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Florida Gulf Coast defeats Mercer 67-62

Dec. 10, 2022 21:57 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Zach Anderson had 14 points in FGCU's 67-62 victory over Mercer on Saturday night. Anderson added 13 rebounds for the Eagles (8-3). Isaiah Thompson added 14 points. He made 9 of 10 from the line. Dahmir Bishop finished with 13 points. Luis...

Anderson's 18 lead FGCU over Florida International 74-65

Dec. 04, 2022 21:12 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Zach Anderson’s 18 points helped FGCU defeat Florida International 74-65 on Sunday night. Anderson had 13 rebounds for the Eagles (7-2). Caleb Catto scored 14 points and added five assists and four steals. Chase Johnston shot 4 for 11, including 3 for 10...

Big 3rd quarter carries No. 14 Maryland women by Pitt 87-63

Nov. 27, 2022 14:01 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Abby Meyers scored 12 of her 23 points in Maryland's 36-point third quarter and the No. 14 Terrapins rolled to an 87-63 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday to finish the Ft. Myers Tip-Off. Brinae Alexander hit three 3-pointers in the Terps' biggest quarter of the...

No. 14 Maryland women beat Towson at Fort Myers Tip-Off

Nov. 26, 2022 14:04 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Diamond Miller scored 20 points, Faith Masonius and Shyanne Sellers each added 14 and No. 14 Maryland beat Towson 81-70 on Saturday at the Fort Myers Tip-Off. Miller gave Maryland its first double-digit lead on the first basket of the fourth quarter to make...

Florida state report shows toxic algae levels

Nov. 26, 2022 03:12 AM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Scientists are saying a red tide bloom that’s lingered along the coast for a few weeks is now being fed by nutrients running off the landscape in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Red tide (Karenia brevis) is a naturally occurring organism in the Gulf of Mexico...

3 double-doubles carry DePaul women past No. 14 Terps 76-67

Nov. 25, 2022 15:20 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Aneesah Morrow scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Keke Rimmer and Jorie Allen also had double-doubles and DePaul dominated down the stretch to knock off No. 14 Maryland 76-67 at the Fort Myers Tip-Off on Friday. The Terrapins trailed a vast majority...

Mississippi State tops Utah 52-49 to win Fort Myers tourney

Nov. 23, 2022 23:26 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dashawn Davis knocked down six 3-pointers and Tolu Smith added a double-double with 16 points and 16 rebounds as Mississippi State held off Utah 52-49 to win the Fort Myers Tip-off tournament's Beach Division on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs remain...

Marquette wins third-place game at Fort Myers Tip-Off

Nov. 23, 2022 20:13 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Kam Jones scored 19 points, Tyler Kolek added 14 points with six assists and Marquette beat Georgia Tech 84-60 on Wednesday night for third place at the Fort Myers Tip-Off. Marquette scored 18 of the opening 22 points of the game and the Golden Eagles led by...

Mississippi St holds off Marquette, 58-55 in Fort Myers win

Nov. 21, 2022 23:30 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dashawn Davis hit a pair of free throws with three seconds left to help Mississippi State hold off Marquette, 58-55 Monday night in the nightcap of the Fort Myers Tip-Off tournament's Beach Division. The win sends the Bulldogs into Tuesday's championship...

Utah holds off Georgia Tech 68-64 in Fort Myers Tip-Off

Nov. 21, 2022 20:32 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gabe Madsen scored 16 points and Utah held off Georgia Tech 68-64 on Monday night in the Fort Myers Tip-Off. Georgia Tech led 57-54 with 7:22 left in the second half but didn’t make another field goal until the closing seconds when Deivon Smith was fouled...