Remember The Last Time Florida State Made The NCAA Final Four?

My Facebook news feed blew up with gleeful FSU fans blasting the Florida Gators’ loss in the Final Four to U-Conn last night. Which led me to think, “When was the last time FSU went to a Final Four?”

Ladies and Gentlemen, meet the 1971-72 Florida State basketball team! They made their deepest run in the NCAA tournament that year, losing in the title game to UCLA. That season brought FSU’s only Final Four appearance, compared to Florida’s 1994, 2000, 2006, 2007, and 2014 appearances – not to mention UF’s 2006 and 2007 National Championships.

FSU 70s chic

Ah, the 70s. Disco, bell-bottom pants, Gerald Ford, and one FSU Final Four Appearance: the good ‘ol days! Keep trying FSU, keep trying …