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Tandy's 20 help Jacksonville State beat Florida International 77-75

Feb. 24, 2024 20:47 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — KyKy Tandy had 20 points in Jacksonville State's 77-75 victory over Florida International on Saturday night. Jacksonville State had a 77-69 lead with 1:42 and held on to win. Tandy shot 7 for 11 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free throw...

At the Florida Man Games, big crowds cheer competitors evading police, wrestling over beer

Feb. 24, 2024 19:59 PM EST

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — They rose up by the dozens from across Florida, caricatured competitors in tank tops and cutoff shorts, for a showdown that treats evading police and wrestling over beer like Olympic sports. Promoted as “the most insane athletic showdown on Earth,”...

Florida A&M wins 73-65 against Alabama State

Feb. 24, 2024 19:29 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Keith Lamar's 22 points helped Florida A&M defeat Alabama State 73-65 on Saturday night. Lamar was 7 of 10 shooting, including 3 for 5 from 3-point range, and went 5 for 6 from the line for the Rattlers (5-20, 3-11 Southwestern Athletic Conference)....

No. 24 Florida bounces back from overtime loss to No. 13 Alabama with 77-64 rout of Vanderbilt

Feb. 24, 2024 16:38 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Will Richard scored 21 points and No. 24 Florida secured its eighth win in its past 10 games with a 77-64 rout of Vanderbilt on Saturday. Walter Clayton Jr. had 19 points for the Gators, who shot 46.7% from the field and 37.5% from 3-point range. Tyrese...

Florida A&M hosts Madlock and Alabama State

Feb. 24, 2024 04:21 AM EST

Alabama State Hornets (12-14, 7-6 SWAC) at Florida A&M Rattlers (4-20, 2-11 SWAC) Tallahassee, Florida; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hornets -3.5; over/under is 137 BOTTOM LINE: Alabama State faces the Florida A&M Rattlers after...

Miami (FL) faces Georgia Tech, looks to stop 5-game skid

Feb. 24, 2024 04:17 AM EST

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (11-16, 4-12 ACC) at Miami Hurricanes (15-12, 6-10 ACC) Coral Gables, Florida; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hurricanes -8; over/under is 148 BOTTOM LINE: Miami (FL) looks to break its five-game skid when the...

Goldin and Florida Atlantic host Memphis

Feb. 24, 2024 04:05 AM EST

Florida Atlantic Owls (21-6, 11-3 AAC) at Memphis Tigers (19-8, 8-6 AAC) Memphis, Tennessee; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Florida Atlantic plays the Memphis Tigers after Vladislav Goldin scored 21 points in Florida Atlantic's 80-70 victory against the SMU Mustangs....

South Florida takes on SMU in conference matchup

Feb. 24, 2024 04:02 AM EST

SMU Mustangs (19-8, 10-4 AAC) at South Florida Bulls (20-5, 13-1 AAC) Tampa, Florida; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Kasean Pryor and the South Florida Bulls host Zhuric Phelps and the SMU Mustangs. The Bulls are 13-2 in home games. South Florida ranks...

Private US spacecraft is on its side on the moon with some antennas covered up, the company says

Feb. 23, 2024 22:16 PM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private U.S. lunar lander tipped over at touchdown and ended up on its side near the moon’s south pole, hampering communications, company officials said Friday. Intuitive Machines initially believed its six-footed lander, Odysseus, was upright after...

McCray's 16 lead Jacksonville past North Florida 62-50

Feb. 23, 2024 22:15 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Robert McCray scored 16 points as Jacksonville beat North Florida 62-50 on Friday night. McCray added eight rebounds for the Dolphins (14-14, 5-9 Atlantic Sun Conference). Bryce Workman added 13 points while shooting 5 of 9 from the field and 3 for 8 from...