Clemson vs. Florida State: Full Game Preview

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Clemson vs. Florida State: Full Game Preview
Clemson
(10-7, 2-4 away)
Florida State
(10-7, 6-5 home)
Venue: Donald L. Tucker Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 24, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Clemson D Booker 13.0 D Booker 8.0 R Hall 3.8
Florida State M Snaer 14.8 T Shannon 6.3 M Snaer 2.6

Florida State welcomes Clemson to Donald L. Tucker Center on Thursday. Tip-off is at 8:00 EST and it can be seen on ACC Network or ESPN3.com. The Seminoles beat the Tigers 71-66 on January 5th and are 5-4 against them over the last four years.

Florida State is 4th in the ACC and Clemson is in 10th. Both teams continue to jockey for position.

In their last match-up, Michael Snaer finished with 9 points in the Seminoles 56-36 loss against Virginia on January 19th. With 14.8 points per game and 2.6 assists per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. For the Tigers, Devin Booker finished with 27 points and 6 rebounds in the 66-62 loss to NC State on January 20th. With 13.0 points per game and 8.0 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.

Florida State has a statistical advantage over Clemson in one significant area, scoring, where the Seminoles have an edge over the Tigers, 70 points per game to 63 points per game.

Clemson StatSmack

  • Florida State is a better free-throw-shooting team (73.1% vs 64.0%) than Clemson this season.
  • Michael Snaer is ranked 9th in the ACC in points and 8th in the ACC in three-pointers.
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Florida State has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Clemson (12 vs 2).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Florida State has come back to win after being down at half against Clemson 6 times since 1999.
  • Okaro White is ranked 9th in the ACC in blocks.
  • Florida State has a better overall winning percentage over the last 5 years (0.696 to 0.636).
  • Florida State is better under pressure, and has defeated Clemson in 8 out of the last 13 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • Florida State beat Clemson by 8 points the last time they played (Mar 04, 2012).
  • Florida State has a more potent offense, scoring more points (74.0 per game vs 64.4 per game) than Clemson this season.
  • Terrance Shannon is ranked 9th in the ACC in steals.
  • Florida State is a better three-point shooting team (38.9% vs 32.2%) than Clemson this season.
CLEM Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Devin Booker 30 13 8 1 1 1 2
B- Milton Jennings 28 10 6 2 1 1 2
C+ K.J. McDaniels 26 11 5 1 1 2 2
C Rod Hall 29 7 2 4 1 0 2
C Adonis Filer 22 8 3 2 1 0 1
C- Jordan Roper 19 7 1 1 1 0 1
C- D. Harrison 20 5 3 1 1 0 1
D+ T.J. Sapp 15 4 1 1 0 0 0
D B. Sullivan 11 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Landry Nnoko 8 1 2 0 0 0 1
D Josh Smith 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Carson Fields 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 3
C Aaron Thomas 16 7 3 1 1 0 1
C- T. Whisnant II 21 7 1 1 1 0 0
D+ Ian Miller 21 6 2 2 1 0 1
D+ Devon Bookert 18 5 1 2 1 0 2
D+ Montay Brandon 21 5 2 2 0 0 2
D+ Kiel Turpin 13 4 2 0 0 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 3 0 1 0 0 0 0

Follow Florida State Basketball from B/R on Facebook

Follow Florida State Basketball from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Out of Bounds

NBA Draft

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.