Gator News and World Report (2/19/2006)

The Gator News and World Report for Sunday, February 19, 2006. Gators' hopes for SEC title fade with loss; Student section mobs court; LaPorta powers Gators; Gators leading; final in doubt; Swim teams take 2nd, 3rd at SECs; Other Brewer goes wild for Hogs; Hogs Top Gators In OT; LaPorta's Blast Powers Gators and more...

Florida Gator Basketball

Gators' hopes for SEC title fade with loss
Where do you begin? The inability to score in the final two minutes of regulation. The officiating. The turnovers.

Student section mobs court
For the second time this season, Florida found itself on the other end of the stormed court celebration.

Other Brewer goes wild for Hogs
Ronnie Brewer scored seven of his game-high 24 points during overtime and also made a key defensive play Saturday afternoon as Arkansas upset 10th-ranked Florida 85-81.

Hogs Top Gators In OT
Ronnie Brewer scored seven of his game-high 24 points in overtime Saturday as Arkansas upset No. 10 Florida 85-81.

Florida falls in OT
When Florida scores 80 points the last three seasons, it's been good news for the Gators. Until Saturday.

Florida Gator Baseball

LaPorta powers Gators
It's a mystery Matt LaPorta can't explain. For reasons unknown, Florida's first baseman seems to get off to slow starts at the plate each year.

Florida 4, Miami 1
Matt LaPorta led off the eighth inning with a solo home run to put Florida ahead in its 4-1 win over rival Miami on Saturday.

LaPorta's Blast Powers Gators
Matt LaPorta snapped a tie with a sole home run to lead off the eighth inning, and Florida added two runs in the ninth to beat rival Miami 4-1 before a sellout crowd at Mark Light Stadium.

Baseball: UM's offense falls flat again against Gators
Two runs in two days equals two losses for the Miami Hurricanes. Manny Miguelez gave UM its second straight impressive outing from a starting pitcher, but the 'Canes lost 4-1 to the University of Florida on Saturday afternoon at Mark Light Field.

Florida Gator Golf

Gators leading; final in doubt
Call the Gators gracious.Instead of running away with their own tournament when they had a chance and wrecking today's final round for the rest of the field, the Florida Gators misfired in their afternoon round Saturday kept the competition in contention.

Florida Gator Swimming & Diving

Swim teams take 2nd, 3rd at SECs
Senior Ryan Lochte earned the SEC Male High-Point Award while leading the No. 4 Florida men's swim team to a second-place finish at the Southeastern Conference Championships on Saturday.

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