In the Crosshairs

FSU Comeback Beats Louisville in Overtime

FSU Comeback Beats Louisville in Overtime

Ken Cross

February 11 There is no doubt the Florida State Seminoles are hitting their stride now after winning their fifth game in a row in an 80-75 overtime thriller against Louisville on Saturday. FULL STORY

Washington Leads Kentucky Comeback Over Florida

Washington Leads Kentucky Comeback Over Florida

Ken Cross

February 04 The No. 6 Kentucky Wildcats saw themselves trailing Florida, 42-31, with 14 minutes to play in Saturday’s 65-54 win over the Gators. It was time for the defense to kick in and for talented big man PJ Washington FULL STORY

Florida Takes Down Ole Miss in Overtime

Florida Takes Down Ole Miss in Overtime

Ken Cross

January 31 Tension built in the Exactech Arena on Wednesday night where the Florida Gators rode a series of clutch plays by senior guard KeVaughn Allen to a thrilling 90-86 win over Ole Miss in overtime. FULL STORY

Why Basketball? … For the Love of the Game

Why Basketball? … For the Love of the Game

Ken Cross

January 28 “For the love of the game,” I replied, not even thinking of the fact the Wizards were without John Wall, who has been shelved with a foot injury for the rest of the season. FULL STORY

Houston-South Florida Sheds Light on Officiating

Houston-South Florida Sheds Light on Officiating

Ken Cross

January 21 Saturday night's 69-60 Houston Cougars’ win over the South Florida Bulls was more than a grind. It was an eternity. FULL STORY

Schofield, Vols Take Down Gators in Gainesville

Schofield, Vols Take Down Gators in Gainesville

Ken Cross

January 12 Admiral is a pirate, alright, and his consistent three-ball is a treasure chest of gold for the No. 3 Tennessee Volunteers, who passed Florida 78-67 in a hard-fought matchup in Gainesville on Saturday. FULL STORY

Arians Will Help Bucs, Winston Improve

Arians Will Help Bucs, Winston Improve

Ken Cross

January 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers intrigue peaked even more on Thursday when former Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was tabbed as the 12th head coach in franchise history. FULL STORY

Iowa Defeats Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl

Iowa Defeats Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl

Ken Cross

January 02 But, the Bulldogs didn’t allow those two variables to play out to their benefit due to an afternoon of mistakes and faulty execution in a 27-22 loss to the Hawkeyes in Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium. FULL STORY

Buccaneers Lose to Atlanta, then Lose Their Coach

Buccaneers Lose to Atlanta, then Lose Their Coach

Ken Cross

December 31 After the Atlanta Falcons defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 34-32, on a Matt Bryant field goal as time ran out on Sunday, the Bucs’ organization waited only a couple of hours before releasing head coach Dirk Koetter FULL STORY

Gasparilla Bowl loss ends USF’s disappointing season

Gasparilla Bowl loss ends USF’s disappointing season

Ken Cross

December 22 A tough second half of the season ended in even tougher fashion on Thursday night when the South Florida Bulls dropped a 38-20 decision to Marshall in the Gasparilla Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. FULL STORY