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54   Anthony Richardson
Anthony Richardson

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Leesville Road

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 205

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
07/29/1983

Experience:
4 VL


03/07/2014

Basketball GameDay: Florida State vs. Syracuse

Seminoles close out regular season againt Orange on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

ON RICHARDSON: An all-around player who enjoyed as consistent career as any player who has ever played for Florida State...finished his career tied for sixth in school history with 119 career games played - he missed only three games during his four year career...ranks 38th in school history as he scored 990 career points (8.3 points per game average)...ranked 11th in school history with a .772 career free throw percentage (223-289)...ranked 11th in school history with 84 career blocked shots and is one of only 11 players in school history to have blocked 80 or more career shots...ranked 22nd in school history with 63 3-point field goals made and 19th with 207 career 3-point field goals attempted...ranked 24th in school history with 95 career steals...his 34 steals during his second season rank as the 10th highest single-season steals total by a Seminole sophomore...blocked 33 shots as a sophomore to rank seventh in school history among sophomores in the blocked shots category...helped Florida State defeat eight nationally ranked teams with at least victory over a nationally ranked team in each of his four varsity seasons...one of those victories over a nationally ranked team came against No. 1 ranked Duke - the first victory over the nation's No. 1 ranked team in school history...helped the Seminoles defeat a pair of top-10 ranked teams in consecutive game for the first time in school history during the 2003-04 season...Florida State defeated No. 7 ranked North Carolina (Jan. 22, 2004) and No. 10 ranked Wake Forest (Jan. 25, 2004) in consecutive games in Tallahassee...led the Seminoles to the second round of the NIT in 2004 as the Seminoles defeated Wichita State in the first round of the tournament for the first post-season win for the program since the 1997-98 season...with Richardson in the starting lineup, the Seminoles earned national ranking for the first time since the 1998 season when they were ranked No. 25 in the ESPN/USA Today poll on Dec. 29, 2003 as Florida State opened the season with a 12-1 record...earned the award as the team's top free throw shooter at the 2004 banquet ... double figure scoring has come in 48 of 119 career games (.400 percent) ...tied a school record for free throws made as he was a perfect ten-of-ten against Georgia Tech during his sophomore season ... marked only the second time any Seminole player had made ten or more free throws in an ACC game and was only the eighth time a player was perfect on at least seven free throws in an ACC game ... an All-ACC Freshman Team Honorable Mention selection in 2002 ... earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors Jan. 13, 2002 for his 19-point, six-rebound performance against NC State in his first return to his hometown of Raleigh, N.C. ... as a prep senior he was rated as the No. 1 prospect in the state of North Carolina by recruiting guru Bob Gibbons ... rated as the nation's 16th best prospect by Brick Oettinger ... rated as the 28th best prospect and No. 4 nationally among small forwards by The Sporting News ... All-America Third-Team selection by Parade Magazine following his senior season ... the first McDonald's All-American to sign with the Seminoles since Randell Jackson signed with the Seminoles in 1995 ... the only player from the basketball rich state of North Carolina to earn the wonderful selection of playing in the McDonald's All-American game as a high school senior in 2001.

AS A SENIOR (2005): Averaged 6.4 points (fifth on the team), 4.3 rebounds (third), 0.6 blocked shots (second) and 0.5 steals (tied for sixth) and led Florida State for the second consecutive season with a career-high .822 free throw shooting percentage...scored 990 points during his career and ranks 38th in school history in total scoring...blocked 16 shots as a senior and ranks 11th in school history with 84 career blocked shots...earned 14 steals his senior season and closed his career ranked 24th in school history with 95 career steals...scored in double figures eight times during his senior season - to bring to 48 his career total for double figure scoring games during his career...he scored in double figures in 40 percent of the games he played during his entire career (48 of 119)...played well in the final two games of his career as he averaged 13.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in the Seminoles' regular season final against Virginia (March 6) and against NC State (March 10) in the ACC Tournament...tied his season high with 16 points against the Wolfpack in the ACC Tournament - he also scored 16 points in the Seminoles' victory over Stetson (Dec. 23)...was nine-of-14 (.643) from the field and seven-of-eight (.875) from the free throw line in the last two games...double-doubles in consecutive games against Jacksonville (Dec. 21) and Stetson (Dec. 23) with 10 points and a career-high 11 rebounds against Jacksonville and 16 points and 10 rebounds against Stetson...averaged 13.0 points and 10.5 rebounds in the two games over a two-day span...were the first two double-doubles of his 119-game Florida State career...his outstanding play helped the Seminoles defeat both the Dolphins and the Hatters...scored 10 points (including eight in the first half) against Old Miss (Dec. 4) as Florida State sprinted to a 44-28 halftime lead and defeated the Rebels in Oxford, Miss...(vs. Clemson) averaged 2.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Clemson...five points on nearly perfect shooting from the field against the Tigers in Tallahassee (Jan. 12)...was one-of-two from the field (.500), a perfect one-of one from the 3-point line (1.000) and a perfect two-of two-from the free throw line (1.000)...(vs. Duke) scored four points and had one blocked shot in one game against NCAA Tournament participant Duke...scored all four points in 10 minutes played in the second half as the Seminoles hosted the Blue Devils in Tallahassee (Jan. 22)...(vs. Georgia Tech) averaged 4.5 points and 4.0 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Georgia Tech...one of his top conference games of the season with nine points and seven rebounds against the Yellow Jackets in Atlanta (Feb. 2)...four points in the first half and five points in the second half in a starters role...played valiantly late in the game with two points, four rebounds and one blocked shot in the final five minutes of the game as the Seminoles recovered from five point down to tie the games at 61-61 with 1:32 remaining only to fall on a 3-point shot by Will Bynum with 2.8 left in the game...one rebound in two minutes of play as Georgia Tech played in Tallahassee (Feb. 20)...(vs. Maryland) scored two points and pulled down one rebound in one game against NIT semifinalist Maryland...two points came on a rebound and a putback with 3:00 minutes remaining and the Seminoles in the midst of trimming as 12-point deficit to zero as they tied the game with 1:32 on the clock to send the game into overtime...his basket brought Florida State to within two a 75-77...the No. 19 ranked Terrapins outscored the Seminoles, 10-8, in overtime to gain the victory...(vs. Miami) averaged 6.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Miami...double figure scoring (10 points) in one of four ACC games during the season with 10 points, four rebounds, 1 block and 1 steal as the Seminoles nearly won in Coral Gables (Jan. 15)...all 10 points came in the first half and staked the Seminoles to a 32-31 halftime lead...all 10 of his points came in a span of 3:24 in the first half and helped the Seminoles to as much as a nine-point bulge...scored on a 3-pointer (to put the Seminoles up 10-8), a jumpshot (to put the Seminoles up 12-8, and second 3-pointer (to put the Seminoles up 17-12) and added a lay-up (to put the Seminoles up19-14 with just over 10 minutes remaining in the first half...took the final shot of the game with the Seminoles down 64-63 and missed off the back of the iron...his two 3-point shots against the Hurricanes marked one of three times in ACC play during his senior season he had made two 3-point shots in a single game...he also made two at home against North Carolina and against NC State in the ACC Tournament...totaled two points and four rebounds in eight minutes played as the Seminoles played host the Miami (Feb. 22)...(vs. North Carolina) averaged 10.