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Noles News: Football season is over, transfer talk, soccer advances to the College Cup

The latest updates on Florida State athletics

The Florida State Seminoles had a weekend to remember. Closing out the regular season, head coach Mike Norvell and Co. finished stronger than some would expect and showed improvement in many aspects of the climb. Losing to rival UF was painstaking but looking forward there are a lot of things to be excited about heading into a recruiting bonanza this off-season.

Women’s soccer held on against Michigan advancing to the College Cup, football seniors planned their goodbyes and, men’s basketball squeaked one out in overtime against Boston. Here are some highlights from over the weekend:

Football

The iconic rivalry between Florida State and the Gators was somewhat disappointing to the Nole faithful stomaching a loss on the road 21-24. However, seniors, the draft-eligible, and former players expressed their love for the program and their faith moving forward:

Meanwhile, the coaching carousel has already begun:

If you want to get in on the conversation, talk about job openings around the college football landscape, or even if you just wonder why Bob Stoops is interim at OU and need some company, check out the thread below:

Recruiting

The transfer portal is becoming more and more a norm since it’s been in effect and will play a huge factor in filling some of the holes that need to be addressed moving forward for the Seminoles. What do you think is the biggest position of need and can be fixed through the portal? Who would you like to see join tribe 22? Hop on over to the new transfer portal fan post by JoeNole and talk to your heart's content:

And as always, experts Tim Scribble, NoleThruandThru, and Josh Pick talk recruiting in the latest FSU Football: OFFICIAL Tribe ‘22 Recruiting Thread #21.

(More on the way.)

Basketball

In case you missed it, FSU narrowly escaped Boston in overtime (81-80) on Wednesday but managed to hang on pending a last second bucket by Matthew Cleveland, and look ahead for a November 30th showdown against Purdue at 7 p.m.

Meanwhile, women’s basketball fell to Purdue 66-61 and looks ahead to Illinois, Dec 2nd.

Other sports

Women’s soccer narrowly defeated Michigan 1-0 in overtime advancing to their 12th College Cup in program history:

For more information, check out our biggest fan Frank’s post which got moved here after Arby’s filed a restraining order for violating their fan section rules: