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Noles News: Two ’Noles selected in the NBA Draft lottery

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Plus, more unfortunate injury news for FSU Football.

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Basketball:

Coach Ham was ready to watch tonight’s NBA draft like a proud poppa, as Devin Vassell and Patrick Williams waited to have their names called:

Patrick Williams heard his name called first, tying Dave Cowens for highest drafted Seminole, as the Chicago Bulls selected the Charlotte native with the fourth overall pick.

Not too bad, huh?

Which one of you degenerates did this?

On the eve of the draft, Devin Vassell was ready for a new chapter in his journey:

Vassell would hear his name called 7 picks later, joining legendary head coach Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs with the 11th overall pick.

Eat your heart out, Tobacco Road:

Williams and Vassell made history, joining two other legendary Seminoles:

Football:

We heard from Mike Norvell and the Florida State Seminoles defense for the last time ahead of the Clemson game. With that came unfortunate injury news for both quarterback Chubba Purdy and defensive back Meiko Dotson.

While the recent results aren’t exactly full of fond memories for FSU fans, our Austin Cox took a look at the all-time matchup history between Florida State and Clemson, which will remind you of better times.

Recruiting:

FSU offered a 2022 offensive tackle Qae’shon Sapp, who already has quite an impressive offer list

Stay up to date with FSU’s 2021 recruiting class in Tomahawk Nation’s recruiting thread.

Other Sports:

FSU fútbol adding to their trophy cabinet:

What a week for Jaelin Howell, an ACC Championship and a USWNT call-up:

Alumni:

It’s looking more likely that Jameis Winston will get his shot under center with Drew Brees set to miss some time. Taysom Hill will likely see plenty of action as well, but it’s worth noting that Winston now leads the league in quarterback saves (2):

Anyone else starting Jameis?

Get your fresh Dalvin Cook wallpaper just in time for him to destroy the Cowboys on Sunday:

Tristan Wirfs was ready for Brian Burns’ signature spin move, but Burns never gave up on the play:

Super Bowl champ Patrick Robinson is still getting it done:

Patrick Robinson’s teammate on that Super Bowl squad, Nigel Bradham will be looking for another team after being released by the Broncos: