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VOLUME 102 ISSUE 69


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2008


LOCAL


Student hospitalized after scooter accident


By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Writer

A UF student is in critical con-
dition after his scooter was hit by
a car Tuesday across the street
from The Swamp Restaurant.
Michael VanWagner, 22, suf-
fered serious head injuries after a
1993 green Lincoln Town Car hit
him from behind near Northwest
17th Street and West University.
Avenue at about 12:30 p.m. in an
accident that also involved two
other vehicles.
The Town Car, traveling east
on University Avenue, first hit
the right side of a Gainesville
Regional Utilities truck that
was stopped at a traffic light,
Gainesville Police spokeswoman
Summer Hallett said.
The car traveled up onto
the sidewalk before hitting
VanWagner's Yamaha scooter,
which was in the right lane,
Hallett said. Both VanWagner
and the scooter were thrown into
the crosswalk.
The Town Car kept going, hit-
ting the back of a 2001 red Dodge
Ram truck, belonging to Margaret


Bridges, 53, Hallett said. The im-
pact spun the truck onto the east
comer of the sidewalk.
The Town Car finally stopped
at Northwest 15th Street when
the car would no longer work,
Hallett said. The bumper was
torn, the hood was smashed
upward, and there was a hole in
the top right comer of the wind-
shield.
VanWagner, a UF history
junior, lay in the street, his face
covered in blood. He was not
wearing a helmet.
He was rushed to Shands at
UF, where he remained in critical
condition Tuesday night, Hallett
said.
Mindy McAdams, a UF
journalism professor and board
member of the Alligator who
was standing about 15 feet away,
said she did not see what was
happening unhi VanWagner was
already on the ground:
McAdams said she stood in-
shock and her heart beat quickly
because the scene looked so ter-
rible.

SEE CRASH, PAGE 5


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
UF student Michael VanWagner, 22, is wheeled to an ambulance on a stretcher by paramedics as the
scooter he was riding lies on 17th Street and West University Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.


Senate limits debate


* SENATORS CAPPED TIME FOR
STUDENTS TO SPEAK.

By LAUREN BAKER
Alligator Writer
Ibaker@alligator.org

Legislation aiming to reduce Student
Senate's minority party protections was
rejected at Tuesday night's. meeting.
If passed, the proposed rules would have
required 40 percent approval from senators
present to add nominations for open com-
mittee seats in addition to those already
made by the Replacement and Agenda
Committee. Currently, 20 percent is re-
quired
Many UF students spoke against the
legislation at the five-hour Nov. -18 meet-
ing, requiring a move to a larger room and
spurring about two hours of public debate,


which is a venue for students to share their
opinions at the beginning of the meeting.
On Tuesday, a majority of sena-
tors voted to limit public debate to
one hour. An ensuing debate about
the proposal lasted about an hour.
Gator Party Sen.
Jonathan Fager said the
purpose of public de-
bate was abused in the
last meeting and used
as a filibuster by the mi-
nority power. Limiting
"1 N debate to make things
Johnson more efficient will re-
focus senators' efforts
on the students, Fager said.
Some senators and students in atten-
dance said time for public debate should

SEE SENATE, PAGE 5


Search for UF alum ends


By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Writer

The search for a missing UF alumnus
and his friend whose plane crashed into
the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday night was
called off Tuesday.
Zachary Schlitt, 28, who graduated
from UF in 2004 with a degree in building
construction, and Barien Peckham, 35,
were flying from Tallahassee to Tampa
when their plane dropped off the radar
and crashed into the Gulf at about 6:45
p.m., according to a U.S. Coast Guard
news release.
The. men were returning from
Saturday's UF-FSU football game.


Thunderstorms were occurring in the
area at the time of the crash, the release
stated.
Crews searched for more than 40 hours
and covered a 2,800 square-mile area start-
ing Sunday night, but
National they called off the search
News at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday
Debris from the plane
were found, including a
seat and a flight bag containing aviation
headphones, according to the report.
Both men were licensed pilots, accord-
ing to news reports. It was unclear who
was flying the plane at the time of the
accident, authorities said.
SEE SEARCH, PAGE 5


UF coach Urban
Meyer (right) and
his players have
more experience
this time around in
the Southeastern
Conference
Championship
Game. They're hop-
ing-it helps.
See Story, Page 14.


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News Today


WHAT'S HAPPENING
CLAS Faculty Meeting
Today, 3 p.m.
Dauer Hall
The College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences Faculty will be meet-
ing and voting on a resolution
regarding the reinstatement of
tenure-track faculty.

SG Applications
Student Government has ex-
tended the application deadline
for election commissioner and
assistant supervisor of elections
to next Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Applications can be found at
www.sg.ufl.edu/applications.

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LOCAL
State senator to retire
Sen. Mel Martinez announced
Tuesday that he will conclude his
career in the Senate at the end of
this term. He will not run for re-
election in 2010.
According to a statement is-
sued by his office, Martinez said he
hoped to spend more time with his
family and friends.
"My decision was not based on
re-election prospects but on what
I want to do with the next eight
years of my life," Martinez said in
his statement.
UF College Republicans
President Bryan Griffin, who
worked on Martinez's campaign
in-2004, said he respects Martinez's
decision to have a less stressful
lifestyle.
Because of Florida's high-pro-
file political atmosphere, Griffin
said he thought people would look
to Martinez's replacement as an ex-
ample for the rest of the country.
Among candidates who might
run are State Attorney General Bill
McCollum and former Gov. Jeb
Bush, Griffin said.
Martinez made his announce-
ment' now to allow potential can-
didates time to gather support,
according to his statement.
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INTERNATIONAL

Jewish Center holds public vigil for Mumbai victims


By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Writer

In 2003, Rabbi Gavriel
Holtzberg and his wife, Rivka, left
their friends and families in New
York and Israel to run the Chabad
house in Mumbai, India.
The Holtzbergs were among
the nine people killed in the
Chabad house in Mumbai dur-
ing last week's terror attacks, said
Rabbi Beri Goldman, director of
Gainesville's Lubavitch-Chabad
Jewish Student and Community
Center.
On Tuesday night, the couple


and more than 170 victims of the
attacks were remembered by about
80 people at a memorial service at'
the center.
"We cannot imagine the ways
of the Almighty nor try to make
sense of the terrible and senseless
events," Goldman told the crowd.
"We are not obligated or expected
to become God's defense attor-
ney."
One of the couple's sons, 2-year-
old Moshe, was rescued by his nan-
ny, Goldman said. Their other son
was not in Mumbai, the Associated
Press reported Tuesday.
Goldman said the Holtzbergs
did not leave for Mumbai under


any superficial motivations.
"They did not do it for excite-
ment, the money, the fame or
the glory," Goldman said. "They
did it outof a love for the Jewish
people."
They took in Jewish travelers
from across the world and pro-
vided them with food. Rivka baked
more than 80 loaves of Kosher
bread a week, Goldman said.
Goldman's wife, Chanie, also
spoke at the service. Like her hus-
band, she called on everyone in at-
tendance to counteract the negative
events in Mumbai with acts of love
and kindness.
She said when the terrorists


"An attack there is just like
an attack on our Chabad
house in Gainesville."
Eric Bassan
co-president of the Lubavitch-
Chabad Student Group

entered the Chabad house, "the
forces of evil barged into a sanctum
of holiness."
"(The terrorists) didn't realize
that, had the circumstances been
different, they would've been
greeted with warm smiles and been
invited to a warm home-cooked


meal," she said. "But terrorists do
not seek warmth and light."
Speaking of the future of the
Chabad house in Mumbai, her
husband said there are no plans to
close it. As of Saturday, more than
a dozen couples have offered to
continue the Holtzbergs' legacy in
Mumbai, he said.
"We will rebuild," he said.
Eric Bassan, a UF student and
co-president of the Lubavitch-
Chabad Student Group, said the
attack on the Chabad house in
Mumbai hit home for him.
"An attack there is just like an
attack on our Chabad house in
Gainesville," Bassan said.


City fire department campaigns to prevent holiday fires


* NATURAL, MAN-MADE FIRES UP
DURING HOLIDAY SEASON.

By FAITH REAVES
Alligator Writer

As cold weather makes underbrush drier
and heater use more prevalent, Gainesville
is reminding residents that this time of year .
may mean an increase in the number of
household fires.
Gainesville Fire Rescue began its an-


nual "Keep the Wreath Green" campaign
Monday.
An illuminated wreath was hung in front
of Station 1 on South Main Street, fire rescue
spokeswoman Carol Davis said.
The wreath is covered in green lights,
and each bulb will be replaced with a
red one for each house fire in Gainesville
through Jan. 1.
The goal, which is to end the season with
all green lights, has not been accomplished
in the 10 years of the program's existence,
Davis said.


