The fantastic information — if there is any to come out of a reduction — is that the Seminoles’ streak was snapped by just one of the best groups in the country.
The other piece of fantastic information for Florida Point out (21-6 over-all, 9-5 ACC) is that it will get a probability to fight its way again into the race for a top-4 ACC Match seed when it hosts Notre Dame (13-14, 3-11) on Monday in Tallahassee.
Florida Point out was trounced Saturday 77-59 by No. 8 North Carolina, which also defeat No. 1 Duke earlier in the 7 days and could soar to the top of the Linked Press Best 25 poll when the new just one is produced Monday. The Seminoles’ missing hurt their possibilities at a top-4 seed in the ACC tourney, which would be fantastic for a double-bye when the event begins March 12 in Charlotte, N.C.
Florida Point out is now fifth in the ACC standings, a 50 percent sport powering No. 20 Virginia Tech (21-6, 10-5), which is in fourth put.
“We have got to have a speedy recovery,” Florida Point out mentor Leonard Hamilton claimed immediately after Saturday’s reduction to North Carolina.
The sport Monday from the Battling Irish — who sit next-to-final in the ACC standings — also marks the first of 3 contests in a row that Florida Point out will play at home ahead of the typical-period finale at Wake Forest. The Seminoles went 2-1 on their the latest 3-sport highway journey.
Florida Point out hosts N.C. Point out on March 2, adopted by the Hokies on March 5.
Notre Dame comes in owning missing 3 in a row and 4 of its final 5. The Battling Irish’s final sport was a 67-59 defeat to the Hokies on Saturday, so they will also be on shorter rest come Monday.
Inspite of all that, head mentor Mike Brey likes some matters he’s viewed out of his crew throughout this rough extend in February.
“The just one thing about this team the entire time they come in each individual working day,” Brey told Television station WNDU in South Bend, Ind.. “They are seriously coachable. I think our leadership has been wonderful. It is really uncomplicated to lead when you are 8-2 or 7-3, but when you are 2-8 and swinging and scratching and clawing, that places a small more strain on your guys.
“We have wonderful youngsters who come in and say, ‘Okay mentor us nowadays and what do we want to do,’ they are open up to that.”
Florida Point out ahead Mfiondu Kabengele is major the crew — off the bench — with 13.2 details for every sport, in addition to 5.6 rebounds.
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