISON Here's a statistical look at how the Seminoles and the Terrapins match up: FSU PER GAME MD 66.9 points 67.8 .408 fg % .425 .275 3-pt fg % .322 .669 ft % .612 41.1 rebounds 38.3 11.8 assists 16.9 19.0 turnovers 20.0 9.5 steals 10.9 3.9 blocks 2.9