Gator News and World Report (1/17/2006)

The Gator News and World Report for Tuesday, January 17, 2006. Streak takes on new life; Gators are No. 1 with one voter; New softball coach gets started; Head start; Tide up to No. 1, hosts No. 2 Gators; UF reaps midseason praise and more....

Florida Gator Basketball

Streak takes on new life
Just past the midway point of the regular season, Florida finds itself at 16-0, a spot few expected last October.

Gators are No. 1 with one voter
Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald sports reporter John Kaltefleiter spent most of his Monday answering e-mails from angry Duke fans.

There's the Latin Lover. There's the Daddy. There's Beanie Baby, C.B. and Hump.

UF reaps midseason praise
During UF's first week of Southeastern Conference play, junior forward Chris Richard took just three shots and scored 3 points.

Predicting the field of 65: March in January
Pittsburgh debuts as a No. 1 seed, the Missouri Valley Conference nets four bids and Boston College, Kansas and Kentucky remain on the right side of the bubble in my latest projection of the NCAA tournament bracket.

Florida Gator Football

Head start
When David Ponder dropped his son off 10 days ago at Florida State University, he felt like he was in a time capsule.

Florida Gator Softball

New softball coach gets started
It was Martin Luther King Day Monday. The warm, sunny holiday made the University of Florida campus a sleepy and carefree place.

Florida Gator Gymnastics

Tide up to No. 1, hosts No. 2 Gators
The timing of a No. 1 ranking for the University of Alabama gymnastics program couldn't have been better for coach Sarah Patterson

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