In the Crosshairs

Pearl has turned Auburn hoops into champs … again

Pearl has turned Auburn hoops into champs … again

Ken Cross

March 19 Auburn coach Bruce Pearl may be college basketball’s version of the house-flipping guru Tarek El Moussa of the HGTV series “Extreme Makeover Home Edition.” FULL STORY

Emotional Senior Night Reunion for Fall

Emotional Senior Night Reunion for Fall

Ken Cross

March 10 Those Senior Night tears were filled with a major rush of emotion for a different reason for the UCF Knights last Thursday. In that moment, 7-6 Tacko Fall was able to bring his mother, Marianne Sene, to his Senior Night FULL STORY

Dangerous Georgia Upsets the Gators

Dangerous Georgia Upsets the Gators

Ken Cross

March 03 The Bulldogs have played such competitive basketball over the last five games and the determination of this group paid off on Saturday night in a surprising 61-55 win at Florida where the Bulldogs FULL STORY

Despite Losses, Golden State Still the Team to Beat

Despite Losses, Golden State Still the Team to Beat

Ken Cross

March 01 Even the Golden State Warriors, who have won the world championship in three of the last four years, are in a tightly contested Western Conference race for first place with the Denver Nuggets. FULL STORY

Fran Dunphy Will Leave His Mark on the Game

Fran Dunphy Will Leave His Mark on the Game

Ken Cross

February 25 Temple coach Fran Dunphy is just that. He is on a farewell tour of his own after 13 years as the head coach of the Owls and 17 years in a successful tenure at Pennsylvania from 1989-2006. FULL STORY

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