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Greensboro's Jeremy Harris leads Buffalo to upset win over Arizona in NCAA Tournament
By Jeff Mills jeff.mills@greensboro.com

 

BOISE, Idaho — Jeremy Harris is cool and serene. He doesn’t wear his heart on his sleeve.
But he does wear his home there, on a sleeve of ink.

 

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4 GC players earn All-Conference honors

By The News Herald

Posted Mar 15, 2018 at 9:43 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — Four Gulf Coast men’s basketball players have earned All-Panhandle Conference honors, with another making the All-State team.

 

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Gulf Coast snaps losing skid with 65-54 win

By DUSTIN KENT 
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor 
Posted Feb 17, 2018 at 10:04 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — The Pensacola State men’s basketball team came into Saturday night’s matchup with Gulf Coast hoping to extend its four-game winning streak and keep pace with Chipola in the race for the second state tournament berth out of the Panhandle Conference.

 

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Last-second layup lifts TCC past Gulf Coast

By DUSTIN KENT 
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor 
Posted Feb 10, 2018 at 10:33 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — Panhandle Conference victories have been tough to come by for the Tallahassee men’s basketball team this season. Unfortunately for Gulf Coast, the Eagles have managed to find the winner’s circle just fine when they’ve faced the Commodores.

 

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GC losing skid hits 5 with lopsided loss

By DUSTIN KENT 
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor 
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at 9:29 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — The Gulf Coast men’s losing skid hit five games Wednesday night at the Billy Harrison Field House with an 89-65 loss to Chipola. The Commodores dropped to 15-10 overall and 1-7 in Panhandle Conference play, while the Indians improved to 17-6 and 5-3 against league competition.

 

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GC women try to stay in first, men to get out of last

By The News Herald

Posted Jan 30, 2018 at 5:20 PM

 

The Gulf Coast women’s and men’s basketball teams are back in action Wednesday night for a second straight road trip to Pensacola State. The women’s game will tip at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.

 

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Lady Commodores get key win, GC men fall to last place

By The News Herald

Posted Jan 27, 2018 at 9:07 PM

 

TALLAHASSEE — The Gulf Coast women’s basketball team notched a big road victory over Tallahassee on Saturday night, while the Commodore men lost their third consecutive game to fall into last place in the Panhandle Conference.

 

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Gulf Coast teams take on TCC

By The News Herald

Posted Jan 26, 2018 at 5:35 PM

 

The Gulf Coast women’s and men’s basketball teams will hit the road to take on Tallahassee on Saturday in Panhandle Conference action. The women’s game will tip off at 4:30 p.m. Central Time, with the men’s game to follow at 6:30 p.m.

 

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Raiders rain down 15 threes, crush Commodores

By DUSTIN KENT 
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor 

Posted Jan 24, 2018 at 9:26 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — Northwest Florida State looked every bit the part of the nation’s best team Wednesday night at the Billy Harrison Field House. The top-ranked Raiders continued their Panhandle Conference mastery with an 89-63 rout of Gulf Coast to notch their 20th consecutive league victory and 22nd straight win overall this season.

 

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Both GC teams face crucial test in Northwest

By The News Herald

Posted Jan 23, 2018 at 5:13 PM

 

The Gulf Coast women’s and men’s basketball teams return home Wednesday for Panhandle Conference action against Northwest Florida State at the Billy Harrison Field House. The women’s game tips off at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men at 7:30 p.m.

 

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Chipola sweeps Gulf Coast

By The News Herald

Posted Jan 20, 2018 at 10:17 PM

 

MARIANNA — The No. 3 Gulf Coast women suffered their first Panhandle Conference loss Saturday night at Chipola, falling 64-60, while the Commodore men were defeated 81-69 for their third loss in four league outings.

 

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Powell, Commodores adjusting after slow start
By DUSTIN KENT 
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor
Posted Jan 17, 2018 at 6:24 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — Down 18-4 to Pensacola State on Saturday night and staring down the barrel of an 0-3 start to the Panhandle Conference schedule, Gulf Coast was facing a minor crisis just five minutes into its third league game. An 0-3 record would not have eliminated the Commodores from postseason play, but climbing out of such a hole to finish in one of the top two spots in the most competitive JUCO conference in the country would’ve been a difficult task, to say the least.

 

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GC rallies from 14 down for first league win
By DUSTIN KENT 

News Herald Assistant Sports Editor
Posted Jan 13, 2018 at 10:06 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — Gulf Coast still has an uphill battle ahead of it in the race to earn one of the top two spots in the Panhandle Conference standings. An 0-3 start, however, might have made that hill nearly impossible to climb. Fortunately for the Commodores, they avoided that precarious position with a 59-57 victory over Pensacola State on Saturday night at the Billy Harrison Field House.

 

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GC women eke out road win; men routed

By The News Herald

Posted Jan 10, 2018 at 10:08 PM

NICEVILLE — The No. 3 Gulf Coast women’s basketball team earned a hard-fought 50-48 road victory over No. 4 Northwest Florida State on Wednesday night, while the Commodore men were routed by the top-ranked Raiders 95-53.

 

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Tallahassee trounces Gulf Coast, 91-73
By DUSTIN KENT 
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor
Posted Jan 6, 2018 at 10:27 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — No. 25 Tallahassee came into the Billy Harrison Field House on Saturday night and dealt the Gulf Coast men a 91-73 defeat in the Panhandle Conference opener for both teams.

