Three Seminoles looking to earn NBA roster spots.
Florida State 68, #8 Duke 67
ON REID: One of the most rapidly improving big men in the Atlantic Coast Conference who, with continued improvement, should develop into one of the top big men in one of the top conferences in the nation...enters his junior season having playing in 57 career games as the Seminoles' main go-to-player in the post...with added size and bulk in the line-up and on the roster this season...he will be able to work on becoming more of an all-around player for the Seminoles...without having to shoulder all of the load down below his game will flourish in other areas such as stepping back and learning how to shoot jump shots and continuing to become a shot blocker while increasing his rebounding skills...should become one of the Seminoles' all-time leaders in blocked shots during his junior season...he averages 16.0 blocked shots per season and has 32 career blocked shots entering his junior season...he needs to block 22 shots as a junior to move on Florida State's all-time top 20 for career blocked shots...one of the top field goal shooters in school history who enters his junior season shooting 544 from the field for his career...he has been the top field goal shooter for the Seminoles in both of his first two seasons...he enters his junior season ranked 15th on Florida State's all-time list of successful field goal shooters...will qualify as one of the ACC and national leaders in his final two seasons with more field goal attempts during each individual season...the biggest shot of his career came against North Carolina in a nationally televised game against the Tar Heels in Tallahassee during his sophomore season...he made a deep 3-point shot from the right corner with 8.1 seconds remaining in regulation to pull Florida State into a tie with the nationally ranked Tar Heels and send the game into overtime...Reid's shot was the first 3-point field goal attempt of his career...gained a rebound of a missed 3-point attempt by teammate Isaiah Swann and with no North Carolina player guarding him and time running down calmly swished the shot to tie the score at 67-67...the Tar Heels went on to win the game with an 84-73 margin...one of the most improved free throw shooters on the team and shot a career-high .679 from the line as a sophomore...he improved his free throw shooting percentage by nearly 15 percentage points as compared to his freshman season...has led Florida State to two victories over arch rival Florida in his first two years including the Seminoles' 65-51 victory over the Gators during the 2007-08 season...played exceedingly well as a freshman after not playing virtually the entire 2005-06 season before enrolling at Florida State in the fall of 2006...picked up where he left off as a high school senior and adapted well to the speed of the college game...drove his stock way up during the summer of 2005 and summer when he demonstrated face up ability in a power forward's body...is a bruising power forward who specializes in defending and rebounding...has a solid skill set for a power forward...a four-star forward and the 23rd best high school power forward by Rivals.com in 2005...rated as the fifth best player in the state of Florida by Rivals.com at the end of his senior season...the 36th best player nationally by Hoop Alliance as a senior...rated as the 61st best player in the Cream of the Southeast Crop Report by the Southeastern Basketball Report...helped the Tallahassee Wildcats and head coach John Adkins capture the championship at the Showtime National Championship in Suwannee, Ga., during the summer of 2004...the Wildcats also played in the Super 64 Tournament in California during the summer before his senior season...earned the team award for the top field goal shooting percentage from the Seminole coaching staff at the annual team banquet in 2008...
A SOPHOMORE (2008):averaged a career-high 5.6 points (sixth on the team) and a career-high 5.0 rebounds (second) while playing in 25 of the Seminoles' 34 games during his second season as a Seminole...led a good shooting Florida State team with a .531 field goal shooting percentage...he started a career-high 21 games as a sophomore after not starting a game during his freshman season...averaged a career-high 24.1 minutes played per game and played in double figures in each of the 25 games he played in...his career-high of 36 minutes came in the season finale against Akron in the Seminoles' NIT game against the Zips...started each of the final 16 games of the season including each of the Seminoles' final 13 games of the conference schedule...improved his scoring average by nearly three points per game as a sophomore as he scored at least one point in each of the 25 games he played in as a sophomore...in contrast he went scoreless in eight different games as a freshman...improved his rebounding average by nearly two rebounds per game as a sophomore as he pulled down at least two rebounds in each game he played in as a sophomore...in contrast he pulled down one or fewer rebound in eight different games as a sophomore...led the team in rebounding a career-high five times to tie for second on the team for times leading the team in rebounds...tied his single-season career-high with 16 blocked shots as a sophomore to average 0.6 blocked shots per game...he blocked 16 shots and averaged 0.5 blocked shots per game as a freshman...tied his career-high with two blocked shots in three different games with multiple blocks in victories over Georgia Southern (Nov. 12) and Virginia (Jan. 23) and in a nationally televised game against North Carolina (Feb. 3)...has 32 career blocked shots entering his junior season...his biggest improvement came from the free throw line as he shot a career-high .679 from the line as a sophomore...was at his best from the free throw line as he made a career-high seven free throws on a career-high nine attempts in Florida State's victory over Miami on March 8 in Tallahassee...he was a perfect six of six from the line in the final 4:31 of the game to send the contest into overtime where the Seminoles gained the 75-72 win...scored in double figures in a career-high five different games as compared to one game in double figure scoring as a freshman...four of those double figure scoring games came in ACC play in 2007-08 after scoring in double figures zero times in ACC play in 2006-07...has scored in double figures in two of his four career NIT games with 10 points against Toledo during his freshman season and 14 against Akron during his sophomore season...he averages 7.5 points in four career NIT games...scored his career-high of 14 points against Akron (March 18) in the first round of the MasterCard NIT...made his career-high of six field goals in playing his career-high of 36 minutes during that game...his outing against Akron included seven rebounds and one assist...scored in double figures in three of the final four games of the season with 11 points against Miami (March 8) in the regular season finale, 12 points against Wake Forest (March13) in the first round of the ACC Tournament and 14 against Akron to average 10.3 points and 5.8 rebounds to end the season on a very high note...doubled his assists (16 from eight) and his steals totals (18 from nine) as a sophomore as compared to his freshman season...scored nine points on a perfect three-of-three shooting from the free throw line against Cleveland State (Nov. 17)...totaled seven points and six rebounds as Florida State defeated Minnesota 75-61 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in a game played in Tallahassee (Nov. 27)...(vs. Boston College): scored three points and pulled down seven rebounds in 21 minutes of play as Florida State defeated Boston College in the only meeting between the two teams during the 2007-08 season (Feb. 23)...pulled down a game high seven rebounds as the Seminoles earned the 66-63 victory at home...scored his three points on an old fashioned three-point play with 9:55 remaining in the first half...scored on a lay-up, was fouled by Josh Southern and made the ensuing free throw to make the score 21-9 favor of the Seminoles...his three-point play loomed large as the Seminoles won the game by exactly that - three points...(vs. Clemson): scored two points and pulled down six rebounds in 29 minutes of play as he played in one game against NCAA Tournament participant Clemson...was tied for the Seminoles' lead with six rebounds as Florida State defeated Clemson, 64-55, in Tallahassee (Feb. 19)...a lay-up gave the Seminoles a 27-15 advantage with 4:11 remaining in the first half...the Seminoles scored the first basket of the game and never trailed in gaining the victory...(vs. Duke): scored six points and pulled down four rebounds as Florida State played host to NCAA Tournament participant Duke in the only game of the season between the Seminoles and the Blue Devils (Jan. 16)....totaled four first half points in eight minutes in the first half and totaled three rebounds in 10 second half minutes as the Blue Devils broke a two-game losing streak against the Seminoles with a 70-57 victory...was a perfect three-of-three from the field with one blocked shot and one steal in 18 minutes of playing time...(vs. Maryland): scored 10 points and pulled down five rebounds in Florida State's only game against NIT participant Maryland during the 2007-08 season...was one of four Seminole players in double figures as Maryland rallied to win at the Comcast Center in College Park, Md. (Feb. 16)...totaled four first half points to help Florida State sprint to a 40-32 advantage at halftime...gave the Seminoles a 24-23 lead with a jumper at the 8:23 mark and increased Florida State's lead to four on a second jumper at the 2:19 mark to put the Seminoles up 36-32...his first jumper began an 18-9 half ending run which saw Florida State recover from a 23-22 deficit to take a 40-32 lead at the intermission...(vs. Miami): averaged 6.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Miami...shot .700 from the free throw line as he made seven of 10 free throws in the two victories over the Hurricanes...scored two points and pulled down two rebounds as the Seminoles defeated Miami in Coral Gables (Feb. 6)...his only basket of the game came in the first half and helped the Seminoles take a 30-25 lead on their way to a 62-55 victory...he scored the first basket of the game to give Florida State a 2-0 lead...the Seminoles led much of the first half and took control of the game late in the second half to gain the victory...played 28 minutes in the game as the Seminoles' bench was shortened when guard Isaiah Swann was injured and lost for the season in the first half of the game...scored 11 points and pulled down four rebounds in his ACC career-high of 32 minutes as Florida State defeated Miami, 75-72, in overtime in Tallahassee (March 8)...he scored seven of his 11 points from the free throw line as he made a career-high seven free throws in a career-high nine attempts in the victory...scored six second half points - all on free throws and all in the final 4:31 of regulation to tie the game and send it into overtime...he scored six of the Florida State's final eight points of the game as the Seminoles rallied to tie the game in regulation and win the contest in overtime...he was a perfect two-of-two from the line at the 4:31 after being fouled by Anthony King to tie the game at 60-60...he gave Florida State a two point lead at 62-60 at the 4:12 mark as he was a perfect two-of two from the line after being fouled by Jack McLinton...he then sent the game into overtime as he scored the final two points of regulation as he was again perfect on two free throws with 0:34 remaining in regulation to tie the game at 66-66...his two free throws were the final two points of regulation...played all five minutes in the overtime period as he scored two points in the extra session...it was his lay-up only 19 seconds into the overtime period that set the Seminoles on the course to victory...his up-and-under lay-up gave Florida State a 68-66 lead...the game was tied but the Seminoles never trailed after Reid's basket to begin the overtime period...(vs. North Carolina): averaged 4.3 points and 5.7 rebounds in three game against ACC Champion and NCAA Tournament semifinalist North Carolina...had 17 rebounds and shot 1.000 percent from the 3-point line in the three games series against the Tar Heels...scored five points and added three rebounds to go along with two blocked shots as the Seminoles played host to North Carolina in Tallahassee (Feb. 3)...made the biggest shot of his career with 8.1 seconds remaining in regulation as he scored a 3-point shot from deep in the right corner to tie the game at 67-67 and send it into overtime...the 3-point shot was the first attempt from the bonusphere during his career...his 3-point shot helped the Seminoles outscored the Tar Heels 9-1 in the final 1:53 of the game...the Tar Heels outscored the Seminoles 17-6 in the extra session to win the tame 84-73...scored four points and pulled down a game-high tying nine rebounds as the Seminoles traveled to play at Chapel Hill against the Tar Heels (March 4)...enjoyed a strong second half with four points and four rebounds as Florida State worked to climb back into the game...his nine rebounds not only marked his overall career-high but set his personal mark as his career-high for ACC games and against an ACC opponent...scored four points and pulled down five rebounds as the Seminoles played North Carolina in the quarterfinals of the 2008 ACC Tournament at Charlotte Bobcats Arena (March 14)...scored two points in each half as the Seminoles advanced past the first round of the event for the second time in his two year career...(vs. NC State): averaged 4.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in two games against NC State...played an average of 29.5 minutes in the two games as each team won on its opponents home court in splitting the two game regular season series...he played 20 minutes in the first game in Tallahassee and 29 minutes in the Seminoles' victory in Raleigh...shot .800 from the free throw line (four-of-five) and blocked a Seminole-high two shots against the Wolfpack...scored three points and pulled down a season-high seven rebounds as the Seminoles played host to NC State at home (Jan. 26)...was three of four from the free throw line for his three points as he enjoyed another fine shooting day from the line...his seven rebounds against the Wolfpack marked one of five times he led the team in rebounding...the Wolfpack won the game on the road 69-66...scored five points, pulled down three rebounds and was credited with a career-high three steals as Florida State defeated NC State on the road (Feb. 27)...two points in the first half helped propel the Seminoles to as much as a 19-point lead and a 32-24 lead at halftime...three points in the second half helped Florida State close out the Wolfpack to win the game 72-62...his career-high three steals led directly to seven Seminole points - five in the first half and two in the second...his steal in the second half and ensuing free throw shots by Jason Rich came at a very opportune time as the Wolfpack had cut the Seminoles' lead from as many as 19 to six with 7:43 left in the game...the steal by Reid and free throw shots by Rich pushed the margin to eight and Florida State's lead did not fall back below seven in the 72-62 victory...