She said the most successful effort was
last year, when the wreath had only one red
bulb.
Both natural and man-made causes can
increase the number of fires during the holi-
day season, Davis said.
She said the cold weather
Local| is an obstacle because freezing
News causes dry underbrush.
Alachua County, which was
under a burn ban until noon on Monday,
has only dealt with minor brush fires lately,
she said. Man-made fires also increase, as


people are more prone to cook and use their
heaters.
Fire rescue officials hope to prepare the
public for the holiday season by -educating
them on what they can do to prevent fires,
Davis said.
People can lessen their chances of starting
a fire by keeping their Christmas trees wa-
tered and checking for damaged Christmas
lights, she said.
She said checking the smoke detector is
the most important thing people can do to
prevent fires.


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Driver of Town Car could face charges


CRASH, from page 1


"A lot of students ran to his
side," she said. "Everybody called
911."
The driver of the Town Car,
Monica Toliver, 40, was not arrest-
ed, but she could be charged with
multiple offenses including leav-
ing the scene of an accident with a


"A lot of students ran to
his side. Everybody called
911."
Mindy McAdams
UFjournalism professor and
Alligator board member

bodily injury, Hallett said.
If VanWagner dies from his
injuries, Hallett said the charge


could be upgraded to leaving the
scene of an accident with a death.
There could also be a manslaughter
charge, she said.
Blood was taken from Toliver
to test for any traces of drugs or al-
cohol, Hallett said, but results may
not come back until June.
"Toliver showed no obvious
signs of impairment on the scene,
so we did not perform a DUI test,",
Hallett said.


Some unhappy with limit on public debate


SENATE, from page 1

never be capped.
Orange and Blue Party Sen. Ben Cavataro read from
Student Body Statutes, citing Senate's legal responsibil-
ity to allow students to address the Senate.
"If you don't like my ideas, go after me," Cavataro
said. "Don't try to limit the voice of the people I repre-
sent."
Senators also voted to approve a recommendation
for the chairman .of Image, the SG agency responsible
for producing video recordings and providing a weekly
-broadcast of SG activities, including Senate meetings. UF


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senior Ankur Lakhani was chosen over UF senior Frank
Bracco, a former senator who has led an SG agency in
the past and videotaped Senate meetings in the absence
of an Image chairman for the past four months.
Some senators said Bracco was the obvious choice
until he displayed rowdy behavior during Senate meet-
ings. Bracco has been nearly removed from the Senate
chamber twice this semester because he spoke out of
turn.
Some senators said Lakhani would bring a fresh per-
spective to SG, but others said he was the less qualified
candidate.
"Anyone who's questioning Frank Bracco's character
doesn't know what they're talking about," Cavataro
said. "It's a no-contest, guys."


Crash followed FSU game

SEARCH, from page 1
The plane is registered to Eagle Squadron Inc., a flying
dub in Tampa. The plane was a 45-year-old Beechcraft 35-B33
Debonair fixed wing single-engine aircraft, according to FAA
records.
Schlitt, who lived in West Palm Beach, was a real estate ac-
quisitions manager at Boos Development Group. He identified
real estate for the company to purchase and develop, said Rob
Boos, president of the company.
Boos said Schlitt, who was promoted in July, was dedicated
to his job and his family.
"He was full of life and always had a smile on his face,"
Boos said.
Boos said he last talked to Schlitt on the Wednesday before
Thanksgiving and said Schlitt was excited to watch the Gators
play the Seminoles on Saturday.
Patrick Nutt, who was a dose friend of Schlitt's and pledged
the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity with him in fall 1999, said
Schlitt loved the outdoors.
Schlitt, who grew up in Memphis, loved to fly, work out,
hunt and fish, Nutt said.
"As a friend, I can't speak highly enough of him," Nutt said.
"He was incredibly loyal, always honest, truly a great man."
Schlitt's family has made memorial service arrangements
for Tuesday night in Tampa, Nutt said.


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Editorial


In Sympathy

Students should honor

Mumbai victims
Last week's violent attacks in Mumbai, India, echoed
back to the UF campus, and the UF Lubavitch-
Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center
held a public memorial and vigil service to mourn the
victims of the attacks.
UF students and faculty cannot allow these acts of ter-
ror to pass by unnoticed. We cannot be so shortsighted
as to ignore a large-scale act of senseless violence simply
because it didn't happen on American soil.
Acts of terror, like the one that struck Mumbai last
week, require our attention because they could happen to
us again. We cannot pick and choose when to care.
Just because a nation halfway around the world was
hit this time doesn't mean it shouldn't serve as a reminder
to Americans of the terror that befell us a little more than
seven years ago.
We encourage everyone to make an effort to lend their
sympathies to the victims of the Mumbai attacks.
As Americans, we know how we felt when we first
heard about the attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept.
11. We have to remember the sadness an act of terror can
bring to a nation.
If you missed the memorial held Tuesday night at
the Lubavitch-Chabad Center, don't worry: the Indian
Graduate Student Association will be holding a similar
service at 6 p.m. at the Reitz Union Amphitheatre.
This service is open to everyone. The Editorial Board
encourages anyone who can make it to take part.


Candyman


In a true act of holiday
heroism, a Sacramento,
Calif., man valiantly de-
fended holiday guests from
a knife-wielding, drunk
neighbor using only a giant
candy cane.
The drunk man was ar-
rested on suspicion of assault
with a deadly weapon, but
the candy cane swashbuckler
was not arrested because he
acted in self-defense.
We think it's definitely a
good thing the neighborhood
defender wasn't arrested.
Imagine the jailroom flack
he would catch for beating
someone down with a giant
piece of fake holiday candy.
Could the police confis-
cate a giant candy cane and
file it as evidence without
cracking a smile? We doubt
it.
It's lame these kinds of
stories only seem to happen
in some distant part of the
country.
We never get to cover the
idiotic yet hilarious in our


own backyard.
It would be nice if
someone in Gainesville suc-
cessfully thwarted a gas
station robbery using only
a Butterfinger, a pack of
Magnums and a hat embla-
zohed with "352." At least
then we wouldn't have to
rely on California to provide
us with the laughter we need
to get through the day.
We aren't advocating a
sudden increase in violent
crimes or people taking the
law into their own hands; we
just wouldn't mind seeing
our community up the ante
as far as creative self-defense
goes.
Forget running inside to
grab a butcher knife you
don't have to be Jamie Lee
Curtis. Next time, go "Step
Brothers" on an attacker and
wallop him (or her) with
your 10-speed.
We realize we may be ask-
ing a bit much, but we want
our community to stay safe
without sacrificing creativity.


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Jessica DaSilva Adam Wynn
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T he Alligator is old.
No, seriously. We've been around for 102 years,
and while that shows our dedication, it also leaves
plenty of time for our organization to become out of touch
with this time period and its Student Body.
The Alligator administration realizes the organization
needs an update. It wants to do everything it can to reflect
the readership it represents.
So we're reaching out to you.
We've created a new e-mail account
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We want to hear your complaints, questions and con-
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We won't know what to change if you don't cue us in.
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You are the source of our stories. You write the letters
to the editor.
If we're doing something right, tell us to keep doing it.
We're here to serve you.
I will read every suggestion, no matter how mean, nice,
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I can handle it, and so can the staff.
Honestly, the Alligator needs a reality check.
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continue delivering your news,
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Jessica DaSilva Most Alligator staffers spend
wtfgator@gmail.com a minimum of 40 hours a week
working for (much) less than
minimum wage.
While you're watching the Bucs on Sunday afternoons,
Alligator staffers are confined to their desks toiling away
writing and editing all those Board of Trustees and City
Commission stories you flip through Monday in your
tedious 8:30 a.m. class.
But we still love what we do.
Yes, loving these stories is super nerdy, but we're stu-
dents, too. We're learning.
In this instance, you're the teacher.
What we learn as students at the Alligator, we'll take
with us to the jobs we'll (hopefully) have one day at pro-
fessional newspapers.
And no matter what you've heard, we're not as proud
and aloof as you think.
And while I'm at it, we're also not all Caucasian hip-
sters.
We represent different races, musical tastes, and reli-
gious and political beliefs.
Believe it or not, but we even have a frat guy on the
Editorial Board. Try and figure that one out.
So please, shoot us an e-mail at wtfgator@gmail.com.
Jessica DaSilva is a journalism and political science senior.
She is editor-in-chief of the Alligator.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.


