Saturday, March 14, 2009

Duke-Fla. State pregame capsule

ACC TOURNAMENT FINAL

MATCHUP: No.3 seed Duke vs. No.4 seed Florida State


WHEN: 1 p.m.
WHERE: Georgia Dome, Atlanta
TV: WBTV, Ch. 3
Observation
-This will mark Duke’s second match-up in the month with the Seminoles. On March 3, the Blue Devils beat Florida State 84-81.

-Florida State has never won two games in a row in the ACC tournament, much less played for the title. “I think that we’re still hungry,’’ star guard Toney Douglas said. “We never end up being satisfied.”

Projected starters

DUKE (27-6)
F Gerald Henderson 16.8, 7.8
F Lance Thomas 5.2, 3.3
F Kyle Singler 16.8, 7.8
G Jon Scheyer 14.5, 3.7
G Elliot Williams 4.2, 2.2

FLORIDA STATE (25-8)
F Derwin Kitchen 8.3, 4.4
F Solomon Alabi 8.5, 5.7
F Uche Echefu 8.6, 5.4
G Chris Singleton 7.7, 4.8
G Toney Douglas 21.2, 4.0

— Robbi Pickeral

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Duke has been overlooked. They will beat FSU by 15.

buckman said...

DUKE has been overlooked? Are you kidding? Listen to ther announcers,read the papers - try to figure out how FSU beats Clemson twice, has a bettere ACC record, has a stronger strength of schedule and is STILL ranked behind them??? Who is overlooked? We'll find out tomorrow.

Anonymous said...

buckman get your facts right befiore you get outraged, Duke ACC 12-5 RPI 2nd SOS 2nd FSU ACC 11-6 RPI 17th SOS 31st thats why they are ranked behind Duke

Anonymous said...

Convinced yet buckman? ACC Champs!