Saturday, November 18, 2017

Florida Gators

FSU men roll in basketball; Florida beats USF in NCAA women’s soccer

FSU men roll in basketball; Florida beats USF in NCAA women’s soccer

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Freshman reserve Mfiondu Kabengele scored 15, Terance Mann added 14 on 7-of-9 shooting and Florida State rolled to a 67-43 win over Fordham in the Jamaica Classic on Friday night. The Seminoles held the Rams to 23 percent shoot...
Published: 11/17/17
State college tidbits: Shula Bowl’s a must-see

State college tidbits: Shula Bowl’s a must-see

Shula Bowl coachesNone of the previous 15 FAU-FIU matchups had this much buzz. Both teams are bowl eligible, and both coaches are national names:FAU coach Lane KiffinRecord: 7-3You knew him as: The arrogant hotshot who talked a big game at Tennessee ...
Published: 11/17/17
College football viewing guide, Week 11

College football viewing guide, Week 11

Watching college football all day Saturday? Here’s the meh and must-see time frames:Lamest time window: Late. It’s a pretty weak slate, so take a light day.Noon: No. 5 Wisconsin finally gets a test, No. 19 Michigan. 3:30: How will No. 9 Notre Dame re...
Published: 11/17/17
Basketball: Gators romp; key player hurt for Hurricanes

Basketball: Gators romp; key player hurt for Hurricanes

GAINESVILLE — Behind a balanced effort and six double-figure scorers, No. 8 Florida dominated North Florida 108-68 Thursday. Junior KeVaughn Allen led the Gators with 18 points. The balanced scoring helped Florida (2-0) dismantle the Ospreys (0-4) fr...
Published: 11/16/17
Your Florida Gators coaching search weekend guide

Your Florida Gators coaching search weekend guide

While message boards and Twitter were running rampant all week about the possibility of Florida hiring Chip Kelly, an announcement on the Gators’ next coach is not imminent. It might not come today. Or Monday. Or next week.So take a break from starin...
Published: 11/16/17
Rick and Tom podcast: Will Chip Kelly be the Gators’ next head coach?

Rick and Tom podcast: Will Chip Kelly be the Gators’ next head coach?

The Florida Gators are vetting Chip Kelly to potentially be their next head coach, but is he their first choice? In their latest podcast, Rick Stroud and Tom Jones discuss what the future holds for the Gators and whether the coach will be Chip Kelly,...
Published: 11/15/17

USF humbled by MEAC’s Morgan State

TAMPA — Three nights after USF’s one-point season-opening victory against FAU, the final droplets of euphoria from that emotional triumph evaporated.So did any delusions about Bulls basketball being a quick fix under new coach Brian Gregory.Morgan St...
Published: 11/13/17
Butch Jones out as Tennessee’s football coach

Butch Jones out as Tennessee’s football coach

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee fired coach Butch Jones on Sunday with two games left in a regular season in which the Volunteers started ranked but are now still winless in the Southeastern Conference. Vols athletic director John Currie said defensive ...
Published: 11/12/17
USF women blank FGCU, Gators next in NCAA soccer

USF women blank FGCU, Gators next in NCAA soccer

TAMPA — The USF women defeated Florida Gulf Coast 3-0 Saturday in a first-round NCAA tournament soccer game at Corbett Stadium.The Bulls (13-3-2) face Florida this Friday. The time and location are to be determined. The Gators (15-6) beat South Alaba...
Published: 11/11/17
South Carolina defeat guarantees losing SEC record for Florida

South Carolina defeat guarantees losing SEC record for Florida

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Somehow, Florida still had a chance. After losing quarterback Malik Zaire mid-game to a knee injury. After twice trailing by 15. After letting South Carolina into the end zone four times, the Gators had the ball, down by eight with 3...
Published: 11/11/17