(vs. Virginia): scored four points, pulled down four rebounds, blocked two shots and earned two steals in the only meeting of the season between the Seminoles and Virginia...Florida State rallied from as many as 10 points down on two different occasions to gain the 69-67 victory in Tallahassee...his four points against the Cavaliers came in a 1:15 span in the second half and spearheaded the Seminoles' game-winning comeback from a nine-point deficit with just over seven minutes remaining in the game...after Virginia took a 58-49 lead with 7:09 left in the game on a basket by Sean Singletary the Seminoles went on a 20-7 barrage to take the victory...Reid started the comeback with a lay-up at the 6:51 mark to bring the deficit down to seven a 58-51...he was perfect on two free throws at the 5:27 mark to bring the difference to only five at 60-55...he added a steal at the 3:45 mark, another steal at the 2:40 mark and a blocked shot at the 2:12 mark to help the Seminoles recover for the win...his steal at the 2:40 mark led to a three-point shot by Isaiah Swann tied the game at 60-60 and swung the momentum to the Seminoles favor...(vs. Virginia Tech): scored 11 points and pulled down five rebounds in 28 minutes of play as Florida State traveled to play at Virginia Tech...the Hokies jumped out to an early lead and won the game 89-80...scored nine second half points as the Seminoles outscored the Hokies 56-47 for their largest scoring half of the season in ACC play...he made three field goals and was three-of-four from the free throw line in the second half during Florida State's comeback attempt...the 11 points ranks tied for third in his list of the highest scoring games of his career...only 14 points against Akron and 12 points vs. Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament ranks as more points scored in a single game during his career...(vs. Wake Forest): averaged 5.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in three games against Wake Forest...shot well from the field against the Deacons (five-of-nine / .556 percent) and had four assist in the three game series...scored his ACC career-high of 12 points in Florida State's 70-60 victory over Wake Forest in the first round of the ACC Tournament at Charlotte Bobcats Arena (March 13)...ranked second on the team in scoring as he helped the Seminoles advance to the quarterfinal round of the tournament for the second consecutive season...scored a team-high and game-leading seven points in the first half to lead Florida State to the 31-26 lead at halftime...scored six of the Seminoles' first 11 points of the game as Florida State jumped out to an early lead...five well placed points in the second half helped the Seminoles keep as much as an 11-point lead in the second half to earn the victory...scored two points and pulled down seven rebounds as the Seminoles traveled to play in Winston-Salem (Jan. 20)...added a career-high three assists and one blocked shot in 17 minutes played as the Deacons won the game 74-57...his seven rebounds marked one of eight times that he earned at least seven rebounds in a game as a sophomore...scored one point and pulled down four rebounds as Florida State played host to Wake Forest in Tallahassee (Feb. 14)...the Deacons held off the charging Seminoles to win 78-70...(vs. Akron in the NIT): scored his career-high of 14 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the Seminoles' game against Akron in the first round of the NIT...made his career-high of six field goals in a career-high tying eight field goal attempts and was a perfect two-of-two from the free throw line in finishing as one of two Florida State players in double figure scoring...helped in the Seminoles' first half comeback after trailing by as many as 15 early in the game...scored six points in the final 5:13 of the first half as the Seminoles took the lead before giving it up again and trailing at the half...scored four consecutive points for the Seminoles to drop a 10 point deficit to a six point deficit in a matter of 17 seconds...dropped the deficit to two points at the 3:20 mark with a lay-up to make the score 25-23 in favor of the Zips...his basket at the 5:13 mark began a 9-2 half ending run that brought the Seminoles from 25-17 down to 27-26 down at the half...scored four points in the second half as Florida State rallied to tie the game at 51 and send the contest into overtime...all of his four points in the second half gave Florida State a lead...opened the second half with a jumper to put the Seminoles up 28-27 and added a lay-up to put Florida State up 32-31...added two points in overtime by the Zips won the game 65-60...