Gator News And World Report (2/25/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Friday, February 25, 2005. Is SEC scoring title in sight?; Absent efforts; Glove work a concern for McMahon; Gators out to defend their titles; Gymnasts overcome depth issues; Meyer's Vision; Despite the rush, SEC discourages court storming; Local Golf Star Code In Battle For Her Life; NCAA panel OKs replay; Onslaught of top-25 teams await Gators in SEC and more...

Florida Gator Basketball

Is SEC scoring title in sight?
Since arriving at Florida, junior point guard Anthony Roberson hasn't shied from taking big shots or shouldering the scoring load.

Despite the rush, SEC discourages court storming
The Southeastern Conference deserves pats on the back for implementing its sportsmanship policy. Enacting rules to, among other things, prohibit fans from rushing the court or field during or after basketball or football games shows a commitment to the safety of everyone involved -- especially players and coaches.

Florida Lady Gator Basketball

Absent efforts
Georgia coach Andy Landers and Florida coach Carolyn Peck kept waiting for each other's leading scorer and rebounder to enter the game. Neither did.

Women: Georgia, sans top scorer, crushes UF
With top scorer Tasha Humphrey sidelined, Sherill Baker had 19 points to lead No. 18 Georgia past Florida 63-38 Thursday night

Florida Gator Baseball

Glove work a concern for McMahon
Pat McMahon's starting infield consists of a junior, two sophomores and a freshman. So Florida's head coach is willing to be patient with the rash of sloppy infield play that has hindered his team so far this season.

Florida Gator Track & Field

Gators out to defend their titles
lorida's track and field teams enter this weekend's SEC Indoor Championship in Fayetteville, Ark., as the defending champions. Trying to repeat for any title is typically enough for any coach to feel some heat.

Onslaught of top-25 teams await Gators in SEC
For UF's track and field athletes, spring break doesn't start with a trip to the beach or with the boarding of a cruise ship. It starts with a 1,000-mile trip to Fayetteville, Ark., for the Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships.

Florida Gator Gymnastics

Gymnasts overcome depth issues
It's the time of year when collegiate gymnastics teams across the country are hurting. As teams approach the final month of the regular season, sprains, strains and aches abound.

Florida Gator Football

MEYER'S VISION
Times-Union sports writer Michael DiRocco recently sat down with Florida football coach Urban Meyer, who discussed a variety of issues.

NCAA panel OKs replay
The use of instant replay in college football passed its final hurdle Wednesday when the NCAA's Planning Rules Oversight Panel approved expanded use of the concept next season.

Fason feels undervalued
Two of the top prospects in the upcoming NFL Draft are Auburn running backs Carnell "Cadillac" Williams and Ronnie Brown. But the way former Florida running Ciatrick Fason sees it, he offers the best of both worlds.

Florida Gator Golf

Local Golf Star Code In Battle For Her Life
University of Florida golfer Mallory Code is ``fighting for her life'' in a Denver hospital, Code's father said late Thursday night.

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