Florida and Florida State prepare for first-round matchups in NCAA Tournament
12 March, 2018, 10:43 | Author: Alyssa Little
Florida State laid a very big egg in the first round of the ACC Tournament last week with an 82-74 loss to Louisville, but escaped significant penalty. Should the Tigers win that matchup, they will likely face 1-seed Xavier on Sunday.
It was supposed to be a rebuilding season for the Seminoles after losing three starters from last year's NCAA tournament team to the National Basketball Association.
Florida State makes the national tournament for the second year in a row and the sixth time in the past 10 years. UF (20-12, 11-7 SEC) will open its tournament run against either St. Bonaventure or UCLA on Thursday.
The Tigers (20-12, 10-8 SEC) were given an 8 seed by the tournament's selection committee, which was announced Sunday on the NCAA Tournament Selection Show. For head coach Leonard Hamilton, it's the ninth tournament appearance of his career.
Martin was pleased with the draw considering the relatively short trip - at least compared to other host sites in San Diego, Pittsburgh and Charlotte, N.C. - and the late Friday tip-off, which gives his team another practice day to work Michael Porter Jr. back into the rotation. His 2014 Tennessee team won a play-in game and two more in the bracket to reach the Sweet 16.
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The Tigers are led in scoring by guard Kassius Robertson with 16.2 points per game.
Over on the Missouri side, they're now 20-12 this year.
The Seminoles have hit the skids over the past few games, but they do have some signature wins this season. That record includes a loss in their first ACC Tournament game against Louisville.
FSU also lost its only meeting to Notre Dame (20-14) by double digits. FSU beat Florida and North Carolina when both teams were ranked among the top-10, toppled Clemson when the Tigers were ranked 11th and beat Miami when the Hurricanes were 24th.
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During coaching stints at Canisius and Richmond, his teams had similar gaps before NCAA tournament appearances. The major difference from past years is that that initial release will simply be the qualified teams.
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