Florida State vs. St. Bonaventure [Game info open thread]
About Florida State:
No team enters the tournament with as much momentum as the Seminoles (24-9). Leonard Hamilton's squad ended their season by beating Duke and North Carolina on consecutive days to win the ACC Tournament. Overall, Florida State and its stifling defense has won five straight games. If day one of the NCAA Tournament wasn't exciting enough for you, tune into this game, as Florida State has a flair for the dramatic--especially leading scorer Michael Snaer, who twice hit threes at the buzzer to win games for the Seminoles.
About St. Bonaventure
The Bonnies (20-11) won the Atlantic-10 Conference Tournament to steal a bid from a potential at-large team. St. Bonaventure finished in a tie for third in the conference in the regular season before their tournament run. The Bonnies' top player is 6-foot-9 senior forward Andrew Nicholson, who leads the team in both scoring and rebounding with 18.4 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.
What's at stake?
The winner plays the winner of No. 6 Cincinnati and No. 11 Texas.
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