INDIANAPOLIS (Men’s and Women’s Basketball) – The NCAA announced its Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament fields on Sunday evening. The Sunshine State Conference received a total of eight bids, including four men’s bids and four women’s bids. Florida Southern will host the men’s South Region bracket, while Nova Southeastern will host the women’s South Region bracket. Read the full story.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (Women’s Basketball) – The third-seeded Nova Southeastern Sharks upset the top-seeded Tampa Spartans, 64-55, in the 2014 Sunshine State Conference Women’s Basketball Championship final to claim their second conference tournament title, first since 2007-08. Read the full story.
The 2014 Sunshine State Conference Basketball Championship will return to the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee March 5-9. All nine men’s and women’s teams from the SSC will participate in the neutral-site tournament. Tickets will be available at the gate for as low as $10. Read the full story.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (Women’s Basketball) – Barry senior Tyler Hardy headlined the 2013-14 All-Sunshine State Conference Women’s Basketball Team as Player of the Year, it was announced Friday. Rollins’ Emmalee Schill was named Defensive Player of the Year, while fellow Tar Tanaya Jones was named Freshman of the Year. Tampa’s Ellen Nurmi was named Newcomer of the Year, and Spartan head coach Tom Jessee was named Coach of the Year. Read the full story.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (Women’s Basketball) – Barry senior G Tyler Hardy has been recognized as the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week presented by VALIC. Read the full story.