No regrets for Seminoles

Rich, Thornton focus on getting Fla. State to NCAA tournament

College Basketball

January 30, 2007|By Heather A. Dinich | Heather A. Dinich,Sun Reporter

Connecticut, Indiana and Kentucky all recruited 6-foot-3 guard Jason Rich, but as a 2004 high school senior, he instead chose Florida State because he wanted to "help start something."

NBA scouts recruited senior Al Thornton last year, but the 6-foot-8 forward chose to return to Florida State - to finish something. Thornton wanted one more chance at playing in the NCAA tournament, somewhere Florida State hasn't been since 1998.

Maryland@Florida State Tonight, 8 p.m., Ch. 54, 1300 AM, 105.7 FM Line: Florida State by 3

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