North Carolina vs. Florida State: Full Game Preview

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North Carolina vs. Florida State: Full Game Preview
North Carolina
(10-5, 2-3 away)
Florida State
(10-5, 6-4 home)
Venue: Donald L. Tucker Center
2:10PM ET / 11:10AM PT, January 12, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
North Carolina J Michael McAdoo 14.4 J Michael McAdoo 8.1 M Paige 4.2
Florida State M Snaer 15.1 T Shannon 6.5 M Snaer 2.6

In their last outing, despite 14 points and 6 rebounds from James Michael McAdoo, the Tar Heels fell to Miami (FL) 68-59 on January 10th. He leads the team in points with 14.4 per game and rebounds with 8.1 per game. For the Seminoles, Okaro White finished with 20 points and 9 rebounds in the 65-62 win over Maryland on January 9th. He is averaging 13.4 points per game in addition to a team-best 1.4 blocks per game.

Florida State StatSmack

  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. North Carolina has come back to win after being down at half against Florida State 5 times since 1998.
  • The North Carolina assist leader (Dexter Strickland) has more assists than the Florida State assist leader (Devon Bookert).
  • North Carolina can actually jump, with more rebounds (44.8 per game vs 35.0 per game) than Florida State this season.
  • North Carolina is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on North Carolina is 206 lbs compared to 201 lbs for Florida State.
  • North Carolina has a much better Kiplinger In-State Ranking than Florida State (#1 vs #20).
  • The North Carolina three-point leader (Reggie Bullock) has more three-pointers than the Florida State three-point leader (Michael Snaer).
  • North Carolina has a more potent offense, scoring more points (83.6 per game vs 74.0 per game) than Florida State this season.
  • North Carolina has more Final Four appearances over the last 10 years than Florida State (3 vs 0).
  • We win when it counts, too. North Carolina has more NCAA Tournament wins over the last 10 years than Florida State (27 vs 3).
  • North Carolina has more Top 5 Director's Cup finishes than Florida State (9 vs 2)
  • The North Carolina scoring leader (James Michael McAdoo) has more points than the Florida State scoring leader (Michael Snaer).
UNC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Reggie Bullock 28 13 6 3 1 0 1
B J. McAdoo 29 14 8 1 1 0 3
B P.J. Hairston 20 12 4 1 1 1 1
C+ D. Strickland 26 8 3 4 1 0 1
C+ Marcus Paige 26 7 2 4 1 0 3
C Brice Johnson 14 8 4 0 1 1 1
C Leslie McDonald 18 8 2 2 1 0 1
C- J.P. Tokoto 11 4 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Joel James 12 3 3 0 0 1 1
D+ Jackson Simmons 6 2 2 0 0 0 0
D+ Desmond Hubert 11 1 2 0 0 1 1
D James Manor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Denzel Robinson 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Frank Tanner 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Luke Davis 6 1 0 2 0 0 0
D Wade Moody 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
FSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Okaro White 28 13 6 1 1 1 2
B- Michael Snaer 31 15 5 3 1 0 3
C T. Shannon 22 9 6 1 1 1 2
C Aaron Thomas 16 7 3 1 1 0 1
C T. Whisnant II 21 7 2 1 1 0 0
C- Devon Bookert 19 5 2 2 1 0 2
C- Ian Miller 21 6 2 2 1 0 1
C- Montay Brandon 21 6 2 2 0 0 2
D+ Kiel Turpin 13 4 2 1 1 1 1
D B. Bojanovsky 11 2 2 0 0 1 1
D Joey Moreau 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
D R. Gilchrist 8 2 1 0 0 0 0
D R. Portuondo 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
D Michael Ojo 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
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