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Florida State football, recruiting news: FSU is dancing in March

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Baseball drops first ACC series on the road.

NCAA Basketball: Pittsburgh at Florida State Glenn Beil-USA TODAY Sports

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FSU is back in the NCAA tournament for the second consecutive year and sixth in the last decade; The ninth-seeded Seminoles will take on Michael Porter, Jr. and the eight-seeded Missouri Tigers Friday night at 9:50 on TBS.

Women’s Basketball finds out tonight where their NCAA tournament destination is:

After taking game one of the series FSU dropped both games in the doubleheader vs. Wake Forest.

Coach Ham probably did something like this when FSU’s logo flashed across the screen on Selection Sunday:

What a career for Lonni Almeida:

Football:

FSU has a new philosophy on defense and linebackers coach Raymond Woodie will tell you all about it.

New offensive line coach Grey Frey has work to do with FSU’s talented yet underdeveloped group of bodies.

If you thought FSU’s QB depth was perilous wait until you read about what Stanford has available this spring.

SI.com has FSU’s QB battle as one of eighteen to watch this spring despite Deondre Francois likely not being available to practice.

Recruiting:

FSU hosted Top 100 4-star wide receiver Lance Wilhoite this past weekend and he had a lot of good things to say about his visit. (VIP)

“I loved it,” Wilhoite said.

During the visit Wilhoite got a lot of attention from head coach Willie Taggart as well as wide receivers coach David Kelly.

He had a lot to say about that dynamic duo after the visit concluded.

”Man both of those guys are real,” Wilhoite said. “This visit put FSU high up for me.

”Coach Taggart loved what he saw in me,” Wilhoite continued. “We talked about changing the game and putting FSU back to where there suppose to be which is the top. And he said I can help change that.

”Coach Kelly talked about getting guys that can help him out,” Wilhoite added. “He was strict on Coach Taggart’s saying “Do Something” He also said he was gone to recruit me hard since I’m a top guy in the country. He said we need guys like myself and others if we really want to put FSU back at the top.

3-star safety Kyle Hamilton has a new offer:

As does four-star athlete Marquis Wilson, teammate of four-star qb target Taisun Phommachanh.

Alumni:

Javien Elliott is getting a second NFL contract; the former FSU walk-on is making a place for himself in the NFL:

Former Seminole Jonathan Isaac recently returned to action from injury but he took time to express how happy he was for his former team once again making the Big Dance: