JACKSONVILLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Misters hits winning 3, Jacksonville edges NJIT 76-73

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Andris Misters scored 17 points, including a 3-pointer for the lead in the final seconds, and Jacksonville snapped a two-game skid, edging NJIT 76-73 on Saturday night. The Dolphins (16-12, 4-7 Atlantic Sun) trailed 73-71 with seven seconds left when Misters sank a 3-pointer to put the Dolphins up by one and Darien Fernandez sank a pair of free throws with...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tebow, Winston pay visits to Orlando shooting victim

Since the tragic shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando 10 days ago, an outpouring of support has gone into the community in light of this horrific tragedy. In addition to the actions taken by the people, those in the world of sports have also come together to support the community of Orlando in their time of crisis. Former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow and current Tampa...
Via The Comeback
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

FSU Basketball’s Freshman Stars Lead Offensive Explosion Vs. Jacksonville

For the second straight game, it wasn’t the returning players who help propel the Florida State Seminoles men’s basketball team to victory. It was the young guns who led the ‘Noles, this time to a 98-79 win over the Jacksonville Dolphins. Malik Beasley and Dwayne Bacon both paced the ‘Noles, who came back from a sluggish start to get the win … with Bacon coming up just...
Via Gamedayr
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Freshmen Bacon, Beasley lead FSU over Jacksonville

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley became the first Florida State freshmen to score over 20 points in their first two games in 30 years as the Seminoles defeated Jacksonville 98-79 on Tuesday. Bacon, who is the ACC Rookie of the Week, had 27 points and nine rebounds while Beasley added 21 points. Tat Hunter was the last Florida State player to accomplish the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner fined $8K for throwing Brandon Gibson to turf

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon Browner avoided a fine for his hard hit on San Diego Chargers tight end Ladarius Green two weeks ago, but he wasn’t so lucky this time around. The New England Patriots cornerback was fined $8,268 for throwing Miami Dolphins receiver Brandon Gibson to the turf early in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s matchup, according to an NFL spokesperson. Browner...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: N.C. State Scores On A Double Alley-Oop Against Jacksonville

Did N.C. State players intend to throw a double alley-oop on this early play against the Jacksonville Dolphins? Probably not. However, that doesn’t take anything away from how cool this play was. Trevor Lacey throws an alley-oop pass to Caleb Martin, who puts it too hard off of the glass. Luckily, his brother Cody follows the play, and lays it in off of the ricochet. N.C. State...
Via College Spun
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryant, Jacksonville move past Stetson 30-7

DELAND, Fla. (AP) Ulysses Bryant had 228 total yards with a rushing touchdown and Jacksonville handled Stetson 30-7 on Saturday night for its sixth straight win. Bryant had 109 yards on 20 carries and added five receptions for 119 yards. His 2-yard touchdown run helped Jacksonville (6-1, 5-0 Pioneer) move out to a 20-0 halftime lead. Dallas Jackson intercepted a Ryan Tentler pass...
Via Associated Press
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jacksonville coach claims UCLA had help in 1970 NCAA title win

A former Jacksonville University basketball coach claims in a new book that the school's 1970 NCAA title game against UCLA was -- how would one put this delicately? -- rigged. Thomas Errol Wasdin was an assistant on the Jacksonville Dolphins team that made a surprise run to the title game before losing to John Wooden's powerhouse Bruins. Wasdin, in his memoir, "Once a Coach, Always...
Via Fox Sports West
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville rolls by Northern Kentucky 95-77

Keith McDougald scored 22 points to lead Jacksonville in a 95-77 victory over Northern Kentucky on Saturday. Jacksonville (9-13, 5-6 Atlantic Sun) put up 51 points in the first half, opening a big lead with a 23-5 run to break an early tie at 9. Jarvis Haywood led the Dolphins with 10 points during the stretch. Northern Kentucky (8-15, 4-7) shot 49 percent from the field in the...
Via Associated Press
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Kentucky surges past Jacksonville 73-66

Jordan Jackson scored his team's first 11 points after halftime and Travis White hit a pair of clutch 3-pointers as Northern Kentucky surged past Jacksonville 73-66 Saturday night. Jackson scored a career-high 28 points as he single-handedly kept the Norse (6-9, 2-1 Atlantic Sun) within striking distance as Jacksonville tried to break open a one-point game after halftime. The Dolphins...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot-starting Jacksonville beats Kennesaw St. 86-66

Jarvis Haywood scored 12 of his season-high 22 points in 10 minutes, sinking his first five shots, as Jacksonville broke out quickly against Kennesaw State en route to an 86-66 win Wednesday night. The Dolphins (5-8, 1-1 Atlantic Sun) were a red-hot 73.7 percent shooting in the first half, 14 of 19, and finished at 65 percent. With 11:20 to play, Haywood rebounded a Keith McDougald...
Via Associated Press
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Fans Troll Florida’s Basketball Team With Chants Of “Georgia Southern”

No, Florida’s basketball team has not yet suffered the same kind of collapse as its football squad in 2013. But Monday night, fans of the Gators’ opposition, the Jacksonville Dolphins, decided to poke a little fun at the program. JU supporters started chanting “Georgia Southern” during the first half of the matchup. Ouch. JU fans just chanted “Georgia Southern.” —...
Via College Spun
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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