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No. 1 Florida Evens Series With No. 7 LSU

The mistakes from Thursday night could have derailed Florida. Instead of letting that happen, Florida head coach Kevin O'Sullivan met with the team before batting practice on Friday. The message was short and to the point. He wanted the team to forget it. The Gators did that and cruised to a 7-0 win over No. 7 LSU to even the series and set up the rubber game on Saturday.

With the pressure ratcheted up after No. 1 Florida lost four of its last five games, sophomore right-hander Jonathon Crawford gave the Gators what they needed. He matched LSU ace and projected first-round pick Kevin Gausman pitch-for-pitch. Crawford was even a little better. "It was huge," Florida head coach Kevin O'Sullivan said after his team's second shutout of the year and only second... Recommended Stories

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