(vs. Florida): scored five points and pulled down five rebounds in 26 minutes played as a starter in the Seminoles' 65-51 victory over No. 24 Florida in Gainesville (Nov. 23)...all five points and four of his rebounds came in the first half to stake Florida State to a 34-21 lead at the intermission...a lay-up at the 6:19 mark of the half gave the Seminoles their biggest lead of the game at 29-10 (+19)...played 11 second half minutes and helped Florida State outscore the Gators to gain the win...
AS A FRESHMAN (2007): Averaged 2.9 points (ninth on the team) and 3.2 rebounds (fourth) while shooting .562 from the field and averaging 16.1 minutes played per game (eighth) during his first season at Florida State...he was one of only seven players on the roster who played in all 35 games and one of only eight players on the team who played in all 16 ACC games...averaged more rebounds (3.2) than points (2.9) and blocked more shots (16) than all but two Seminoles as he accepted his role as a defender from day one of pre-season camp...had more points than rebounds only 11 times and recorded more blocked shots than points four times in his 35 games played...rebounded extremely well on the offensive end of the court as he finished second on the team in offensive rebounds with a 1.3 offensive rebounds per game average...his 46 total offensive rebounds place him second behind only Seminole All-American Al Thornton...led the Seminoles in rebounds four times - in wins over New Orleans (Nov. 19), Stetson (Dec. 5) and Providence (Dec. 29) and against Clemson (Feb. 4) in ACC play...he also ranked fourth on the team in rebounds in ACC play while averaging 17.3 minutes played per game in 16 conference games...displayed his value early in the season as he pulled down five rebounds against SMU (Nov. 14) and a career-high tying nine rebounds against New Orleans (Nov. 19) before the regular season was barely a week old...showed he has the ability to put the ball in the basket as he scored in double figures once (10 points against Toledo in the NIT) and totaled at least seven points in four different games...averaged nearly as many points in ACC play (2.4 ppg) and he did in the Seminoles' 19 non-conference games (3.3 ppg)...shot the ball from the field as well as any player on the team and finished with a .562 shooting percentage from the field...did not shoot the ball enough to qualify for the team or conference leaders but his percentage was the highest among his Florida State teammates...made his season-high of five field goals in a season-high tying six attempts in scoring his season-high of 10 points against Toledo...also earned six field goal attempts in scoring seven points at Georgia State (Dec. 7)...shot .700 percent from the field (seven-of-10) in three games against Toledo, Michigan and Mississippi State in the 2007 MasterCard NIT...top non-conference games included: a seven-point and nine-rebound performance in the Seminoles' victory over New Orleans...a seven-point and six-rebound performance in Florida State's victory at Georgia State (Dec. 7)...a seven-points and six-rebound performance in the Seminoles' victory at home against Southeastern Louisiana (Dec. 10)...a seven-point and seven-rebound performance against Big East member and NIT participant Providence at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa (Dec. 29)...(vs. Boston College): averaged 4.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Boston College...shot well from the free throw line at an .800 accuracy rate (four-of-five) in the two games against the Eagles...scored three and pulled down one rebound in 12 minutes of play as the Seminoles traveled to play at Chestnut Hill (Jan. 23)...all three points came on a conventional three-point play in the first half to stake the Seminoles to a 41-41 halftime tie...scored on a lay-up, was fouled by Tyrelle Blair and made the free throw to complete the bonus play...his three-point place put the Seminoles up 12-7 with 13:56 left in the first half...Florida State played well on the road and led late before the Eagles' Sean Marshall bit a buzzer-beating 3-point shot to propel Boston College to the 85-82 victory...scored five points and pulled down five rebounds as Florida State played host to Boston College in Tallahassee (Feb. 11)...tied his career-high with three free throws and shot .750 from the free throw line (three-of-four) for the game...all five points came in the second half to help the Seminoles lead for virtually the entire second half...three early free throws and a jumper a the 7:30 mark allowed Florida State to stay in front of the nationally ranked Eagles...pulled down a defensive rebound with under 10 seconds remaining and the Seminoles up 67-66 and was clearly fouled after grabbing the rebound...play was seen a different way and the ball was awarded on a team rebound to Boston College...a jumper by the Eagles Tyrelle Blair put BC up, 68-67 with five seconds left and the game ended that way with the victory snatched from the Seminoles...