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ON SHANNON: Considered by Florida State's coaching staff to be the toughest player on the team who has begun to grow as a basketball player and whose best basketball is in his immediate future...was showing his extreme promise in the first seven games of the 2011-12 season when he was injured and forced to miss the remainder of the season because of a dislocated left shoulder suffered against UConn in the third round of the Battle4Atlants on Nov. 26...underwent surgery on January 4, 2012 and was granted a medical redshirt by the NCAA and the ACC in June of 2012...he has three years of eligibility remaining at the start of the 2012-13 with an incredible amount of potential waiting to be tapped during the remainder of his Seminole career...has switched his jersey number from 15 (during the first three seasons of his career) to 2 for his redshirt junior season as he looks to get a fresh start after playing in only seven games after a left shoulder injury cut his 2011-12 season short...a spiritual and emotional leader for Florida State who is one of the Seminoles most excitable yet serious players...has started five games during his career (all during his sophomore season) including the Seminoles' victory over No. 1 Duke on Jan. 12, 2011 in helping the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993 and for only the fourth time in school history... played in a career high 27 games as a sophomore in helping lead Florida State to a 23-11 overall record, an 11-5 record in ACC play, a third place finish in the ACC standings and an appearance in the school record tying third consecutive NCAA Tournament...Shannon has known nothing but winning during the first three years of his Florida State career... has played as a member of three NCAA Tournament teams, the Seminoles' 2011 team that advanced to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament, the Seminoles' 2012 ACC Championship team, three teams that have finished in the top three of the ACC standings, three teams that have won a total of 70 games and three teams that have won at least 22 games...the Seminoles are 70-32 overall (.686 winning percentage), 33-15 overall in ACC regular season play (.688 winning percentage), 3-2 in ACC Tournament play (.600 winning percentage) and are 36-17 against ACC competition (.679 winning percentage) with Shannon on the roster...Florida State is the third winningest program in the ACC (behind only Duke and North Carolina) in the last six years and in the three years during Shannon's career...has helped the Seminoles to 12 victories and a 12-8 record (.750 winning percentage) against ranked teams during the first three years of his career... the Seminoles have defeated four top five ranked teams, six top 10 ranked teams and nine top 20 ranked teams with Shannon on the roster in the last three seasons...played in six wins over ranked teams in the first two years of his career including wins over No. 1 Duke during the 2011 regular season as well as No. 20 Texas A&M and No. 5 Notre Dame in the 2011 NCAA Tournament to advance the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the 2011 NCAA Tournament...Florida State's consecutive victories over No. 1 and No. 5 Notre Dame in the 2011 NCAA Tournament marked the second time in school history that Florida State had defeated two top five ranked teams in the same season...Florida State also defeated No. 15 ranked Baylor in the third place game in the 2010 Diamond Head Classic...played in two victories over ranked teams during his freshman season as Florida State defeated two ranked Georgia Tech teams during the 2009-10 season...made his ACC debut to help the Seminoles past No. 15 Georgia Tech to open the ACC season (Dec. 20) and helped Florida State top the No. 18 ranked Yellow Jackets (Jan. 24) in Tallahassee...those two wins went a long way in the Seminoles earning a selection to the NCAA Tournament...Florida State has been nationally ranked during each of Shannon's three seasons as a Seminole...the Seminoles closed the 2011-12 season ranked No. 10 in the final Associated Press poll and No. 15 in the final ESPN/USA Today Coaches' poll of Shannon's junior season...the Seminoles finished the 2010-11 season ranked No. 19 in the final ESPN/USA Today Poll of Shannon's sophomore season...the Seminoles were also ranked as high a No. 18 during Shannon's freshman season in 2009-10...the Seminoles are statistically one of the nation's top teams during Shannon's career...the Seminoles are the top defensive team in the nation and have led the nation in field goal percentage defense in two of three seasons with Shannon in the starting line-up...Florida State led the nation and the ACC with a .363 mark in 2010 and led the NCAA and the ACC with a .368 defensive field goal make...the Seminoles were the first team to repeat as the field goal percentage national champions since Marquette in the 1993 and 1994 seasons...Florida State's .363 mark ranks as the fourth lowest mark by a leader in the category since the NCAA began compiling the statistic in 1977...Florida State is only the sixth team in NCAA history to repeat at the field goal percentage defensive national champions...the Seminoles ranked fifth nationally with a .381 defensive field goal percentage mark in 2012...the Seminoles also became only the fourth team in ACC history to lead the ACC in blocked shots and steals during the same season in 2012...helped Florida State to the championship of the 2009 Old Spice Classic as the Seminoles claimed victories over Iona, Alabama and Marquette at the ESPN/Disney Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla...was rewarded with the Mr. Hustle award from the coaching staff at the Seminoles' annual Honors Banquet in 2010...earned the Most Improved Student Athlete Award from the Seminoles' coaching staff at the 2011 team banquet...
