• Drake 3rd in Gulf Coast Showcase; beats Pepperdine 69-53

    ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Reed Timmer had 21 points with five assists, and Drake pulled away in the second half to beat Pepperdine 69-53 in the third-place game of the Gulf Coast Showcase on Wednesday night.

  • Coples says he gets chills in anticipation of facing Jets

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Quinton Coples is eager to show his former team what he can do when he’s back in a three-point stance.

  • Florida bounces back from loss, beats Vermont 86-62

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida bounced back from a lackluster performance with a lopsided victory.

  • Weber State downs Drake 74-58

    ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Jeremy Senglin scored a career-high 34 points, including a career-best eight 3-pointers, and Weber State beat Drake 74-58 Tuesday night in the second round of the Gulf Coast Showcase.

  • UTEP beats Florida A&M 72-54 to stay unbeaten

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Lee Moore scored 17 points and UTEP remained undefeated with a 72-54 victory over Florida A&M on Tuesday night.

  • Langston hits winner, Murray St. beats Pepperdine 59-55

    ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Wayne Langston scored 17, including the game-winning jumper with 53 seconds left, to help Murray State beat Pepperdine 59-55 in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Tuesday night.

  • Florida head coach Jim McElwain, center, paces the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Florida Atlantic, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Gainesville, Fla. Florida won in overtime 20-14. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    No. 10 Florida’s formula for success is ugly, effective

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s winning formula is pretty simple these days: Make a few plays on offense and rely on one of the nation’s top defenses.

  • Jury deliberates man’s fate in Facebook photo killing case

    MIAMI (AP) — A jury began deliberating Tuesday whether a South Florida man is guilty of murder or acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his wife eight times during an argument and then posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook.

  • Coples claimed by Miami after being waived by Jets

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Pass rusher Quinton Coples was claimed Tuesday by the Miami Dolphins, meaning he may get to play Sunday against the team that just released him — the New York Jets.

  • NASL’s Armada hire former US goalkeeper Tony Meola as coach

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Armada have hired former national team goalkeeper Tony Meola as coach and technical director of the North American Soccer League club.