Gator News And World Report (3/8/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Tuesday, March 8, 2005. Donovan is looking for more scoring punch; UF's Mosby on All-SEC team; Ex-Gator joins mix in Miami; First league tournament title is Donovan's goal; Gator fans savor their first taste of confident Meyer; Donovan found key to locking up Cats and more...

Florida Gator Basketball

Donovan is looking for more scoring punch
In the afterglow of Florida's upset of No. 3 Kentucky, finally getting over the hurdle of a losing streak that spanned eight games and four years, Florida coach Billy Donovan gave his players Monday off.

First league tournament title is Donovan's goal
There is no debate in Florida coach Billy Donovan's mind about the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

Gators receive a bye
The road through the Southeastern Conference tournament usually runs through Kentucky, but the Florida Gators wouldn't have to face UK until the final game Sunday.

College basketball: Its allure is timeless
Give me 30 seconds, and I will tell you all you need to know about college basketball.

Donovan found key to locking up Cats
To Florida men's basketball coach Billy Donovan, the key to stopping the University of Kentucky's offense was obvious:

Florida postmortem: bad finish or good loss?
A one-point loss at Florida on Senior Day dented Kentucky's self-esteem, if not the Cats' status as Southeastern Conference Tournament favorite.

Prospect debates UF-NBA dilemma
Keith Brumbaugh knows he's NBA material. He just not sure whether he'll make a pit stop in Gainesville.

Florida Lady Gator Basketball

UF's Mosby on All-SEC team
Florida junior Bernice Mosby, who left the team Feb. 25, was named to The Associated Press women's All-Southeastern Conference second team Monday.

Peck Will Have Plenty To Prove Next Season
Carolyn Peck stood before the media Monday and - with a straight face - said her University of Florida women's basketball team is improving.

Florida Gator Kevin Carter

Ex-Gator joins mix in Miami
The Miami Dolphins signed two-time Pro Bowler Kevin Carter to a five-year deal Monday, adding their second defensive end of the free agent signing period.

Florida Gator Football

Gator fans savor their first taste of confident Meyer
Urban Meyer made his first big appearance in Orlando on Monday, and Florida fans came hungry. Not just for lunch, but for reassurance.

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