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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 124 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Relay for Life raises about $127,000About 2,100 people participated, read the story at alligator.org. Quidditch teams compete in Swamp CupThe Florida Quidditch team took fourth place, pg 3. Monday FeatureBehind the night shift: A ride-along with a Volunteers sew dolls for domestic abuse victims. See story, page 5. 84 /58 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 AP Photo MATT WATTS Alligator Staff Writer PHOENIX As Peyton Siva, Kyle Kuric and Russ Smith celebrated, jumping up and down on donning T-shirts and hats emblazoned with the words Final Four, Brad Beal, Erving Walker and Kenny Boynton fought back tears. For the Gators, Saturdays 7268 loss in the Elite Eight was painful not just because of the way it happened and the fact that it put a disappointing bookend to their year, but because it ended a second straight season just two games shy of the ultimate prize. It hurts more for me, personally, and probably for a lot of guys that returned, forward Erik Murphy said. A lot of people dont get the shot to go to the Final Four ever, and weve had it twice and did the same thing both times. Florida led from the 12:27 mark the second, establishing a 41-33 lead at halftime and extending it to as many as 11 midway through the second half. But a 10-0 run coincided with a nearly six-minute UF and brought the Cardinals back into a game they had been shot out of by the Gators. UF made 8 of 11 from beyond the arc against Louisvilles zone defense to 0 of 9 in the second when the Cardinals switched to man-toman. Last year, Florida allowed an 11-point lead at the 9:26 mark of the second half to evaporate down the stretch against Butler in the Elite Eight. This year, Florida held the lead by the same 11-point margin at the 9:04 mark of the second half. Same feeling, said Boynton, who sat slouched back in his Gators surprising run ends in Elite Eight heartbreak ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterThe kitchen was once a home base for concocting hot dog creations. Now, a 2-foot-tall pot sits in the room, marinara sauce. Misshapen loaves of bread sit on a countertop next to the pizza oven, some burned more than others. The inside of Bella Donnas Italian Eatery resembles a Tuscan home: The walls are a rustic orange, cracked tile gle along the window. Joey Feulner, his wife Jodi and their son Jacob opened the Italian eatery, located at 1023 W University Ave., on March 10 in hopes of serving their familys Italian dishes to residents. The business took the place of Gator Dawgs, a mom-and-pop hot dog restaurant that shut down in November. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Joey ladles his red sauce over pasta, onto pizza dough and across subs stuffed with freshly breaded chicken or eggplant from noon until 3:30 a.m. The countertop restaurant is open from noon until midnight Monday Italian restaurant opens in place of Gator DawgsENTERTAINMENT BENJAMIN S. BRASCH and RACHEL CROSBYAlligator WritersTwo siblings stood side-by-side for hours as they waited for 142 minutes of cinematic action. Sarah Flanagan, 18-year-old exploratory freshman, and her sister, Rachel Flanagan, 18-year-old architecture freshman, sat in the Regal Butler Plaza Cinemas 14 theater unshowings of The Hunger Games, the tale of a 16-year-old girl, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and her battle in a youth deathmatch in a post-apocalyptic world. About 2,000 people turned out to see the pins and others donned District 12 T-shirts, showing off their fandom with tokens from the series. zanne Collins bestselling trilogy. According to a Regal Entertainment Group manager, about 2,250 tickets were sold and 13 of the 14 showings sold out that night. The last show played at 3:10 a.m., which didnt sell out, but it came close with ticket sales at about 90 percent. Ive ever been to, said Phillip Heilman, a 20-year-old journalism sophomore who attended the last showing of the night. These were the only tickets left. Lines formed about two hours before showtimes. Moviegoers waited outside in lines that snaked around the front of the building. For some people, the excitement of the Fans pack theaters for The Hunger Games premiereSEE HUNGER, PAGE 4 SEE RESTAURANT, PAGE 4Lawrence SEE HOOPS, PAGE 15 A lot of people dont get the shot to go to Final Four ever, and weve had it twice and did the same thing both times.UF forward


