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Hoops Gameday Page: FSU vs. Buffalo

Buffalo (0-1) at Florida State (0-1)

Monday, Nov. 12 2012, 7 p.m. EST

Tucker Center | Tallahassee, Fla.

Florida State had a nightmare start to the 2012-13 season, falling to South Alabama 76-71 at home on Friday night. The Seminoles will look to bounce back against Buffalo on Monday. Buffalo also lost its opener to Princeton 57-53.

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South Alabama at Florida State
Monday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m. EST
Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Fla.
Series: First-ever meeting.

TV: ESPN3.com
Radio: Seminole Radio Network
Florida State Seminoles
0-1, 0-0 ACC
Coach: Leonard Hamilton

Buffalo Bulls
0-1, 0-0 MAC

Coach: Reggie Witherspoon

Florida State Projected Starters (averages for the 2011-12 season)
Pos Name Yr. Ht./Wt. PPG RPG
F Okaro White Jr. 6-8, 204 9 5
C Kiel Turpin Jr. 7-0, 225 4 0
G Ian Miller Jr. 6-3, 186 8 4a
G Michael Snaer Sr. 6-5, 202 10 7
G Terry Whisnant So. 6-3, 174 11 4

South Alabama Projected Starters
Pos Name Yr. Ht./Wt. PPG RPG
F Will Regan Jr. 6-8, 230 7 5
F Javon McCrea Jr. 6-7, 250 22 7
G Auraurn Nuiriankh Jr. 6-6, 200 2 2a
G Jarod Oldham Sr. 6-3, 185 7 6
G Corey Raley-Ross So. 6-3, 195 0 1

Notes:

What to watch for
The youth movement began with rough results as five players made their FSU debuts in Friday's loss to South Alabama. FSU had been 11-0 in season openers under head coach Leonard Hamilton.

Florida State turned the ball over 17 times on Friday while going just 5-of-21 from three-point range. an even bigger surprise, FSU allowed South Alabama to go 9-of-15 from three-point range. However, Buffalo shot just 34.9 percent from the field in its loss to Princeton.


Statistical Comparison
Florida State Buffalo
Overall Record 0-1 0-1
Conference Record 0-0 ACC 0-0 MAC
Scoring Offense 71 53
Scoring Defense 76 57
Scoring Margin -5 -4
Rebound Margin +1 +4
FG Percentage .415 .349
3-pt Percentage .238 .455
FT Percentage .688 .818
FG Percentage Defense .420 .345
3-Pointers Per Game 5 5
Assists Per Game 9 8
Turnovers Per Game 17 18
Turnover Margin +2 +8
Steals Per Game 8 4
Blocked Shots Per Game 1 7

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