February 03, 2008

The Most Important Knee

Sylvia Fowles is injured...again.

Super Bowl Sunday wasn't so super for LSU's 6-foot-6 center. Despite her team defeating Florida in Gainesville, 85-71, the All-American was forced to leave the game early in the second half after re-injuring her right knee, the same she recently had surgery to repair.

LSU coach Van Chancellor's heart must have been in his throat when he saw his star go down again. Fortunately, the injury isn't considered too serious, as Fowles attempted to re-enter the game with 4:50 left until Chancellor basically said, "Not on your life," and told her to take a seat.

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November 09, 2007

Solid Start In Gainesville

Last season the Florida Gators started 1-0, and then in their second game they lost, by 16 points, to Xavier. They would go on to finish the season 9-22 and have their coach Carolyn Peck fired.

The Amanda Butler Gators also have started 1-0, but there's a difference. Instead of an opener against a cupcake like North Florida - last year's opponent - Florida began 2007-08 against a very similar Xavier team and defeated the Musketeers by 11 points, 82-71, at the O'Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla.

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