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JACOB KURTZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Billy D breaks down why Kurtz doesn’t shoot

Florida senior walk-on forward Jacob Kurtz has filled plenty of roles throughout the 2014-15 season. But like teammate Kasey Hill, Kurtz has been hesitant to shoot from outside 10 feet. Florida coach Billy Donovan explained why during his inaugural Gator Hotline Show with Mick Hubert on AM 850. “Jake is not comfortable shooting from outside,” Donovan said. “But that doesn...
Via Gatorsports.com - Hoops Scoop
January 14, 2015

College hoops power rankings: Can anyone keep up with Kentucky?

For such a quiet period in college basketball, some strange things certainly happened. Georgetown moved into the Associated Press top 25 and promptly lost to Xavier. St. John's was cruising along and then lost to Seton Hall in the Big East opener for both teams. Welcome to the power rankings, Pirates. Wichita State lost to George Washington. Washington was shocked by Stony Brook...
Via Fox Sports
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Florida loses to Florida State after tipping ball in own basket at the buzzer

I have seen a lot of teams lose a basketball game in different ways in my day. But the way the Florida-Florida State game ended was the worst way to lose a game. Both teams played a sloppy game that was full of fouls, and turnovers. With the game tied at 63 with three seconds left, Florida walk-on forward Jacob Kurtz tipped in a wild shot at the buzzer in the Gators’ basket. ...
Via No Guts, No Glory
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida's Jacob Kurtz tips in game winning shot...for Florida State (Video)

Florida Gators junior forward Jacob Kurtz probably wishes he could have a do-over after accidentally tipping the ball into his own basket at the final buzzer to give Florida State a 65-63 win Tuesday night. Florida State came up about a foot short on a long three point attempt, and Kurtz appeared to be in perfect position to grab it, but instead ended up tipping it up and into the...
Via Holdout Sports
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida's Jacob Kurtz May Need a Hug After This Play Against Florida State

Folks--mistakes happen in basketball games. Sometimes they are little ones like a bad pass or a missed open person. Sometimes they are larger ones like air balls and bricks. On a very rare occasion a mistake may even be as bad as the one Florida's Jacob Kurtz made in Tuesday's game against rival Florida State.He tipped in the game winner for the Seminoles. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida’s Jacob Kurtz Tips In Florida State’s Game-Winning Shot

Well I have Southwest Airlines new commercial. Just play this clip and then paste the words, “Wanna get away?” right after the ball drops in and then flash the Southwest Airlines logo. Boom. But in all seriousness I feel terrible for Jacob Kurtz. It’s pretty brutal to quite literally hand your biggest rival the win. […] The post Florida’s Jacob Kurtz Tips In Florida State’s...
Via Diehardsport
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jacob Kurtz Accidentally Tips In Game Winner For FSU

Florida Gator senior Jacob Kurtz accidentally gave the Florida State Seminoles a a win when he tipped in their game winning bucket.
Via Gamedayr
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Seminoles Nip Florida on Bizarre Finish

For the first time in six tries, Florida State defeated rival Florida on the hardwood thanks to an accidental tip into the wrong basket by Florida forward Jacob Kurtz with less than a second remaining. The tip-in served as the winning basket as the Seminoles notched a 65-63 victory at the Donald L. Tucker Center Tuesday night. Florida State led 61-56 with under a minute to play...
Via Noled Out
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida’s Jacob Kurtz tips ball into own basket to lose game (Video)

Of all the ways to lose a game, this has to be among the worst. Florida lost to rival Florida State on Tuesday night 65-63 after forward Jacob Kurtz accidentally tipped the ball into his own basket in the final second of the game. I’m not sure what Kurtz was trying to do, but that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida loses on tip-in to wrong basket

Losing a college basketball game at the buzzer is always rough. Losing a college basketball game at the buzzer because your own player tipped the ball in for the opponent is even worse. Florida junior forward Jacob Kurtz is going to have a tough Tuesday night. With the Gators and rival Florida State Seminoles tied at 63-63, Kurtz accidentally tipped an errant shot into his own hoop...
Via College Spun
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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