The Gator men’s basketball team gets a 2015 verbal commitment from right down the road, the College World Series continues and more in our Tuesday Sports News and Notes…
** The Gator men’s basketball team gets a verbal commitment for the 2015 class when Live Oak/Suwannee forward Kevarrius Hayes says yes to Florida. The 6’8″ forward is a rising junior.
** Current Gator guard Michael Frazier III has made the final cut for the 2013 USA U19 team that will be coached by Gator coach Billy Donovan. The 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship will be held June 24-July 6 in the Czech Republic.
** The College World Series sees Oregon State eliminate Louisville 11-4 and Mississippi State stay in the winner’s bracket with a 5-4 win over Indiana. Tonight, LSU faces an elimination game with North Carolina while UCLA faces NC State in a winner’s bracket game.
** Former Gator infielder Cody Dent has signed a contract with the Washington Nationals; he was drafted by the team earlier this month. He joins pitcher Jonathon Crawford in going pro.
** In MLB action, Atlanta downs New York 2-1 and Miami nips Arizona 3-2. Max Scherzer moves to 10-0 for Detroit after a 5-1 win over Baltimore.
** The Stanley Cup Finals show Boston up 2-1 over Chicago after a 2-0 win at Boston last night. Game 4 in Boston Wednesday.