Some NBA news, Gator women’s tennis wins and much more in our Thursday Sports News And Notes…
** The Miami Heat down the Brooklyn Nets 105-85 as LeBron James leads the way with 24 points. Orlando meanwhile has lost 18 of its last 20 games after losing to New York 113-97.
** In SEC men’s hoops, LSU upsets Missouri 73-70 behind Anthony Hickey’s 20 points. Texas A&M beats Mississippi State 55-49 and Georgia downs Auburn 57-49. Tonight, Arkansas faces Alabama.
** The top ranked Gator women’s tennis team rolls to a 2-0 start with a 7-0 win over UCF Wednesday.
** In boy’s high school soccer, Buchholz moves on in regional play with a 2-0 win over Spruce Creek in Class 5A. Eastside also advances in Class 3A with a 4-1 over Leesburg. Buchholz plays Saturday against Jacksonville Mandarin at home while Eastside travels Saturday to play Citrus.
** The Gator women’s basketball team tries to get back on the winning track tonight when it plays at Missouri.