The conference added six new medals yesterday, five of them by Gators. We're hitting the home stretch here of the 2012 London Olympics, with just three days to go including today. All times below are Eastern.
Kentucky's Anthony Davis and Team USA defeated Argentina 109-83. Davis had a rebound in limited action. The gold medal game is on Sunday against Spain.
Texas A&M's Eric Sehn (Canada) finished 29th with a score of 363.90. he did not advance.
TRACK & FIELD
Women's 4x400m Relay
The US team was first in its heat at 3:22.09 with Tennessee's Dee Dee Trotter running anchor. It advanced to the medal round. Nigeria's team was fourth in its heat at 3:26.29 with Arkansas's Regina George running anchor. It advanced on time rather than placement.
The finals are Saturday at 3:25 pm.
Men's 4x100m Relay
The US team was first in its heat at 38.37, with Florida's Jeff Demps running first and Tennessee's Justin Gatlin running anchor. The Trinidad and Tobago team was third in its heat at 38.10, with LSU's Richard Thompson running first and Auburn's Marc Burns running second. Both teams qualified for the finals.
The finals are Saturday at 4:00 pm.
Women's 4x100m Relay
The US team won gold at 40.82, with Tennessee's Tianna Madison running first. Texas A&M's Jeneba Tarmoh also won a medal after running second in the heat that got them to the finals. Jamaica's team won silver with a time of 41.41. Arkansas's Veronica Campbell-Brown ran third and Auburn's Kerron Stewart ran anchor, and LSU's Samantha Henry-Robinson wins a medal too after leading off the semifinal race for the team. The Trinidad & Tobago team did not finish. It had Auburn's Kai Selvon, LSU's Kelly-Ann Baptiste, and LSU's Semoy Hackett.
Men's 4x400m Relay
The Bahamas team won gold with a time of 2:56.72 and Texas A&M's Demetrius Pinder running second. The US team won silver with a time of 2:57.05 and Florida's Tony McQuay running third. The Trinidad & Tobago team won bronze with a time of 2:59.40. LSU's Ade Alleyne-Forte ran third and Texas A&M's Deon Lendore ran anchor.