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O’Connell Center Demolition Underway

Courtesy of Tim Casey / UAA Communications.

The arena that served as a stage to two consecutive men’s basketball national championships, (’06, ’07) and three consecutive gymnastics national championships (’13, ’14, ’15) won’t house a show again until December 2016. Demolition and renovation of the 36 year-old O’Connell Center is finally underway. The $64.5 million project is …

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NCAAW Tourney Preview: Florida Meets Albany In First Round Play

Mar 4, 2016; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Florida Gators head coach Amanda Butler talks to her team during a timeout in the third quarter during the women's SEC basketball tournament at Jacksonville Memorial Veterans Arena. Kentucky won 92-69. Mandatory Credit: Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

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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