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Man dies in van fire outside Daytona Beach Police Department

Jan. 12, 2022 10:17 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 55-year-old north Florida man died in a fire that began inside a vehicle at the Daytona Beach Police Department early Wednesday, officials said. A gray 2003 Ford van pulled into the lot near the agency's front lobby at 2:19 a.m., police said in a...

Saddler carries Southern past Bethune-Cookman 69-59

Jan. 10, 2022 22:27 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jayden Saddler tied his career high with 20 points as Southern topped Bethune-Cookman 69-59 on Monday night. Brion Whitley had 11 points for Southern (9-7, 3-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Tyrone Lyons added 10 points. Marcus Garrett...

Moton lifts Grambling over Bethune-Cookman 68-66

Jan. 08, 2022 19:16 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tra'Michael Moton sank a jumper with 1 second remaining in the game on his way to a career-high 24 points to lift Grambling to a 68-66 victory over Bethune-Cookman in Southwestern Athletic Conference action on Saturday. Cameron Christon had 10 points for...

Davis carries Bethune-Cookman over Florida A&M 66-59

Jan. 03, 2022 22:58 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Davis had 26 points and 13 rebounds as Bethune-Cookman beat Florida A&M 66-59 on Monday night. The game marked the first Southwestern Athletic Conference matchup of the season for both teams. Collins Joseph had 14 points for...

Joseph carries Bethune-Cookman past Johnson (FL) 88-41

Dec. 15, 2021 22:50 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Collins Joseph scored 14 points off the bench and Bethune-Cookman beat NCCAA-member Johnson University (FL) 88-41 on Wednesday night. Marcus Garrett had 13 points for Bethune-Cookman (2-8), which broke its five-game losing streak. Joe French added 12...

Florida student arrested for threatening to shoot up campus

Dec. 09, 2021 17:27 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A student at an aeronautical university in Florida was arrested Thursday after authorities received tips from other students that he was planning to shoot people on campus on the last day before winter break, police said. When officers arrested John...

Notre Dame holds off No. 16 Oregon State women 64-62

Nov. 27, 2021 21:15 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Maya Dodson and Maddy Westbeld combined for 25 points — sparking Notre Dame to an early lead — but it was barely enough to hold off the No. 16 Oregon State women 64-62 at the Daytona Beach Invitational on Saturday night. Oregon State's...

Brown, No. 12 Michigan women top Mississippi State 64-48

Nov. 27, 2021 19:38 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Leigha Brown scored a season-high 23 points, Naz Hillmon had her third straight double-double and No. 12 Michigan defeated Mississippi State 64-48 on Saturday in the Daytona Beach Invitational. Hillmon, a game after becoming the third...

Hillmon leads No. 12 Michigan past No. 16 Oregon State 61-52

Nov. 26, 2021 22:18 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Naz Hillmon had 20 points and 13 rebounds, No. 12 Michigan took control in the fourth quarter and the Wolverines held off No. 16 Oregon State 61-52 at the Daytona Beach Invitational. The score was tied at 40 entering the fourth quarter before...

McGhee leads Liberty over Bethune-Cookman 59-51

Nov. 23, 2021 19:26 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Darius McGhee had 27 points as Liberty got past Bethune-Cookman 59-51 on Tuesday night. Keegan McDowell had 17 points for Liberty (2-3). Joe French had 25 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats (1-5). Damani McEntire...