Thursday 10 p.m. Sportscast 3/16/17
The Florida Gators are in the NCAA Tournament for the first time under Mike White.
They lost three of their last four games coming in.
Taking on the former Northwest Florida State Coach Steve Forbes and East Tennessee State.
The Gators won 80 - 65.
Northwest Florida State puts the NJCAA Tournament dates schedule on their website.
The Raiders will be the number eight seed in the 24-team national tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas.
They'll play their first game Tuesday against either number nine-seed Jones County, who won the championship three years ago, or 24-seed Caldwell Tech.
Northwest lost in to Eastern Florida State in the semifinals of the state tournament.
It was a disappointment for the number one team in the state, but they're making it work for them.
Clemson tight end and Navarre grad Jordan Leggett was Co-amateur Athlete of the Year.
He missed the banquet because he had is pro day at Clemson on Thursday.
Leggett skipped the NFL combine and is looking to flash a decent 40-time.
The big tight end ran a 4.68 then a 4.79.