Gator News And World Report (1/26/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Wednesday, January 26, 2005. Right opponent at right time for the Gators; Gators unleash defense on 'Dogs; Gators Make The Grade; Liz Wanless Named SEC Field Athlete of the Week; Is that your final answer? Signing day is almost here; Meyer continues to raise UF in recruiting ranks and more...

Florida Gator Football

Is that your final answer? Signing day is almost here
Tuesday night may be just another date on a calendar to some, but to members of the Class of 2005, it could be the biggest evening of their young lives.

Meyer continues to raise UF in recruiting ranks
Coach Urban Meyer's calling card has been doing the unthinkable. With Bowling Green and Utah already under his belt, Meyer has made his first imprint on the Gators via the recruiting world by doing what analysts said couldn't be done.

Florida Gator Basketball

Right opponent at right time for the Gators
The game could have been illustrated with one short piece of video long after it was decided. Georgia's Corey Gibbs got the ball in the lane, faked what seemed like a dozen times, then put up a shot that was sent flying in the other direction by Joakim Noah.

Gators punish Bulldogs
Before Tuesday night's game against Georgia, Florida coach Billy Donovan wanted more balanced scoring and was anxious to see how his team would re-adjust to Matt Walsh in his second game back from an high ankle sprain.

Dawgs' Stukes is suspended
Georgia sophomore guard Levi Stukes didn't play Tuesday night, but not for the reason that was originally expected.

Gators unleash defense on 'Dogs
This season was going to be rough for the Georgia basketball program. Dennis Felton's clean-up job of Jim Harrick's rule-breaking tenure left the Bulldogs with six scholarship players, 10 freshmen, and only three players who are legitimate Southeastern Conference starters.

Gators Make The Grade
Q: How many scholarship players does it take to win in the SEC?

Gators earn a needed victory
Sometimes, the details deserve to be forgotten. Sometimes, winning is simply enough to fuel any needed momentum.

Gators keep Bulldogs on short leash
Florida focuses on defense to hold Georgia to its lowest point total in the series 59 years and coasts to an SEC victory.

Georgia provides little test for UF
The final result was easy to predict. What wasn't was the way Florida defeated Georgia 70-47 at the O'Connell Center on Tuesday night.

Depleted Bulldogs no match for Gators
It was probably about as much as could be expected from a team so depleted that freshmen are logging 68 percent of its minutes this season.

UF ravages depleted Georgia
Six scholarship players, nine freshmen and two seniors filled Georgia's ranks as the Bulldogs took the O'Connell Center floor Tuesday night.

Gators dump Georgia
ESPN, what in the world were you doing here? Super Tuesday? It was more like Stupor Tuesday.

Meyer looks for linemen for Gators
While Florida returns talented and young defensive and offensive lines for 2005, bringing in quality players for these groups is always a priority.

Florida Gator Track & Field

Liz Wanless Named SEC Field Athlete of the Week
University of Florida senior Liz Wanless (Belleville, Ill.) has been named Southeastern Conference Field Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

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