Preview: Florida State Seminoles

Seminoles will improve, but don't expect to see it in the win column

Updated: October 23, 2013, 9:33 AM ET
By John Gasaway | ESPN Insider

Okaro White Melina Vastola/USA TODAY SportsOkaro White could be a force for Florida State if he limits fouls and is more productive on the boards.

Florida State Seminoles

2012-13: 18-16 (9-9 ACC)
In-conference offense: 0.98 points per possession (8th)
In-conference defense: 1.08 points allowed per possession (10th)

What you saw from Florida State in 2012-13 was truly amazing. To go .500 in conference play while being outscored by 0.10 points per possession is … remarkable? Unheard of? Not to be believed? Yes, yes and yes. An incredible eight of the Seminoles' nine conference wins last season came by single digits, as FSU fans came to expect heroics in the final seconds from Michael Snaer (who has since graduated).