Gator News And World Report (11/09/04)

The Gator News and World Report for Tuesday, November 9, 2004. Under the radar; Donovan looks for right dosage vs. Eckerd; Gators will host NCAA first round; Gators host 3 straight games; Expectations bit lower for UF; Herring gets probation in second court case; Zook: Give new coaches a chance; Zook to leave UF intact; Pinkins hopes for quick return; Gamecocks look to sink Gators in Swamp for the first time and more...

Florida Gator Football

Herring gets probation in second court case
Florida safety Jarvis Herring on Monday pleaded no contest to charges he urinated in public on Oct. 14.

South Carolina Hope To Hold Gators From Bowl Berth
South Carolina coach Lou Holtz dodged questions about his own future Monday, instead insisting the focus remain on the Gamecocks' best chance at a win against Florida since South Carolina joined the SEC in 1992.

Zook: Give new coaches a chance
GAINESVILLE -- Florida's annual rivalry against Florida State will be aired on ESPN. Kickoff has been set for 7:45 p.m. Nov. 20 in Tallahassee at Doak Campbell Stadium, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday.

Zook to leave UF intact
GAINESVILLE - Regardless of how the team fares down the stretch, the University of Florida must deal with a coaching change at the end of the season.

Pinkins hopes for quick return
Quarterback eyes Clemson game: Newton will start against Florida

Players eye end to futility vs. Gators
USC players failed a pop quiz in history Monday on the topic of the Gamecocks' struggles against Florida.

Gamecocks look to sink Gators in Swamp for the first time
COLUMBIA - Coach Lou Holtz says the culture change he wants to see in South Carolina's football program has begun.

Florida Gator Basketball

Under the radar
After starting the previous three seasons ranked in the Top 10, the Florida men's basketball team begins this season ranked No. 23 in The AP preseason poll.

Donovan looks for right dosage vs. Eckerd
The Florida coach wants improvement from the defensive side of the court.

Expectations bit lower for UF
Florida returns all five starters, but voters taking a wait-and-see approach.

Kansas sits atop preseason poll
Sure, Kansas often grabs a spot high in the AP men's preseason poll, but it hasn't been No.1 since Wilt Chamberlain was there.

Florida Gator Soccer

Gators will host NCAA first round
Florida will enter the weekend on a high after the SEC win.

Gators to host tourney games
SEC champion Florida earned the No. 10 seed in the NCAA tournament and hosts Central Florida in the opening round Friday.

Florida Gator Notebook

Gators host 3 straight games
he Southeastern Conference volleyball tournament is not until next week, but Florida coach Mary Wise is treating this week as the next best thing.

UF Shorts
Former Florida baseball player Aaron Shealy was named the Texas League player of the year Monday. Shealy hit .318 with 29 home runs and 99 RBIs in 132 games for the Tulsa (Okla.) Drillers, a Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

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