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FGCU women win 4th straight A-SUN Regular Season Title
DeLAND After 17 lead changes and 10 tie scores, the FGCU women's basketball team earned its fourth-straight Atlantic Sun regular season championship in dramatic fashion with a 74-73 win at Stetson Saturday FGCU beat Stetson 77-55 before a sold out crowd Tuesday night, setting another record with 4,673 fans - nine more than last week's game.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Northwest Florida Daily News
Collegiate standouts with area ties prep for postseason
For Brittany Brown, madness could be just around the corner. March madness, to be exact.
The Florida Times-Union
ACD tops Potter's House on final shot to win SIAA hoops title
Brandone Francis hit a jumper in the closing seconds to give Arlington Country Day a 53-51 win over Potter's House in the Sunshine Independent Athletic Association boys basketball championship on Saturday night.
All-area girls basketball: Player of Year prepares to start over at UCF
Edgewater's Nyala Shuler will go from a 3-time state champion senior captain to a newbie on UCF's women's basketball team Class 6A final: Edgewater vs. Pine Forest Edgewater's Haley Clark receives the Most Valuable Player award after their 53-34 victory over Pensacola Pine Forest in a Class 6A girls state basketball final game in Lakeland, Fla.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
B.J. Taylor, Adonys Henriquez in Florida vs. USA game at Amway
UCF signees B.J. Taylor of Boone and Adonys Henriquez of Class 2A state champion Orlando Christian Prep are on the Florida team that will play a national squad in the Florida vs. USA Hardwood Classic on Friday, March 14, at 2 p.m. at the Amway Center in Orlando.
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
FGCU outlasts ETSU 69-64
Florida Gulf Coast University was led by a career effort by senior Chase Fieler as the Eagles outlasted East Tennessee State Thursday night in an Atlantic Sun Tournament semifinal 69-64.
Familiar foes return to girls' state title weekend
Seven of the eight teams playing in Terre Haute on Saturday, have played previously for state titles.
Pensacola News Journal
Prep Basketball: All-Stars ready to put on a show
Escambia High coach Robbin Alexander took one look at his West team for today's Subway High School All-Star Basketball Game and knew exactly what his squad's strategy was going to be in the annual event pitting the best seniors from Escambia County against their counterparts Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties.
Holy Trinity maintains Sunshine Cup lead
Wtih the completion of winter sports, the Florida High School Athletic Association has updated the Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup all-sports standings, and Holy Trinity maintained a slim lead among Class 3A private schools.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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Lakewood Ranch's Megan Hagy looks to pass while caught between Palmetto's Tina Stephens, left, and Taylor Rozier as the Mustangs host the Palmetto High School Tigers during the Class 7A-District 10 girls basketball semifinal Wednesday night in Lakewood Ranch.
St. Petersburg Times
Childs, Gregory among FABC all-stars
Players from three area counties will be represented in Sunday's Florida Association of Basketball Coaches all-star games at The Villages Charter School.
FGCU set for next challenge in tourney
East Tennessee State coach Murry Bartow sounded, perhaps, a touch tired. But after his team's double-overtime home win Tuesday night and chartered flight to Southwest Florida on Wednesday morning, Bartow expressed no concern about fatigue.
Trio of returning juniors provides excitement for Oviedo going forward
To really appreciate the outlook for Oviedo boys basketball going forward from Saturday's state championship win, you just needed to be at the Lions' postgame press conference and know some basic math.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
CCC's James Margarella steps down as boys basketball coach
James Margarella, who guided Clearwater Central Catholic's boys basketball program to its first postseason appearance since 2001, stepped down after three seasons as coach to spend more time with his family.
If state tournament is leaving, Lakeland went out with bang
Last week may have marked the last of state boys basketball in Lakeland, the tourney host in 33 of the past 38 seasons.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
High Schools Notebook: Bob Hayes Invitational on horizon
The week of festivities for the Bob Hayes Invitational begins Monday with a golf tournament and concludes Saturday with the 50th installment of the area's most recognizable day of track and field.
The Orlando Sentinel
OCP moves quickly, naming Matt Ruta to lead basketball program
Orlando Christian Prep's Mike Tolbert screams in jubilation after the Warriors won the Class 2A state boys basketball final.
Stetson's Miller, former Eagle, knows FGCU
When Hunter Miller left FGCU, he thought he'd have a better chance of getting playing time and contributing for a coach who knew him.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Florida A&M slips past Morgan State 78-73
After a tight game featuring several lead changes, FAMU clinched the win with Adams' 3 that made it 74-72 with 1:39 to play, then padded the advantage down the stretch.
Reggie Kohn is leaving OCP after 4 state titles to coach Master's
Four days after leading Orlando Christian Prep to its fourth boys basketball state championship in his six seasons on the job, Reggie Kohn has announced that he is leaving the Warriors to become varsity coach and director of basketball operations at The Master's Academy of Oviedo.