Gator News And World Report (2/27/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Sunday, February 27, 2005. Gators blank R.I.; Morrison, Scott win SEC titles; Task gets harder for UF; Success comes in degrees; Ruler of roost; Gators play for SEC bye; As He Elevates, Rivals Deflate; Lady Tigers Close Regular-Season at Home Against Florida; Gamecocks loom in UF's bid for bye; Gators head into South Carolina needing a win and more...

Florida Gator Baseball

Gators blank R.I.
Junior Bryan Ball limited Rhode Island to two hits over 6 2/3 innings and No. 12 Florida plated four runs in the first frame on its way to a 6-0 shutout of the Rams on Saturday at McKethan Stadium.

UF blanks Rhode Island
Pitcher Bryan Ball held Rhode Island to two hits in more than six innings Saturday as No. 12 Florida scored a 6-0 shutout.

Florida Gator Track & Field

Morrison, Scott win SEC titles
Two days into the conference championships, the Florida men are in third place and the women are in fourth.

Florida Lady Gator Basketball

Task gets harder for UF
The Gators, with a key player gone, visit the top-ranked LSU Tigers.

Lady Tigers Close Regular-Season at Home Against Florida
LSU's top-ranked Lady Tigers basketball team will be looking to complete the regular season with a perfect record in the Southeastern Conference when they host Florida on Sunday at 2 p.m. CST in the Maravich Center.

Florida Gator Matt Bonner

Success comes in degrees
Matt Bonner is learning a little about travel and a little about labor negotiations in his rookie season in the NBA.

Florida Gator Basketball

Ruler of roost
There's something to be said for certain players having confidence against certain teams.

Gators play for SEC bye
Win at South Carolina would mean extra day's rest for UF at league tourney.

As He Elevates, Rivals Deflate
Billy Donovan resists the urge to cram one of his wingtips into the side of the scorer's table.

Florida at South Carolina
TIP-OFF: 2 p.m.; Colonial Center, Columbia, S.C.

Gamecocks loom in UF's bid for bye
It's down to a simple game of mathematics for the Florida men's basketball team.

Top five high school players in Florida
Here are the top five high school senior basketball players in the state of Florida, according to Rivals.com.

Gators head into South Carolina needing a win
Florida coach Billy Donovan likes to talk about the next game being the ... In this case, it's probably not that big -- as long as the Gators don't ...

Hoops Breakdown: USC-Florida
Last Time Out: For the first time this season, South Carolina dropped consecutive conference games. The first to Alabama on the 19th, and the second on the 23rd versus Tennessee. Both games were on the road, and will be a deciding factor in USC's chances at getting in the SEC Tournament.

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