Gator News And World Report (12/13/2004)

The Gator News and World Report for Monday, December 13, 2004. Pahokee's Smith dodges questions on where he'll go; Biding time till bowls begin; Turnovers lead Florida women's hoops team to sixth straight victory and more...

Florida Lady Gator Basketball

Florida 82, Oregon State 70
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Oregon State senior guard Shannon Howell got a game-high 36 points Sunday, but the Beavers (2-5) lost 82-70 to the University of Florida.

Turnovers lead Florida women's hoops team to sixth straight victory
Twenty may be the magic number this season for the Florida women's basketball team. In eight games, the Gators have forced 20 or more turnovers six times. Not surprisingly, Florida is 5-1 in those games. The latest victory came Sunday afternoon after Florida forced 27 turnovers en route to an 82-70 win against Oregon State before a crowd of 737 at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.

Florida Gator Football

Opponents deny Hester his returns
Devin Hester isn't just a football player. The University of Miami's kick returner extraordinaire views himself as an entertainer aiming to please his audience

Biding time till bowls begin
Some football stuff to whet your appetite as you await the first bowl game of the season. (It's Tuesday, with Southern Miss meeting North Texas in the New Orleans Bowl; as painful as it is to admit, we will watch that contest.

Pahokee's Smith dodges questions on where he'll go
Antone Smith's announcement Saturday that his first recruiting visit will be to Auburn this weekend triggered the inevitable question during post-game interviews after Pahokee's 43-9 win against Pensacola Catholic in the Class 2B state championship game.

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