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College basketball preview: FSU Seminoles at Maryland

Today's major state men's games

No. 18 FSU at Maryland

When/where: 5:30; Comcast Center, College Park, Md.

TV/radio: FSN; 1040-AM

Records: FSU 13-2, 1-0 ACC; Maryland 9-4, 0-0

Notable: The Seminoles are trying to win their first two ACC games for the first time since the 1999-2000 season. They have won seven in a row overall. … Defense has carried FSU. The Seminoles are among the nation's top 10 teams in field-goal percentage defense (first, .337), scoring defense (sixth, 56.9 ppg) and blocks (10th, 7.1 bpg). … FSU C Solomon Alabi is first in the ACC and 18th in the nation with 2.9 blocks per game. He is the Seminoles' leader with 12.1 points per game and a .578 shooting percentage. … The Terrapins enter their ACC opener having won four of five. They had their biggest outburst of the season in their previous game, a 97-63 victory at UNC Greensboro last week. … Maryland's Greivis Vasquez last week was named a finalist for the Cousy Award, given to the nation's top point guard.

Times staff

College basketball preview: FSU Seminoles at Maryland 01/09/10 [Last modified: Saturday, January 9, 2010 9:14pm]
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