The No. 20 Florida Gators opened the 2014 NCAA Baseball season with two wins over the Maryland Terrapins. The Gators finished last season with a 29-30 record overall, and 14-16 in conference play. Their head coach, Kevin O’Sullivan, is expecting a lot more success going into this season, as the Gators are celebrating their centennial year. Florida’s mission this season is to bounce back.
In NCAA Basketball, the No. 2 Florida Gators got past the No.18 Kentucky Wildcats 69-59 in a close game. The Gators are leading the South Eastern Conference.
In the NBA, the Eastern Conference All-Stars beat the Western Conference All-Stars 163-155 in a close game.
In CFL news, the Saskatchewan Roughriders have reacquired non-import linebacker Shomari Williams and punter Josh Bartel, together with two draft picks, from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. This is William’s second stint with the Riders since being drafted by the them in 2010.
In the National Lacrosse League, the Calgary Roughnecks hammered the Vancouver Stealth 20-9 in a one sided game. The Roughnecks' record is 4-3, and they are in second place in the West Division.
In the American Hockey League, the Binghamton Senators picked up two wins. They beat the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 6-2 and then followed that up with an 8-0 win over the Worcester Sharks.
In the OHL, the Windsor Spitfires split games. The Spitfires beat the Sudbury Wolves 6-3 and then lost to the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5-2.
In the WHL, the Regina Pats split recent games. They lost to the Swift Current Broncos 4-3 in a shootout but then they beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 4-0. The Pats are currently in first place in the East Division.
That’s all folks!