Gator News And World Report (1/31/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Monday, January 31, 2005. Barrage of 3-pointers sinks Gators; Mainlands' Ellis awaits Wednesday; Tight end commits to Gators; Gators' recruit list starting to grow; Murdock Skips Visit To Florida; Gators become rebound giant and more

Florida Lady Gator Basketball

Barrage of 3-pointers sinks Gators
Abi Ramsey hit a school-record eight 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 30 points as No. 23 Vanderbilt defeated Florida 84-73 Sunday.

Florida Gator Football & Recruiting

Mainlands' Ellis awaits Wednesday
rian Ellis is going to be a Gator. He's just not ready to make it official yet.

Tight end commits to Gators
The Florida Gators added a commitment from Daytona Beach Mainland tight end Brian Ellis on Sunday, running their 2005 pledge total to 16 while simultaneously clipping an option off the board of rival Florida State. Also Sunday, Forrest defensive back Joe Singleton, a Times-Union Super 11 choice, committed to Southern Miss over Bethune-Cookman.

Two Daytona Beach standouts commit to UF
Two teammates from Daytona Beach Mainland High committed to the University of Florida after their official visits on the weekend.

Gators' recruit list starting to grow
With two days to go in recruiting, new Florida coach Urban Meyer continues his late charge.

FSU makes late push for Plantation tackle
Ely cornerback Walter McFadden visited Illinois after he said Florida withdrew its scholarship offer late last week. McFadden, who was scheduled to visit UF, said he likely would have committed to the Gators.

Murdock Skips Visit To Florida
Middleton wide receiver O.J. Murdock said it was instinct.

Florida Gator Basketball

Gators become rebound giant
South Carolina coach Dave Odom was frazzled and confused. Odom wasn't so much bothered with his team's effort after Saturday's loss to the Gators. He just couldn't believe the stat sheet favored his team in a category.

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