Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

West Virginia outlasts Boston College 70-66

West Virginia guard Juwan Staten, left, dribbles past Boston College forward Aaron Brown at a NCAA college basketball game in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins arrived in Puerto Rico this week expecting to see his team face tough situations.

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No. 17 UConn holds off Dayton 75-64 in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ryan Boatright had 20 points, Rodney Purvis added 19 and No. 17 Connecticut rallied from five points down in the second half to defeat Dayton 75-64 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday.

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Texas A&M rallies late to down Charleston 59-50

College of Charleston forward Glen Pierre, left, and teammate forward Donovan Gilmore battle for a rebound against Texas A&M forward Tavario Miller, right center, during a NCAA college basketball game in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy wasn’t exactly sure how his team would react after losing on a last-second tip-in to Dayton in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

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Steady Boston College slips past New Mexico, 69-65

Boston College guard Olivier Hanlan, left, dribbles against New Mexico guard Devon Williams during a NCAA college basketball game in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Olivier Hanlan had 20 points and Aaron Brown added 16 as Boston College held off New Mexico 69-65 Thursday in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

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Pele’s son released from jail in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — The 44-year-old son of soccer great Pele has been released from jail and will remain free while he appeals a conviction in a money laundering case that involved a drug gang.

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