Gator News and World Report (2/5/2007)

The Gator News and World Report for Monday, February 5, 2007. Gators can't finish rally vs. UK; Horford's inside strength is too much for Vols; Forrest's Hicks commits to UF; Flying The Gator Skies; Gators gain signee, lose one to Trojans;

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Horford's inside strength is too much for Vols
This time, it was no sweat. Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl wore black so we wouldn't have to be amazed at how much one man could leak through a suit. And Florida put on a show in the first half that meant there would be no wild and crazy finish.

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Forrest's Hicks commits to UF
Forrest High linebacker Brandon Hicks, the 2006 Times-Union Super 24 Player of the Year, will play his college football at Florida. Hicks told the T-U he narrowed his final two options -- Florida and Miami -- to the Gators while discussing the choice with his family Saturday morning.

Flying The Gator Skies
As he explained how speed helped win his University of Florida football team a national title, Coach Urban Meyer promised to make the Gators even faster.

Athletes face 'What if' on signing day
It was supposed to be a quiet winter for Monsignor Pace star defensive back DeMarcus Van Dyke. He wanted to make sure there were no distractions or tough decisions during his senior year.

Gators gain signee, lose one to Trojans
Linebacker Brandon Hicks committed to Florida on Sunday, adding to the Gators' top-ranked recruiting class as national signing day approaches on Wednesday.

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Gators can't finish rally vs. UK
UF senior Briana Phillips scored 20 of her career-high 23 points during Florida's furious second-half rally, but the Gators couldn't overcome early shooting woes and a significant deficit, losing to Kentucky, 84-74, Sunday afternoon at Memorial Coliseum.

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