A former Gator golfer gets his first PGA win, some NBA teams are eliminated and more in our Monday Sports News and Notes…
** Former Gator golfer Billy Horschel gets his first PGA win as he wins the Zurich Classic after shooting an eight under par 64 in the final round.
** The Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers are eliminated from the NBA playoffs and both teams were swept. The Bucks lose to the Miami Heat while the Lakers lose to San Antonio.
** The NFL Draft is history with eight Gator players being drafted and several others signing free agent deals.
** The Big 10 has agreed to conference realignment, going to east and west divisions, replacing the leaders and legends divisions it now has in place. This will start in 2014.
** Don’t look now but the Boston Red Sox have the best record in baseball at 18-7 after beating Houston Sunday. Atlanta still has the best record in the National League at 15-9. Boston is off today while the Braves host Washington.
** The NHL will begin its playoffs after the regular season ended on Sunday. Pittsburgh has the best record in the east while Chicago has the best record in the west.