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Gators, Seminoles win showdowns, advance to Super Regional

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Things were dicey for the Florida Gators baseball team on Monday, but when everything played out, they put away the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats to earn a spot in the Super Regional. For the Wildcats, they were not able to continue their magical run and ended the season with a 36-25 record. As the game moved into the sixth inning, neither team could manage to put a run across the board. Part of the reason for the was the star of the…

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NCAA Baseball Tournament providing June Madness

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Just call it June Madness. Crazy upsets are the norm in basketball every March, but the first day of regional play in NCAA Baseball Tournament produced some unlikely outcomes. In Tallahassee, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles scored three runs over the final two innings to stun Florida State 3-1, sending the Seminoles into the loser’s bracket. Florida State starter Drew Parrish did not allow a runner to reach second base through the 7th inning. After he departed in the 8th,…

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Will Muschamp’s Auburn defense has mixed results

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The 6th ranked Auburn Tigers began the 2016 season with a 31-24 victory over the Louisville Cardinals in Atlanta on Saturday. This game drew some interest in Florida for reasons other than it involved an SEC power. After Will Muschamp was let go as the Florida Gators head coach, Auburn coach Gus Malzahn brought in the former Gator coach to run his defense before Muschamp finished packing. Why not? When he was Auburn’s defensive coordinator in 2006 and 2007, Auburn…

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