Commodores ‘more prepared’ for rematch with Pirates

By Dustin Kent
The first round of Panhandle Conference games for Gulf Coast couldn’t have gone much better, with the Commodores delivering big road wins over Northwest Florida State and Chipola and notching arguably their biggest victory of the year at home in knocking off No. 10 Tallahassee.

Commodores stun No. 10 TCC, move into 1st place tie in Panhandle

By Dustin Kent

PANAMA CITY — Coming off of a 93-70 home loss to Pensacola State on Jan. 8 with starting point guard and second leading scorer KK Godwin out indefinitely with a broken hand, Gulf Coast’s postseason hopes looked to be in peril just two games in the Panhandle Conference schedule.

Gulf Coast goes for 1st vs. No. 10 TCC

By Dustin Kent

On Wednesday in Marianna, Gulf Coast got a win that kept the Commodores from falling into fourth place in the Panhandle Conference standings.

Holden, Commodores hang on for big road win

By Dustin Kent

MARIANNA — Cam Holden scored 32 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and dished out five assists as Gulf Coast notched a big road win over Chipola 76-68 on Wednesday night at the Milton H. Johnson Health Center.


GC’s Butler battles injury to get back on the court

By Dustin Kent
On Jan. 8 at the Billy Harrison Field House, Gulf Coast center Deion Butler took the court for the first time this season.

Gulf Coast rips Red Devils

By Dustin Kent
PANAMA CITY — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team stepped out of Panhandle Conference play on Saturday and crushed Red Devils Basketball Academy 126-43.

Commodores try to rebound from disappointing defeat

By Dustin Kent

Following a disappointing 93-70 home loss to Pensacola State last week, Gulf Coast comes into Wednesday’s game in Marianna hungry for a victory.

Pensacola State stuns Gulf Coast, 93-70

By Dustin Kent
Trailing 63-57 with just over 10 minutes to play, it appeared as though Gulf Coast was in the midst of a comeback after falling behind by as much as 11 points to visiting Pensacola State.

Gaffney hopes for sharper performance vs. Pensacola State

By Dustin Kent
Gulf Coast coach Phil Gaffney was happy to see his team come away from its Panhandle Conference opener against Northwest Florida State with a win.

GC men, women sweep Northwest

By Dustin Kent
NICEVILLE — The Gulf Coast men’s and women’s basketball teams opened the Panhandle Conference season with road victories over Northwest Florida State on Saturday night.

Gulf Coast opens Panhandle play with newfound confidence

By Dustin Kent
The last time Gulf Coast coach Phil Gaffney took a team to Raider Arena to take on Northwest Florida State, it was with Georgia Highlands in the opener of the 2015-16 season.

Gulf Coast smashes Monroe College, 111-67

By Dustin Kent
PANAMA CITY — Gulf Coast took its second straight lopsided victory at the Visit Panama City Beach Men’s Basketball Classic on Tuesday.

Commodores crush East Georgia State, 124-59

By Dustin Kent
PANAMA CITY — Gulf Coast finished the first half of this season about as poorly as they started the season brilliantly, dropping three out of five games following an 8-0 start.

GC tries to bounce back from tough weekend

Phil Gaffney’s first season as Gulf Coast head coach had been going just about as well as possible through eight games, with the Commodores winning all eight and ascending to the No. 1 ranking in the state and No. 6 in the nation.

Gulf Coast men take first loss

MARIANNA — The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Friday night at Chipola, falling to Polk State 73-67.

GC sweeps doubleheader vs. LB Wallace

ANDALUSIA, Ala. — The Gulf Coast men’s and women’s basketball teams swept a road doubleheader against Lurleen B. Wallace on Tuesday night to stay unbeaten.

GC teams travel for doubleheader vs. LB Wallace

The Gulf Coast men’s and women’s basketball teams will return to action Tuesday night, and for the second straight week will do so as the top teams in the state.

Gulf Coast men enter NJCAA rankings at No. 10

The latest NJCAA top 25 rankings were released Monday afternoon, with the Gulf Coast women remaining No. 1 in the nation where the Lady Commodores (5-0) have been all season.

Commodores coast by East Mississippi, improve to 6-0

Gulf Coast men’s basketball coach Phil Gaffney knew his team would have a letdown following Thursday night’s big win over No. 3 Indian Hills in Niceville.

Gulf Coast edges No. 3 Indian Hills, moves to 5-0

The Gulf Coast men’s basketball team was still unranked in this week’s NJCAA top 25 poll following a home win over No. 15 Daytona State.

GC knocks off No. 15 Daytona State, moves to 4-0

PANAMA CITY — Going into the week, Gulf Coast coach Phil Gaffney presented his players with both a challenge and an opportunity.

Holden, Godwin lift Commodores by Chargers

PANAMA CITY — If there was any ambiguity regarding Gulf Coast coach Phil Gaffney’s feelings about facing his former team on Thursday night, the first-year Commodores coach quickly cleared it up.

Gulf Coast coach Gaffney set to face former team

When first-year Gulf Coast head coach Phil Gaffney walks out onto the court for Thursday’s home game against Georgia Highlands, he’ll see plenty of familiar faces on the other bench.

GC women, men look to stay unbeaten

Gulf Coast will be back in action Tuesday night to put its four-game win streak on the line as Lurleen B. Wallace (0-3) comes to the Billy Harrison Field House for a non-conference matchup at 5 p.m.


Gaffney introduced as GC head coach

Dustin Kent

PANAMA CITY — For the better part of the last two decades, when anyone mentioned the words “Gulf Coast basketball,” the first thought for most with any knowledge of junior college basketball has been the Gulf Coast women, and with good reason.

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