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Dogs Miss Chance At Series In 3-1 Sunday Loss

Nick Routt throws 5+ innings, allowing just 1 run

Conference weekends, particularly game-threes, typically come down to what John Cohen calls "a degree of opportunism." So it wasn't hard for the Mississippi State coach to note which opportunity Florida seized to earn a 3-1 decision…and which his own team could not convert.

Preston Tucker's two-out, bases-loaded single in the top of the seventh inning scored what proved Florida's margin of Sunday victory, as well as the weekend series. The #4-ranked Gators bounced back from a Friday loss to take the weekend split and improve to 26-7, 9-3 SEC. Mississippi State ended the fourth conference weekend 21-11, 5-7. Yet there were more than enough junctures where a hit, a... Recommended Stories

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