Florida State's women's basketball team wrapped up final exams this week. Now the Seminoles face a doctoral thesis-like challenge: beating top-ranked Connecticut.
The No. 11 Seminoles square off against the Huskies Friday in the Hall of Fame Women's Showcase at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. It is the first national opportunity this season for the Seminoles so show if they are a legitimate national contender after reaching the Elite Eight for the second time in six seasons last year.
"We look at it as an opportunity to grow our program," coach Sue Semrau said. "But our measure is not just against UConn but the other top teams."
Florida State played No. 2 South Carolina in a closed preseason scrimmage and will host third-ranked Notre Dame later in the season. The Seminoles are 0-13 against top-ranked teams, including a 38-point loss to Baylor in the NCAA Tournament two years ago. >> Read more...
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