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Averaged 8.3 points (fourth), 4.4 rebounds (tied for second) and shot .543 from the field (second) despite playing in only seven games because of an injury suffered in the seventh game of the season...was granted a medical redshirt after playing in only the first seven games of the season...played in the first seven games of the season and was injured in the second half of the Seminoles' game against No. 4 UConn in the final game of the Battle4Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas (Nov. 26)...suffered a dislocated left shoulder at the 7:17 mark of the second half when UConn's Tyler Olander jumped on top of him as the two players dove back across the mid court line for a loose ball...Olander landed awkwardly on top of Shannon, and despite Shannon being called for the foul, he was the injured player who left the game and saw his season come to an end...had surgery on Jan. 4, 2012 to repair the injury and began rehabilitation during the spring semester...totaled the first double-double of his career with a career-high 15 points and a career-high 12 rebounds in the Seminoles' season opening win against Jacksonville (Nov. 11)...in addition to establishing career highs for points (15) and rebounds (12) against Jacksonville, he made a career high seven free throws (in nine attempts), and pulled down a career high five offensive rebounds and a career high seven defensive rebounds (for his career high total of 12 rebounds...totaled nine points and seven rebounds in the second half as Florida State gained its first win of the season...tied his career high with 15 points in Florida State's 80-39 win over South Alabama...totaled 10 points and six rebounds in the Seminoles' win over UCF in Tallahassee (Nov. 14)...scored in double figures in three of the first four games of the season (15 against Jacksonville, 10 against UCF and 15 against South Alabama) for an early scoring average of 11.0 points per game in leading the Seminoles to four wins in their first four games of the season...was enjoying a certain breakout season after the first four games of the season as he was leading the Seminoles in free throws made (14) and attempted (24), was second in total rebounds (27), second in average rebounds per game (6.8), second in offensive rebounds (10) and third in blocked shots (three)...was one of four Seminoles averaging in double figure scoring entering the Battle4Atlantis...added eight points against UMass in the first game of the Battle4Atlantis for a 5-0 record for the Seminoles and a 9.6 points per game scoring average...scored four points and added a season high two steals in the Seminoles 46-41 loss to Harvard in the second round of the Battle4Atlantis (Nov. 25)...blocked a career high tying two shots in Florida State's victory over South Alabama (No. 20) to go along with 15 points and five rebounds...was Florida State's second leading scorer with a 9.3 points per game scoring average and the team leader with a .613 field goal shooting percentage entering the Seminoles' game against UConn when he was injured and forced to the sidelines for the remainder of the season...
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Averaged 4.7 points (tied for eighth on the team) and 2.7 rebounds (tied for seventh) while playing in a career-high 27 games in 2010-11...he started a career high five games (Duke, NC State, at Miami, Boston College and at Clemson) before a knee injury kept him out of the line-up for five games...Shannon underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Feb. 4 following the Seminoles' game at Clemson and missed only five games before returning to the line-up on Feb. 19 at Wake Forest...his play helped Florida State play in its school record tying third consecutive NCAA Tournament and reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 1993 season...Florida State won 23 games, had an 11-5 record in ACC play, finished in third place in the ACC standings and solidified their place as the third winningest program in the ACC in the last six seasons behind only Duke and North Carolina...played in four wins over nationally ranked teams - No. 1 Duke, No. 5 Notre Dame in the NCAA Tournament, No. 15 Baylor in the Diamond Head Classic and no. 20 Texas A&M in the NCAA Tournament...the Seminoles' four wins over ranked teams marked the first time since the 2003-04 season that Florida State had defeated as many as four ranked teams in the same season...Florida State was the best defensive team in the nation and the ACC during Shannon's second season as a Seminole...the Seminoles led the nation for the second consecutive season in field goal percentage defense, were fifth in blocked shots, 15th in 3-pioint field goal percentage defense and 24th in steals...the Seminoles ranked first in the ACC field goal percentage defense, first in 3-piont field goal percentage defense, first in blocked shots, second in scoring defense and second in steals...scored in double figures in four different games - with at least 10 points coming against Stetson (Dec. 15), NC State (Jan. 15), Miami (Jan. 19) and at Maryland (Feb. 23)...a near double double of 15 points and nine rebounds came in Florida State's win over NC State at home...scored his season high of 13 points in the Seminoles' win over Stetson in Tallahassee...his season high of nine rebounds came in the Seminoles' win at home against ACC foe NC State...inserted into the starting line-up during a five game span in January that saw the Seminoles earn a 4-1 record with wins over No. 1 Duke, NC State and Boston College at home and at Miami...totaled double figure scoring twice as a starter with an ACC career high tying 12 points coming against NC State and 10 more coming at Miami...averaged 6.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 18.4 minutes per game and shot .727 (eight of 11) from the free throw line as a starter...was the Seminoles' third leading rebounder in the five game span from Jan. 12 through Jan. 29 as Florida State improved to 15-6 overall and 5-2 in the ACC...the Seminoles never dropped below third place in the ACC standings at any point during the 2010-11 conference season...blocked a season high eight shots with two each coming against NC State and at Maryland...he made a career high 36 free throws - more than seven times as many free throws as he made during his freshman season..played 348 minutes for an average of 12.9 minutes played per game - an average of nearly four times as many minutes per game during his sophomore season as compared to his freshman season...pulled down 74 rebounds and averaged 2.7 rebounds - nearly four times as many rebounds as a sophomore as compared to his freshman season...averaged 2.6 points and 2.3 rebounds in eight games against ranked teams during his sophomore season...averaged 2.4 points and 1.7 rebounds in 11 games against teams that played in the NCAA Tournament and averaged 4.4 points and 3.1 rebounds in seven games against teams that played in the NIT in 2011...(vs. Boston College): Scored zero points and pulled down three rebounds in the Seminoles' only game of the season against NIT participant Boston College...a defensive presence as Florida State blocked seven shots (he had one blocked shot) and limited the Eagles to .354 shooting from the field and 51 points...Florida State won the game, 67-51, in Tallahassee (Jan. 22)...two first half rebounds in eight minutes as a starter as Florida State took a 29-27 halftime lead...one rebound in three minutes of playing time as Florida State stretched out their advantage and took the 16 points win to raise its ACC record to 5-1...(vs. Clemson): Averaged 2.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Clemson...averaged 13.0 minutes in the two games against the Tigers as both teams won on their home court...scored two points in six minutes of play as Florida State rallied to defeat Clemson, 75-69, in Tallahassee (Dec. 12)...the win came as a December victory for the Seminoles and allowed them to rank as the first place team in the league standings for nearly one full month...two important first half points on a jumper with 1:04 remaining before intermission to pull the Seminoles to within six at 28-34...the Seminoles trailed by as many as eight in the first half...Florida State scored 10 of the first 12 points of the second half to take the lead and re-took the lead for good on a 3-point shot by Deividas Dulkys at the 3:36 mark...totaled two points and pulled down five rebounds as Florida State traveled to play at Clemson...the Tigers returned the favor of defeating the Seminoles, 62-44, in Clemson (Jan. 29)...two second half points as Florida State worked to dig out of as much as a 27 point deficit...the Seminoles never led in dropping their second ACC game of the year...(vs. Duke): scored six points and pulled down four rebounds in Florida State's only game against NCAA Tournament participant Duke during the 2010-11 season...in Shannon's first career start the Seminoles defeated the No. 1 ranked Blue Devils, 66-61, in Tallahassee (Jan. 12)...Shannon found out he would start the game five minutes before the game began when Associate Head Coach Stan Jones wrote his name into the starting line-up during the Seminoles' final pre-game team meeting...tied for the team lead with three offensive rebounds and one blocked shot as Florida State limited Duke to 61 points and .311 shooting from the field...two first half points gave Florida State a 9-6 lead at the 15:26 mark of the first half on a jumper from the right elbow...totaled four points, two offensive rebounds and one blocked shot in the second half of the win...his four second half points came nearly in succession as a jumper at the 17:07 mark gave Florida State a 36-29 advantage and a lay-up at the 14:49 mark gave the Seminoles a 40-29 lead at the 14:49 mark...his four points came in the midst of a 6-0 run that allowed Florida State to keep a lead that it held for the final 22 minutes of the game including the entire second half...(vs. Georgia Tech): Did not play in Florida State's only game of the season against Georgia Tech following surgery on his left knee on Feb. 4...The Seminoles defeated the Yellow Jackets, 72-63, in Atlanta (Feb. 10)...