Sunday, February 18, 2018

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FSU, Gators had the best signing day of any new coaching staffs

FSU, Gators had the best signing day of any new coaching staffs

New coaches' first recruiting classes are very hard to compile.Coaches must assemble their staffs while trying to keep current commits and add more. The miss rate is high because they have so little time to evaluate prospects.But Florida State's Will...
Published: 02/08/18
How Willie Taggart salvaged a top-15 recruiting class from shambles

How Willie Taggart salvaged a top-15 recruiting class from shambles

TALLAHASSEE – When Willie Taggart took over Florida State in December, the Seminoles' recruiting class was in shambles.Eleven oral commitments – including six blue-chip recruits – bailed in November or December. The Seminoles' class...
Published: 02/07/18
Dan Mullen on first Florida class: donít buy into rankings too much

Dan Mullen on first Florida class: donít buy into rankings too much

GAINESVILLE — It was signing days such as Wednesday, devoid of five-stars and national hubbub, that prompts new Florida coach Dan Mullen to reflect on his 2011 signing class at Mississippi State.He remembers that group — featuring eventua...
Published: 02/07/18
Gators signing day notebook: Mullen praises conviction of new receiver

Gators signing day notebook: Mullen praises conviction of new receiver

He may not have signed a five-star prospect in this recruiting cycle, but Dan Mullen was a heaping a constellation of stars on new Gators WR Jacob Copeland.If for no other reason than the poise and conviction Copeland brandished Wednesday.By now, mos...
Published: 02/07/18
UConn hands USF men their fourth straight loss

UConn hands USF men their fourth straight loss

STORRS, Conn. — Jalen Adams scored 19 points and UConn snapped a three game losing skid by holding off South Florida 68-65.Terry Larrier and Christian Vital each added 15 points for the Huskies (12-12, 5-6 American), who had lost five of their ...
Published: 02/07/18

USF women rout East Carolina four fourth straight win

TAMPA — Kitija Laksa had 25 points and made 5 of 11 3-pointers, and Laura Ferreira added 16 points and eight rebounds as the USF women (19-5, 9-2 AAC) routed East Carolina (13-11, 5-6) 88-47, the Bulls' fourth straight win. For more details, vi...
Published: 02/07/18
Florida beats LSU 73-64 to end three-game SEC skid

Florida beats LSU 73-64 to end three-game SEC skid

GAINESVILLE — Florida coach Mike White couldn't recall ever seeing guard Jalen Hudson play as hard.Not in practice. Not in a game. Maybe not in his Virginia Tech days.Hudson scored 18 points, highlighted by a crucial, three-point play with 1:15...
Published: 02/07/18
No. 2 Virginia rallies past FSU in second half

No. 2 Virginia rallies past FSU in second half

TALLAHASSEE — Devon Hall scored 17 points, Ty Jerome added 15 and No. 2 Virginia rallied in the second half to beat Florida State 59-55 on Wednesday night.Kyle Guy scored 10 of his 13 points in the final 20 minutes as the Cavaliers fought back ...
Published: 02/07/18
Farragutís Waller part of eight-man defensive line class for USF

Farragutís Waller part of eight-man defensive line class for USF

When USF coach Charlie Strong is sizing up an opponent before a game, his first telling look is the big men on the line of scrimmage, and toward that end, he's excited that nearly half of his 26-player recruiting class is comprised by defensive (8) a...
Published: 02/07/18
USF happy for drama-free finish to 2018 recruiting class

USF happy for drama-free finish to 2018 recruiting class

USF football coach Charlie Strong said he slept well Tuesday night, knowing that unlike most of his previous National Signing Days as a head coach, there would be little drama to worry about Wednesday morning.The hay was very much in the barn on USF'...
Published: 02/07/18