The Loyola Marymount Lions on Sunday travel to Tallahassee to battle the Florida St. Seminoles in a nationally televised game on ESPNU and ESPN3.com. It is the first road game since November 23 for LMU, who went 4-2 on their six game homestand. Here are the relevant details of Sunday afternoon's college basketball affair:
Records: LMU (6-4); Florida State (7-3)
Ratings: Neither team is ranked in any poll, but FSU is ranked 31st by the Jeff Sagarin computer ratings and LMU is ranked 178th.
Location: The Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Florida
Time: 12 p.m. PST
TV: ESPNU and ESPN3.com, with Doug Bell and Carolyn Peck on the call; this is the second of nine televised games this season for the Lions.
Radio: KXLU 88.9 FM, with Jeff Lampe on the call
Road Grays: Loyola Marymount is 2-0 on the road this season, with wins over then-No. 17 UCLA and at Idaho State; Florida State is 6-1 at home this season
Leading Scorers: guard Anthony Ireland, LMU (14.1 points per game); guard Michael Snaer, FSU (13.3 ppg)
Leading Rebounders: forward Godwin Okonji, LMU (5.0 rebounds per game); forward Bernard James, FSU (8.9 rpg)
Series History: This is only the second meeting between the two schools, with Florida State winning 74-63 last season at Gersten Pavilion. This is the first game for LMU against an ACC school since 2004
Defense: The Lions will have trouble scoring against Florida State, one of the toughest defensive teams in the nation. FSU is seventh in the country in field goal percentage allowed (34.1%) and blocked shots (6.9 per game), and are 11th in three-point field goal percentage allowed (24.8%).