FSU Basketball overlooked in final coaches poll

23 wins, 6 wins over ranked opponents, 3 straight wins over higher ranked seeds, and absolutely zero respect. USA Today released their final coaches poll of the season on Tuesday, with Florida State slotting in at No. 18. Kansas State was the only other team that made the Elite Eight to finish behind the Seminoles in the rankings. Some of the teams who were ranked above FSU include Xavier and Gonzaga, who the `Noles personally dispatched in the second round and Sweet Sixteen respectively. Michi

Phil Cofer hints at possible return to FSU on Instagram

Just days off one of the deepest postseason runs in school history, Florida State basketball is already dealing with their first offseason dilemma. On Tuesday, sophomore PG CJ Walker announced his intentions to transfer from the university. His decision likely came on the heels of a breakout performance in the tournament from Trent Forrest. Evan Daniels, a basketball recruiting analyst for 247 Sports, reported Wednesday that Walker had already heard from Ohio State, Butler, and Indiana.

FSU's magical run ends in the Elite Eight

What a season for Florida State. Leonard Hamilton’s squad made it farther in the NCAA Tournament than he had ever gone before as a head coach, culminating in the first Elite Eight appearance in 25 years. And it wasn’t luck. The Seminoles proved they belong by beating not one, not two, but three higher ranked teams on their journey into the Elite Eight. The magic nearly pushed FSU to another upset, but they came up just short, falling to Michigan, 58-54

FSU still projected to make tourney, but margin for error slipping

The road to the NCAA Tournament isn’t getting any easier for the Florida State men's basketball team. After losing Sunday night at N.C. State, Leonard Hamilton's fell to 19-9 on the season (8-8 in the ACC) and also dropped out of the Top 25. The Seminoles have lost three of their last five games and have two regular-season contests remaining. FSU's recent struggles are reflected in the latest round of NCAA Tournament projections. After getting thrashed by the Wolfpack, ESPN penciled the 'Noles

Phil Cofer remains vital piece towards Seminoles success

Florida State is 5-0 for the first time since the Seminoles won the ACC Championship in 2012. It has certainly been an impressive start for a team that boasts eight scholarship underclassmen. The `Noles have only two seniors: Phil Cofer and Braian Angola. Cofer is the longest tenured player on this roster, while Angola transferred to Tallahassee after starting his career at North Idaho College. Cofer has traveled a tumultuous road to arrive to where he is in his career. He signed with FSU in 20

Wyatt Wilkes settling into Tallahassee

Tallahassee is in the midst of a sweltering summer and many of Florida State’s athletes are currently back in town as they prepare for their upcoming seasons. Wyatt Wilkes is an incoming freshman for the Seminoles Men’s Basketball team. He was originally rated as a three-star recruit out of Winter Park, FL. He’s already arrived on campus to take part in offseason workouts and is enjoying his time in the city thus far. “I love it around here. It’s beautiful, the weather is great,” Wilkes said.

Young ’Noles flash potential at Jam with Ham

The Florida State men’s basketball team held their annual preseason Jam with Ham on Friday, October 13. The Seminoles return eight scholarship players and have five new players via the 2017 recruiting class. Head Coach Leonard Hamilton will have to be savvy in his quest to replace four of the five starters that took the floor for his squad last season. FSU is hoping to mitigate those major losses of talent and experience with an influx of youth. Hamilton and his staff inked a top 10 recruiting