Florida State Seminoles Basketball venues
Florida State Seminoles Basketball Tickets
Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference
Home Games: Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
Head Coach: Leonard Hamilton
All-Time Greats: Dave Cowens, Sam Cassell, Bob Sura, Jonathon Isaac, Solomon Alabi, Michael Snaer, Tim Pickett, Al Thornton, Okaro White
Florida State Seminoles Basketball TicketsThe Florida State Seminoles men's basketball team plays home games at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee. This NCAA Division I basketball team made it to be runner-up in the 1972 NCAA Tournament. The Seminoles' team has played in 17 NCAA tournaments, making it to the Elite Eight on three occasions. Florida State has four regular-season conference titles. In the Atlantic Coast Conference, the team has won one championship. In the past, the Seminoles played in the Metro Conference, the Florida Intercollegiate Conference and the Dixie Conference. The Florida State Seminoles' basketball team played its first season in 1947-1948 and has seen plenty of talented players over the decades. While a freshman at Florida State University, Bob Sura won ACC Rookie of the Year. He was also the first FSU player to be recognized as First Team All-ACC. Dave Cowens averaged 18.9 points per game as a Florida State Seminole and moved on to play for the NBA Boston Celtics, averaging 17 points per game. The Basketball Hall of Fame added Cowens in 1991. Buy Florida State Seminoles' basketball tickets for a game near you at StubHub.
What is the background of Head Coach Leonard Hamilton?Leonard Hamilton started his coaching career in 1986 for Oklahoma State University. From 1990-2000, he coached the Miami Hurricanes, and from 2000 to now, he has been the head coach for the Florida State Seminoles. Hamilton is the all-time winningest coach for the Florida State Seminoles basketball team with over 300 wins. He has won over five awards for his coaching, including National Coach of the Year, Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year and Big East Coach of the Year.
What was the Florida State Seminoles' record last season?The Seminoles men's basketball team finished the 2018-2019 season at 29-8 overall and 13-5 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. In the ACC Tournament, the Seminoles made it to the finals having defeated the top seed, the Virginia Cavaliers, in the semifinals. The Seminoles finished as runner-up, having lost to Duke with a score of 63-73.
How large is the Florida State Seminoles' home arena?The Donald L. Tucker Civic Center has 11,500 seats available for NCAA basketball games. The venue is over 18,000 square feet, and its main arena features 119-foot ceilings. In 1995, the first round of the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament took place at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Sound quality for announcements and music at the venue is excellent since the venue is also used for concerts and musicals. For basketball games, the game floor features the Seminoles' colors, an upgrade since the venue's original construction. The team entrance was also upgraded with improved signage and modern designs. With the added energy of students supporting their team for home games, you'll want to catch Florida State Seminoles' basketball games there when possible.
What is the Florida State Seminoles' basketball team schedule?The Seminoles started the 2019-2020 season October 22 versus Barry University with a 95-66 win. The team also won against Florida, one of its rivals, on November 10. You can anticipate that the team will face Duke on February 10, 2020. Other important games in the Seminoles' schedule are versus North Carolina on February 3, Miami on January 18 and February 8, and Virginia on January 15 and January 28.
Where does the team name "Seminole" come from?The term Seminole comes from an Indian tribe that has close relations with Florida State University. The Seminole Indian tribe often participates in campus activities. Why did FSU choose Seminole as its symbol? The Seminole Indian tribe is known as "unconquered," and FSU wants to represent the same bravery, dignity and spirit as the Seminole Indians.
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