News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 106 ISSUE 124 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?China Blue screening Today, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Civic Media Center, 433 S Main St. China Blue is a documen tary that takes viewers inside a blue jeans factory in southern China, where teen workers struggle to survive harsh working conditions. Providing perspectives from both the top and bottom levels of the factorys hierarchy, the film addresses the complex issues of globalization on a human level. History and Empathy Today, 7 p.m. UF Smathers Library 1A Suzanne Marchand from Louisiana State University will give a public lecture on how 19th-century archaeology and tourism affected European understanding of the Middle East. Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Female Entrepreneurs in the Community Today, 7 p.m. Reitz Union, Room 349 This panel of women entrepreneurs will speak about their success and other issues startup companies face. Kristen Hadeed of Student Maid, Stephanie and Susan Browning of Sakara Sweets Cafe and Rebecca Barborak of Corks and Colors will discuss launching their businesses and the struggles they encountered entering fields primarily run by men. Food will be provided. Got Art? 2012 Today, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Orange & Brew Reitz Union Board Entertainment and the Art History Association present a one-night art show. Anyone in Gainesville can submit artwork to be shown in the gallery. There will also be art activities, art history trivia, a photobooth and food. To submit artwork contact rub.specialevents@gmail.com. Health Expo Tuesday, Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reitz Union Colonnade Come get a personal health inmany individuals across our campus as well as the nation. A speaker will give a short presentation and answer any questions. Snacks and infor mation from campus organizations will also be provided at the event. Brown Bag Lunch: Dr. Laurie Gries Conception, Contraception and Contemporary U.S. Politics Thursday, 12:30 pm Peabody, Room 411 Join WSA and Laurie Gries in a discussion about personhood legislation and the rise of contraception wars. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.CORRECTIONS:In Fridays edition of the Alligator, it was incorrectly reported that Jay Rosen painted 27 horses for an art auction in Marion County due to an editing error. Rosen painted one of 27 horses. In Fridays edition of the Alligator, a description of the Arizona immigration law said that police rest anyone in the state they think may be an illegal immigrant. The sentence should have read that determine the immigration status of anyone they stop or arrest for a separate offense if they have reason to believe that person may be an illegal immigrant. ventory at our Health Expo. Learn how to be a healthy student. This event is sponsored by Baby Isaac and Campus Advent. For more information, visit babyisaac. org. Brown Bag Lunch: Bridesmaids Tuesday, 12:30 pm Peabody, Room 408 Love the movie Bridesmaids? Hate it? Cant decide if you should trash it or watch it again? Join WSA and Dr. Carolyn Kelley in a discussion about gender implications in this film. Toastmasters hosts potluck Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 Everyone is welcome to potluck night.Toastmasters provides a positive atmosphere to learn public speaking and leadership skills. For details, go to http://talkingga tors.toastmastersclubs.org. Talking Gators is also on Facebook. Joffrey Ballet Phillips Center Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. In this tour, the Chicagobased company brings the following world-class pieces presented in this program: Pretty BALLET, After the Rain and Night. Student tickets are $12. Visit per formingarts.ufl.edu for more information. America the Beautiful 2 Screening Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reitz Senate, Room 282 What constitutes obesity? How is the constant influence to fit a certain standard affecting our society? In the battle to be thin, who is really profiting? The film touches on all these issues, which have a great influence on SUNNY 84/58 SUNNY 85/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 85/56 SUNNY 87/58 THUNDER STORMS 87/59 FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY


MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 March 28, 1977: The four-week-old Gainesville Citizens for Decency begins a campaign to shut down local adult bookstores and movie theaters. City and county commissioners say they are sympathetic to the groups wish for ordinances to ban the sale of pornography, but that they can do little. Commissioners directed the groups complaints to the state attorney. March 26, 1991: HIV-positive Cuban-American Pedro Zamora, who later rose to fame on MTVs The Real World: San Francisco as a gay-rights activist and HIV educator in 1994, will speak to UF law students about the stigma of AIDS in connection with Hispanic Heritage Week. March 30, 1995: UF administrators are prompted to look into how Student Government funds are spent after the former Institute of Black Culture assistant director was accused of taking SG money for personal use. Administrators are concerned that SG cannot