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Thursday Sports News and Notes…

By on March 21st, 2013

The Miami Heat keep the win streak alive, lots of Gator news and more in our Thursday Sports News and Notes…

** The Miami Heat winning streak is at 24 after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-95 Wednesday. The Heat overcame a 27-point deficit to get the win.

** The Orlando Magic were defeated by the New York Knicks 106-94. Carmelo Anthony returned to the lineup and scored 21 points.

** The NFL passed two new rules, eliminating the so-called “tuck” rule and making it a 15-yard penalty for any offensive or defensive player that use the crown of their helmet to make forcible contact.

** James Madison and LaSalle get NCAA Tournament wins; JMU downed LIU Brooklyn 68-55 and LaSalle topped Boise State 80-71. LaSalle now faces Kansas State while JMU takes on Indiana.

** The Gator softball team beat USC Upstate 11-0 in a run rule game. Florida is now 28-3 and will next face Arkansas this weekend.

** The Gator women’s basketball team competes in the WNIT tonight when it travels to face FIU.

** The Gator women’s swimming and diving teams compete in the NCAA Championships through Saturday.


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