Last week, Florida State hoops came just two points shy of cracking the AP top-25. That should change— and as far as the Seminoles are concerned, for the better. On Saturday night, the ’Noles (7-1) secured the Emerald Coast Classic title, wrapping up a 3-0 week that included some impressive victories.
Monday’s trouncing of Chicago State was expected. Then again, No. 1 Duke was a 31-point home favorite against Stephen F. Austin and lost; so there’s something to be said for taking care of business.
FSU then went on to record neutral-site wins over No. 17 Tennessee and a nearly ranked Purdue team that KenPom currently has as the No.