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No. 17 Cincinnati rallies to beat South Florida 20-17

Nov. 17, 2019 12:16 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — No. 17 Cincinnati’s latest fourth-quarter comeback had a familiar ending. Sam Crosa kicked a 37-yarder field goal as time expired Saturday night, giving the Bearcats a 20-17 victory over South Florida and at least a share of the American Athletic Conference East division title. It...

Heat stay perfect at home, beat Pelicans 109-94

Nov. 16, 2019 11:25 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — There were calls that Miami coach Erik Spoelstra didn’t like. Just not many of them. The Heat set a franchise record by fouling only six times, Jimmy Butler shook off a pregame illness to flirt with a triple-double and Miami remained unbeaten at home by beating the undermanned New...

Dadonov scores 2 as Panthers beat Rangers 4-3

Nov. 16, 2019 11:18 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers’ power play had another big night taking advantage of the New York Rangers’ struggles on special teams. Evgenii Dadonov scored twice to lead the Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Rangers on Saturday night. Florida went 2-for-3 on the man advantage,...

Kuemper records shutout, Coyotes beat Flames 3-0

Nov. 16, 2019 10:31 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper stopped 37 shots and slammed an opponent to the ice during a brawl in the second period, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 Saturday. After Calgary’s Johnny Gaudreau cross-checked Arizona’s Jason Demers late in the second period while...

Hellebuyck lifts Jets over TB; Stamkos gets 400th goal

Nov. 16, 2019 8:42 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets spoiled a milestone night for Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos. Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves and the Jets overcame Stamkos’ 400th goal to beat the Lightning 4-3 Saturday night. Mathieu Perreault, Nikolaj Ehlers, Jack Roslovic and Kyle Connor scored for...

Florida A&M wins 9th straight, toppling Howard 39-7

Nov. 16, 2019 7:53 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M scored the first 39 points to defeat Howard 39-7 on Saturday night, winning its ninth-straight game. The Rattlers (9-1, 6-0), ranked No. 14 in the FCS Coaches Poll, are the only unbeaten team in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference but are ineligible for the...

Reddick wins 2nd consecutive Xfinity Series championship

Nov. 16, 2019 7:03 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Reddick won his second consecutive Xfinity Series championship by snatching the lead away from Cole Custer in a spirited season finale Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Reddick and Custer traded the lead three times in a single lap with Reddick finally surging his Richard...

Zecevic leads FAU past Palm Beach Atlantic 84-79

Nov. 16, 2019 6:22 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Aleksandar Zecevic had 16 points as Florida Atlantic narrowly defeated Palm Beach Atlantic 84-79 on Saturday. Michael Forrest had 13 points for Florida Atlantic (2-2). Cornelius Taylor added 10 points. Daniel Largey had 16 points for the Sailfish. De'Ondre Jackson added 16 points....

Trask, stingy defense lead Florida over Missouri, 23-6

Nov. 16, 2019 5:54 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Nothing about Kyle Trask’s path to becoming Florida’s starting quarterback was easy. Something as trivial as a sluggish first half doesn’t rattle him. Trask threw two touchdown passes in the third quarter to help No. 11 Florida shake free of Missouri 23-6 on...

McGusty, Vasiljevic lead Miami past Quinnipiac 80-52

Nov. 16, 2019 5:45 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Halftime intermission provided Dejan Vasiljevic the appropriate period to correct his first half shooting woes. Vasiljevic overcame a scoreless first half and scored 13 points while Kameron McGusty finished with a game-high 22 points to lead Miami to an 80-52 victory over...