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.
Looking at the path to the College Football Playoff for the UCF Knights, there needs to be additional chaos and a victory over Memphis in the American Athletic Conference championship game this week for the Knights to have a CFP chance.
Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin dipped into the middle school ranks to offer a scholarship to Cole Leinart, the son of former Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart. Kiffin coached Leinart with the USC Trojans.
The Barry University men’s basketball team flew to Costa Rica last month to begin preparing for the season. The trip included three exhibition games, but the coaches and players highlighted the team-building nature of the tour.