(vs. Maryland): Scored 12 points and pulled down four rebounds to go along with two steals in the Seminoles' only game of the season against Maryland...was Florida State's third leading scorer as he tied his ACC career high with 12 points on a career high six made field goals...he shot .600 percent from the field (six of 10) as he played 20 minutes in the game...Florida State lost an early lead in falling to the Terps, 78-62, in College Park, Md. (Feb. 23)...totaled six first half points in the first half as Florida State jumped out to as much as a seven point lead in the first half only to trail 38-37 at the intermission...a lay-up at the 13:31 mark of the first half gave the Seminoles a 16-11 advantage...then scored four points in a 43 second span on two lay-ups to pull Florida State to within five at 31-36...six second half points as Maryland upped its lead to as many as 17 in winning the game...(vs. Miami): Averaged 5.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Miami...Florida State swept the two game regular season series against the Hurricanes - winning in both Coral Gables and Tallahassee...scored 10 points and pulled down two rebounds in Florida State's come from behind win over Miami, 55-53, in Coral Gables (Jan. 19)...shot well from the field with three field goals and was four of six (.667 percent) from the free throw line as Florida State won an ACC road game despite not scoring a field goal in the first 10 minutes of the game...scored the Seminoles' first field goal of the game at the 10:11 mark with nearly 10 minutes elapsed on a dunk to pull the Seminoles to within two of 9-11...he was four of six from the free throw line in the first half including one at the 12:51 mark to bring Florida State to within seven at 3-10 and two more at the 11:44 mark to bring Florida State to within three at 7-10...scored five points in the span of 2:40 to bring the Seminoles from a 10-2 deficit to a workable 11-9 deficit as he jumpstarted the Seminoles' offense...three more points in a nine second span helped Florida State stay in touch with the Hurricanes during their offensive woes in the first half...one free throw at the 3:55 mark brought the Seminoles to within 11 at 15-26 and a lay-up at the 3:46 mark closed the Seminoles' gap to nine at 17-26...began the Seminoles on the road to prosperity with a dunk to begin Florida State's second half scoring...his dunk and two points began a 31-22 game ending second half run that saw Florida State rally from as much as a 12 point deficit to the ultra-important win over its in-state ACC rival on the road in conference play...helped Florida State to the win as a starter in his third consecutive game and first career start in the ACC on the road...scored one point, pulled down two rebounds and was credited with one steal in 10 minutes of play as Florida State defeated Miami, 65-59, in Tallahassee (Feb. 26)...was only his third game back from knee surgery in leading the Seminoles to their 20th overall win of the season and their 10th ACC win of the year to virtually ensure themselves of a school record tying third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance...his lone point came on a free throw with 58 seconds remaining in the second half to give Florida State a commanding 22-point lead at 36-14 on its way to a 36-16 lead at halftime...(vs. North Carolina): Scored five points and pulled down three rebounds in one game against NCAA Tournament participant North Carolina...played in the Seminoles game against the Tar Heels in Tallahassee after missing the game between the two teams on Super Bowl Sunday in Chapel Hill...totaled five points and three rebounds as the Seminoles fell to North Carolina, 72-70, in Tallahassee (March 6)...the Tar Heels won the game on a buzzer beating 3-point shot from the top of the key by All-American Harrison Barnes to stun the Seminoles who lead throughout the second half and who took their final lead of the game with 18 seconds remaining to be played on two free throws by Derwin Kitchen...Shannon scored all five of his points in the first half to help the Seminoles to a 38-37 halftime lead...a lay-up broke a tie at the 14:24 mark and put Florida State up 10-8 and a free throw at the 13:28 mark broke another tie and put the Seminoles up 13-12...broke a third tie with a lay-up at the 5:13 mark to put Florida State up 28-26...his lay-up at the 5:13 mark began a 12-11 halftime run for Florida State that gave them a 38-27 lead at the intermission...(vs. NC State): Averaged 9.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals in two games against NC State...played in both games of the regular season against the Wolfpack (one pre and one post his knee surgery) and was a starter in the Seminoles' win over the Wolfpack in Tallahassee...was a perfect six of six from the free throw line in the two game sweep of NC State...a near double double of 12 points and nine rebounds to go along with two steals in a career high 29 minutes as a starter in Florida State's victory over NC State, 84-71, in Tallahassee (Jan. 15)...was the second start of his career as he helped lead Florida State to the very important win over the Wolfpack...the win was important as the Seminoles' third win of the season but it was just as important as it was the Seminoles' first game after their win over No. 1 ranked Duke just three nights earlier...led Florida State with eight first half points in leading the Seminoles to a 28-19 halftime advantage...scored his eight first half points on three field goals and two free throws in leading Florida State offensively - the Seminoles did not trail during the game...began