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Champion North Carolina...played well as Florida State hosted North Carolina in Tallahassee (Jan. 22)...in a starters role he scored five first half points and eight in the second half...scored seven points and pulled down two rebounds as Florida State traveled to play in Chapel Hill (March 3)...played eight first half minutes and scored two points and pulled down two rebounds to help the Seminoles to a 44-41 halftime lead...(vs. NC State) averaged 11.0 points and 5.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant NC State...made his final appearance in his hometown of Raleigh a memorable one with six points, two rebounds and one blocked shot as the Seminoles defeated the Wolfpack (Jan. 26) to snap a 26-game ACC road losing streak for Florida State...earned the starting assignment in his final "home" game and scored enough points to provide the winning margin for the Seminoles...four points in the first half including the Seminoles' first basket of the game to put the Seminoles up 2-1 and added a dunk with 9:16 left in the half to put the Seminoles up 11-8...a putback lay-up in the second half allowed the Seminoles to go up by 12 (43-31) with 17:20 left in the game clock in the second half...Florida State won the game going away, 70-64...highest scoring ACC game of the season as he nearly totaled his third double-double of his career in the final game of his career with 16 points and nine rebounds against the Woolpack in the ACC Tournament...was his highest scoring output and third double figure scoring game in six career ACC Tournament games...his 16 points against NC State marked the first time he had led the Seminoles in scoring during his senior season...the only Seminole to score in double figures as he made a season-high tying six field goals, a season-high tying two 3-point field goals and was perfect from the free throw line (2of-2, 1.000 percent)... (vs. Virginia) averaged 8.5 points and 4.0 rebounds in two games against Virginia...scored 11 points and dished out four assists in a starters roles as the Seminoles defeated Virginia, 68-63, to close out the regular season in Tallahassee (March 6)...seven points in the first half as the Seminoles dashed out to a 32-21 lead...scored on an old-fashioned three-point play (a dunk, a foul by Virginia's Elton Brown and the bonus free throw shot) to put Florida State up 5-4 with 16:52 remaining in the first half...it was a lead the Seminoles did not relinquish for the remainder of the game...scored four consecutive points (for a total of seven in the first half) late in the half on two free throws and a lay-up to give Florida State a 26-16 lead with 2:40 left in the first half...two more Richardson free throws upped Florida State's lead to 11 with just over five minutes left to play in the game...six total points (including four in the first half) as the Seminoles nearly won in Charlottesville (Feb. 9)...his four first half points staked the Seminoles to a 31-23 lead at the intermission...(vs. Virginia Tech) scored four points and pulled down four rebounds in one game against NIT participant Virginia Tech...three of his four points came in the first half as the Seminoles jumped to a 45-38 lead at halftime and finished with a 77-70 win over the Hokies in Tallahassee (Jan. 8) as the teams played for the first time as conference members...his three first half points came on a 3-pointer to put Florida State up 18-12 with 13:28 left in the contest...in the game at the end and made one of two free throws with 31 seconds left to give the Seminoles breathing room a 77-68 in the victory...(vs. Wake Forest) averaged 0.0 points and 1.0 rebound in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Wake Forest...played five important first half minutes as the Florida State defeated the No. 3 ranked Demon Deacons in Tallahassee (Jan. 18)...was the eighth ranked team the Seminoles had defeated with Richardson on the roster...his five first half minutes came as the Seminoles played to as much as a 19-point first half lead and led the highly regarded Demon Deacons, 46-32, at halftime...earned 13 minutes of playing time against Wake Forest in Winston-Salem (Feb. 12) and responded with two rebounds, one steal and one assist...(vs. Florida) scored seven points and pulled down three rebounds against NCAA Tournament participant Florida...instrumental in Florida State's victory over arch-rival Florida, 82-69, in Tallahassee (Jan. 2)...scored five points in nine minutes played during the first half...all five points came in the final 47 seconds of the first half and helped the Seminoles stretch a three point lead (35-32) with 1:00 minute remaining into a 13 point leads (45-32) at halftime...he scored on a dunk, was fouled, and made the ensuing free throw to up the Seminoles advantage to six (38-32, 0:47 remaining in the first half) and added a lay-up to move the Florida State lead to eight (40-32, 0:26 remaining)...sealed the deal with two free throws with 32 seconds remaining in the game to give Florida State its game-winning margin of 82-69...

