Gator News and World Report (2/17/2006)

The Gator News and World Report for Friday, February 17, 2006. UF upsets No. 2 LSU; Hurricanes back on Gators' minds; Walsh: RimRockers knew he was leaving; Florida 79, No. 2 LSU 78; More tallies, less oops for UF; Gators WR Tookes Believed To Have Fired Gun; Tookes, coaches meet; Gators favored against Canes and more...

Florida Gator

Hurricanes back on Gators' minds
Pitcher Darren O'Day smirked at the question. So, what was it like to finally not have to face Miami in the postseason last year?

Gators favored against Canes
Jim Morris thought about what he was going to say, and then he said it anyway. ''I probably shouldn't say this, but it's true,'' UM's baseball coach said. ``We can't let anybody come into our house and win. That's the way it's always been at Miami, always.''

Florida Lady Gator Basketball

The adrenaline was still pumping through Sarah Lowe's body well after the game, well after the mid-court dogpile, well after the locker room celebration.

UF upsets No. 2 LSU

Florida 79, No. 2 LSU 78
Sarah Lowe made two free throws with 3.2 seconds left in overtime and Florida stunned No. 2 LSU 79-78 on Thursday night to end the Tigers' 24-game regular-season Southeastern Conference winning streak.

UF stuns No. 2 LSU in overtime
Sarah Lowe sat silently at the podium after the game, chewing gum, blowing bluish-green bubbles and staring into space, maybe reflecting on what she just did to send 2,603 fans into a frenzy.

Florida Gator Basketball

More tallies, less oops for UF
The shot goes up, bounces off the rim and eventually ends up in Chris Richard's hands. Quickly, Florida's junior forward tosses the ball to point guard Taurean Green, who takes off up the basketball court.

Florida Gator Matt Walsh

Walsh: RimRockers knew he was leaving
The agent for former Florida guard Matt Walsh said that the Arkansas NBDL team he left last weekend had full knowledge of his whereabouts and the fact that he intended to leave the team. On Thursday, Walsh was suspended indefinitely by the league.

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Gators WR Tookes Believed To Have Fired Gun
University of Florida wide receiver Kenneth Tookes is expected to receive a sworn complaint today after Gainesville police learned he is the person who fired a bullet into an occupied apartment late Saturday night.

Report: Tookes fired shot into apartment
The details of Sunday morning's incident involving Florida football players and a gunshot at an apartment complex here grew clearer Thursday.

Tookes, coaches meet
Kenneth Tookes met with Florida coaches Thursday to discuss his future with the team after the junior receiver inadvertently fired a shot in a Gainesville apartment complex Saturday night, his uncle, Lawrence Tookes, said.

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