The Gator News And World Report (2/9/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Wednesday, February, 9, 2005. Rivalry, what rivalry?; Gators Have Momentum, Then Lose It And Game; UF stockpiling arms for 2005 campaign; Lead slips away, Gators fall in Rupp again; Donovan remembers Rupp mystique and more...

Florida Gator Basketball

Bluegrass battle unraveled
The streak was teetering and the Big Blue faithful were hushed into an eerie silence.

Rivalry, what rivalry?
ESPN chose Florida-Kentucky as the Tuesday night game in its rivalry week.

Gators Have Momentum, Then Lose It And Game
The junior stood toe-to-toe with the freshman.

'Cats overcome UF's early edge
Florida finally felt it. After seven seasons of the same constant beatings, the Gators had finally found out how it feels to dominate No. 5 Kentucky on its own court.

Lead slips away, Gators fall in Rupp again
As Coach Billy Donovan sat with his elbows resting on his knees, yelling into his clutched hands, he knew what was coming.

Donovan remembers Rupp mystique
Parting a student mob of blue and white, a middle-aged, orange-and-blue-clad man emerges from the Kentucky boosters' hospitality room, making his way toward the court.

Florida Gator Baseball

UF stockpiling arms for 2005 campaign
As the adage goes, championships are won with pitching. The 2005 UF pitching staff is being asked to do exactly that.

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