AS A JUNIOR (2004): Averaged 7.3 points (fourth on the team), 3.6 rebounds (fifth), 0.6 blocks (tied for second) and 0.8 steals (tied for fifth) while leading the Seminoles with a career-high .815 free throw shooting percentage ... enjoyed a consistent season in all phases of the game ... shot .304 from the 3-point line and .815 from the free-throw line while averaging nearly 18 minutes per game ... totaled 16 points in the Seminoles' season opener against Maine (Nov. 21) and 19 in game number three against Nicholls State (Nov. 26) ... added 14 points against Savannah State in the Seminoles' win over the Tigers at home (Feb. 1) ... averaged 4.3 points and 2.9 rebounds against the 15 ranked teams on Florida State's schedule in 2003-04 ... ACC season high of 12 points at home against NC State (Jan. 11) and at Virginia (Jan. 18) ... ACC season high of two steals came in Florida State's miraculous come-from-behind victory over North Carolina as they trailed by as many as 24 points and won in overtime ... considered to be the greatest comeback in school history ... started the first 16 games of the season and has started 40 games during his career entering his senior season ... (vs. Clemson) averaged 5.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in two games against Clemson ... totaled eight points and four rebounds as Florida State defeated Clemson in Tallahassee (Feb. 14) ... totaled one point and three rebounds as Florida State played at Clemson (Jan. 13) ... (vs. Duke) averaged 2.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in two games against NCAA semifinalist Duke ... a first half layup brought the Seminoles to within five at 22-17 with 8:02 remaining ... scored two points and pulled down three rebounds in five minutes of play as the Seminoles nearly upset the Blue Devils in Tallahassee for the third consecutive season (Feb.29) ... (vs. Georgia Tech) averaged 6.0 points and 4.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament finalist Georgia Tech ... scored eight of his 12 points against the Yellow Jackets from the free-throw line as he was a near perfect eight-of-ten from the line in the two games ... has made 23 of 30 (.766) free throw attempts during his career against Georgia Tech ... scored nine points and pulled down six rebounds as Florida State defeated No. 10-ranked Georgia Tech in Tallahassee (Feb. 3) ... three first half points on three free throws sent the Seminoles to a 29-25 lead as the Seminoles traveled to play in Atlanta (March 6) ... (vs. Maryland) averaged 3.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in two games against ACC champion and NCAA Tournament participant Maryland ... scored six points and pulled down seven rebounds as Florida State defeated No. 24 Maryland in Tallahassee (Dec. 28) to open the ACC season ... pulled down five rebounds and recorded one steal as Florida State traveled to Maryland (Feb.8) ... (vs. North Carolina) averaged 1.0 point and 1.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant North Carolina ... scored two points and pulled down one rebound in Florida State's incredible 24-point comeback for its 90-81 overtime victory over No. 7-ranked North Carolina in Tallahassee (Jan. 22) ... helped the Seminoles rally from 24 points down in the first half and 14 down at halftime ... two rebounds and one assist in nine minutes of play as the Seminoles played in Chapel Hill (Feb. 21) ... (vs. NC State) averaged 9.0 points and 2.3 rebounds in three games against NCAA Tournament participant NC State ... scored in double figures in two of three games against the Wolfpack with 12 in Tallahassee (Jan. 11) and 11 in Raleigh (Feb. 10) and he returned to his hometown of Raleigh, N.C. ... scored 11 second half points as he helped the Seminoles rally from a 13-point halftime deficit in Raleigh ... scored four points and pulled down two rebounds against NC State in the ACC Tournament in Greensboro (March 12) ... all four points came in the second half and helped the Seminoles take as much as an 11-point lead ... (vs. Virginia) averaged 8.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Virginia ... led the Seminoles with a .600 shooting percentage from the field (six-of-10) and an .800 mark from the free-throw line (four-of-five) ... tied his ACC season high of 12 points and had one rebound as the Seminoles took Virginia to overtime in Charlottesville (Jan. 18) ... scored five points and pulled down two rebounds as Florida State defeated Virginia in Tallahassee (Feb. 17) for the second consecutive season ... (vs. Wake Forest) averaged 3.0 points and 1.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Wake Forest ... scored two points in 13 minutes to help the Seminoles past No. 10 Wake Forest, 75-70, in Tallahassee ... scored four points and pulled down three rebounds as the Seminoles took the 11th-ranked Demon Deacons into overtime in Winston-Salem (Feb. 25) ... averaged 1.5 points and 2.0 rebounds (against Wichita State and Iowa State during the Seminoles' two-game run in the NIT) ... scored three points and pulled down four rebounds as Florida State defeated Wichita State in double overtime, 91-84, for the first postseason win for the program since beating TCU in the first round of the 1998 NCAA Tournament ... played six minutes with one assist against Iowa State in the second round of the NIT.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2003): Averaged 12.4 points (second on the team), 5.3 rebounds (second), 1.1 blocked shots (second) and 1.2 steals (third) ... also ranked among the team leaders in field goal percentage (.470, third), free throws made (82, first), free throws attempted (104, first), free throw percentage (.788, second) and minutes played (29.0, third) ... one of only four players in the ACC to finish in the conference's top 20 in scoring, rebounding, free throw shooting percentage, blocked shots and offensive rebounds ... was joined by only Josh Howard of Wake Forest and Julius Hodge and Josh Powell of NC State ... ranked 17th in the ACC in scoring with a career-high 12.4 points per game ... ranked 16th in the ACC in rebounding with a career-high 5.3 rebounds per game average ... finished eighth in the ACC with a .788 free throw percentage ... finished tenth in the ACC in blocked shots per game with a 1.1 per game average ... scored in double figures in a single season career-high 21 of Florida State's 29 games (.724 percent) and trailed only junior All-ACC Second-Team selection Tim Pickett (25 of 29) in