Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Here’s your WHPO Sports Update….
Florida, which finished an unbeaten season in the Southeastern Conference, and Wichita State, which completed an undefeated regular season and won its conference tournament, are the top two teams in The Associated Press poll for the third straight week. The Gators (29-2), who received 50 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday, open play in the SEC tournament Friday. The Shockers (34-0) got the 15 other No. 1 votes. They won the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Sunday and will be the first team to enter the NCAA tournament without a loss since UNLV in 1991.
Villanova moved from sixth to third, while Arizona dropped one spot to fourth. Louisville jumped from 11th to fifth, followed by Virginia and Duke. San Diego State and Michigan tied for eighth, and Kansas was 10th.
The Bears released veteran running back Michael Bush.
Cubs beat the Giants, White Sox beat the Brewers, the Cardinals lost big to the Tigers
Cissna Park’s Addison Stoller and Lexi Knake are 1st team Sangamon Valley Conference selections
That’s Sports…..I’m Kevin Jett