Gator News and World Report (11/20/2006)

The Gator News and World Report for Monday, November 20, 2006. Bowden: 'Noles need win; No. 7 Gators finish season strong; Meyer Opposes Rematch; BCS rankings perplex Gators; BCS not friend of UF and more.....

Florida Gator Basketball

Florida's Meyer lobbies against rematch
Moments after the Ohio State-Michigan game ended Saturday, the talk and the arguments and the lobbying began. Rematch, many were saying. The Buckeyes and Wolverines are the two best teams in the nation and should have a chance to play again for the national championship on Jan. 8.

Bowden: 'Noles need win
With the possibility of more coaching changes in the air, Bobby Bowden said his immediate challenge is defeating archrival Florida on Saturday in what will also be his son Jeff Bowden's final game as Florida State's offensive coordinator.

Meyer opposed to OSU-Michigan rematch
Florida coach Urban Meyer is among those opposed to an Ohio State-Michigan rematch in the BCS National Championship game, a likely scenario since the teams remained Nos. 1 and 2 in the latest BCS Standings.

Gators report card
A UF scored every time it had the ball, except when running out the clock at the end of the first half and the game. Fans got a glimpse of the future in Tim Tebow, Riley Cooper, Jarred Fayson and Mon Williams.

Meyer Opposes Rematch
With each new poll yanking a possible berth in the national title game farther away from the University of Florida, Gators coach Urban Meyer said Sunday that the NCAA needs to seriously consider adopting a playoff to determine a champion in Division I-A football.

BCS rankings perplex Gators
Ohio State and Michigan remained atop the latest BCS rankings, leaving UF coach Urban Meyer fuming over a potential rematch for the national title.

Meyer stumps for UF
Florida coach Urban Meyer hit the campaign trail Sunday morning, sensing the popular sentiment continuing to shift away from his team. Going from football coach to impassioned politician, Meyer made a case for a spot opposite Ohio State in the national championship game.

BCS not friend of UF
Michigan might get a rematch with Ohio State in the national championship game and Florida coach Urban Meyer can't stand the thought.

Meyer: BCS is unjust
Florida coach Urban Meyer insisted Sunday he's not going to start campaigning for a shot at the national title.

'Noles goal: Beat Florida
A phone call home this week from Caz Piurowski will likely lead to one of his father's favorite topics -- the thrill of defeating Florida.

Florida Gator Volleyball

No. 7 Gators finish season strong
The Florida volleyball team wanted to finish the regular season strong Sunday regardless of already having sole possession of the SEC title.

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