the Seminoles' scoring in the second half with a half opening jumper to put Florida State up 30-19...the Seminoles led by double figures for the remainder of the game in taking the win...totaled six points and two rebounds in 15 minutes of play as Florida State won in Raleigh, 72-62, to close out the regular season (March 6)...the victory sent the Seminoles into the postseason with a 21-9 overall record, an 11-5 record in the ACC and a third place finish in the league standings...it marked the school record third consecutive season the Seminoles had finished in fourth place or higher in the league standings...scored four of his six points off the bench in the first half to help stake the Seminoles to a 34-25 halftime advantage...scored his four first half points in a span of 1:20 on two free throws at the 15:40 mark to put Florida State up 9-3 and on a lay-up at the 14:20 mark to increase the Seminoles' lead to 13-5...two second half points on a lay-up at the 15:13 mark gave Florida State a 43-34 lead...his second half basket proved important as the Wolfpack fought their way back into the game and took a one point lead on two occasions with under nine minutes remaining in the game...the Seminoles pushed their lead back out to as much as 10 in winning the game...(vs. Virginia): Did not play in the Seminoles' only game of the season against Virginia (Feb. 12) after undergoing successful knee surgery just eight days earlier...(vs. Virginia Tech): Averaged 5.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Virginia Tech...also added a team high tying two blocked shots and one steal against the Hokies...totaled five points and six rebounds as Florida State lost to Virginia Tech, 71-59, in Blacksburg (Jan. 8)...two points in the first half and four in the second as Florida State fought its way back into the game from the start...the Seminoles led by as many as four in the first half but trailed by as many as 12 in the second half in dropping their first ACC game of the season...scored six points to go along with three rebounds and two blocked shots as the third seeded Seminoles faced the sixth seeded Hokies in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C. (March 11)...the Seminoles seemingly won the game at the buzzer on a 3-point shot by Derwin Kitchen that seemingly gave Florida State a 54-52 win...after a lengthy review by the referees, the shot was ruled to have come after the buzzer as the game was handed to the Hokies, 52-51... two points in the first half helped the Seminoles to a 27-19 advantage at the intermission...his four second half points were not enough as Virginia Tech outscored the Seminoles 33-24 over the course of the final 20 minutes of the game to take the win and advance to the semifinals of the tournament where they lost to Duke...(vs. Wake Forest): Scored five points and pulled down four rebounds in 16 minutes of play in one game against Wake Forest...also added a career high tying two assists and one steal to going along with three free throws made as the Seminoles won in Winston Salem...did not play because of a knee injury suffered in practice prior to the Seminoles' 85-61 win over the Deacons in Tallahassee (Feb. 1)...was preparing to undergo surgery three days later and missed one of his seven games because of injuries during the season...made his return after only 15 days from surgery to recover with five points and four rebounds in Florida State's 84-66 win over Wake Forest in Winston-Salem (Feb. 19)...two points in the first half helped the Seminoles' offense get on track and helped pull out the road win for the Seminoles...a dunk at the 14:12 mark of the first half helped pull Florida State to within two at 4-6...the Seminoles' offense stalled for the next 10 minutes but recovered to trail by only 31-33 at the half...three points on a free throw at the 13:32 mark and two more free throws at the 12:36 mark helped Florida State extend their lead to 39-48...his three points in the span of 56 seconds allowed Florida State some breathing room in running away with the 18 point win...Florida State opened up as much as a 20 point advantage in the second half...the win was significant on many fronts: it was a conference road win, it was Shannon's return from a speedy recovery from knee surgery and it was the first of six games the Seminoles would play without standout forward Chris Singleton who broke his foot on Feb. 12 against Virginia...(In Three Games In The NCAA Tournament): Averaged 1.3 points and 1.7 rebounds in three games during the NCAA Tournament as Florida State advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1993 and for only the fourth time in school history...the Seminoles defeated No. 20 ranked and seventh seeded Texas A&M in the second round and No. 5 ranked and second seeded Notre Dame in the third round before meeting Final Four participant VCU in the Sweet 16...the Seminoles' victories over the nationally ranked Aggies and the nationally ranked Fighting Irish marked the third and fourth victories of the season over nationally ranked teams...the Seminoles' first two games were played in the United Center in Chicago while its Sweet 16 game against VCU was played at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Tex...