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Florida State basketball coach Leonard Hamilton 'concerned' about money trumping education for top players

Drastic shifts have occurred in NCAA athletics in recent years with the emergence of the NCAA transfer portal, NIL and — in the case of the basketball — alternative routes for top prospects out of high school. It's a combination Florida State men's basketball coach Leonard Hamilton says is giving him and other coaches pause about the future of collegiate athletics.
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Leonard Hamilton Makes His Opinion On Buddy Boeheim Very Clear

Longtime Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton continued his reputation as the epitome of class after today’s blowout loss to Syracuse in the ACC Tournament. In the first half of a game that would ultimately see the No. 9 seeded Orange rout the No. 8 seeded Seminoles 96-57, Syracuse star Buddy Boeheim appeared to hit Florida State guard Wyatt Wilkes with a closed-fist cheap shot to the chest.
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Florida State basketball coach Leonard Hamilton praises Duke's Mike Krzyzewski as ambassador

With the final season of Mike Krzyzewski’s coaching career nearing an end, along with it will go a legendary era. Whether it was the dominance showcased by Duke or the bruises handed out by Team USA at the international level, few have reached his status of excellence. Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton has felt the impact of Krzyzewski and complimented him for helping the Seminoles program reach a higher level.

Leonard Hamilton challenges FSU basketball team to step up effort to battle depleted depth

Things are definitely looking bleak for the Florida State men's basketball team. The Seminoles (13-11, 6-8 in ACC) dropped their sixth straight game Saturday at North Carolina, losing by 20 after trailing by as much as 40 points. It's the program's longest losing streak since the tail end of the 2004-05 season when FSU dropped nine straight games.

FSU’s Leonard Hamilton preaching patience as young Seminoles fight through injuries, inexperience

Leonard Hamilton has had a successful coaching career that spans three decades. Still, the Florida State coach is finding himself undergoing one of his most challenging seasons as the Seminoles fight through injuries and inexperience. Hamilton, 73, has transformed FSU into a new blue-blood basketball program in the ACC, competing with North Carolina and Duke. The Seminoles have earned Sweet 16 ...

Florida State upsets Duke: Everything Seminoles coach Leonard Hamilton said after win

Florida State defeated No. 6 Duke, 79-78, in overtime on Tuesday evening at the Donald L. Tucker Center. RayQuan Evans hit a pair of clutch free throws with 12 seconds remaining to give FSU the lead. John Butler then swatted an attempt in the paint by Wendell Moore with two seconds remaining to secure the victory. It was a massive victory for Leonard Hamilton's team, which improved to 11-5 overall and 5-2 in the ACC.
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FSU, Leonard Hamilton make history in win vs. Duke

Florida State Seminoles basketball upset No. 6 Duke on Tuesday night in a 79-78 overtime thriller, with Rayquan Evans hitting a pair of game-winning free throws for the second time in the last week. The win was much-needed for the Seminoles, who have missed out on the chance to build...

Leonard Hamilton makes history with Florida State's upset win over Duke

Leonard Hamilton’s teams may not always be the best according to the stat sheets, but his Florida State squads sure do know how to pull off upset wins. Taking on No. 6 ranked Duke on Tuesday night at the Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Florida State – which was unranked and a five-point underdog coming in – recorded a 79-78 overtime win.

Leonard Hamilton and Florida State knock off Duke in overtime

Florida State just defeated No. 6 Duke 79-78 in overtime in Tallahassee. Congratulations to former Kentucky assistant Leonard Hamilton and the Seminoles on netting a big conference win. Here are the final few seconds as called by Florida State’s radio team: