Hamilton and staff honor team at annual men's basketball banquet.
The Florida State men's basketball team snaps a two-game losing streak with its most lopsided ACC victory of the season Tuesday night against the visiting Demon Deacons.
Hot-shooting Hokies too much for the 'Noles Sunday night in Blacksburg, Va. in Florida State's 80-70 defeat.
The Seminoles get back to winning ways with a nail-biting conference victory over the visiting Eagles Saturday at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
Florida State puts a scare into No. 3 Miami Tuesday at home but the ACC-leading Hurricanes hang on for the win in a hard-fought game at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
The Seminoles defeated BYU, 88-70
Pronounced: Boris Bo-Jan-ov-Sky
"This (going to Florida State) is a great move for him as he is a high level and highly skilled center who will be challenged night in and night out in the ACC. I really believe the Boris will flourish under the guidance of head coach Leonard Hamilton and his staff," said head coach Rob Orellana of Oakley College."
ON BOJANOVKSY: At 7-3, he is the tallest basketball player in the history of the Florida State basketball program...ranked as the 23rd best player in the class of 2013 according to Eurohoops...possesses great length and has an outstanding skill set for a 7-3 player...has a vast array of post-up moved and has mastered a deadly mid-range jumpshot...has played in the European Championships three times - the U-18 tournament in 2010 and 2011 and the U-16 Tournament in 2009...averaged a double double of 22.0 points, 13.3 rebounds and 4.2 blocked shots while shooting .594 percent from the field as a member of the U-18 Solvakian Team at the U-18 European Championships...scored 34 points against Switzerland in the U-18 European Championship...at last 23 points in six of the games in which he played including 34 points against Switzerland, 25 against Norway and 23 each against Austria and Romania...multiple blocked shots in five of his six games including seven against Austria, six against Sweden and five against Switzerland...totaled four steals against Austria and three against Romania...pulled down 22 rebounds against Sweden and 14 against Switzerland...a near triple double of 23 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocked shots against Austria...ranked first on the Slovakian team in field goals made (10.0 per game), defensive rebounds (9.7 per game), blocked shots (4.2 per game), double doubles (six) and field goal percentage (.583 percent)...recorded a double double in all six games played during the 2011 U-18 European Championships...averaged 13.0 points and 7.1 rebounds in seven games during the U-18 European Championships...averaged a double double of 15.6 points and 10.9 rebounds in seven games during the U-16 European Championships in 2009...
AT OAKLEY COLLEGE: Graduated from Oakley College in 2012 after spending three years at the academy...Oakley College is an academic institution which is accredited in the United States, Spain and the United Kingdom...operates in conjunction with the Canarias Basketball Academy which offers a customized curriculum in order to offer the best and most academically orientated program to its students...the CBA also fields athletic teams which are successful as they compete against a competitive independent schedule that includes tournaments and games against top quality teams from around the world...The Oakley School has developed 33 Division I players in the last four years at academic institutions in the United States...earned the scoring title at the Rinus de Jong Invitational in The Netherlands in 2011...
PERSONAL: Born April 5, 1993...Boris is the son of Maria and Peter Bojanovsky...a friend of Seminole football junior Menelik Watson who played basketball at the CBA and one year of basketball at Marist College in New York...selected Florida State over NC State, Virginia Tech, Miami, Georgia Tech and Mississippi State...
Florida State's 7-Footers Player Years Height Boris Bojanovsky 2013-Pr. 7-3 Karim Shabazz 1998-99 7-2 Solomon Alabi 2008-10 7-1 Michael Ojo 2013-Pr. 7-1 David Anderson 2000-02 7-0 Jon Kreft 2011-12 7-0 Andre Reid 1991-95 7-0 Kiel Turpin 2013-Pr. 7-0