Reader response
Today's question: Would you Tuesday's question: Do you plan
defend yourself with a giant on partying at Club West until
candy cane? 4 a.m.?
Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


31% YES
69% NO
152 TOTAL VOTES


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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2008 ALLIGATOR, 7


Letters to the Editor
Teenagers shouldn't be treated as adults
I want to respond to the article about the
teenager who is being charged with homicide
as an adult. The fact that this kid may have
taken another person's life is a tragic and rep-
rehensible circumstance, but it does not mean
his life should also be taken.
I am not talking about the death penalty. I
am talking about prison.
The U.S. is one of the few countries that
will convict children as adults, and Florida
will sentence a child to life without parole.
When I was a teenager, I desperately
wanted to be treated as an adult. I wanted to
do everything adults could do. But the reality
was I was not an adult. I could make bad de-
cisions I would be punished for, but I would
learn from them.
This kid allegedly made a terrible decision
and should be punished for it, but the reality
is he is just a stupid kid who needs serious
help.
A neuroscientist at UCLA said there is a
crucial difference in the distribution of brain
activity when making a decision between a
teen and an adult. This is not an excuse, but it
does explain why we treat teens like kids.
If we are going to treat teens as adults for
serious crimes and throw them away, then
teens should also be allowed to vote and buy


alcohol, cigarettes and guns.
Leighton Williams
3LS



Smokers have rights, too
As a casual smoker, I am a bit disturbed by
the views expressed by those involved with
UF's anti-smoking "task force," who claim
that their long-term (or not-so-long-term)'
goal is to make smoking prohibited across
campus.
These radicals' proposal is presumably
founded on the idea that "one's right to
punch ends where another's nose begins."
This reasoning clearly applied in the
early days of smoking policy reform, when
non-smokers had to sit in dose quarters with
smokers in restaurants and workplaces, and
more recently, when smokers were still able
to smoke near building entrances.
Smokers are now forced to walk 50 feet
to enjoy a cigarette, a policy that the affected
few have not complained about.
Activists are now suggesting that smok-
ing be banned campuswide, as if the mere
sight of a smoker enjoying his day was just
too much for them to bear. Using the same
reasoning as these individuals, I ask: At what


point does one's right to avoid seeing a ciga-
rette being smoked impinge on a smoker's
right to consume a legally purchased, gov-
ernment-taxed good?
We understand you don't want to smoke
cigarettes or smell them or hear about
them -but give us a break; we are in the free
world, after all.
On an unrelated note, I stepped on a piece
* of gum last week. When will these pesky gum
chewers stop destroying our community?
Zach Korth
4LS

Alligator's anti-smoking stance two-faced
The smoking editorial in Tuesday's
Alligator was one of the most hypocritical
statements I've ever seen from the Alligator.
So you can all truthfully say none of your
staff smokes regularly or "socially."
Give me a break. Not to mention the non-
tobacco smokers. Get off your holier-than-
thou attitude, you Hypo-Gators.
Mark Mossier
UF alumnus



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Professors are not doing their students


any favors by rescheduling final exams to the
last week of classes.
As per UF policies, students are given
two reading days in which to prepare for the
upcoming tests prior to final exam week. By
changing the exams, often at the last minute,
professors are not considering the needs of
students or the established policies of UF.
With the final exam schedule, protocol
ensures students have reading days to study
and that they do not have to take more than
three exams on a given day. These rights
cease to exist when professors reschedule
exams at the last minute.
I understand many students are in a hurry
to get home for winter break, but many of us
have been working diligently all semester
only to have our grades suffer after having to
take five exams in a 48-hour period.
It is not in the best interests of students to
reschedule exams the second-to-last week of
classes, which essentially requires all-night-
ers, caffeine binges and cramming.
Professors should be able to schedule ex-
ams early for those interested but should still
be required to offer exams at the scheduled
exam period for students who want the op-
tion.
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Call or Stop by Today!ll 377-7401
4-22-08-72-2

ALL THE SPACE YOU NEED
At the price you want
No Move-in Fees! Move in TODAYI
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FREE UF parking FREE Gym
Pets Welcome 352-332-7401
4-22-72-2.


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Your Mom
wants you to live here
1,2, or3BR
*Great Deals*
Pet friendly, Gated
(352)372-0400
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JANUARY SPECIALS!
Why wait to move in the Fall?
Luxury 1/1 @ $699
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Affordable, Quiet, Comfortable
l's from $539 2's from $375/person
Close.to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza
Pet Friendly 376-1248
www.hiddenvillageapt.com
4-22-08-72-2

AS BIG AS A HOUSE!
Huge 4BR TH W/D inc.
FREE UF Parking*FREE Gym
Call for specials 332-7401 4-22-72-2

Great LOW Rates!
GIANT 1&2 Beds
No move-in fees*Full W/D!
We love pets* Free Tanning! .
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4-22-08-72-2







Tired of The Same Boring Apt?
Sign now for Downtown Livingl
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3s
Washer/Dryer*Pet Friendly*Alarm
www.arlingtonsquare.org* 338-0002
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SPYGLASS 0
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
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Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-2
701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
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ACROSS FROM UF!
No Move-in Fees! Pets loved.
Studios $499, includes electric!
Wood floors available. FREE parking.
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***HIDDEN LAKE APARTMENTS***
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AVAILABLE TODAY!
1 and 2 BRs As low as $369/person
$0 move in fees*$500 signing bonus on 2BR
Pets ok, W/D Avail, Wood Floors Avail, Pool
371-0769 CollegeParkUF.com
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Walk to Class!
1brs from $565 150 ft from. UF!
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LAKEWOOD VILLAS
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Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
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2 bed luxury condos for rent.
Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony,
super quiet construction. $1600/mo.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453
4-22-72-2


Tired of Vanilla Apts?
Check out our newly renovated 1, 2, or 3
bdrm floorplans starting at $795,
with only $99 move-in fees.
(Limited time offer)

Windmeadows Apts
3700 Windmeadows Blvd -
(Behind Butler Plaza) 352-373-3558
12-10-08-74-2

ENJOY YOUR OWN BATH!
3BR/3BA homes off of SW 34th Str
Close to UF. W/D incl
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

Homestead Apartments
1 Month Free on our 1BR & 2BR/1BA
$189 moves you in
1 & 2 BDs starting from $599
Please call (352) 376-0828
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

Pinerush Villas
2 Months FREE
$139 moves you in
1 & 2 BDs starting from $499
Please call (352) 375-1519
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

Sundown Apartments
First month free
$139 moves you in
Studio apts starting from $499
Please call (352) 377-2596
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

Spacious Home Near UF *
2041 NW7th Place $1250
3BR/2BA, oversized family room
with gas fireplace, hardwood floors &
freshly painted interior. W/D & lawn svc incl
Union Properties 352-373-7578
12-10-17-2

CASABLANCA EAST
2BD/1.5 BA $ 725/mo
Pets OK w/fee
-Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

GO GATORS!
Enjoy ample parking on'site
Walk to campus, w/d hook-ups
2BR/1.5BA 1433 NW 3rd Ave $975/mo
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgaineesville.com 12-10-74-2

***4BR/2BA HISTORIC HOUSE***
10 blocks to UF. Near downtown. High ceil-
ing, wood floor, cent A/C, W/D, tons of char-
acter. Avail Now 237 SW 4th Ave. $980/mo
352-214-9270 12-10-08-74-2

We've Rolled Back the Prices!
$450/mo 1 BD/1 BA close to UF
Windsor Terrace Apts.
3520 SW 20th Avenue
Union Properties 352-373-7578 12-10-74-2

HARDWOOD FLOORS!
Adorable & Remoleled
2BD/1 BA $995/mo W/D inci.
Near Norman & Sorority Row
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

SUN ISLAND
Both Decembers FREE on 13 mo lease!
Sun Bay Sun Key Sun Harbor
352-376-6720
12-10-08-71-2


WOODLANDD VILLASOO
2BR units starting at
$745. Gated community.
Private courtyards.
M-F 10-6 Sat. 10-2
5950 SW 20th Ave.
888-803-7678
www.woodlandvillas.com
4-22-08-72-2

*THE PALMS*
Walk to UF
Spacious 2/2 condo
Guaranteed parking. Pool.
Starting @$1250.
230 SW 2nd Ave. 494-6027
www.gainesvillepalms.com
4-22-08-72-2


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MOVE IN TODAY!!
Great Specials on all our units!
Minutes to UF, Shands, & SFCC!
1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 units available!
352-335-7656.www.thepolosuf.com
4-22-72-2

THE GROVE VILLAS 0
Rental Community
1 mo. FREE RENT
1 BR Loft Style Starting at $600
Gated Community 6400 SW 20th Ave. ,
888-373-0849
4-22-08-72-2

