The Nova Southeastern Sharks defeated the West Alabama Tigers 89-80 in the second round of the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament on Sunday. The Sharks are now four wins away from a national championship.
On Saturday at 5 p.m., NSU (25-2) will host Barry (18-10) in the SSC semifinals. NSU, which is riding an eight-game win streak, has already done enough to qualify for the NCAA Division II Tournament, which starts next week.
Jason Ford got sentenced to 15 years on a child pornography charge after imitating assistant coaches from universities of South Carolina and North Florida to coax photos and videos from high school girls.
Thursday’s South Florida Showdown will showcase Class 5A University School against Class 4A Westminster Academy in a battle of reigning state champions. Then Nova Southeastern will complete the doubleheader by hosting St. Thomas.
UCF AD Danny White calls the College Football Playoff by a different name. The Knights were left out of the CFP for a second consecutive year after another undefeated season. President Dale Whittaker reacted, too.
The Barry Buccaneers shutout the Fort Hays State Tigers 0-0 and won 5-4 in penalty kicks in the semifinals of the national tournament at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh as part of the NCAA Division II Fall Sports Festival.