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  • Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay boys basketball teams (with video)

    Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay boys basketball teams (with video) Hillsborough County Player of the Year: F Juwan Durham, Jr., Tampa Prep One of the best big men in the nation, the 6-foot-10 power forward made his presence known around the basket, averaging 22.9 points, 10.2 rebounds and 4.7 blocks. Ranked 24th nationally in the 2016 class, Durham has the ...
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    Fri. April 03, 2015 at 2:16 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Tampa Bay Times' all-county boys basketball teams (with video)

    Tampa Bay Times' all-county boys basketball teams (with video) Hillsborough County Player of the year: F Juwan Durham, Jr., Tampa Prep Coach of the year: Eric Hayes, Jefferson First team G Thomas Dziagwa, Jr., Tampa Catholic G Jonathan Jean, Sr., East Bay F Jacob Mathis, Jr., Berkeley Prep G Maurice Moore, Sr., Jefferson F Christian Whidden, Sr., Jesuit Second ...
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    Fri. April 03, 2015 at 12:48 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District boys basketball: Nature Coast 63, Zephyrhills 57

    BROOKSVILLE — As has been the case for most of the season, the teams vying for the Class 5A, District 7 championship Friday night started slowly. Once the shots began to fall, however, the competition was furious as Nature Coast captured its fourth consecutive district title in a 63-57 victory ...
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    Fri. Feb. 06, 2015 at 10:15 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • District boys basketball: Zephyrhills ousts Hernando in OT

    BROOKSVILLE — Zephyrhills spent the entire season with one goal in mind: getting back to the district final for the first time since 1998. The Bulldogs would not be denied. After splitting the regular-season series, Zephyrhills came back for an 80-77 overtime win over Hernando in the Class 5A, District ...
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    Wed. Feb. 04, 2015 at 10:05 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • Boys basketball: Land O’Lakes edges Zephyrhills; Seminole falls in Nature Coast tourney

    BROOKSVILLE — With a new format in the second annual Nature Coast Christmas Tournament, two brackets yielded two champions Tuesday. State-ranked Seminole narrowly escaped host Nature Coast in an overtime semifinal thriller Monday night. The Warhawks could not do the same Tuesday, losing 58-52 to Lakeland in the final of ...
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    Tue. Dec. 30, 2014 at 11:55 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • Boys basketball: Zephyrhills, Land O’Lakes win in Nature Coast tournament

    BROOKSVILLE — Zephyrhills continued its renaissance season Monday during the boys’ basketball Nature Coast Christmas Tournament. With a spot in the championship game on the line, the Bulldogs had their hands full with Class 8A Alonso. Falling behind 14-6 in the first quarter, Zephyrhills bounced back to earn a 47-42 ...
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    Mon. Dec. 29, 2014 at 11:42 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • Boys basketball: Seminole tops Lakewood at Bright House Invitational

    CLEARWATER — Making its only appearance of the Bright House Invitational, Lakewood put on a show Friday. But only for one half. Seminole fell behind 16 points in that first half but rallied for a dramatic 53-46 victory over the Spartans. Marco Behori scored 11 of his 20 points in ...
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    Fri. Dec. 19, 2014 at 10:51 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Boys basketball: Nature Coast 51, Zephyrhills 50

    BROOKSVILLE — Andrew Parker is a third-year varsity player for perennial postseason contender Nature Coast. Tuesday night, he made the biggest shots of his career, helping the Sharks hold off upstart Zephyrhills 51-50 in a battle for Class 5A, District 7 supremacy. “We knew it was going to be that ...
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    Tue. Dec. 09, 2014 at 10:49 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • HomeTeam boys hoops 25: Gibbs debuts at the top

    HomeTeam boys hoops 25: Gibbs debuts at the top 1. Gibbs (2-0): No bay area team displays as much defensive tenacity as the Gladiators. They allowed a combined 59 points in wins against Northeast and Pinellas Park last week. Despite losing guard Daniel Davis, who transferred to Tarpon Springs, Gibbs still has depth. Barry Brown, a Kansas State commit, ...
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    Mon. Nov. 24, 2014 at 3:08 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Nature Coast 69, Hernando 64 (OT)

    BROOKSVILLE — Nature Coast has been at the pinnacle of North Suncoast hoops for the past decade, but on paper, the team seemed vulnerable coming into this season. At the expense of their county and Class 5A, District 7 rival Hernando, the Sharks sent a message in their opener Friday ...
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    Fri. Nov. 21, 2014 at 11:43 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • Four locals on 5A all-state teams

    Four area athletes were among the state’s top 15 boys basketball players in Class 5A. Lakewood senior Jacobi Boykins earned first-team all-state honors by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops, the groups announced Tuesday morning. The 6-foot-4 Louisiana Tech recruit took the Spartans to the state title ...
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    Tue. April 08, 2014 at 9:15 a.m. | Matt Baker

  • Region boys basketball: Nature Coast rallies, then falters late

    GAINESVILLE — Nature Coast and Eastside played in their second Class 5A region final in three years Saturday night. Eastside (24-6) went up by as many as 15 points in the second quarter. The Sharks battled back but fell short in a wild fourth quarter, losing 48-43. In 2012, the ...
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    Sat. Feb. 22, 2014 at 11:10 p.m. | Joseph Kornecki III

  • Region boys basketball: Nature Coast vs. Eastside

    Region boys basketball: Nature Coast vs. Eastside Nature Coast (24-7) at Gainesville Eastside (23-6) What: Class 5A region final When/where: 7 p.m. Saturday; Eastside High School, 1201 Southeast 43rd St., Gainesville Directions: I-75 North; take Exit 374 to State Road 20 W (Southeast 13th Ave.) Skinny: This marks the fifth straight trip to the postseason for the ...
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    Thu. Feb. 20, 2014 at 11:47 a.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • Region boys basketball: Options aplenty for Nature Coast

    BROOKSVILLE — Nature Coast was a good team all season, but over the past couple games, the Sharks have learned that the addition of Rohan Blackwood makes them a great team. After falling to Tarpon Springs in a close game earlier this season, Nature Coast dominated the Spongers from the ...
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    Tue. Feb. 18, 2014 at 10:30 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • Boys basketball: Region semifinal capsules

    Boys basketball: Region semifinal capsules All games at 7 p.m. Tuesday unless noted. Class 8A St. Petersburg (21-3) at Wharton (20-6) Outlook: This is a rematch of the Northeast Holiday Invitational final, in which the Wildcats rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to win 50-49. The loss was the Green Devils’ first of the season ...
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    Mon. Feb. 17, 2014 at 6:36 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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