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3 killed in Ohio small plane crash identified as father, son and family friend heading to Florida

Feb. 25, 2024 11:57 AM EST

JACKSON, Ohio (AP) — The three people killed when their a small plane crashed shortly after takeoff in southeast Ohio were identified as a father, his son and a family friend on their way to Florida to pick up a newly purchased vehicle over the weekend, authorities said. The pilot,...

South Florida takes on SMU, aims for 13th straight win

Feb. 25, 2024 03:51 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 FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mustangs -1.5; over/under is 147 BOTTOM LINE: South Florida aims to keep its 12-game win streak going when the Bulls take...

Memphis hosts Goldin and Florida Atlantic

Feb. 25, 2024 03:50 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 FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Owls -1.5; over/under is 159.5 BOTTOM LINE: Florida Atlantic visits the Memphis Tigers after Vladislav Goldin scored...

Alabama A&M visits Lamar and Florida A&M

Feb. 25, 2024 03:48 AM EST

Alabama A&M Bulldogs (8-19, 7-7 SWAC) at Florida A&M Rattlers (5-20, 3-11 SWAC) Tallahassee, Florida; Monday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Florida A&M faces the Alabama A&M Bulldogs after Keith Lamar scored 22 points in Florida A&M's 73-65 victory over...

Girard scores 24, Hunter 16 and Clemson tops Florida State 74-63

Feb. 24, 2024 22:42 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Girard scored 24 points, Chase Hunter added 16 and Clemson defeated Florida State 74-63 on Saturday night. Clemson maintained a double-digit lead for the better part of 12 minutes to open the second half, then a layup by Cameron Corhen and a 3-pointer from...

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

Feb. 24, 2024 22:34 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 Gulf Coast defeats Queens 90-81

Feb. 24, 2024 22:12 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Zach Anderson's 26 points helped Florida Gulf Coast defeat Queens 90-81 on Saturday night. Anderson was 10-of-14 shooting (4 for 4 from 3-point range) for the Eagles (12-17, 6-8 Atlantic Sun Conference). Keeshawn Kellman scored 18 points while shooting 7 of...

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...

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...