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Florida State football, recruiting news: FSU gearing up for recruiting weekend

Plus, a last-second basketball win to make up for a last second basketball loss.

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Recruiting:

This weekend, recruits are heading to Tallahassee as Mike Norvell gets the first real action of his debut year underway. Confirmed visitors include prospects like 2021 cornerback Kamari Lassiter, who is heading to Tallahassee tomorrow, while some like 2021 four-star defensive lineman Victory Vaka are still deciding.

Take some time to read this in-depth scouting report and projection on 2021 prospect Jaydon Hood from officially.back, who is causally capable of creating his own data-based recruiting rating projection system.

Basketball:

For the first time ever, Florida State basketball beat Notre Dame on the road, and on a last-second shot no less.

Darren Nerdvell has some fun with numbers on the money going FSU’s way:

Former Florida State hooper Malik Beasley has been on fire since getting traded out of Denver:

And Terance Mann hasn’t been doing too shabby, either:

Sophomore Morgan Jones and and freshman River Baldwin were both named to the 2020 All-ACC Academic Team.

Baseball:

Brett Nevitt broke down the box score from FSU baseball’s win over previously-unbeaten Mercer.

....welp.

Softball:

No. 11 Florida State softball picked up a ranked win on the road, taking down No. 22 UCF 8-3 on Wednesday night.

Other Sports:

Freshman Sydney VanOvermeiren and sophomores Aryanna Fernandes and Nina Kucheran have all been invited to the NCAA Swimming Championships.

Meanwhile, nine members of Florida State’s track and field program will be heading to the NCAA Indoor Championships.

The No. 25 Florida State men’s tennis team takes on Clemson on the road tonight in its first true away match of the season.

Florida State University physicists are proposing that the rare decay of a subatomic particle is actually a new, short-lived particle that has avoided detection in similar experiments, which “violates the standard model of physics that explains the basic fundamental forces of the universe and classifies all known elementary particles.”

The Florida State University College of Law Moot Court Team placed first in a national competition for the second week in a row, winning the 2020 Domenick L. Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition.