Latest Caribbean News

NCAA champ Baylor among teams thriving with retooled rosters

Nov. 28, 2021 15:30 PM EST

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew knew his sixth-ranked Bears might need time to blend a changed roster after they lost four starters from a national-championship run. Instead, the Bears rolled through the Battle 4 Atlantis. They were among a group...

Tough early season matchups test top women's hoops teams

Nov. 28, 2021 11:35 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tara VanDerveer loves to ski. Stanford's Hall of Fame coach compared her seventh-ranked team's schedule this past week to going down one of the toughest trails on a difficult mountain, after the Cardinal played three AP Top 25 teams in a span of...

No. 4 Indiana women survive late Miami rally, win 53-51

Nov. 27, 2021 23:06 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Two days after failing to come up with enough late plays to pull out a big win, Indiana did just enough to hold off Miami's late rally. Mackenzie Holmes had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and the No. 4 Hoosiers beat Miami 53-51 on Saturday night at...

No. 5 NC State women rout Washington State 62-34

Nov. 27, 2021 20:40 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Diamond Johnson provided the offense and North Carolina State got downright defensive in another rout. Johnson scored 24 points and the No. 5 Wolfpack held Washington State to 26% shooting in a 62-34 victory on Saturday night at the Baha Mar Hoops...

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...

No. 7 Stanford women run past 2nd-ranked Maryland 86-67

Nov. 27, 2021 18:19 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — After dealing with a sprained left ankle for the past week, Haley Jones seemed to be back to her usual self. Jones had 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead seventh-ranked Stanford to a 86-67 win over No. 2 Maryland on Saturday at the Baha Mar Hoops...

Smith near perfect; Mississippi St. downs Richmond in OT

Nov. 27, 2021 15:50 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tolu Smith scored 22 points with 11 rebounds and Iverson Molinar scored 15 and Mississippi State beat Richmond 82-71 in overtime on Saturday in the consolation game of the Bahamas Championship. Cameron Matthews started the extra session with a...

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...

Louisville tops Maryland to win Bahamas Championship

Nov. 27, 2021 14:20 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Malik Williams had 13 points, 12 rebounds and four steals, Jarrod West scored seven of his nine points in the final five minutes and Louisville beat Maryland 63-55 on Saturday to win the Bahamas Championship. West gave Louisville the lead for good...

Amid riots, France to consider some autonomy for Guadeloupe

Nov. 27, 2021 12:45 PM EST

LE GOSIER, Guadeloupe (AP) — France’s government is offering to discuss some autonomy for the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, which has been wracked by virus-related rioting and strikes that reflect long-running frustrations over inequality with the French mainland. ...