Florida State Seminoles basketball

Florida State Seminoles basketball history

Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)

Current head coach: Leonard Hamilton (2002-)

  • Assoc. HC: Stan Jones (2002-)
  • Asst: Steve Smith (2019-)
  • Asst: R-Jay Barsh (2022-)
  • DBO: Jarrod Lazarus (2019-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships0  (Runner-up 1972)
  • Final Four Appearances:  (1972)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  (1972, 1992, 1993, 2011, 2018, 2019, 2021)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  18   (1968, 1972, 1978, 1980, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  23-18
  • NIT Championships(Runner-up in 1997)
  • NIT Appearances:  (1984, 1987, 1997, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016) **
  • NIT Overall Record:  12-9 **
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  2  (1951, 1955)
  • NAIA Overall Record:  3-2

Conference Titles (Dixie, FIC, Metro, ACC):

Award Winners:




Florida State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Leonard Hamilton ** 2002-Pres 395-242 1 8 0
Steve Robinson 1997-2002 64-86 0 1 0
Pat Kennedy 1986-97 202-131 1 5 0
Joe Williams 1978-86 129-105 0 1 0
Hugh Durham 1966-78 230-95 1 3 0
J.K. Kennedy 1948-66 236-208 0 2^ 0
Don Loucks 1947-48 5-13 0 0 0

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


^ These tournament appearances came when the Florida State program was at the NAIA level; FSU moved up Division I prior to the 1956-57 season

** Listed records and accomplishments do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA.