Florida State Basketball is on its second COVID break of the season both of which came off of the heels of disappointing performances.
The first time around the ‘Noles lost by 10 points to a Clemson team that hasn’t held up to the test of time.
This last break was initiated after a sloppy performance against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
However, all is not lost. The last time FSU had some time off they came out firing, winning 5 straight conference games, 4 of which by double digits. Their offense was operating as well as any has under Leonard Hamilton and even the defense was beginning to find its stride. Then came the Georgia Tech game.
Florida State had perhaps its least coordinated effort of the season. Having nineteen turnovers alone is reason enough to lose a basketball game but couple that with missed assignments on defense and sluggish shooting and the ‘Noles didn’t have a chance to win that game on the road.
The good news is that losses tend to be more instructive than victories. This game had a lot of good and a lot of bad. Let's take a look at some clips to get a better understanding of how FSU can look to clean things up after their break to start another winning streak.
This game wasn’t the end of the world. Winning college basketball games on the road is a hard thing to do, especially in conference games, but if you want to be considered the top dog in the ACC these are games you need to win. Hopefully, this time off has given the ‘Noles plenty of time to review the film so they can come back from the break firing.