(vs. Texas A&M): Totaled two points and one rebound in five minutes of playing time in helping lead Florida State past No. 20 and second seeded Texas A&M, 57-50, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (March 18)...also added one blocked shot in the Seminoles' first NCAA Tournament win since 1998...his field goal came at the 13:19 mark and helped give the Seminoles' a quick 7-0 lead which they expanded to as much as 12-3 (plus nine points)...his basket proved important as Texas A&M rallied to take as much as an eight points lead before the half was over...the Seminoles got themselves back into the game and trailed by only 23-26 at the half...also added an important first half block on a field goal attempt by the Aggies' B.J. Holmes to keep the Seminoles lead at 5-0...after trailing at the half, Florida State outscored the Aggies, 34-24, in the second half to take the lead and win the game going away...(vs. Notre Dame): Totaled two points and four rebounds in nine minutes of playing time to help lead Florida State past No. 5 ranked and second seeded Notre Dame in the third round of the tournament...the Seminoles led virtually the entire game and won, 71-57, in what was a virtual home game for the Irish as the game was played only 90 miles from the Notre Dame campus (March 20)...increased Florida State's lead to 34-21 with two free throws at the 1:06 mark of the first half...helped give Florida State a 34-23 lead in helping the Seminoles to their convincing 14 point win over Notre Dame who finished in second place in the seemingly invincible Big East conference standings...the win over the Fighting Irish advanced the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament...(vs. VCU): scored zero points and pulled down zero rebounds in five minutes of play against VCU in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament...the Rams defeated the Seminoles, 72-71 in overtime at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Tex (March 25)...(In Three Games In The Diamond Head Classic): Averaged 5.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in three games during the prestigious Diamond Head Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii...the Seminoles finished the tournament with a 2-1 record, a victory in the third place game and two wins over very good basketball teams in homestanding Hawaii on its home court and against No. 15 ranked Baylor...nearly half of his points in the three game tournament came from the free throw line (seven of 15)...(vs. Hawaii): Scored seven points and pulled down four rebounds in 12 minutes of play in the Seminoles' 70-62 win over Hawaii (Dec. 22)...the game was played on the Rainbow Warriors' home court and was one of the Seminoles' better road wins of the season...scored all seven of his points in the second half as Florida State held onto a 33-25 halftime lead...five points in a span of 1:30 on two jump shots and a free throw gave Florida State breathing room at 54-38 with 9:10 left in the game...two more free throws at the 8:09 mark of the game gave Florida State a 58-41 lead...the Rainbow Warriors would fight but could not get back into the game after Shannon's two free throws...all seven of his points came in a 2:31 span of the second half and helped the Seminoles to the win...(vs. Butler): Totaled five points and one steal in nine minutes of playing time against NCAA Tournament participant Butler in the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic...Florida State battled the Bulldogs but fell in a well-played game, 67-64, at the University of Hawaii's Stan Sheriff Center (Dec. 23)...four of his points came in the second half as Florida State battled back from as much as 15 points down in the second half...a free throw at the 11:33 mark of the second half brought the Seminoles to within nine at 31-40 and began a game ending 34-27 Seminole run which got them back into the game late...he added an old fashion three point play at the 10:43 mark that cut Florida State's deficit to 33-43...the Seminoles closed to three at the end of the game in falling out of contention for the championship...(vs. Baylor): scored three points to go along with four rebounds, one assist and one blocked shot in 15 minutes of playing time as Florida State defeated No. 15 Baylor in the third place game of the Diamond Head Classic...the Seminoles rallied from as much as a nine point first half deficit to lead virtually the entire second half and defeat the Bears, 68-61, on the University of Hawaii (Dec. 25)...two first half points on a dunk helped the Seminoles climb out of the nine point deficit and take a 33-30 lead with 2:50 left before halftime...his dunk allowed Florida State to take a 37-33 advantage into the locker room at the half...Baylor recovered to tie the game but never regained the lead in the second half...Shannon scored one second half point on a free throw to give Florida State a 51-41 lead with 9:45 left in the game...the point by Shannon proved important as the Bears rallied to tie the game at the 5:31 but the Seminoles persevered to gain their first win of the season over a nationally ranked team...(vs. Florida): totaled zero points and zero rebounds in one minute of playing time in the Seminoles' only meeting of the season against NCAA Tournament participant Florida...the Gators defeated the Seminoles, 55-51, in Tallahassee (Nov. 28)...
