Latest San Juan News

No. 25 Florida Gulf Coast women beat Saint Louis 73-65

Nov. 27, 2021 19:26 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Kerstie Phills scored a season-high 16 points, Kierstan Bell added 14 and No. 25 Florida Gulf Coast remained undefeated with a 73-65 victory over Saint Louis on Saturday in the San Juan Shootout. Phills made three 3-pointers, was 6 of 10...

Virginia Tech women beat UT Martin at San Juan Shootout

Nov. 27, 2021 14:51 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Elizabeth Kitley had her third double-double of the season with 19 points and 14 rebounds and No. 24 Virginia Tech beat UT Martin 54-49 on Saturday at the San Juan Shootout. Kitley broke a tie at 42 to start the fourth quarter and Virginia...

Bell scores 39, No. 25 FGCU tops Tennessee Tech 81-69

Nov. 26, 2021 19:14 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Kierstan Bell, the nation's leading scorer, poured in a season-high 39 points to lead No. 25 Florida Gulf Coast to an 81-69 win over Tennessee Tech in the San Juan Shootout on Friday. Bell, who entered the game averaging 26.6 points, was...

Franklin, Missouri St. women defeat No. 24 Virginia Tech

Nov. 26, 2021 12:27 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jasmine Franklin scored 21 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and went 9 of 10 from the foul line in the fourth quarter to lead Missouri State to a 76-68 win over No. 24 Virginia Tech at the San Juan Shootout on Friday. Missouri State (4-1) led...

Puerto Ricans fearful of plan to restructure public debt

Nov. 09, 2021 16:22 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican citizens got a chance Tuesday to express their fears about a massive debt overhaul plan before a judge with the power to decide Puerto Rico’s economic future. After months of wrangling by attorneys, economists and bondholders,...

Errant monkey captivates crowd in Puerto Rico's capital

Nov. 03, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — With necks craned and eyes shielded from the sun, dozens of people gathered Wednesday around a towering eucalyptus tree in the heart of Puerto Rico’s bustling capital for a most unusual sight: a rhesus macaque monkey on the loose. It was...