 

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GC wades into tough, talented Panhandle competition

By DUSTIN KENT 
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor 
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at 7:22 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — Last season, Gulf Coast finished its pre-conference schedule with 14 wins in 17 outings before going 3-9 in Panhandle Conference play and missing out on the postseason. The Commodores (14-3) carry the same record into Saturday’s Panhandle Conference opener at the Billy Harrison Field House against Tallahassee at 7:30 p.m. and will try to avoid last year’s fate in a league that looks as tough as ever.

 

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Robinson’s 25 lifts GC to second straight win at Classic

By The News Herald

Posted Dec 30, 2017 at 10:32 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team made it two wins in as many days at the Gulf Coast State College New Year’s Classic Saturday afternoon with an 80-72 victory over Gordon State.

 

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GC opens New Year’s Classic with win over Coastal Alabama

By The News Herald

Posted Dec 29, 2017 at 7:11 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team opened up play in the Gulf Coast State College New Year’s Classic at the Billy Harrison Field House with a 74-69 victory over Coastal Alabama.

 

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GC hosts New Year’s Classic

By The News Herald

Posted Dec 26, 2017 at 3:43 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — The Panhandle Conference annually provides some of the best men’s junior college basketball competition in the country.

 

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Gulf Coast snaps 2-game losing streak

By The News Herald

Posted Dec 12, 2017 at 10:44 PM

 

ENTERPRISE, Ala. — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team snapped a two-game losing skid with a 97-76 road victory over Enterprise State on Tuesday night.

 

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GC men, women win again

By The News Herald

Posted Dec 2, 2017 at 10:01 PM

The Gulf Coast men’s and women’s basketball teams each picked up victories away from home Saturday, with the men defeating Washington Academy 74-68 in Marianna and the Lady Commodores routing Palm Beach 71-40 in Jacksonville.

 

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GC women, men get victories

By The News Herald

Posted Dec 1, 2017 at 8:32 PM

 

The Gulf Coast men’s and women’s basketball teams each picked up victories away from home Friday evening, with the men defeating Georgia Highlands 65-63 in Marianna and the Lady Commodores routing Broward 85-

58 in Jacksonville.

 

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Gulf Coast men, women sweep LB Wallace

By The News Herald

Posted Nov 28, 2017 at 10:30 PM

 

ANDALUSIA, Ala. — Both the Gulf Coast men’s and women’s basketball teams earned road victories over Lurleen B. Wallace on Tuesday night, with the Lady Commodores winning 84-29 in the first game and the GC men beating the Saints 63-55 in the second.

 

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Gulf Coast hosts Thanksgiving Classic

By DUSTIN KENT

Posted Nov 21, 2017 at 4:48 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team returns home Thursday for the first of two games in the Visit Panama City Beach Thanksgiving Classic at the Billy Harrison Field House.

 

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McGregor’s late three lifts GC past Spartanburg

By The News Herald

Posted Nov 18, 2017 at 7:32 PM

NICEVILLE — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the season on Friday with a dramatic 69-66 victory over No. 21 Spartanburg Methodist. With the win, the Commodores improved to 6-1 on the season.

 

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Gulf Coast suffers first loss

By The News Herald

Posted Nov 18, 2017 at 12:01 AM

 

NICEVILLE — Gulf Coast couldn’t overcome a dreadful shooting performance or a strong San Jacinto team falling 75-54 in men’s junior college basketball on Friday afternoon in a game played at Northwest Florida State College.

 

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Balanced Commodores beat Boll Weevils, improve to 5-0

By DUSTIN KENT 
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor 

Posted Nov 16, 2017 at 9:42 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — Gulf Coast wasn’t quite as sharp as it had been in its previous four victories this season Thursday night at the Billy Harrison Field House, but the Commodores proved they didn’t need their ‘A’ game to find the winner’s circle.

 

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GC men go to 4-0 with big win

By The News Herald

Posted Nov 14, 2017 at 9:40 PM

 

BAY MINETTE, Ala. — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team improved to 4-0 on the season with an 87-69 road victory over Coastal Alabama-South on Tuesday night.

 

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Gulf Coast goes to 3-0

By The News Herald

Posted Nov 11, 2017 at 6:29 PM

 

BARNESVILLE, Ga. — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team moved to 3-0 on the season Saturday evening with a 75-72 victory over Gordon State. It was the second win in as many days in Barnesville after knocking off Atlanta Metro on Friday

 

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Gulf Coast opens with convincing win

By PAT McCANN 
News Herald Executive Sports Editor

Posted Nov 7, 2017 at 10:11 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team intended to open its season with a scrimmage and a full-fledged game late last week in Pensacola.

 

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GC hopes size, depth leads to state berth

By DUSTIN KENT 
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor

Posted Oct 31, 2017 at 7:58 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — Gulf Coast’s 2016-17 season began with so much promise: a 15-3 start capped off by a convincing win over Chipola in the Panhandle Conference opener. But a toe injury to top scorer Jeremy Harris quickly derailed the season for the Commodores, who dropped nine of their final 11 games to finish fourth in league play.

 

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GC seeks to strengthen frontcourt with incoming class

By DUSTIN KENT
News Herald Assistant Sports Editor

Posted Jul 7, 2017 at 6:28 PM

 

PANAMA CITY — A 14-3 start to the 2016-17 season seemed to portend promising things for the Gulf Coast men’s basketball team, though a six-game losing streak early in Panhandle Conference play quickly quelled any notions of a postseason run.

 

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