WALK to UF Available January.
2BR/2.5BA $1000. 1BR/1BA $600. No
pets, no smoking. Contact 352-870-7256 or
gvIl32601@gmail.com 12-10-08-41-2

1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles to
UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking, no
pets. $470 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 12-10-
08-30-2

Duckpond
2 bd 1 ba 1200 sq ft townhouse in heart of
historic neighborhood.w/d Blocks to down-
town shops & restaurants. 528 NE 4th A ave
avail Jan $795/mo 379-4952
12-10-08-35-2

STUDIO & 1 BR Walk to UF
Available Dec & Jan 1st.
$410-$495/mo.
Gore Rabell Real Estate
378-1387 Gore-Rabell.com
1-6-08-27-2

Walking Distance to UF Law School!!
419 NW 25th Street. Clean, beautiful new-
er home 3 bdl2ba wld included! $16501mo.
Avail, end of Dec.l/early Jan. Call Anne @
810-610-0110 for more info. 12-10-26-2

2b,1b 1 block MidTown *
2 Car Decal WiFi-lnternet Washer & Dryer*
Jan-July 204 NW 18 St Manny 352 317 4408
12-10-08-31-2

POOL HOUSE AVAIL NOW!
Bike to UF 4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice area
1 mi to UF. 2816 W Univ Ave. $1500/mo 1st,
last mo & 1 mo SD 376-6183, 352-327-2931
12-10-08-23-2

HISTORIC HOME 4BR/2BA near UF. 1105
NW 14th Ave. Over 2000 sqare feet, central
heat & air. Pets ok. Call today, Fred 352-375-
2900. www.AndreeRealty.com $1200/mo.
12-10-08-22-2

HOME FOR RENT 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage,
screened porch, fenced yard, new carpet
& paint. $995/mo. Call Fred 352-375-2900.
www.AndreeRealty.com 12-10-08-22-2

RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT PRICE, RIGHT NOW
Steps from VA, Shands, Vet School & UF.
1 & 2 Bedrooms from $625. Grad student &
VA/Shands discounts Renovated units avail
.Union Properties@Summit House 376 9668'
12-10-08-21-2

Spacious 1 & 2 & 3 bedrooms.starting at
$525. $625 & $795. Different floor plans
some with enclosed patios or balconies.
Italian Tile, bedrooms carpeted, D/W, W/D
hookups,, verticals Central Heat & air. Lots
of storage space. Near bus route .332-7700
1-30-38-2

2MasterBr/2Ba Luxury end unit condo in The
Gables. Vaulted ceilings, granite & custom
cabinets throughout, stainless appl, garage,
scr patio, comm pool, cable w/HBO&SHO
MUST-SEEICall 4 pics!$1250 727-492-9836
11-19-5-2

2 BED / 2 BATH CONDO $800/MONTH
Located in Capstone Quarters near the cor-
ner of Archer Rd. and 34 St. Great location
for school and shopping! www.gainesvillecon
do.info or 630-390-6612 1-6-08-19-2

SW University area, bus, bike, walk to UF.
1BR/1BA in 4/4 condo available now & for
spring. $450/mo all utils incl. Call Nalini
Pandey 352-514-3398 or email nalinijoshi2
1@gmail.com 12-10-08-18-2

2 & 3BR on shady lot. AC/heat. From $400/
mo. Water included. No pets. 4546 NW 13th
St. Call 376-5887 12-10-08-18-2


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SUN ISLAND
1BRs from $580 2BRs from $650
Sun Bay 0 Sun Key Sun Harbor
352-376-6720
12-10-08-48-2

2 Rooms Avail. In 4 Bedroom House
Avail. Dec 08' or Jan 09' $450 a room
Short term lease Avail. Other 4 bedroom
houses available for Spring Sublease
Or Year Lease Starting Aug 09' Email
ericmanin@yahoo.com or 352-682-7424
12-10-08-18-2

Wonderful Historic Apartments
Walk to UF from these 2BR/1BA
1215 SW 4th Avenue up or down avail.
$600/mo Hardwood floors, parking
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
12-10-17-2

SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office
1BR $515, 2BR $580
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 1-6-08-18-2

WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office.
2BR $535
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 1-6-08-18-2

Historic Duckpond
1 bd,1 ba or studio apt. in vintage
house.hardwood floors, W/D, blocks to
downtown ,large yard,very peaceful 306 ne
6th st. avail Dec lst,$480 379-4952
12-10-08-17-2

Luxurious 2/2 located at Campus Edge.
Minutes from Shands and UF. Wood floors
and upgraded cabinets. 6 bus stop routes
available. Call 954-325-6375 for special pric-
ing. 12-8-14-2

PERFECT LOCATION!
VERY NICE lbd/lba condo. Walk or bike
to campus and Shands. W/D, pool & fitness
cntr. Large walk-in. Vaulted ceiling. $695/mo.
Call for details. 321-543-8142
12-10-08-16-2

SUBLEASE 2 BEDROOM! BRAND NEW
KITCHEN AND BATHROOM!! MINUTES
FROM UF!
** NO DEPOSIT REQUIREDll!**
$675 A MONTH!! CALL NOW 305-333-5701
12-5-13-2

Walk to UF 5 Blocks
Loft apt avail 12/15. Large BR/BA w/
kitchenette, cent A/C, ceiling fan, W/D on
site. No pets allowed. $575/mo. Call 609-
513-6383 12-10-08-16-2

Bike to UF! Available Now! 4/2.5 $1600/rent.
Lots of storage, 2433 sq ft two story home in-
cludes washer/dryer, dishwasher, screened
porch and fenced back yard. Call Campus
Realty @ 352-692-3800 1-6-08-18-2

FORGET THE'CAR SAVE THE GAS*
WALK TO CAMPUS
3/2 1351 sqft 1118 NW3Ave$995
3/21500 sq ft 403NW25St $1100
4/2 1736 sq ft 5 NW25St $1150
Edbaurmanagement.com-1 731 NW 6th St-
375-7104 12-10-15-2

Brand New Campus View Condos- maple
cabinets, all appl. incid., w/d, 9ft ceilings, cwn
molding, int.hlwy, alarm 2/2 $1000 w/1 de-
caled pking space & 3/3 $1500 w/2 decaled
pking spaces Edbaurmanagement.com 1731
NW6th St-375-7104 12-10-15-2

NW 39th Ave Fancy Ig 3/2 w/loft. Open,
bright, laminated wd looking fir $750-775.
Xtra Ig loft, ceramic tile fir $900. Nice 2/2 gat-
ed patio, trees $600-640. laminated fir $675
Good area, 373-8310, 219-3937 1,-10-27-2

2BR/1BA Spacious townhouse, cent H/AC,
W/D hk up. No pets. $600/mo, $500 sec dep,
7209 SW 45th PI. Gainesville. Call 386-462-
0994 12-3-08-9-2

***ANTIQUE 1BR APT***
Large 1BR, hdwd firs, clawfoot tub, 1908
house. Downtown near Waldo Rd. Pets ar-
ranged. $475/mo. Avail now. Greg 214-3291
12-10-14-2








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******MICANOPY HOUSE******
3BR/1BA, bathrm is huge, large yard, in
Maconopy city. Pets arranged. Cool old
house. $600/mo 1st/last/dep. Avail now. Greg
214-3241 12-10-14-.?

**NEAR SUPER WALMART**
Large 1BR apt, walk to Walmart. No pets.
$375/mo. 1st, last, dep. Avail now. Greg 214-
3291 12-10-14-2

3/2 w/2car carport 1901 sf huge liv. room, din.
rm, fam.rm, eat-in kitch, new d/w, w/d hkups,
wood/carpet, hge corner lot, great location
avail nfw $1050 edbaurmanagement.com-
1731 NW6th St-375-7104 12-10-08-13-2

2/2 townhse-newly remodeled from ceiling to
floor incl w/d & a/c/heat pump, save on en-
ergy costs. Walk or bike to Shands avail now
$800 edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW6th
St.-375-7104 12-10-08-14-2

$500 $550 2 BD Apartments
Historical Downtown, WID hookups,
porches, Bike to UF 10-15 mins. Great
Sizel Cutel Must Seel $99 Deposit special
rentalworkshop.com 505-9264, 870-0904
12-10-08-13-2

Available TODAYI
No move-in fees & 1 mo free
1/1 : 620 sq ft $649
2/2: 975 sq ft $769
3/2: 1096 sq ft $945
pinetreegardens.com 376-4002
4-22-08-72-2

House 4BR/3BA Fenced yard Garage
Lndry Rm Wsh/dry incl. 2 master suites
North off 34th. $1300/mo. 954-340-2732
tander@bellsouth.net 12-10-08-13-2

