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  • Region basketball: Gibbs ousts Jesuit

    Region basketball: Gibbs ousts Jesuit TAMPA — When guard Shaquille Speights broke his right hand in January, he thought his season was over. And some felt the same about Gibbs’ state championship hopes. But Thursday night, Speights made his return and, like the Gladiators, is far from done. Riding a strong defensive effort in the ...
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    Thu. Feb. 13, 2014 at 11:10 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District boys basketball: Jesuit downs Robinson for third time

    TAMPA — Defending state champion Jesuit overcame a two-point halftime deficit and beat Robinson 54-45 for the district championship. The Tigers (18-8) beat the Knights (17-10) for the third time this season and relegated Robinson to a runnerup finish for the second straight season. “It’s tough to beat a team ...
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    Fri. Feb. 07, 2014 at 10:53 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • Boys district basketball: Robinson, Jesuit paired for 5A-9 final

    Middleton hung with Robinson for a while before the Knights pulled away for a 67-56 semifinal win that sets up a district final against Jesuit. “We made the plays when we had to down the stretch,” Robinson coach Steve Smith said. The Knights (17-9) led by six at the half, ...
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    Thu. Feb. 06, 2014 at 1:09 a.m. | Matt Baker

  • Hillsborough: Boys, girls basketball super 7

    Basketball super 7 Records through Wednesday Boys 1. Tampa Prep (16-2): The Terrapins’ five-game win streak includes victories over Berkeley Prep, Jesuit and Brooks-DeBartolo — all by at least 16 points. 2. Berkeley Prep (16-2): Craig Bowman has somewhat quietly put up five consecutive games with at least 10 points, ...
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    Thu. Jan. 16, 2014 at 6:22 p.m. | Matt Baker and Kelly Parsons

  • Boys basketball: Jesuit’s 3-point prowess downs Tampa Catholic

    TAMPA — As Jesuit senior guard Kyle Sahlsten and coach Neal Goldman entered the visitors’ locker room following the Tigers’ 67-45 romp over rival Tampa Catholic, the two shared a longer-than-usual hug. For Sahlsten, those few seconds were the only time all night someone held him in check. Sahlsten put ...
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    Fri. Jan. 10, 2014 at 11:14 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Boys basketball: Tampa Prep tops Jesuit; Berkeley Prep takes first loss

    TAMPA — Averaging 21 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks a game, Tampa Prep 6-foot-9 sophomore forward Juwan Durham commands the bulk of the attention from opposing defenses. Against Jesuit during the final day of the Berkeley Basketball Invitational, Durham was routinely double- and triple-teamed, taking him out of the ...
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    Sun. Jan. 05, 2014 at 12:29 a.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Boys basketball: Tampa Catholic gets back on track

    TAMPA — After starting the season 10-1, including victories over basketball powers Haines City and Tampa Prep, Tampa Catholic found life outside of Florida more difficult. Playing in the MaxPreps Holiday Classic in Palm Springs, Calif., last weekend, the Crusaders dropped two close matchups to teams from California and another ...
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    Sat. Jan. 04, 2014 at 12:12 a.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Boys basketball: Shorecrest stuns Jesuit with late rally

    TAMPA — Jesuit, the Class 5A defending state champion, and Class 3A Shorecrest squared off Tuesday in a battle of unbeatens. By the third quarter, the only question for the host Tigers, it seemed, was if Christian Whidden would break the single-game 3-point record. He didn’t and, more surprisingly, Jesuit ...
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    Tue. Nov. 26, 2013 at 11:00 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • For one night, Terps-Tigers hoops rivalry to be renewed

    For one night, Terps-Tigers hoops rivalry to be renewed The game for which many local prep basketball fans have been clamoring finally will occur — albeit a year later than hoped. Tampa Prep and Jesuit, each of which has captured a state title in the last two seasons, will meet Saturday, Jan. 4, in the Berkeley Basketball Invitational, a ...
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    Thu. June 20, 2013 at 10:24 a.m. | Joey Knight

  • Jesuit's Omoregie not returning to Tigers program

    Jesuit's Omoregie not returning to Tigers program Jesuit 6-foot-7 rising senior Isaiah Omoregie, the sixth man on the Tigers' state championship team last winter, confirmed via Twitter on Wednesday he's not returning to the school. Omoregie said he didn't have time to speak when reached Wednesday morning by the Tampa Bay Times, but did indicate he isn't ...
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    Wed. June 19, 2013 at 10:23 a.m. | Joey Knight

  • Lin-sanity overtakes Tiger Palace

    Lin-sanity overtakes Tiger Palace The fervor over the Jesuit basketball team's state championship season reached a new level of euphoria Tuesday afternoon. Lin-sanity. Beneath a shroud of secrecy, Houston Rockets PG Jeremy Lin made a 90-minute cameo Tuesday at the Tiger Palace, where he engaged in a pickup game with the seniors from Jesuit's ...
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    Wed. May 15, 2013 at 11:23 a.m. | Joey Knight

  • Four locals named to 5A all-state basketball teams

    Wesley Chapel’s Erik Thomas, Jesuit’s Devin Harris and Boca Ciega’s Dallas Moore were all first-team selections to the Class 5A all-state teams, selected by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops. Thomas was the Times’ North Suncoast player of the year after having one of the most prolific ...
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    Fri. April 19, 2013 at 9:23 a.m. | Matt Baker

  • FABC honors Lakewood's Tunsil, Jesuit's Goldman

    Lakewood girls basketball coach Necole Tunsil and Jesuit boys basketball coach Neal Goldman have been named 5A coaches of the year by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches. A banquet will be held April 28 at Tampa Prep to honor the coaches. Tunsil led Lakewood to a 24-7 season and ...
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    Mon. April 15, 2013 at 1:04 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Basketball: Times' all-Suncoast boys basketball teams

    Basketball: Times' all-Suncoast boys basketball teams Boys Player of the Year: G/F Reggie Hart, Sr., Chamberlain The area’s most electrifying offensive player hasn’t always been able to slash or slice his way through traffic. And it nearly killed him. At age 6, Hart and older brother Rod were playing chase outside their Tulsa, Okla., home when ...
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    Sat. March 30, 2013 at 3:34 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Basketball: Times' all-Hillsborough County teams

    Basketball: Times' all-Hillsborough County teams Boys player of the Year G/F Reggie Hart, Sr., Chamberlain Why we picked him: A year after averaging a county-best 28 points, Hart again somehow flourished when every soul in the gym knew the Chiefs’ offense revolved around him. Unassuming physically (6-foot-1, 178 pounds), he slashed, slithered and spotted up ...
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    Sat. March 23, 2013 at 5:40 p.m. | Times Staff

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