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A Full-Court Press On Gator Women’s Basketball Head Coach Amanda Butler

GAINESVILLE, Fla—The half-time buzzer sounds off. She looks up at the scoreboard one more time, walks towards the tunnel as she high-fives Gator fans of all ages who are eagerly leaning over the rails screaming, “Go Gators” and then she’s headed to coach up her team for second-half play. This …

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NCAAW Tourney Preview: Florida Meets Albany In First Round Play

Today when the clock strikes noon Florida will tip-off the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Albany. The Gator women’s basketball team is making a comeback to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2014. Since there’s a first time for everything, these two teams will meet on the hardwood for the …

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UF Women’s Hoops: Gator Seniors Looking to Make Their NCAA Tournament Experience Memorable

The Gator women’s basketball team earned a No. 5 seed in the NCAA tournament on Monday after having not been invited to the big dance since 2014. The Gators currently have five seniors on their roster, (guard Carlie Needles, guard January Miller, guard Cassie Peoples, guard Carla Batchelor, center Viktorija Dimaite) many …

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NCAAW TOURNAMENT: Gators’ Season-Long Chomp Allows Them To Go Dancing

March 14th was the date and 7 p.m. was the time for the NCAA Selection Show to showcase the teams in the 2016 NCAA Division 1 Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Gator women’s basketball team earned the fifth seed in the Sioux Falls Region and will battle it out against 12th-seed Albany (NY) …

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SEC WOMEN’S HOOPS TOURNAMENT: Florida Blasted By Kentucky

JACKSONVILLE, Fla— On Friday afternoon, the fourth seeded Florida women’s basketball team was knocked out of the SEC Tournament by fifth-seed Kentucky 92-62 in Jacksonville. This is the first time the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament has been hosted in Florida, and in a year of many firsts for the Gator …

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Florida Women’s Basketball Defeats LSU, Gets Regular-Season Sweep

In a sea of purple and gold, the Gators topped the LSU Tigers, 82-56. Florida won the opening tip which was followed by a swift inside dish to Ronni Williams for an early two points for the Gators. Florida showed early signs of accurate execution, but LSU was not phased or …

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PREVIEW: Gator Women’s Basketball Eyes Are On The LSU Tigers

The Florida Gators’ (20-7, 8-6) eyes are focused in on the LSU Tigers (9-18, 3-11) as they go face-to-face with the opportunity to force a regular-season sweep of the Tigers. Tonight, the Gators leave their swamp behind, in Gainesville to hit the road to endure a swampy atmosphere in Baton Rouge. …

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Gator Women’s Basketball Sends Commodores Sailing Away

GAINESVILLE, Fla—The 22nd ranked Florida women’s basketball team beat the Vanderbilt Commodores 79-67 in Gainesville Thursday night. The Commodores marched into town holding a decade of dominance over Florida; the Gators had not beaten the Commodores at home since 2006. But all that would change on this night. Both teams traded baskets and the …

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PREVIEW: No.22 UF Women’s Basketball Looks To Rebound In Hosting Vanderbilt

This past Sunday, the Florida women’s basketball team had its worst statistical game of the season and Auburn took complete advantage of the situation. The Tigers defeated the Gators 80-58 in a fashion that left Auburn fans saying, see you later, alligators.  Florida’s head coach, Amanda Butler says the Gators are looking at …

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