Gators reach SEC quarters
DULUTH, Ga. - Jaterra Bonds scored 17 points, including a jumper with 51 seconds left to give Florida the lead, and the Gators charged back from 11 points down to beat Arkansas 64-59 on Thursday in the SEC tournament. Florida (18-13) will play No. 1 seed Tennessee in today's first quarterfinal. MIAMI 45, VIRGINIA TECH 39Shawnice Wilson scored 17 points and Miami pulled away to beat Virginia Tech in the first round of the ACC tournament. The Hurricanes (21-9) will play Florida State in today's quarterfinals. NO. 17 S. CAROLINA 77, ALABAMA 35 Elem Ibiam scored 19 points and South Carolina easily defeated Alabama in the second round of the SEC tournament. The Gamecocks (24-6) face No. 19 Texas A&M in today's quarterfinals. NO. 20 GREEN BAY 63, LOYOLA-CHICAGO 37 Megan Lukan scored 19 points as Wisconsin-Green Bay (24-2, 14-0 Horizon) won its 20th straight, beating Loyola of Chicago (14-14, 9-6). NO. 22 LSU 65, AUBURN 62 Theresa Plaisance had 15 points and 14 rebounds and LSU (20-10) held on to beat Auburn in the SEC tournament.