The Gator News And World Report (4/14/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Thursday, April 14, 2005. Exploring options; Roberson, Walsh make the right call for them; UF signs Santa Fe player; Gators assistant interviews at JU; UF's LaPorta named to another All-American team; Meyer must prove worth in the fall and more....

Florida Gator Basketball

Exploring options
Florida knew it would lose one of its big three, senior forward David Lee, once the 2004-05 season ended.

Roberson, Walsh make the right call for them
Gentlemen (and ladies), start your grousing. Get the hammers of judgment out and start wailing away. Call them selfish when, really, it's the other way around.

Gators assistant interviews at JU
Florida assistant basketball coach Donnie Jones met with Jacksonville University officials on Wednesday for an on-campus interview for the Dolphins' men's head coaching job.

UF pair testing NBA waters
Guards Walsh and Roberson have not hired agents, and could choose to return.

2 Gators to enter NBA draft
Florida guards Anthony Roberson and Matt Walsh announced Wednesday that they will enter their names into the NBA draft, but only Roberson has definite intentions of giving up his senior season with the Gators

GATORS UF's Roberson, Walsh Testing NBA Water
University of Florida juniors Matt Walsh and Anthony Roberson have entered their names in the NBA draft, one likely for exploration purposes and one likely for real.

Top Gators to enter draft
When Florida men's basketball coach Billy Donovan called a news conference Wednesday afternoon, reporters figured to hear that Anthony Roberson, runner-up for SEC Player of the Year, is declaring for the NBA draft.

Roberson, Walsh declare for draft
Coach Billy Donovan could lose his starting backcourt at the University of Florida a year early to the NBA.

Florida's Roberson, Walsh declare for NBA
Florida juniors Anthony Roberson and Matt Walsh announced Wednesday that they will look into their NBA Draft status by declaring for the June 28 selections in New Yo

Florida Gator Baseball

UF signs Santa Fe player
Ever since he can remember, Avery Barnes has asked his father, Keith, the same question on sunny days in the spring.

UF's LaPorta named to another All-American team
As if swinging for UF's single-season home run record hasn't landed Matt LaPorta enough attention, the first baseman has an accolade to add to his season's story.

Florida Gator Football

Meyer must prove worth in the fall
The Urban Meyer love-fest reached an all-time high in Gainesville Saturday. More than 58,000 fans showed up to the University of Florida's annual Orange and Blue scrimmage to see if the Xs and Os would come close to matching the hype surrounding Florida's newest head football coach.

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