March 21, 2008
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Leonard Hamilton, the head coach of the Florida State Men's Basketball team, will appear as a guest analyst March 22 and 23 on the CBS College Sports Network March Madness Shows. Hamilton will appear on the networks NCAA March Madness Central and March Madness Highlight shows throughout the weekend with former Villanova Head Coach Steve Lappas and Duke All-American Jay Williams.
The College Sports March Madness Show is the nation's only national program dedicated to covering the NCAA Tournament and serves as the ultimate resource for college fans. The show features in-depth reporting, breaking news, scores, highlights and expert analysis from CBS Sports, CBS College Sports Network and CBSSports.com announcers.
The College Sports March Madness Show on CSTV can be found on Direct TV Channel 610 and Dish Network Channel 152. It can also been seen in West Palm Beach, Comcast Channel 735; in Orlando, Digital Basic, 735 and Brighthouse Channel 106; in Miami, Advanced Cable Channel 143 and in Ft. Myers, Comcast Channel 388.
Florida State finished the 2007-08 season with an overall record of 19-15 and an ACC record of 7-9. The Seminoles' 19 victories marked the fourth time in the last five seasons that Florida State won at least 19 games and the third consecutive season they have won at least seven ACC games. The Seminoles have won at least 19 games in four of the first six seasons of the Leonard Hamilton era at Florida State. The Seminoles finished with a 13-5 record at home and a winning percentage of .722. It marked the third consecutive season the Seminoles have won at least 72 percent of their home games after recording a 14-3 record at home during the 2006-07 season for a winning percentage of .823 - the third best home winning percentage in school history. The Seminoles finished with a 4-4 record in home conference games marking the third consecutive season the Seminoles have won at least four conference games at home in the Donald L. Tucker Center.
The Seminoles have a 106-86 record (.552 winning percentage) under Hamilton and average 17.7 victories during the first six years of the Hamilton era in Tallahassee. The Seminoles have played in the postseason in each of the last three years and four of Hamilton's six seasons at Florida State.