Time/TV: 7 p.m. on Fox Sports South. In Florida, you can stream the game by going here. The game should be available to stream in the Fox Sports Go app.
FSU projected starters: G Devin Vassell (13.5 ppg, 4 rpg), G M.J. Walker (8 ppg, 4 rpg), G Trent Forrest (13.5 ppg, 4.5 assists), F Malik Osborne (6 ppg, 6.5 rpg), F RaiQuan Gray (7 ppg, 4 rpg).
Western Carolina projected starters: G Kameron Gibson (12.5 ppg, 3.5 assists), G Mason Faulkner (21.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg), G Matt Halvorsen (2.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg), F Onno Steger (11.5 ppg, 6.5 rpg), F Carlos Dotson (16 ppg, 11 rpg).
Home openers: FSU has won six straight home openers and 17 of 18 under coach Leonard Hamilton.
History lesson: FSU has won 32 straight non-conference home games, which dates to a win over UCF on Dec. 6, 2015. Yes, nearly four years ago.
Down go top-10s: FSU has now recorded a victory over a top-10 team in each of the last four years. The Seminoles defeated Florida on Sunday. They also beat Virginia in March, Gonzaga and Xavier in the 2018 NCAA Tournament as well as Florida in Dec. 2017 and Duke in Jan. 2017.
Notable: Western Carolina is coached by Mark Prosser, the son of former Wake Forest coach Skip Prosser.