manage its $6 million budget effectively. March 26, 1999: of unusually tense SG elections at a local restaurant, former Honest Party presidential candidate Michael Schmitt and friends barged in, carrying an 8-monthcape. Schmitt said he wanted to add a little fun to the elections. Write-in votes for Roy were invalid because the cat was not registered at UF. March 28, 2006: The 60-member Four Square Club, which was formed in 2004, is putting its mad four-square skills to good use for its second annual zation that helps cancer patients. Participants are encouraged to have aliases: An alias can improve your play by up to 25 percent, said co-founder Alan Moore, aka Prime Real Estate. RACHEL ROWANCRIME TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterAnthony Anderson went to his exgirlfriends house Saturday morning to pick up some of his old stuff. She greeted him with an aluminum bat. Gainesville Police arrested Brittany N. Leisure, 23, of 8210 SW 95th Lane, at about 11:30 a.m. on charges of aggravated assault and criminal mischief after she smashed two windows of Andersons car. Leisure, who could not be reached for comment because she provided fake phone numbers to caused about $500 worth of damage, according to police. Leisure and Anderson dated for nine months, but the two broke up in December. On Saturday, she called and asked him to collect some things he left at her place. Leisure said she wanted to talk. Anderson didnt. He just wanted to pick up his stuff and leave, he said. Upset, Leisure ran to Andersons car. She cocked the bat and swung away, cracking the front right corner of the windshield, according to police. Anderson ran back to his car, hopped in and drove away. According to police, Leisure took one last hack, shattering the cars rear window. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Woman charged with breaking car windows KELSEY GRENTZERAlligator Contributing WriterThe magic of Quidditch returned to UF over the weekend as Florida Quidditch hosted the second annual Swamp Cup. The two-day competition brought together eight Florida college teams to play a sport that once existed only in J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter series. UF placed fourth after the University of Miami, the University of South Florida and Ringling College of Art and Design. Marilyn Ralph, a 24-year-old UF medical student, went to watch her brother play. She said the highlight is the Snitch, a neutral player who runs from the teams Seekers and wears a ball hanging from the back of his or her shorts. I really like watching what the Snitch does because its always very creative, Ralph said. One Snitch jumped over the heads of spectators sitting on the sidelines and used small, plastic squirt guns to spray other players. Another borrowed an umbrella from a bystander and used it as a shield. This years Swamp Cup featured two additional teams, new rules to ensure safety and a more accessible location at Hume Field, said Emily Troilo, a tournament director. Florida Quidditchs Vice President of Tournament Hannah Pohlmann said Quidditch has grown into a sport that is taken more seriously now than in the past. The growth of Quidditch has really been exponential over the past few years, she said, noting how it has spread to nations such as Italy and Pakistan. Quidditch players say the sport is about much more than Harry Potter. Julia Rauchfuss, an 18-year-old biomedical sciences freshman, plays for the USF team. She said her interest was originally sparked because she is a Harry Potter fan. But it really becomes more about the sport as you start playing, she said.Quidditch teams compete in Swamp CupLeisure I really like watching what the Snitch does because its always very creative.Marilyn RalphUF medical student


movie didnt start or end at the theaters. Its great to see people get excited about reading, said Sarah Hensley, assistant manager of the Barnes & Noble in Butler Plaza. I wish I saw that more often. She said The Hunger Games has probably been one of the topselling books at Barnes & Noble for months because it appeals to many people. Its really great to see a wide audience get into the same thing, Hensley said. She said the best part is shes seen children and parents sit down and read the series together. Whatever it is that spurs you to read, it works for me, she said. Some people only read a book because it is assigned to them by a teacher, she said, and they dont experience the joy of reading for fun. I have a feeling some people have never read for pleasure, Hensley said. And they dont know how fun it can be. Excited people have been buying the book for weeks, she said. She said she is interested to see if people will continue to buy the books after the hype dies down. Sara Moseley, bookseller at Books-A-Million, said the series got people who dont normally read for fun interested in reading. We had pretty much everyone buying this book, she said. She said the store sold 350 copies of the books in the series over the past two months. Some fans have been excited for more than two months. We read the books when they Sarah Flanagan said. At the time, they werent even talking about a movie. Chelsea Rence, a 24-year-old animal biology senior, sat down to play a game of cards with her friend to pass the time. Weve been waiting in line for an hour, Rence said at about 3 a.m. But its so worth it. