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Gator Gymnastics Back At Number One And More In Sports Update

By on March 18th, 2014

The Gator gymnastics team is back at number one, lots of Gator sports activity and an NFL owner in trouble in our Tuesday Sports Update.

** The Gator gymnastics team is back at number one in the country after posting a 198.20 score in its last regular season meet against Missouri; up next, the SEC Championships this weekend.

** Lots of Gator sports on tap today as softball hosts Central Connecticut State, baseball hosts Florida State and lacrosse hosts Dartmouth.

** The owner of the Indianapolis Colts, Jim Irsay, is facing multiple felony charges after being pulled over Sunday and charged with among other things possession of a controlled substance.  The NFL is investigating.

** A lawsuit has been filed and the so called five college football power conferences and the NCAA are named as defendants, claiming they have illegally restricted the earnings of those athletes in football and basketball while they raise millions of dollars for the schools off of their labor.

** The NCAA men’s basketball tournament officially kicks off today as Mount St.Mary’s plays Albany in the South Region; the winner gets Florida.  Also, NC State faces Xavier as well.

** The field is set for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament; the Gators are in as a 12 seed and will play five seed Dayton in a first round game in Pennsylvania on Sunday.  South Carolina and Tennessee received number one seeds and Kentucky, Georgia, LSU, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt also get invites from the SEC.   Connecticut and Notre Dame are the other top seeds.


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