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Chomping at Bits: Florida overcomes sloppy offense, escapes with home win against Mississippi

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The Gators edged Ole Miss 77-72 and swept their two-game regular season series against the Rebels.

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Florida escapes with 77-72 home win over Mississippi: Despite some sloppy play on offense, the Gators did enough to sweep their two regular season games against Ole Miss. Sophomore Devin Robinson had what head coach Mike White called "the best game of his Gator career" and Dorian Finney-Smith led Florida with 16 points and six rebounds. Five Gators scored in the double digits. (Alex Maminakis, Independent Florida AlligatorKevin Brockway, Gainesville SunEdgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

Baseball not shying away from No. 1 ranking, College World Series expectations: Unanimously voted No. 1, Kevin O'Sullivan's Florida baseball team expects to get to Omaha. (Jesse Simonton, Miami Herald)

Ronni Williams named SEC Player of the Week: The junior forward scored 20 points with 15 rebounds in Florida's upset over then-No. 12 Texas A&M last week. She hit 7-of-13 shots from the floor, collected her 500th career rebound in the win, and had her seventh double-double of the year. (Gainesville SunKathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

SEC asking NCAA to prohibit football teams from holding spring practice during spring break: The request is seen as a direct response to Michigan's announcement that it would conduct part of its spring practice at IMG Academy in Brandenton, Florida, during their spring break. (Dennis Dodd, CBS Sports)

Forecasting Gators in the draft: Vernon Hargreaves III and Jonathan Bullard have been projected in the first round in various mock drafts, including several which have Hargreaves being taken by one of the NFL teams located in the state of Florida. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators)

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