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Claycomb lifts Bellarmine past Florida Gulf Coast 80-63

Jan. 16, 2021 9:37 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Ethan Claycomb had 17 points to lead five Bellarmine players in double figures as the Knights got past Florida Gulf Coast 80-63 on Saturday night. CJ Fleming, Juston Betz and Pedro Bradshaw added 12 points apiece for the Knights. Nick Thelen chipped in 10 points. Bradshaw also had...

Bellarmine tops Florida Gulf Coast 74-60

Jan. 15, 2021 9:31 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — CJ Fleming posted 19 points and six rebounds and Ethan Claycomb had 15 points as Bellarmine topped Florida Gulf Coast 74-60 on Friday night. Dylan Penn had 12 points, seven assists and six rebounds for Bellarmine (4-5, 1-2 Atlantic Sun Conference). Pedro Bradshaw added eight...

Catto leads Florida Gulf Coast over Georgia Southern 73-60

Dec. 22, 2020 10:01 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Caleb Catto registered 19 points as Florida Gulf Coast topped Georgia Southern 73-60 on Tuesday night. Cyrus Largie added 16 points and eight rebounds for Florida Gulf Coast (5-2). Jalen Warren chipped in 10 points and Eli Abaev had 10 points. Eric Boone had 23 points for Georgia...

Florida Gulf Coast routs Webber International 112-39

Dec. 18, 2020 10:01 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dom London had 22 points as Florida Gulf Coast easily defeated Webber International 112-39 on Friday night. Cyrus Largie had 14 points for Florida Gulf Coast (4-2). Franco Miller Jr. added 12 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds. Qwanzi Samuels had seven rebounds. Dakota Rivers had...

Daye, Jr. leads FIU over Florida Gulf Coast 85-69

Dec. 16, 2020 9:17 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Antonio Daye, Jr. had 23 points as Florida International defeated Florida Gulf Coast 85-69 on Wednesday night. Daye, Jr. hit 8 of 10 shots. He added six assists. Radshad Davis had 16 points and eight rebounds for FIU (5-1). Eric Lovett added 14 points. Dimon Carrigan had seven...

5 arrested in 2016 Florida nightclub shooting that killed 2

Dec. 10, 2020 4:30 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Four men and a woman have been charged with murder in connection with a 2016 Florida nightclub shooting that left two teenagers dead, 17 injured and drew national media attention because it happened in the weeks after the Pulse nightclub massacre. Demetrious O’Neal, Derrick...

Man is missing after falling from Florida dinner cruise

Dec. 6, 2020 1:54 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a man went missing after falling into the water from a dinner-cruise ship in the Gulf Coast in Florida. The agency said Saturday that Joel Henderson, 37, was not wearing a lifejacket when he fell from the Capt. J.P. boat late Friday. The company J.C....

Catto leads Florida Gulf Coast over Florida National 91-74

Dec. 5, 2020 10:30 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Caleb Catto had 23 points as Florida Gulf Coast defeated Florida National 91-74 on Saturday night. Jalen Warren added 20 points and six assists for for Florida Gulf Coast (2-1). Cyrus Largie had 13 points and 11 rebounds. Eli Abaev added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Kenneth Santos...

Man gets 3 months for shooting flares, triggering rescue

Dec. 2, 2020 8:10 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to three months in federal prison for shooting distress flares from a boat when there was no real emergency and triggering a U.S. Coast Guard rescue operation. Justin Patrick Obert, 32, was sentenced Wednesday in Fort Myers federal court, according...

No. 12 Maryland women outrun No. 14 Arkansas, 115-96

Nov. 29, 2020 7:51 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Katie Benzan scored a career-high 28 points, drained eight 3-pointers, led five Terrapins into double-figure scoring and No. 12 Maryland roared past No. 14 Arkansas 115-96 on Sunday night for its highest-scoring defeat of a ranked opponent. Chloe Bibby added 23 points and 12...