N.C. State at Florida State
When: 9 p.m.
Where: Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Fla.
TV/Radio: ESPNU, 101.5-WRAL
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Projected starting lineups
N.C. State (12-10, 2-7 ACC)
G Cat Barber 23.1 ppg, 4.6 apg
G Maverick Rowan 13.0 ppg, 3.4 rpg
G Cody Martin 6.2 ppg, 4.4 rpg
F Lennard Freeman 4.0 ppg, 6.6 rpg
F Abdul-Malik Abu 12.8 ppg, 8.5 rpg
Florida State (14-7, 4-5 ACC)
G Xavier Rathan-Mayes 11.8 ppg, 5.2 apg
G Malik Beasley 17.5 ppg, 5.6 rpg
G Dwayne Bacon 16.2 ppg, 6.0 rpg
G Montay Brandon 3.5 ppg, 3.3 rpg
F Boris Bojanovksy 5.7 ppg, 3.8 rpg
N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried put sophomore forward BeeJay Anya on the scout team in practice. It has helped Abdul-Malik Abu in practice and has served as motivation for Anya.
“He doesn’t like it a whole lot, but it’s where he is,” Gottfried said. “It’s where he’s going to stay for awhile until he can step his game up like we want him to.”