that category for the team lead ... scored in double figures in 11 of 16 ACC games during the season - scored a career-high 361 points for a career-high 12.4 points per game average ... averaged more points per game in 16 ACC games (13.1) than he did during 13 non-conference games (11.6) ... led the team with 33 blocked shots for a 1.1 blocks per game average ... blocked a career-high five shots against Georgia Tech (Feb. 15) as the Seminoles defeated the Yellow Jackets in Tallahassee ... improved his free throw shooting percentage by more than 14 percentage points from his freshman season to his sophomore season (.644-.788) as he ranked eighth in the ACC in free throw shooting percentage ... scored in double figures in a career-high ten consecutive games from Dec. 18 through Jan. 21 and averaged 14.3 points per game during the span ... ranked in the top five of four different statistical categories for the Seminoles (blocked shots, assists, 3-point field goals made and steals) ... (vs. Clemson) averaged 13.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 blocked shot in three games against Clemson ... scored in double figures against Clemson in all three games - 12 in Tallahassee, 16 in Clemson and 11 in Greensboro in the first round of the ACC Tournament ... two game-winning free throws with 0.4 seconds remaining against Clemson as the Seminoles defeated the Tigers, 60-59, at home (Jan. 21) ... Richardson was fouled by Clemson's Sharrod Ford just before the game clock expired on a shot attempt ... made the two pressure-packed free throws to put the Seminoles up and helped Florida State gain the victory ... scored six second half points in the win including a jumper with 24 seconds elapsed in the second half to bring the Seminoles to within one (35-36) and another layup to bring the Seminoles to within one (52-53) with only 3:05 left on the game clock ... 16 points on seven-of-ten shooting from the field as Florida State traveled to Clemson (Feb. 22) ... 11 points, eight rebounds and a career-high six assists in Florida State's victory over Clemson in the first round of the ACC Tournament (March 13) ... (vs. Duke) averaged 14.5 points and 3.5 rebounds against NCAA Tournament participant Duke ... was nearly perfect shooting the ball in the Seminoles' 75-70 victory over No. 5 Duke in Tallahassee (Feb. 2) ... shot six-of-eight from the field including a perfect one-of-one from the 3-point line and added one-of-two free throws to help in the Seminoles' second consecutive upset of the Blue Devils ... 11 first half points to spark Florida State to a 41-35 lead at intermission ... a crucial block on a dunk attempt by Sheldon Williams with 4:26 remaining in the game allowed Florida State to hold a 60-57 lead ... scored 15 points, pulled down five rebounds and credited with a career-high four steals as Florida State traveled to Durham to play the Blue Devils (March 6) ... (vs. Georgia Tech) averaged 19.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots in two games against NIT participant Georgia Tech ... scored his season high of 20 points, pulled down his season high of nine rebounds and blocked one shot as he nearly earned his first career double-double as the Seminoles played in Atlanta (Jan. 14) ... tied a school record for perfection and established personal single game career highs as he made ten free throws in ten attempts for a 1.000 success rate ... scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half as Florida State outscored the Yellow Jackets, 43-39, in the second half during a furious comeback attempt ... 18 points and a career-high five blocked shots as the Seminoles defeated the Yellow Jackets in Tallahassee (Feb. 15) ... was a one-man wrecking crew in the first half with ten points, four blocked shots and two rebounds in 19 minutes as the Seminoles built a 45-30 halftime lead ... his four blocks came in a 2:50 span early in the first half as Georgia Tech threatened to blow the game open ... (vs. Maryland) averaged 11.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots against NCAA Tournament participant Maryland ... scored 14 points and pulled down four rebounds as Florida State played at Maryland (Jan. 11) ... the two 3-point shots made tied his season high (also against Clemson in the ACC Tournament) as Florida State nearly upset the No. 12-ranked Terps in Tallahassee (Feb. 12) ... (vs. North Carolina) averaged 14.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant North Carolina ... 12 points, five rebounds and two blocked shots off the bench as the Seminoles played host to the Tar Heels (Dec. 22) ... strong with 17 points, four rebounds and two assists as Florida State visited North Carolina (Feb. 12) ... a rebound and a put-back put Florida State up 57-53 with 4:19 remaining ... (vs. NC State) averaged 11.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.0 assist against NCAA Tournament participant NC State ... was a perfect five-of-five from the free-throw line in two games against the Wolfpack ... scored 14 points and pulled down four rebounds against the Wolfpack in Tallahassee (Jan. 18) ... made six field goals and was a perfect two-of-two from the free-throw line ... totaled nine points and five rebounds in 24 minutes as the Seminoles traveled to Raleigh (Feb. 18) to play in his hometown for the second time during his career ... (vs. Virginia) averaged 13.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in two games against NIT participant Virginia ... totaled nine points, six rebounds and two blocked shots as Florida State defeated Virginia in Tallahassee (March 1) ... tied his season high with two 3-point shots made within two minutes of each other as the Seminoles held court with the Cavaliers ... scored 17 points, pulled down three rebounds and blocked one shot as the Seminoles played in Charlottesville (Jan. 29) ... (vs. Wake Forest) averaged 9.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists against regular season ACC Champion and NCAA Tournament participant Wake Forest ... scored 14 points, pulled down five rebounds and was credited with two assists as the Seminoles nearly became the first No. 9 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament (March 14) ... nine points, six rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal as Florida State nearly pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the regular season in Tallahassee (Feb. 26) ... five points and four rebounds against Wake Forest in Winston-Salem (Jan. 26).