1 unfurnished bedroom in a 4BR house. W/D.
Avail Dec 1st. $350/mo + 1/4 utils. First and
last. 2100 NW 54th Terr. 941-724-0261 12-
12-08-13-2

REAL I/1s for Jan 2009 at GATORNEST
Where you can kick the roommate habit &
walk to campus! 575 sq ft big for only $585.
Just 3 blocks to UF @ 300 NW 18th St.
No application fee. Most pets welcome!
Call EFN Properties @ (352) 371-3636 or
e-mail Rentals@EFNProperties.com
12-10-0b-13-2

PET'S PARADISE
$375 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 12-10-
08-11-2

**ARCHER ROAD HOUSE**
3BR/2BA, fenced backyard, tile floor, nice.
$775/mo. Call Greg 214-3291 12-10-12-2

Room in 3br house includes all
utilities,internet and washer/dryer. Ten min-
utes from campus. One at 400 and one at
350. 3331 nw 29th ave Call 850-803-5342
1-9-08-15-2

DOG FRIENDLY 3BR/2BA HOUSE

New Tile Firs, Washer/Dryer, Large Yard.
$1100 mo., Avail Jan.lst Call(339)224-8094
No extra security deposit for 'pets. 12-5-
08-8-2

House for rent 2 mi from UF. 2BR/1 BA/1 car
garage. 100% renovated. New kitchen appli-
ances, new tile, carpet, fixtures" & window
treatment. W/D Large fenced lot. Grad or pref
only. $995/mo. Available now. 386-295-8488
12-10-08-10-2

2 bed 2 bath condo in Capstone Quarters on
Archer Rd and SW 34th ST. New paint and
carpet, washer and dryer included. Plenty
of parking and close to campus, shopping
and entertainment $800/mo. (352)672-0917
12-10-08-10-2

100+ Apts: Walk to UF
Live within 3 blocks of Criser Hall Studios
to 6BR Houses Virtual tours & photos *
www.ForRentNearUF.com 352-376-6223
12-10-9-2

Summit House 1 BR Condo for $605 per
mo. Quiet, near VA and Shands, $250 se-
curity. Lease negotiable. Call 352-672-1482
1-13-08-15-2


2 bed / 1 bath in NW Gainesville. $600 per
month. Quiet neighborhood near NW 39th
ave and 13th street. Central AC/Heat. New
paint & carpet. W/D hookups. Sorry, no pets.
Call 352-375-5250. 12-4-5-2

1BR/1BA studio apt, 7th floor of Seagle
Building, 6 blks to UF. W/D, DW, garbage
disposal, garage parking, storage room.
Beautiful view of downtown G'ville. 472-
9273 billconradconstruction@yahoo.com
12-10-9-2

1 room in beautiful 2BR/1BA Downtown
condo. Vaulted ceilings, sky lights, Italian
style floors. Close to library, UF, Shands, and
shopping. $450/mo mo to mo. Pets ok. walk
to popular spots dwntri festivals. 262 1351
1-6-08-9-2

2BR 1BAApts $600/Mo
5 BIks to UF, Central H & Air
Laundry Fac. Carpet, Pets Allowed.
Short Term lease Avail.
829 Sw 5th Avenue
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 12-10-7-2

2BR 1 BA Garage Apt in the
DUCKPOND AREA. Wood Floors,
Central H & Air,-Laundry Facilities
726 NE 4th Street $800/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494
12-10-7-2

7BR/5BA House, 2 blocks to downtown,
3/4 mile to UF. Cent. A/C, wood floors, W/D,
large living room. Great for group or use as
3-1BR/1BA apartments with 2 studios. 224
SW 3rd. Avenue, $1,800/mo. (386)266-9147
12-9-08-5-2

Mill Run Townhome for rent. End unit, 2bd, 1
bath, washer/dryer, fire pl, new carpets, 2005
appi, move in cond, $725 mo, 1st mo & 1
mo security. Call 352-214-2022 or 305- 788-
8233. 12-9-08-5-2

3BR 2BA Home near UF! $850/Mo
Tile and Carpet Floors, Central H & Air,
Xtra Rm could be used as a 4th BR, carport,
Nice Back Yard. 319 NW 16th Avenue
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 12-10-6-2

IBR 1BA 1BLKto UF! $525/Mo
Carpet, Central H &Air, Laundry
Facilities on site. 1236 Sw 4th Ave
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 12-10-6-2

Large 2BR/1BA
Close to Shands. $550/mo $400 deposit. No
W/D. 352-372-3131 12-10-08-6-2

3BR/2BA House. Hardwood floors, fireplace,
new baths, screened patio, big yard, minutes
to UF, on bus route, carport, storage shed.
$1400/mo. Ist/last/sec. 954-899-7197 1-
6-08-7-2

***NEW HOMES NEAR UF***
*Victorian 3BD/2BA hardwd, granite $1295
*Ranch style 4BD/2BA tile, law schl $1395
*2 blocks 2 UF! HUGE 1BD hardwd $625
All Renovated with W/D, DW 373-5295 12-
9-5-2

***GORGEOUS HOME***
3BR/2BA Bike To UFI Just redone w/ new
appliances, hrdwd, tile, granite, deck, private
acre yard plus lawn service, on RTS line
$1295 Call 373-5295 1-6-08-7-2

***BIG HOME NEAR UF***
4BR/2BA, just redone, new tile and counters
W/D, D/W, Walk to Law School & Shopping!
2000 sq ft, Irg private yard plus lawn service
$1395 Call 373-5295 1-6-08-7-2




Apartments Sublet & Roommates
Browse FREE!
www.SUBLET.com
1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300
12-10-08-74-3

oxford manor 2/2 sublet. 1 month
free w/ lease. gated entry, w/d
in unit, free cable and tanning,
large gym, 2 pools, sauna $906mo
lease exp. 7/30/09 #863-381-7182 12-10-
30-3


1 BR / 1 BA apartment sublease from
January to August. Fully furnished
apt. @ The Estates includes internet,
cable & alarm at almost 600 sq. ft.
Contact (813) 679-4946. 12-10-08-22-3

$635/mo. 1 BR in 2BR/2.5BA townhouse with
W/D, D/W, full kitchen, private balconies,
large closets. 5 min walk to campus. Pets with
deposit. Available now. Call 904.484.4156 or
email cavguns@ufl.edu 1-6-08-21-3

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4 BLOCKS FROM UF
Large 1/1 in College Park. W/D & DW, wood
floors, central AC. Apt is brand new. Next to
Library West & pool. Contact 786-326-8593
Brian. 12-8-15-3

1 BR/1 BA sublease in a 4/4
HBO, internet & utils incl for just $454/mo.
Call Karl at 954-554-8461 12-5-08-13-3

Sublease 1BR apt @ College Manor. Walk
to UF in seconds. 1BR/1BA, pets allowed;
smokers allowed. Contact maryana@ufl.edu
(Normally $600/mo, but subleased at $500/
mo + utils) 440-263-3013 12-10-08-13-3

ONE MONTH FREE! 1BR/1BA in 3/3 Luxury
Townhouse. $550/ month. (Starts Jan 09).
All utilities (Premium Cable, HS internet,
Electric, etc) INCLUDED. Further, the room
is fully furnished! Call 954-483-4597. 12-
9-08-12-3

Live without roomates across the street from
campus! College Manor spring 2009 sub-
lease. 1 BR/1 BA apt. $565/mo + Utilities. Will
leave apt furnished. Pet-friendly complex.
352-328-9518 danilizaso@ufl.edu 12-10-
08-13-3

ONE BLOCK FROM CAMPUS/LIBRARY
WEST! Spring/Summer. 111 NW 16th St.
Looking Glass Apts. 1 Brli Ba. Big BR. Free
internet, Washer/dryer, dish washer. $545/
month. Call (850) 525-4532. 1-6-14-3

Cabana Beach Sublease! WILL GIVE $500
NOW or 1st Mo. Rent Freel Jan 09-Jul 09.
Private 1 BR/1 BA in 4/4. furnished w/walk in
closet. internet. tv/cable, pool, & gym. $530/
mo. 904-536-9690 or andrea87@ufl.edu
12-10-9-3

1BA/1BR deluxe in a 4/4 at the Estates for
Spring/Summer. $575 obo. Female. Close to
campus. Go to TheEstatesUF.com for ameni-
ties. Call Kellie at 352-283-0860 12-10-9-3

WALK/BIKE TO UF!
1BR in 4/2 @ Royal Village Apts. Spring
& summer. W/D, parking decal, furnished,
awesome roommates! $499/mo. incl utils..
Call 727-214-7192 12-4-5-3

