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SEC Men’s Basketball Tuesday Recap

Tuesday’s night comeback win over the Vanderbilt Commodores (16-14) wasn’t just any senior night for the Kentucky Wildcats (25-5). Before tipoff, senior forward Derek Willis hyped up the crowd by proposing to his girlfriend. But that wasn’t the only thing that caught the crowd’s attention on Tuesday night. A poor …

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RECAP: Heat Fire Hosed by Dallas

Last night the Dallas Mavericks handed the Miami Heat their third loss in 19 games. Traveling from American Airlines Arena, and into American Airlines Center, Miami fell on the road 96 – 89. With the passing of the All Star break, each game is critical to the team’s success due to playoff …

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FHSAA Boys Basketball Class 1A State Semifinal: Hawthorne vs West Gadsden

Game Preview The FHSAA Class 1A Boys Basketball State Championship semi final stage is set. The Hawthorne Hornets will be facing the West Gadsden Mighty Panthers tomorrow at a neutral site in Lakeland. Hawthorne is 24- 5 on the season and is coming off a huge win against the No.1 Madison …

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UCF Knights Basketball Upsets No. 15 Cincinnati Bearcats

The Knights basketball team defeated the Cincinnati Bearcats with a 53-49 upset victory Sunday afternoon on their home court. Cincinnati is ranked number 15 in the AP Poll and the UCF students stormed the court to celebrate when the buzzer sounded to end the game. This marked the Knights fourth …

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Kentucky Looks for Revenge Against the Gators

Revenge is the mindset of the 11th ranked Kentucky Wildcats as they have home court advantage this weekend against the 13th ranked Florida Gators. The Gators are coming off an 81-66 victory over South Carolina which extended Florida’s win streak to nine. The Wildcats were one of the Gators victims …

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Magic’s Harsh Season Continues After All-Star Break

After eight days of rest due to the All-Star festivities, the Orlando Magic could not get a home win over the Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers’ dynamic duo of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum leaded their team with 33 and 22 points respectively in a 112-103 victory at Amway Center. …

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Heat Stand Pat This NBA Transaction Season

This NBA trade and transaction season swept the nation, but did not reach the southeastern tip of Florida. In five weeks, the Miami Heat went from second to last in the East Standings to a 13-game winning streak. The NBA trade deadline ended last night and the Heat decided to …

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Corey Brewer Part of Move for Lou Williams to Rockets

Teams are scrambling to make moves before Thursday’s trade deadline, and former Florida Gators star Corey Brewer was caught in the middle of it. The Los Angeles Lakers announced a trade with the Houston Rockets that would send veteran guard Lou Williams to the Rockets in exchange for Brewer and an …

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Local Boys Basketball Teams Fall in Regional Semi Finals

Palatka vs. Santa Fe In Tuesday’s matchup for the 2-6A semifinals, Palatka came up victorious against Santa Fe in the waning seconds of the game. Closing out with a buzzer beater, the Panthers overcame a 14 point second half deficit to seal a 58-56 win. Saints junior point guard Trey …

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