College hoops, NFL, NBA and more in our Thursday Sports Update…
** In the SEC men’s basketball tournament, Mississippi State beat Vanderbilt 82-68 and South Carolina downs Auburn 74-56 and after that game it was announced that Auburn coach Tony Barbee had been fired.
** Four games in the SEC Tournament today; Texas A&M faces Missouri; South Carolina takes on Arkansas; Alabama plays LSU and Mississippi State faces Ole Miss.
** One more team has qualified for the Big Dance as American University wins the Patriot League conference tournament over Boston University.
** In the NBA, Brooklyn defeats Miami 96-95 and Orlando loses 120-112 against the Denver Nuggets.
** More free agent signings in the NFL.?? Former Gator Jeremy Mincey signs with Dallas while the Tampa Bay Bucs release defensive back Darrelle Revis who is expected to sign with New England.? Former Santa Fe High star Linval Joseph leaves the New York Giants to sign with Minnesota.
** Brent Musburger and former Gator Jesse Palmer have been named the lead team for the newly formed SEC Network’s college football broadcasts.