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): averaged 1.7 points (10th on the team) and 1.1 rebounds (11th) while shooting .542 from the field (2nd) in 18 games played as a freshman for the Seminoles...averaged 5.2 minutes played per game as he played in seven non-conference games and 10 ACC games during his first season...also earned playing time in the Seminoles' NCAA Tournament game against Gonzaga...missed the first four games of the season with a scratched cornea on his right eye which he suffered in practice just before the start of the season...set his maturation back a bit as he missed extended practice and conditioning time as well as the first part of the season...more than made up for the time he missed when he was able to get back on the practice court...his career high of 17 minutes played translated into his career high of 11 points scored in Florida State's victory over UT Martin in Tallahassee (Dec. 22)...established career high statistics for points scored (11), field goals made (five), field goals attempted (six), offensive rebounds (three), defensive rebounds (three), total rebounds (six) and minutes played (17) while earning career high tying statistics for free throw percentage (.500), assists (one) and blocked shots (two) against the Skyhawks...also earned in double figure minutes of playing time against FIU (14 on Dec. 6), Alabama A&M (12 on Dec. 31), and Texas A&M Corpus Christi (13 on Jan. 4)...Florida State was 4-0 when Shannon played in at least 12 minutes in a game during the 2009-10 season...earned playing time in his first career ACC game at Georgia Tech (Dec. 20) in Atlanta...contributed two rebounds in eight minutes of play as the Seminoles defeated the nationally ranked Yellow Jackets, 66-59, on the road...scored at least five points in three different games - 11 in the Seminoles' win over UT Martin, six in Florida State's win over Texas A&M Corpus Christi (Jan. 4) and five in its win over FIU)...five blocked shots with two each coming in back to back games against UT Martin and Alabama A&M and one coming in the Seminoles' game against Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament (March 19)...played in two victories over ranked teams during his freshman season with both wins coming over ranked Georgia Tech teams - the No. 15/22 Yellow Jackets in Atlanta and the No. 18/19 Yellow Jackets in Tallahassee (Jan. 24)...played in 10 ACC games - with Florida State earning a 7-3 record in the conference games in which he played...helped Florida State finish with a 10-6 record and a third place finish in ACC play...averaged 0.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in five games against ranked teams during his freshman season...(vs. Boston College): played in one game during the season against Boston College...totaled one minute of playing time and earned one steal in the Seminoles' victory in Chestnut Hill against the Eagles (Jan. 30)...the victory for the Seminoles was the first ever on the road against the Eagles and helped them earn their first ever two game regular season sweep of Boston College...a first half steal helped the Seminoles stay nearly even with Boston College despite the homestanding Eagles holding a 27-22 lead at the intermission...Florida State rallied late to win the game on a 3-point shot by Derwin Kitchen with 44 seconds remaining in the game...(vs. Clemson): averaged 0.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in two games played against NCAA Tournament participant Clemson...averaged 3.5 minutes played in the two game regular season series...scored zero points and pulled down two rebounds as the Seminoles fell, 77-67, in Clemson (Feb. 10)...his two rebounds came in three minutes of playing time in the second half as Florida State rallied to get itself back into the game in the final 20 minutes...his effort helped the Seminoles outrebound, 19-18, and outscore , 43-40, the Tigers in the second half...Florida State, though, had dug itself too big of a hole in trailing by as many as 15 early in the second half...totaled one point and one rebound in three minutes of play as the Seminoles fell to Clemson, 53-50, in Tallahassee (Feb. 28)...made one of two free throw attempts in the first half to give the Seminoles a 17-6 lead with 6:47 left before intermission...helped Florida State take a 21-19 halftime lead...(vs. Georgia Tech): averaged 0.0 points and 1.5 rebounds in two games played against NCAA Tournament participant Georgia Tech...helped Florida State earn two victories and the regular season sweep of the Yellow Jackets...played his ACC career-high of eight minutes in his ACC debut against Georgia Tech as the Seminoles opened their conference season in December with a league road victory, 66-59, in overtime in Atlanta...earned six minutes of playing time in the first half and was credited with two important rebounds...his production on the defensive end of the court allowed Florida State to take an all-important 27-22 lead into the locker room at halftime...Georgia Tech tied the game in regulation and the Seminoles opened their ACC schedule with a win as they took the victory in overtime...one first half rebound in two minutes of play in helping Florida State to the 68-66 victory in Tallahassee (Jan. 24)...once again, his play on the defensive end helped Florida State recover from as much as a seven point deficit in the first half to pull into a 34-34 tie at halftime...the Seminoles outscored the Yellow Jackets in the second half to gain the win...