Preview: North Florida at Florida State

Tuesday’s game: 8:30 p.m. on ACC Network.

FSU projected starters: G Trent Forrest (12.1 ppg., 3.9 assists), G M.J. Walker (10.3 ppg., 2.7 rpg.), G Devin Vassell (12.4 ppg., 4.8 rpg.), F Malik Osborne (6.1 ppg., 5.5 rpg.), C Dominik Olejniczak (3.3 ppg., 2.6 rpg.).

FSU’s top reserves: F RaiQuan Gray (5.9 ppg., 3.6 rpg.), F Patrick Williams (9.1 ppg., 3.1 rpg.), G Anthony Polite (5.9 ppg.)

North Florida projected starters: G Garrett Sams (14.0 ppg., 3.8 rpg.), G Ivan Gandia-Rosa (13.9 ppg., 6.2 assists), G J.T Escobar (12.3 ppg., 1.6 rpg.), F Carter Hendrickson (17.2 ppg., 8.8 rpg.), F Dorian James (4.5 ppg., 4.4 rpg.).

Men of steal: FSU ranks second in the ACC with 92 steals, averaging 9.2 per game.

Vassell’s impressive start: Vassell has scored in double figures in nine of 10 games. He has made 13 of 29 three-point attempts (44.8 percent) this season. That’s already half of the total made 3s that he had as a freshman last season.

Quite the run at home: FSU is looking for its 37th straight non-conference home win … The Seminoles were 18-0 at home (including 9-0 in the ACC) during the 2016-17, 15-1 at home during the 2018-10 season and are 5 -0 at home this season (2019-20).

Tuck Talk: Catch the latest basketball-only podcast as the Osceola previews FSU-North Florida and discusses the men’s and women’s basketball seasons. Listen here or go to the Apple podcasts app.

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