A? lot to talk about today in our Wednesday Sports Update…
** The SEC men’s basketball tournament starts today in Atlanta.?? Auburn?faces South Carolina and Vanderbilt takes on Mississippi State.
** Four more teams enter March Madness after winning conference tournament championships last night.?? Gonzaga, Mount St.Mary’s, Milwaukee and?North Dakota State will pack their bags soon for the?Big Dance.
** NFL free agency began yesterday and there was a flurry of activity.?? Dallas released all time sack leader DeMarcus Ware, Chicago cut defensive end Julius Peppers, and the Jacksonville Jaguars traded quarterback Blaine Gabbert to San Francisco for a sixth round pick.?? And, Miami ships offensive lineman Jonathan Martin to San Francisco where he will be reunited with his former college coach, Jim Harbaugh.
** Only one Gator player so far involved in free agency where wide receiver Andre Caldwell stays with the Denver Broncos with a new two year deal.
** Gator football will begin spring practice next week and the annual Pro Day will take place on Monday in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
** The Gator baseball team plays Illinois State tonight; UF is 10-6 on the year.?? You can hear the game live on ESPN 850 WRUF starting at 6:55pm.