1 BR/BA apt. NW 18th Ave.
Jan-Aug $525/mo central A/C, pets OK, walk
in closet. 10 min bike ride to lib west.
FREE UF PARKING!I
e-mail: smuroski@ufl.edu 12-3-3-3

$500-1/1 available in 2/2 townhome 4 spring/
summer. Cable, internet, water & sewer in-
cid. Pets welcomed. W/D in unit. Furnished/
Unfurnished. Price negot. Dec 15th avail.
Call 352-792-5995 12-10-8-3

1 room in beautiful 2BR/1BA Downtown
condo. Vaulted ceilings, sky lights, Italian
style floors. Close to library, UF, Shands, and
shopping. $450/mo mo to mo. Pets ok. walk
to popular spots dwntn festivals. 262 1351
1-6-08-9-3


Furnished lbr/lba @ University Heights
available for spring semester. $659/month
includes water and electric. 2 blocks from
UF campus, 1 block east of Norman Hall.
Contact by email: katschl@ufl.edu 12-5-4-3

$425-Male roommates needed for 4/4 Univ.
Terrace condo (SW 34th St.); utilities includ-
ed; on routes 12 and 35. Call 352.514.3398.
Negotiable. 12-10-7-3

awesome sublease 2br/2ba furnished spy-
glass townhouse.monthy 1013.00 utilities
extra lease till 5/09 optional to extend.gated,
pool,tennis close to uf santa fe call 772-486-
3432 12-8-08-5-3

First month FREE 1BA/1BR in 4/4 spring/
summer Gainesville Place apt. Discounted
rent $499(negotiable)lncludes all utilities.
Move in ready in December. Call to see Apt
and meet female roommates 727-422-7705
12-9-08-5-3

$789 Arbor Lofts Sublease Jan 09-July
09. l1br/1bath. 3 blocks from stadium, quiet
neighborhood, tons of parking.
contact kris tine at schiavonek@ufl.edu or
386-214-9910
12-10-08-6-3

$525 Utilities FREE! for master bedroom W/
private bathroom in 4b/2b house.SE 2nd PL
walk down town in 3 min bike to campus in 7
min buses 1 block away (321) 591 7007 or
E-G270@msn.com 12-9-5-3

Arbor Lofts. Only 3 blocks from UF by the
football stadium!! lbed/lbath w/a large
, living room and kitchen. Parking included.
Available now thru end of July. $749/month.
Please call, text, or email: (239)249-0216 or
eweyl@ufl.edu 12-10-08-7-3

Arlington Square (2b/2ba) -$10251mo-
UF Campus/Downtown Gainesville. Avail 12/
18/08. Utils not incl. Must be willing to take
over existing lease. Security deposit free.
Contact sean6cly@ufl.edu or 239-410-1603
2-9-08-30-3


1BR/1BA in a 2/2. $455/mo
Includes private study,
full kitchen & washer/dryer. 941-356-66
12-10-08-6-3

$390 + util. 1/1 avail now til 8/1 in 3/3 POLC
APTS. SW GV Williston Rd. bus to camp
quiet unfurn w/d in unit. $300 sublet f
+ $45 apple fee no sec. deposit disc.i
Dec. (thepolosuf.com) (352)262-6515 1
8-08-4-3

1 BR in Lexington Crossings. Have your oi
bathroom with fully furnished room. Locat
in 4/4 male apartment. December rent FRE
$499/mo price is negotiable. Desperate
sell. 321-947-0077. Spring sublease 1
10-08-6-3


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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
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RENT LAKE HOUSE
$400 security deposit, $400 rent/mo + utils.
Call 352-246-1637, egonskinny@gmail.com
12-5-15-4

Walk/bike to class.Clean, quiet, engineering
student needs roommate for a 2/1 at Summit
House Condos on SW 16th Ave. $400/mo +
1/2 elec. & cable. $200 dep. Call Tim, 352-
843-0220 12-10-17-4

Non-smoking roommates to share 4/2 home.
$350/mo washer/dryer wifi cable office &
utils. 352-337-2937 or ssechat@aol.com.
12-8-08-15-4

Seeking roommate. Great & safe location.
Twnhs 5 mins to UF. Fern RM. Fum, pvt BA,
cable, parking, house for guest. Pets ok. Tons
of storage. Quiet area, Pets ok. NS, $400/mo
split-util. braga@ufl.edu 407-227-7223 12-
3-08-10-4

3 bdrm 2 bath condo,2 more female roomies
needed $400.00 each all utilities paid 10 min
from U of F 10 min.from Santa Fe, swimming
pool,tennis,weight room etc. bus stop out
front. call 850-974-0686 12-5-08-10-4

ROCKWOOD VILLAS ROOM FOR RENT
M/F clean/mature needed ASAP for
3/3TwnH HUGE br PRVT bath PetsOK
wifi,NewApps,rte20,pool/ten/voll
450/mo+1/3util*NEG*3013056206 12-
9-10-4

Female roommate needed in condo
1 mile from UF, $455/MO includes
cable, internet, utilities, pool+ more
beautifully renovated, on bus route, ,
Available 1/1/09, ?262-2871 12-10-08-9-4

$325/month rent room in 3/2 @ Boardwalk
Apts SW 13th St.Great room mates, nice
room, pool, free tanning, walk/bike to UF.
Prefer clean/mature individual. $333 deposit.
Call Emily 704-223-0423 12-5-5-4

Roommate needed SPRING ONLY $535
SPRING+SUMMER $425.4BR/4BA Fully
furn. Util incl +internet,cable,
private bath,W/D,pool. 2 Bus rts
short ride to UF 954-593-3063 12-5-5-4


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1 room in beautiful 2BR/1BA Downtown
condo. Vaulted ceilings, sky lights, Italian
style floors. Close to library, UF, Shands, and
shopping. $450/mo mo to mo. Pets ok. walk
to popular spots dwntn festivals. 262 1351
1-6-08-9-4


Quiet! Close to UFI Close to Downtownl
1/1 in a 2/2 avail Dec 15 no rent until Jan!
Unfurnished bedroom with 2 closets No pets
Treehouse Village (SE 16th Ave & Main St)
Call Christina at (561) 762-4711 12-5-4-4


HANDYMAN NEEDED Disc 4 wk Share 2/2
MH Furn rm avail now $200 N/R dep. $300/m
$75/wk incl util. 2 wk adv. laun/cook svc avail
N/A, N/S, N/D. Car a+ 30 day notice 2 vacate.
Nr bus/shops Sm caged pet ok 331-3666
12-10-6-4




FREE December Rent $475/MO M or F
roommate needed for Unfurnished room in
furn 3/2 condo @ Campus Edge, util cable &
wireless included. Complex has pool & gym.
laundry room in unit! Available now! 954-554-
6059 or aldraper@ufl.edu 12-10-08-6-4


Roommate needed 2BR/2.5Ba furn town-
home in Brighton Park on bus route to UF
every 15 mins. $400/mo + utils. Call Babby
352-665-0751 1-6-08-7-4


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Matt & Tiffany Thomas, Bosshardt Realty
(352) 494-0194 or (352) 316-5556 2-17-
60-5

Rare condo 2350sf,3br/2.5b,ba/den
Lg 2car gar,new 2-zone hvac, mins
to UF,Shands,VA-Immaculate
$309K/Call C.Z. Essoe 328-6946
Matchmaker Realty 372-3930 12-8-08-10-5

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1 BR/1 BA CONDO
$85,000. 352-213-3943 12-8-5-5

Female needed for a great 4/2 house. DW,
W/D, and pool. Also includes utils. Very nice
neighborhood location. $390 to $495. 6 or 12
mo lease. Please call Mr. Kristoff 332-5030
1-6-08-7-4


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BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-10-08-74-6

BED FULL SIZE $90 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-10-08-74-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490
12-10-08-74-6

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in plas-
tic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can
deliver. 12-10-08-74-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $450 352-333-7516

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
12-10-74-6


BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 12-10-08-74-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-10-08-74-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
10-7.4-6

FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-10-08-74-6

"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"
"**Full $100 Queen $125 King $200**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-10-74-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new; still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$120 352-377-9846. 12-10-74-6

Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
12-10-74-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-10-08-
74-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6

POOL TABLE Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
12-10-74-6

HOT TUB/SPA $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-10-74-6


Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031

SOFA $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still
in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6

WIFE RAN AROUND I"
All over town, looking for the best deals on
furniture and bedding. She found them at
Dumas Discount Furniture and Bedding
1201 East Univ. Av 352-371-4422
12-10-08-74-6