(vs. Clemson): averaged 3.3 points and 5.0 rebounds in the three-game series against NIT participant Clemson...the Seminoles' second-leading rebounder in the series with 15 total rebounds - he ranked behind only All-American Al Thornton who pulled down 22 rebounds and had a 7.3 rebounds per game average...shot the ball well from the field as he made five of six shots (.833) from the field while averaging 21.0 minutes per game against the Tigers as a freshman...best of the three-game series against Clemson came on the road with six points in Littlejohn Coliseum (Feb. 7)...was a perfect three-of-three from the field in 22 minutes of play in the 71-58 victory by the Tigers...four consecutive points for Florida State to pull it within eight (47-55) with 5:56 remaining in the game...the Seminoles got to within six but could get no closer in falling on the road...scored to important first half points as the Seminoles defeated Clemson in the first round of the ACC Tournament in the St. Pete Times Forum (March 8)...his two points came on a lay-up and gave Florida State a 33-30 lead with 3:49 left before halftime...his two points allowed the Seminoles to hold a 38-36 lead at the intermission in gaining the 68-67 win over the Tigers to advance to the quarterfinals of the tournament...earned two rebounds in 12 minutes of play in the second half as the Seminoles rallied from as much as a four-point deficit in the second half to win the game 67-66 on a free throw with one second remaining on the clock by All-American Al Thornton...totaled two points and pulled down four rebounds as the Seminoles played host to the Tigers in Tallahassee (Jan. 3)...his two points were very opportunistic and tied the game at 66-66 with seven seconds remaining on the clock...he pulled down an offensive rebound of a missed 3-point shot by Toney Douglas and gently laid the ball off the glass to tie the score...unfortunately for the Seminoles, the Tigers won the game on a lay-up by Cliff Hammonds with three seconds left on the clock to earn the 68-66 victory...(vs. Duke): scored four points and pulled down four rebounds in the Seminoles only game against the NCAA Tournament participant Blue Devils during the season...made two of his three field goal attempts in a very economical game in helping the Seminoles past No. 8 ranked Duke, 68-67, for the first win in school history at Cameron Indoor Stadium...scored four second half points as the Seminoles outscored the Blue Devils, 35-31, to lead to the wild celebration inside of Cameron Indoor Stadium in celebration of the monumental victory...scored all four of his points in the last five minutes of the game as Florida State clung to a lead that they would keep in order to earn the victory...a lay-up on an assist by Jason Rich put the Seminoles up 64-60 with 4:41 left in the game...an offensive rebound and another lay-up gave Florida State a 68-62 lead with 3:20 left in the game...the Blue Devils had three shots at the basket and the victory in the final six seconds of the game but Florida State prevailed to up their record to 17-6 overall and 5-4 in the ACC...(vs. Georgia Tech): averaged 0.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Georgia Tech...averaged 18.0 minutes of playing time in the two games...scored one point on one free throw and pulled down one rebound in 14 minutes of play as the Seminoles traveled to play at Georgia Tech in Atlanta (Jan. 13)...the Yellow Jackets converted 18 Seminole turnovers into 24 points and won the game 88-80...scored zero points and added three rebounds as Florida State played host to Georgia Tech in Tallahassee (Feb. 13)...the Yellow Jackets defeated the Seminoles, 63-57...(vs. Maryland): averaged 1.0 point and 2.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Maryland...scored two points and added three rebounds in 17 minutes of play as Florida State played host to the Terps in Tallahassee (Jan. 30)...all of his points and rebounds came in 13 minutes during the second half as the Seminoles ran away from Maryland in winning 96-79...totaled zero points and two rebounds in 15 minutes of play as the Seminoles traveled to play in College Park (Feb. 21)...Maryland won the return match, 73-55, as it outscored the Seminoles by 18 in the second half after Florida State pulled into a 31-31 tie at halftime...