By: Erin Lisch
March 17, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Noles fans waiting a half a decade to get invited back to the big dance.
A Florida State fan his entire life, Jeff Lightfoot said, "It's Nole time this year baby, we're going deep."
FSU in the past making make it to the sweet sixteen, elite, eight and final four and the championship game, all falling short of the title, but fans say this team can do it.
Following the FSU since the early 90’s Dwyane Jefferson said, "Leonard Hamilton has this team playing as a cohesive unit."
Excited about the FSU’s team this year, Miguel Nendoza said, "Definitely think we have the talent we have the coaching we have absolutely everything we need to go all the way."
"We have a lot of depth, if we can get into the paint, we can beat anybody," said Lightfoot.
Playing in the NIT the past 3 of 4 years, fans say it's nice to see FSU in the NCAA tournament.
Watching the Noles since the 80’s, Tim Hamilton said, "I think this year’s been unbelievable I'm very happy with how the team has played team is unbelievable."
"I'm so absolutely excited to see them in the tournament, this is awesome," said Nendoza.
While some may not believe the Noles are a contender.
"I think March madness is crazy absolutely anything can happen!" said Nendoza.
You just never know, making this a month of hoops hysteria!