SComputers

CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
PDA's Modems Cameras
Any condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz
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COmPUTERS
12-10-74-7

Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unpluggirig/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/lD. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatorlandComputers.com 12-10-74-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
12-10-08-72-7


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In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized 'handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds

NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-10-08-74-10

. UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/
12-10-08-99-10

PARTY SUPPLIES Complete line of
Bar Suppies, glassware, beer taps, draft
beer equipment. Professional Cooking
Utensils. R.W. Beaty Co 1206 N Main St.
RWBEATY.COM 376-5939 M-F 8-5, Sa 10-3
12-10-74-10

X-Mas Cash and Beyondl
People will anxiously send you $130
each...Automated, fast results, and easy to
follow. Great for college students.
www.income4u2day.com 12-5-08-3-10

AC/HEAT UNIT 220 Whirlpool
about 2'x2'. Cold BTU 17, 800, Heat BTU
- 15,000. Works great. (New $600) ASKING
$175/OBO. 352-529-9107 12-3-08-1-10


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SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
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Great Scooters, Service & PricesI
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
12-10-08-74-11

***GatorMoto***
Largest Scooter Store in Towni Run by Gator
Grads! New scooters starting at$999. No legit
shop can beat these prices lyr Warranties
included. 376-6275GatorMoto.com 12-10-
08-74-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UFI
Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes! 336-1271
12-10-08-74-11

***www.BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-127'for more info! 12-10-08-74-11

GATORMOTO is Gainesville's number 1
service facility. We repair ALL brands of
scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor
rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run
by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our
customers! 376-6275 12-10-08-74-11

SWAMP CYCLES
New location Closest to campus.
Scooters-Service-Pickup-Parts-Acces morel
633 NW 13th Street
www.swampcycles.com
12-10-74-11

.***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Genuine,
Schwinn, others. 2 yr warrantees.
1024 S Main St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
12-10-08-74-11


Autos

*FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS
*Running or notl
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 15 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

CARS CARS BuyOSellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-22-72-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
12-10-08-74-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
4-22-72-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
***** YOU PAY ONLY $4011! *****
MUST HAVE TITLE METRO GNV ONLY
CALL DON 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas Chevys 0 Jeeps and morel
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
12-10-74-12

*FAST CASH PAID*
For any running cars or trucks. 1995 and
up. Clean or ugly. Segovia 352-284-8619
4-22-72-12

*****ATTENTION*****
*****SUN CITY AUTO Sales0***
WHY PAY MORE? YOU COULD PAY LESS!
300+ vehicles @ wholesale prices 338-1999
12-10-08-74-12

*PICK UP BED LINER All Star, black, fair
cond. 57"x95", fits Dodge Dakota $75/OBO
OPICK UP TOPPER great cond, silver
60"x91" fits S-10 longbed. $200/OBO.
Call 352-S29-9107 12-3-08-3-12


Autos


98 Accord 4 door
129K Miles, runs great, looks good. Tires
and timing belt in last year. Clean and very
dependable. $3300. Chris 386-916-9161
12-3-3-12


2003 Honda Civic LX sedan 98k automatic,
AC, CD, silver with gray cloth, power every-
thing, very clean, $8,400 OBO 352.514.1800
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LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 12-
10-74-13



UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-22-
08-72-13


BE AN INSPIRATION
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for
walks and shopping as needed. We'll have
lots of fun! And you will make a new friendly
Contact 219-6948. 12-10-08-74-13


The American Cancer Society
Road to Recovery Volunteers Neededl
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED
to transport cancer patients to treatment.
Flexible schedule.
Training and liability insurance provided.
Please call
352-376-6866 ext. 5079 if interested.


Do you have dreams and wonder what
they mean? Are you interested in exploring
dream work as a commentary on your life
through Jungian Psychoanalysis? Jungian
Psychoanalyst in training has openings for
clients. Licensed. $100/hr.
Call 917-647-1874 12-4-08-4-13



$$$Need Cash?$$$
I'll buy gold, jewelry, guns, cars/motorcycles,
or anything of value. Will pay cash on the
spot. Call (561) 252-3135 or (386) 972-6699
12-10-08-6-13.



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Sports
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2008


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


UF FOOTBALL

SPlayers recall 2006


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UF coach Urban Meyer reacts to a penalty call during the Gators' 56-6 win against South Carolina
in The.wamp on Nov. 15.


By KARL HYPPOLITE
Alligator Staff Writer
khyppolite@alligator.org

Though UF was widely consid-
ered to be a young team because of
the small size of its senior class, the
Gatols are among the most. experi-
enced teams in the nation.
Because of the key contributions
of then-freshmen, such as Tim Tebow,
Percy Harvin and Brandon James
the Gators claimed a Southeastern
Conference Championship and na-
tional championship in 2006 when
those players were just freshmen.
Obviously, those players have had
their roles expanded since that time.
Tebow was backing up starter
Chris Leak and Harvin provided a
change of pace rather than being the
go-to guy he is now.
"Things are definitely different
this go-around," Tebow said.
"It's been fun every step of the
way. In 2006, everything was new
for me, everything was a first. My
first time playing in the Swamp,
my first time playing a road game,
my first time going for it on fourth
down. I was blessed to do that as a
freshman."
Older players, like Tebow, can
also provide insight to their younger


teammates like defensive backs Joe
Haden and Major Wright, who were
mere spectators when the Gators
claimed that SEC title.
"It's been fun every step of
the way. In 2006, everything
was new for-me,"
Tim Tebow
UFjunior quarterback


Though, according to Tebow, their
advice can only go so far because
nothing can replace experiencing
those big moments yourself.
"We can talk to them, and they can
see all the highlights, but they'll see
how we prepare and how we handle
it, and they'll be fine," he said.
Taking on that type of leadership
role is something Tebow knew he
would have to do as the Gators made
the transition to him as their starter.
There was a lot for him to learn.
"Being the starting, quarterback
and having the ball in my hands on
every play and being a leader of the
team and having control of the of-
fense and everything that's a big
difference," he said.
"Feeling like a leader on the team

SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 16


Ankle all that holds Harvin back


Never has one ligament cost an
athlete this much money and
fame.
If Percy Harvin's ankle had held up
for this entire year, Tim Tebow would
have a teammate to listen to his Kenny
Chesney tunes on the way to New York
for the Heisman ceremony.
Harvin would also be grinning after
an NFL team took him with a top-10 pick.
UF's junior speedster may still end up a
top-10 pick and make what would have
been a Heisman run end up looking as
trivial as The Citadel game.
Here's the deal: Tebow has not been
UF's most explosive player this season.
It's been-Harvin just ask opponents'
defenses. And if he had been healthy
throughout the entire year and if the
Gators had actually kept a few games
close and given Harvin more touches
--he would be a Heisman finalist and a
guaranteedd top NFL pick in April.


Now, when
teams talk to
Harvin, they'll
c care less about his
S40-yard dash and
more about that
Brian Steele big slash from his
Steele-ing Bases ankle surgery.
bsteele@alligator.org Harvin's a risk
regardless of his
health. Can a player in his mold be suc-
cessful in the NFL? Not bulky enough to
be a running back and not big enough for
a wide receiver? Who cares? Some team
would be pacing its draft-room floor
waiting to see if it would get him. Name
more than 10 players in the NFL who can
do what Harvin does.
, Now name 10 college football players
who have been more injury-prone than'
Harvin.


SEE BRIAN, PAGE 16


Antwine out for season


By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Staff Writer
edrexler@alligator.org

Urban Meyer walked up to the media
with a pout on-his face.
"I've got some bad news for you,"
Meyer said. "Brandon Antwine tore his
ACL, which is just awful."
Antwine, a sophomore defensive line-
man, was already doubtful for Saturday's
game against Alabama. With the torn
ACL, he'll be done with football for much
longer.
"There's next year, he's got two years
left, but that's a damper for us," Meyer
said. "That's a tough deal for us."
The news is particularly sad consider-
ing Antwine suffered from a serious back


condition last year that nearly caused his
death. He played four' games during the
2007 season before missing the final six
because of lumbar spine myonecrosis, a
rare disease that causes the loss of blood
pressure, killing muscular
cell fibers.
"If there's a comeback
player of the year, it's him,"
FootballMeyer said.
Antwine's injury thins
UF even more at defensive
tackle for the Southeastern Conference
Championship game. Matt Patchan will
not play, leaving just four healthy defen-
sive tackles. Defensive end Carlos Dunlap
will be seeing time at interior lineman.
"He's like a son to me," Meyer said of
Antwine.


*Tim Tebow has been named a finalist
for the Maxwell and Walter Camp awards.
Defensive coordinator Charlie Strong is
also a finalist for the Broyles award, given
annually to the nation's top assistant.


