Seminoles deserve their Top 25 spot 

January, 26, 2011

This season, Insider will feature the writing of six current NCAA basketball players, contributing their thoughts on issues facing their conferences. In this installment, Florida State's Chris Singleton talks about the importance of the Seminoles cracking the AP Top 25

We care [about the ranking] because we want to get recognition for the school and for us for our hard work. We feel underestimated, but we know we still have a lot to prove considering what we think we can be. We lost to three teams who, at the time, were top-15 teams. Losing to Virginia Tech and Auburn back-to-back hurt. It really set us back. However, I don't think losing to Auburn hurt us as much as winning over Duke helped. Let me explain.