(vs. Miami): scored two points as he played in one of the Seminoles' two games against Miami during the 2009-10 season...the Seminoles defeated the Hurricanes, 71-65, in Tallahassee (Feb. 6)...his two points came in two minutes of playing time in the first half...his basket gave Florida State a 15-9 lead with 12:52 remaining in the first half...his first half basket proved important as Miami rallied to take the lead early in the second half before Florida State re-took command of the game and claimed the win...(vs. North Carolina): scored two points, pulled down one rebound and was credited with a career-high three steals in five minutes of playing time in the Seminoles' victory over NIT participant North Carolina in the only game of the season between the Seminoles and the Tar Heels...the Seminoles won the game, 77-67, for the first win for head coach Leonard Hamilton at the Dean ., Smith Center...his lone basket in the game came early in the second half and gave Florida State a 56-36 lead (+20) at the 16:58 mark...he immediately contributed two steals one of which led directly to a 3-point field goal by Deividas Dulkys and a 59-36 lead...another steal came less than one minute later to give him three for the game...his three steals in a span of 1:57 gave him a total of four for his entire freshman season as he added one steal in the Seminoles win at Boston College...(vs. NC State): one minute of playing time but did not score as he played in one of the Seminoles' two games against NIT participant NC State...earned playing time against NC State in the second half of the Wolfpack's 88-81 win in Tallahassee (Jan. 12)...(vs. Virginia): totaled zero points and zero rebounds in three minutes of playing time in the Seminoles' only game of the season against Virginia...all three minutes of playing time came in the second half as Florida State won the game 69-50 in Charlottesville (Feb. 17)...the Seminoles extended their lead to as many as 23 points in the second half with Shannon on the floor...(vs. Virginia Tech): scored two points in two minutes of play in the Seminoles' only game of the season against NIT participant Virginia Tech...Florida State defeated the Hokies, 63-58 in Tallahassee (Jan. 16) for a win that would prove pivotal at the end of the season...the Seminoles' victory over the Hokies in January allowed the Seminoles to earn the No. 3 seed in the ACC Tournament when the teams finished tied with identical 10-6 conference records...increased Florida State's lead to 23-11 on a dunk at the 8:02 mark of the first half...his basket would be large as it gave the Seminoles a 32-25 lead at the intermission in a tight game that saw Virginia Tech pull to within one with four seconds remaining in the game...(vs. Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament): credited with one rebound and one blocked shot against Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament...the game was played at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo and ended in a 67-60 victory for the Bulldogs (March 19)...played tough on defense with a defensive rebound and a blocked shot in the final 3:20 of the first half...(In the Old Spice Classic): played in one game of the Old Spice Classic in helping lead the Seminoles to the championship of the event...made his career debut with one rebound in one minute of play against Iona...the Seminoles defeated the Gaels, 54-49, to advance in the winners bracket...the Seminoles won that first round game over the host team in the tournament (Nov. 28)...Florida State would go on to defeat both Alabama in the semifinals and Marquette in the championship game to claim the championship of the prestigious tournament...
AT MARY PERSONS: Graduated from Mary Persons High School in 2009...averaged a double-double of 21.4 points and 15.4 rebounds per game as a junior...unable to play his senior season due to tearing his ACL while playing AAU basketball in the summer...a triple double of 21 points, 23 rebounds and 10 blocked shots against Jackson High School during his junior season...career scoring high of 37 points and career rebounding high of 29 rebounds came against Sandy Creek during his junior season...a three-star recruit according to Rivals.com...the 36th ranked power forward entering the college ranks for the 2009-10 season....the 23rd ranked power forward according to Scout.com...the 70th ranked power forward in the nation according to ESPN.com...tore an ACL during the Super 64 Tournament in Las Vegas while playing with his AAU team, the Atlanta Celtics during the summer of 2008 and did not play high school basketball during his senior season...led his high school team to a 20-8 record during his junior season...totaled over 1,200 career points and 1,000 career rebounds during his three-year career...set the career records for scoring, rebounding and blocked shots in only three years as a member of the varsity team at Mary Persons...the first basketball player at Mary Persons to earn a basketball scholarship to a Division I school...played AAU basketball for the Atlanta Celtics with former Seminoles Chris Singleton (Washington Wizards) and Pierre Jordan (Georgia Tech)...made the 2009 checklist for his extraordinary play in the adidas It Takes 5ive Classic by Scout.com...also named to the 2009 checklist at the Super 64 in Las Vegas...chosen as a highlight player for his play in the Super 64 by Rivals.com...
PERSONAL: Born September 4, 1990...Terrance is the son of Anthony and Nicole Shannon ...selected Florida State over Georgia, Auburn, Xavier, Georgia Tech, LSU, Memphis, and Marquette.
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