Gator News And World Report (05/26/04)

Gator News and World Report for Wednesday, May 26, 2004. Big East, Gator ties uncertain; Pitching crucial for UF; Gators Stay On The Road; BCS Officials Narrowing Options For Fifth Game; Not all teams need be taken out to ballgame; Gators still confident despite recent losing skid;

Florida Gator Football

Big East, Gator ties uncertain
Conference hopes loss of 3 top teams won't affect to keep bowl berth after '06.

BCS Officials Narrowing Options For Fifth Game
PONTE VEDRA BEACH - With a few weeks left to make a decision that will shape the future of college football, Bowl Championship Series officials are narrowing their options for adding a fifth game to their multimillion-dollar package.

Florida Gator Baseball

Pitching crucial for UF
No. 6 seed Florida enters SEC Tournament looking for consistent throwers

Gators Stay On The Road
The Gators never bothered to return home after dropping two of three at Tennessee this past weekend, opting instead to go from Knoxville to Hoover, Ala., the site of this week's Southeastern Conference tournament.

College baseball teams take aim at tourney titles
He takes a team that, starting today, serves as host for the Atlantic Sun Conference baseball tournament, a team that starts as a No. 2 seed.

Not all teams need be taken out to ballgame
One of the real success stories of the Southeastern Conference over the last eight years has been its baseball tournament, an event that has found a home in Hoover - the Birmingham suburb, not the vacuum.

Throwing motions
Justin Hoyman's velocity is back. It's back to where it was before he battled injuries earlier this season. It's back in the dangerous zone.

Winning the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament would give LSU a nice boost, but it's not essential.

Gators still confident despite recent losing skid
Losing five of your final six regular-season games isn't exactly the way any coach wants to enter the postseason.

Hoyman, Smith First Team All-SEC
The University of Florida baseball team has placed two players on the All-SEC first team.

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