(vs. Miami): averaged 2.0 points and 1.5 rebounds in two games against Miami...had two steals in the Seminoles' two-game sweep of the Hurricanes as Florida State won both games of the regular season series for the first time since both members became members of the ACC...helped Florida State defeat Miami in Tallahassee (Jan. 20) with four points, one rebound and a career-high two steals as the Seminoles won at home, 86-67...two points on two free throws in the first half as Florida State opened up a 47-28 advantage at the intermission...two more points on a lay-up in the second half helped the Seminoles win their second ACC game of the season after opening their conference schedule with three consecutive losses....returned to his home area as Florida State gained the sweep of the season series with a 98-90 overtime victory as it traveled to play at Coral Gables (March 30) in the regular season finale for both teams...two rebounds - one in the first half and one in the second half - held the Seminoles recover from as much as a 10-point second half disadvantage to earn their second consecutive victory on the road against Miami...Florida State outscored Miami 31-21 in the final 12 minutes of the second half to send it into overtime and 16-8 in the overtime period to win the game going away...(vs. North Carolina): averaged 1.0 point and 1.5 rebounds in two game against NCAA Tournament participant North Carolina...tied for second on the team with two blocked shots in the two games series against the Tar Heels...scored two points, pulled down three rebounds and blocked his ACC career-high of two shots as the Seminoles traveled to play at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill (Jan. 7)...all of his points and all of his rebounds came in 11 minutes during the first half as the Seminoles fought to trail by only six at halftime, 30-36...scored zero points and pulled down zero rebounds in three minutes played against North Carolina in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa (March 9)...(vs. NC State): scored five points and pulled down three rebounds in the Seminoles only game of the season against NIT participant NC State...his scoring output allowed the Seminoles to take a 78-52 decision on Senior Day in Tallahassee (Feb. 24)...three points in the first half on a field goal and a free throw shot allowed Florida State to spring to a 39-21 halftime lead...two points on two free throws in the second half as the Seminoles closed out the Wolfpack to help seniors Al Thornton and Jerel Allen earn a win on Senior Day in Tallahassee...a first half steal was one of nine steals he earned during the season and it worked directly to his scoring benefit...he earned the steal on a turnover by NC State's Gavin Grant, passed the basketball to Jason Rich who missed a jump shot...Reid toughened up for the rebound of the missed Rich shot and tipped the ball in for two points and a 16-7 Seminole lead with 10:32 left before halftime...(vs. Virginia): totaled zero points and one rebound in the Seminoles only game of the season against NCAA Tournament participant Virginia...played eight minutes as Florida State made their first ever trip to the Cavalier's new home - the John Paul Jones Arena...Virginia pulled out a 73-70 victory over the Seminoles in Charlottesville (Feb. 17)...(vs. Virginia Tech): scored three points and pulled down one rebound in Florida State's only game against NCAA Tournament participant Virginia Tech...was a perfect one-of-one from the free throw line in scoring his three points as the Seminoles took the 82-73 victory in Tallahassee (Jan. 17)...all three points came in the first half as the Seminoles sprinted to a much needed 39-23 lead...converted an old fashion three-point play with a lay-up, a foul by Virginia Tech's Coleman Collins and a successful free throw to give Florida State a 26-18 lead with 8:09 remaining in the first half...Florida State needed all the points it could get because, after opening up as much as an 18-point second half lead, the Hokies brought their deficit back to one point with 9:35 remaining in the game...Reid played 13 second half minutes and helped the Seminoles hold onto the gain their first ACC victory of the season after opening their conference schedule with three consecutive losses...(vs. Wake Forest): scored one point and pulled down four rebounds in Florida State's only game against Wake Forest...tied for second on the team with his four rebounds and made one free throw for his lone point as the Seminoles defeated the Demon Deacons, 74-66, in Tallahassee (Jan. 27)...Reid's one point came on a first half free throw and allowed Florida State to recover from a 32-30 halftime deficit...his free throw shot came with 34 seconds remaining in the game and helped the Seminoles secure their victory...his one point gave the Seminole a 70-62 lead and kept the Deacons at bay after they led by as many as eight in the first half and led the Seminoles with a few as five minutes remaining and had the game tied with under five minutes left on the clock...he pulled down four rebounds in 13 minutes of play in the second half as Florida State outscored the Demon Deacons, 44-34, to gain the eight-point victory...(vs. Toledo, Michigan and Mississippi State in the NIT): averaged 5.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in three games during the 2007 MasterCard NIT against Toledo, Michigan and Mississippi State)...shot .700 percent from the field (seven-of-10) and was a perfect two-of-two (1.000 percent) from the line as the Seminoles advanced to the quarterfinals of the event...one of five Seminoles with double figure rebounds in the three games to average 3.3 rebound per game...first taste of post season action with his career-high of ten points on five-of-six shooting from the field in the Seminoles' 77-61 victory over Toledo in the first round of the 2007 MasterCard NIT...established career-high statistics for points scored (10), field goals made (five) and points scored in the victory over the Rockets in Tallahassee...four points in the first half and six in the second to help in the victory...a tip-in at the 16:24 mark gave Florida State its first lead of the game (5-4) and sent the team on their way to the victory...total of six points in the second half was more than he scored in all but six total games during his freshman season...scored four points, added two rebounds and one steal in 18 minutes of playing time in leading the Seminoles past Michigan, 87-66, in the second round of the NIT in Tallahassee (March 15)...early playing time against the Wolverines and helped the Seminoles recover from an early 16-8 deficit to have the game in hand by the end of the first half...made an elbow jumper at the 15:20 mark of the first half to close Florida State's early gap to 8-10...his bucket began a half-ending 35-20 Seminole spurt that gave the home team a commanding 41-30 lead at the intermission...the Seminoles outscored the Wolverines by 10 in the second half to win the game by 21 points...scored two points and added four rebounds in 17 minutes of play as Florida State traveled to play at Mississippi State in the quarterfinal round of the NIT...the Bulldogs defeated the Seminoles, 86-71, in Starkville (March 20)...scored his two points on a first half jumper...(vs. Florida): totaled zero points and three rebounds in 20 minutes of played as the Seminoles defeated NCAA Tournament participant Florida, 70-66, in Tallahassee (Dec. 3)...three rebounds including one with 1:42 remaining in the game on a missed free throw shot by Joakim Noah that led directly to an Al Thornton jumper and a 68-63 lead for the Seminoles...his rebound and subsequent basket by Thornton were huge because the Gators got a 3-point shot by Walter Hodge to pull within two (68-66) with 54 seconds left on the clock...Thornton made two free throws with four seconds left on the clock to give the Seminoles the monumental early season victory...
AT BOYD ANDERSON: Graduated from Boyd Anderson High School in 2005...earned All-State 6A Second-Team honors as a senior from the Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel and the Miami Herald his senior season...All-State Second-Team by the Florida Sportswriters Association in 2005...averaged a double-double 18.5 points and 13.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots as a senior...shot .579 percent inside the arc on two point shots and .779 percent from the line as a senior...helped Boyd Anderson to a number one ranking in the state of Florida in Class 6A during the season...Boyd finished the season ranked tenth in the state (regardless of classification) by FloridaHoops.com...scored a game-high 23 points in leading Boyd past Ft. Lauderdale Dillard, 63-59, in a battle of top 10 regionally ranked teams...Dillard was ranked seventh in the Southeast Region at the time of the game...earned All-County 6A-4A All-State First-Team honors as a junior...averaged 18.5 points, 13 rebounds, and 5.3 blocks per game in leading Boyd to a 22-6 record as a junior...named a member of the Class 6A All-State Basketball second team...led team to number one ranking in the state of Florida in Class 6A...ranked the 23rd best forward in the nation by Rivals.com...Hoop Alliance listed him as the 36th best national prospect prep...selected to the 10th Annual South Florida All-Star Game...earned All-Broward County 6A-4A honorable mention honors when he averaged 18.5 points, 12.3 rebounds, 5.2 blocked shots and 3.0 steals as a sophomore...helped the Tallahassee Wildcats capture the championship at the Showtime National Championship...past Tallahassee Wildcat players include Rashad Anderson of the University of Connecticut, Jamal Levy of Wake Forest, Amare Stoudemire of the Phoenix Suns and Mike Williams, the former football All-American at Southern Cal.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 30, 1986...Ryan is the son of Jasmine and Kenneth Mullings...nickname is "Big Ticket"...chose Florida State over Florida, Miami, Georgia, Houston and Pittsburgh.