NHL
Lightning 3
Flyers 4

Panthers 5
Capitals 3


Today's question: If Percy Harvin didn't miss any
games this year, would he be a Heisman finalist?

Tuesday's question: What area is most important
for UF in the SEC Championship game? (see right for
results)


Percent (Votes)
Run def. 64% (127)
Run off. 15% (29)
S. teams 11% (21)
Pass off. 7% (13)
Pass def. 4% (8)
198 TOTAL VOTES






WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 15


UF MENS BASKETBALL

Parsons finds role off bench


By MIKE DIFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

While Chandler Parsons
found nothing but futility in the
starting lineup, he's, thriving in
his new role off the bench.
Parsons scored 15 points
in No. 23 UF's (6-1) 73-58 win
against Florida A&M (1-6) on
Tuesday night in the O'Connell
Center.
The sophomore had been av-
eraging only 6 points a game and
shooting 36 percent from the field
until he came alive for 17 points
against Missouri-Kansas City on
Sunday.
After his second straight game
scoring in double figures, it seems
Parsons' move out of the starting
lineup has helped him rediscover
his offensive touch.
"I came off the bench all year
last year, and coach decided to
put me on the bench (again),"
Parsons said. "Whatever it takes
for our team to be successful, I'll
do."
That's not to say he is entirely
comfortable in the role.
"Who wouldn't rather start?"
Parsons said.
As for who's starting, that's
freshman point guard Erving
Walker.


In his first game in the start-
ing lineup, UF's smallest man on
the court made a big impression
as Walker scored 13 points after
replacing Allan Chaney in the
rotation.
UF coach Billy Donovan said
he wanted to take advantage of
Walker's quickness against the
undersized Rattlers.
Walker was coming off his
best game of the season against
Missouri-Kansas City, where
he scored 13 points and dished
out nine assists in relief of Nick
Calathes.
H e
(Walker)
gave us a lot
of speed,"
Calathes said.
On the
other end, the
Calathes Gators contin-
ued to struggle defensively.
Coming into the game, the,
Gators had given up an average
of 67.3 points to their opponents.
It's a defensive deficiency most
apparent around the 3-point line,
where UF has allowed opponents
to shoot 36 percent this year.
"I don't think our team has
played well at all (defensively),"
Donovan said. 'Just because you
work hard and give great effort
doesn't mean that you're comrn-


mitted to something. I would say
that we need to find a way to get
more guys committed."
Florida A&M, which had been
shooting just 23 percent from
3-point range coming into the
game, sunk 11 long balls and shot
46 percent against the Gators.
"I can't remember a time when
we have given up 113-point shots
in a game," Donovan said. "We
had some guys really fall asleep
out there."
The Rattlers were led by for-
ward Lamar Twitty, who scorched
the Gators for 20 points.
UF's two veteran leaders
looked more like freshmen in
what can only be described as
one of the pair's worst games
to date. Junior Dan Werner and
senior Walter Hodge combined
for only 6 points and racked up
four fouls.
Frustrated with their play,
Donovan sat the pair for most of
the second half.
While Werner was in and
out of the lineup, Hodge sat the
bench for the final eight minutes
of the game.
"Those two older guys could
provide a lot more for our team,"
Donovan said.'
Calathes led UF with 16
points, and the Gators had four
players finish in double figures.


Andrew Stanflll / Alligator Staff
UF's Chandler Parsons drives around Florida A&M's Lamar Twitty during
the Gators' 73-58 win against the Rattlers at home on Tuesday night.


SGators sharing the wealth


* UF PLAYS ALABAMA-
BIRMINGHAM TONIGHT.

By CHRISTOPHER YAZBEC
Alligator Writer
cyazbec@alligator.org

On just about any given
night, it seems like anyone on
UF is capable of scoring as
much as she would like.
At least, that's been the
case for the Gators since their
season-opening loss at Florida
Gulf Coast nearly three weeks
ago.
In the six games since then,
UF (6-1) has had four different
leading scorers and has three
players averaging at least 9
points per game.
The Gators will take their
open-scoring attack on the
road tonight when they face
Alabama-Birmingham (2-4)
at 6:30.
UF has used its options
to make it difficult for other
teams to prepare for it, some-
thing that showed in the
Gators upset wins over two
ranked teams last week.
"A team doesn't know
what to do," senior guard
Sha Brooks said. "If they
think they can stop me, then
Jen (Mossor) will step up. Or
if they think they can stop
Marshae (Dotson), then Steffi


(Sorensen) will step up. It's
so many people on the court
at one time that can score that
there's really nothing they can
do to stop us. The only people
who can stop us is ourselves."
Brooks, who is averag-
ing 13.1 points per game this
season, can speak confidently
after coming off a 25-point
performance against then-No.
21 Arizona State that led UF to
the upset.


Women's
Basketball


That came
just six days
after posting
24 in UF's
win over
FSU.


Sorensen,
a junior guard, who led the
Gators with 14 points in
Friday's win against Southern
Illinois, knows how important
it is to spread the ball around
and is aware that anyone is
capable of having a big scor-
ing night.
"It just causes problems
for the other team," Sorensen
said. "When they're scouting
us, anyone can have a different
game. Anyone can step up and
score, and when someone's
scouting you, who do you
stop? If you stop this person,
then this person can step up."
UF coach Amanda Butler
said it's difficult to pinpoint


how to slow down her team.
"You always hope that
you're a hard team to prepare
for," Butler said.
"I don't think we do a ton of
very complicated things that
people have to worry about,
but when you're thinking
about guarding Florida you
have to worry about, 'Well,
they can shoot the 3, there is
Marshae Dotson on the inside,
they've got some size on the
inside, and then you've got a
playmaker on the outside like
Sha.'"
It's this variety of attack
that has UF on the verge of the
top 25.
The Gators are No. 26 in
this week's AP.poll.
But if you ask them, they're
not letting the expectations
and pressures of the poll affect
them that much.
"We know we have to stay
hungry because people aren't
giving us the respect still
that we deserve," Sorensen
said. "It doesn't really mat-
ter. Rankings, honestly,4* me,
they don't matter.
"We like being the under-
dog."
If UF continues to put up
the points and defeat top-
ranked teams, it won't be able
to take on the underdog role
for much longer.
Jr


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
UF guard Sha Brooks passes the ball during the Gators' 82-46 win against Stet-
son in the O'Connell Center on Nov. 20.






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BRIAN, from page 14

It's sad, really. Harvin came to UF with
only lhe NFL on his mind. He'll leave
UF cang more about his school and his
teammates than he ever thought he would
- he's not the self-centered player he was
when he came here. He'll also leave with
injuries that will cost him millions in guar-
anteed money.
A healthy Percy Harvin who had more
touches would be remembered as a Reggie
Bush in receiver form. There's a reason,
after Tebow won the Heisman last year,
Urban Meyer said to Harvin, "You're
next." At least that's the rumor.
. True or false, Harvin has shown he may
be the most explosive player in college
football. While Tebow does the leading,
Harvin does the speeding.
Tebow is successful because te wills


himself to be. Harvin is successful because
he only has to stumble out of bed and put
his pads on the right way.
, Harvin is the more talented player
and, as much as Tebow has meant to this
program, deserves just as much to be a
Heisman nominee this season as Tebow.
He's as exceptional an athlete as there has
been in college football in a long time.
I'm not sure if there's been as explosive
a college player as Harvin is since Britney
Spears was making us all think she "did
it again."
NFL scouts will be whispering to
themselves, watching as Harvin sprints
out of the tunnel on Saturday as the entire
Alabama fan section lets out a groan.
He will play. And, maybe, he'll sup-
press those injury critics. He has run out of
time to try to, and this is his last chance.
Don't be surprised if he does. There's
a lot of time to rest a bad ankle before a
national championship game.


Harvin keeps 'getting better'


FOOTBALL, from page 14

-and going out there to put my team in
the best position to win games."
Harvin didn't practice on Tuesday
and is listed as questionable for the
conference championship.
However, coach Urban Meyer is
still holding the door open for him
to play.
"He's getting better and better,"
Meyer said.
Whether Harvin plays on Saturday
or not, the Gators are confident they


will be able to adequately replace his
big-play ability with contributions
from freshmen running backs Chris
Rainey and Jeff Demps, along with the
leadership of the upperclassmen.
"I hope we do get out
to an early lead, that's
our goal. But I think we'll
Football be able to handle it with
everything from this
year and in the past that
our older guys have been through,"
Tebow said. "If they jump out and get
something going we'll be fine we just
have to manage our highs and lows."


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