Gator News and World Report (2/22/2006)

The Gator News and World Report for Wednesday, February 22, 2006. UF looks to regain power; Webb, Tookes won't face charges for gun incident; Will it be enough?; Freshman to face FAMU; Are Gators all talk?; Webb, UF players cleared; Florida Hoping To Fix Final-Minute Problems; UF's Tookes Won't Face Charges; UF's Tookes Won't Face Charges; Gators need a victory to stay in title chase; FAMU meets the big time and more...

Florida Gator Basketball

UF looks to regain power
The memories still are fresh in the minds of Florida players. A botched fastbreak. A missed 3-pointer. Then a sea of orange-clad students charging the basketball court.

Will it be enough?
Florida has lost four games by a total of 18 points. In three of those games, the Gators had a chance to win the game in the last seconds, but came up short.

Are Gators all talk?
Florida discussed how to stop Vols' Lofton once but couldn't do it. Tonight is another chance.

Florida Hoping To Fix Final-Minute Problems
For about a week, the play ran in an endless loop in Corey Brewer's mind. "It was a case of 'Which play should I have made? Should I have shot it? What should I have done?' " the University of Florida forward said. "It just replayed in my head."

Gators need a victory to stay in title chase
There's nothing typical about the late-season men's basketball standings in the Southeastern Conference. With four games remaining before the conference tournament, LSU and Tennessee surprisingly remain atop the SEC men's West and East divisions.

Florida must contain Tennesee's hot-shooting Lofton
Put the blue letters "D-U-K-E" on the front of Chris Lofton's jersey and he'd probably be a household name. Tennessee and men's basketball long have been a faceless mix. Lofton's shooting, however, has given the Volunteers an identity. The Tennessee shooting guard even caused ex-Blue Devil-turned-ESPN analyst Jay Bilas to recently joke, "J.J. who?"

Gators seek revenge against Vols tonight
Corey Brewer was racing down the court in the final seconds when he tried to loft a pass to forward Joakim Noah.

Florida Gator Football

Webb, Tookes won't face charges for gun incident
Police declined to file charges related to a shooting incident earlier this month involving University of Florida football players and former Gator Demetrice Webb, saying Tuesday they had no proof anyone intended to fire a gun that sent a bullet flying into an occupied Gainesville apartment.

Webb, UF players cleared
Three University of Florida football players and one former one will not face charges in a shooting at a Gainesville apartment complex earlier this month because police determined the incident was an accident.

UF's Tookes Won't Face Charges
Even though Gainesville police detectives determined Kenneth Tookes held the gun that fired a bullet into an occupied apartment on Feb. 11, the University of Florida junior receiver will face no criminal charges.

Charges not filed in gun incident involving UF receiver
Police will not file charges against a University of Florida football player who fired a gunshot on Feb. 11 through a wall and into an apartment belonging to two women

Florida Gator Baseball

Freshman to face FAMU
True freshman right-hander Jarrod Langlois will get the start on the mound tonight for Florida when the second-ranked Gators face Florida A&M at 6:30 p.m. at McKethan Stadium.

FAMU meets the big time
You're 1-9 and you are about to play arguably the top college baseball team in the nation on its home field. A normal pep talk from the old coach is not going to do. You need some of that Rocky I, II, III, IV, V, David-and-Goliath type of motivation.

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