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Wednesday Sports News and Notes…

By on March 20th, 2013

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is officially underway, Kentucky loses in the NIT and another NBA streak all in our Wednesday Sports News and Notes…

** The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is officially underway with two games played last night; North Carolina A&T advances to play top-seed Louisville after beating Liberty 73-72, and Saint Mary’s moves on to face Memphis after beating Middle Tennessee 67-54.

** Kentucky is gone from the NIT. The defending NCAA champions had their season end with a loss to Robert Morris 59-57. Alabama advances after beating Northeastern 62-43; tonight, Tennessee faces Mercer.

** Another streak to talk about in the NBA; the Denver Nuggets have won 13-straight games after whipping Oklahoma City 114-104 Tuesday. Miami goes for 24 straight tonight against Cleveland. Orlando was whipped 95-73 by Indiana.

** The New York Giants have signed former Gator wide receiver Louis Murphy and Jacksonville signs offensive lineman Brad Meester.

** UF gets a 2014 verbal commitment in offensive lineman Joseph Paul from New Orleans.

** The World Baseball Classic goes to the Dominican Republic; they beat Puerto Rico 3-0 in the final.


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