Florida State's basketball team will open the 2012-13 season ranked 24th in the coaches' poll after finishing last season ranked 12th (10th in the AP).
The defending ACC champions return pre-season All-American Michael Snaer as well as stand-outs Ian Miller and Okaro White, Terrance Shannon also returns from injury. While they're losing a talented class of seniors from last year, they have a talented group of incoming freshmen and their national profile continues to rise.
On Saturday, top-25 national prospect Xavier Rathan-Mayes commited for next year and Florida State is also considered a front-runner for the top junior in the country, Andrew Wiggins.
As for the 2012-13 season, Florida State kicks off at the end of October with its first of two exhibition games, and then plays in the Coaches vs Cancer tourney in early November.
Tonight I'll have three or four football updates, check back later...