AS A FRESHMAN (2002): All-ACC Freshman Team Honorable Mention selection in 2002 ... averaged 7.2 points (sixth on team), 3.7 rebounds (sixth), and ranked among the team leaders in blocked shots (15, third), assists (27, fourth), 3-point field goals made (24, fourth) and steals (21, fifth) ... earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors once during his freshman season (Jan. 13) after scoring his season-high of 19 points and grabbing six rebounds against NC State (Jan. 8) as he returned home to play in Raleigh for the first time during his career ... led the Seminoles in scoring twice - against Savannah State (Nov. 20) and at Maryland (Jan. 26) and topped the team in rebounds twice also against Western Carolina (Dec. 8) and Campbell (Dec. 29) ... scored in double figures nine times to rank sixth on the team ... 15 total blocked shots with his three coming against Savannah State in only his second career game ... added two against Elon (Nov. 23) in his third game and had five blocked shots after only three career outings ... multiple blocked shots in four different games ... established his season high of four assists and three steals against Birmingham-Southern (Dec. 4) as the Seminoles defeated the Panthers at home ... tied his season high with three steals to lead the Seminoles past North Carolina (Jan. 16) ... multiple steals came in four games and had at least one steal in 15 of the 28 games in which he played ... season-high three 3-point shots made against Savannah State and Campbell ... torrid stretch from beyond the arc from Dec. 27 against Virginia Tech through Jan. 8 at NC State when he hit nine of 19 shots (.474 shooting percentage) and averaged 11.6 points during the five-game span ... Florida State was 4-1 (including a victory over No. 1-ranked and previously undefeated Duke) during those five games ... also hot from the bonusphere from Nov. 20 against Savannah State through Dec. 8 against Western Carolina as he made nine of 22 shots (.409) and averaged 10.4 points during the five-game stretch ... (vs. Clemson) averaged 5.7 points and 1.3 rebounds in three games against Clemson ... scored five points and grabbed one rebound as the Seminoles defeated the Tigers in Tallahassee (Jan. 24) ... scored 12 points against Clemson as the Seminoles went on the road to play the Tigers (Feb. 23) marking the fifth time (of five) he scored in double figures in ACC play ... (vs. Duke) averaged 6.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in two games against ACC Tournament champion and NCAA Tournament participant Duke ... scored 11 points, grabbed five rebounds and had two steals as Florida State beat previously undefeated and No. 1-ranked Duke, 77-76, in Tallahassee (Jan. 6) ... the victory was the first time Florida State defeated the No. 1 team in college basketball in school history ... added five rebounds as the Seminoles traveled to play at Duke (Feb. 7) ... (vs. Georgia Tech) averaged 2.5 points and 1.0 rebound in two games against Georgia Tech ... scored two points and grabbed one rebound as the Seminoles visited Atlanta (Jan. 30) and scored three points and added one rebound as the Yellow Jackets visited Tallahassee (March 2) ... (vs. Maryland) averaged 7.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocked shots in three games against national champion Maryland ... scored 14 points to lead Florida State in scoring at Maryland (Jan. 26) which included 12 points on six-of-nine shooting (.667 percent) from the field ... grabbed four rebounds and blocked one shot as the No. 3-ranked Terps visited Tallahassee (Feb. 27) ... scored eight points on a perfect four-of-four shooting performance from the free-throw line against Maryland in the ACC Tournament (March 8) ... (vs. North Carolina) averaged 2.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals in two games against North Carolina ... scored four points and grabbed three rebounds as Florida State defeated North Carolina in Tallahassee (Jan.16) ... totaled one rebound as the Seminoles traveled to Chapel Hill (Feb. 17) ... (vs. NC State) averaged 12.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.0 blocked shot in two games against ACC Tournament finalist and NCAA Tournament participant NC State ... scored his season high of 19 points and grabbed an ACC career-high tying six rebounds as Florida State played in Raleigh (Jan. 8) ... scored six points and grabbed three rebounds as Florida State played host to NC State in Tallahassee (Feb. 10) ... (vs. Virginia) averaged 5.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 steal in two games against NIT participant Virginia ... scored four points and grabbed five rebounds as Florida State defeated No. 15-ranked Virginia in Tallahassee (Feb. 20) ... (vs. Wake Forest) averaged 9.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Wake Forest ... scored five points and added three rebounds against Wake Forest in his first career ACC game (Dec. 16) ... scored 14 points and grabbed four rebounds as Florida State hosted Wake Forest in Tallahassee (Feb. 2).

AT LEESVILLE ROAD: Graduated from Leesville Road High School in 2001 ... averaged 18.0 points, nine rebounds and three assists in leading Leesville Road to the Class 4-A state tournament championship game ... All-State First-Team from the state of North Carolina as a senior ... helped lead Leesville Road to the state playoffs four times, the sectional finals three times, the regional finals twice and the state championship game once and to a 24-5 record his senior season ... a McDonald's All-American who played in the prestigious All-American game in Cameron Indoor Stadium just after the close of his senior season ... scored ten points and led the East team with eight rebounds and was two-of-three from the free-throw line during the game ... a starter in the prestigious Capital Classic All-Star game at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C., following his senior season ... started the game and scored seven points, grabbed seven rebounds and had one assist in leading the U.S. All-Stars to the 96-76 victory ... played with current teammate Adam Waleskowski in the nation's oldest high school all-star game ... a High Honorable Mention All-America selection by High Major Hoops as one of the nation's top high school players ... an All-Southern Boys Basketball First-Team selection ... finished fourth in the slam-dunk contest during the McDonald's All-American game festivities ... the slam-dunk contest was held in his hometown of Raleigh, N.C. ... selected Florida State over Maryland, Clemson, NC State and Wake Forest.

PERSONAL: Born July 29, 1983 ... Anthony is the son of Mary and Norman Primous ... full name is Anthony Lamont Richardson.

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