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@ alligator.org. 4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012Customers can get slices of cheese pizza for $1, subs for $7through Wednesday and from noon until 9 p.m. on Sunday This is a labor of love, you know, Joey said in an accent reminiscent of Rocky Balboas. Im just a cook, you know. Im not a chef. Im just a ham-and-egger. Marinara sauce, or red sauce as some Italians call it, is the secret to Italian homestyle cooking, Joey said. His sauce is so dense with tomatoes and herbs that it forms its own layer when added to a chicken parmesan sub. Though Joey, who worked in home iminstructor, hadnt managed a restaurant before, the family always wanted to open a family bistro. The question was always when and where. Joey came across a For Rent sign in the window of the vacant Gator Dawgs in November when he and his wife were visiting Jacob. The 18-year-old is a premed student at Santa Fe College. The address of the empty space was 1023. Jacobs birthday is Oct. 23 10/23. The space was affordable, Jodi said, and they loved the city. They moved to Gainesville a month later. My intent was not to go to college with my son, but when you look at the number of mouths to feed down here, Jodi said, this was a no-brainer. Joeys grandmother is from Sicily, and his grandfather is from Calabria, a city at the southern tip of the boot. In Calabrese, you know, the man makes the gravy on Sunday, Joey said. So I would always hang around the kitchen and watch my grandfather cook. During those days, he learned the familys marinara recipe. Joey perfected the sauce and his signature broccoli bread, which is on the menu, when he was a teenager working at his Aunt Mariannes restaurant in upstate New York. Before he moved to Gainesville, his Aunt Marianne bequeathed her favorite apron to him. Joey wears the red, white and green-striped linen apron all day as he cooks. Patrons can get a slice of cheese pizza for $1. Joey makes the dough fresh every morning. Subs cost $7, and dinner dishes such as spaghetti cost $10. Erik Schineis, a 21-year-old UF adver tising senior, tried Bella Donnas for the He was back at 4 p.m. on Saturday for another slice of Joeys pizza and his chicken parmesan. Its like my grandmas kitchen, Schineis said. Actually, its better than my grandmas kitchen. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@ alligator.org. RESTAURANT, from page 1Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffJoey Feulner, owner and cook at Bella Donnas Italian Eatery, cooks 30 quarts of mari nara, or red, sauce. Rachel Crosby / AlligatorUF alumna Anh-Thu Nguyen, 23, plays cards with animal biology senior Chelsea Rence, 24, while waiting in line for the 3:10 a.m. showing of The Hunger Games. Local booksellers say theyve seen spikes in Hunger Games sales HUNGER, from page 1ON CAMPUS SHELBY WEBBAlligator WriterHeadphones are almost as common as backpacks on campus, and two UF students decided to listen in. Roommates Dalton Verhagen and Rehan Khan wanted to hear what students listen to on campus, so they stuck a camera in students faces and asked what artist and song they were listening to. They made a What Are You Listening to, UF? video and posted it on YouTube. The idea, based on Tyler Cullens New York City video, has reached London, Singapore and a few US cities and campuses. As of Sunday, the UF video posted March 19 had about 240 hits on YouTube. Khan, a 22-year-old microbiology cell science senior, and Verhagen said they thought UFs music selection could be even more interesting. video in mid-February, they got an array of responses, such as the Osborne Brothers, Bon Iver, Israel Kamakawiwoole and a Harry Potter audio book. As UF students, we see all these people with headphones walking to class, said Verhagen, an 18-year old computer engineering freshman. Ive always been curious to see what different people listen to. Contact Shelby Webb at swebb@alligator. org As UF students, we see all these people with headphones walking to class.Dalton VerhagenUF freshman


ABOUT 18 PEOPLE PARTICIPATED. SHELBY WEBBAlligator WriterThe small, travel-sized doll was nearly complete. Martha Dolan just needed to add Shell be ready to go out, Dolan, 57, said in a soft Alabama accent, laughing. Although Dolan has never been big on sewing, she felt compelled to join 18 others at Wild Iris Books on Wednesday evening to make comfort dolls for women seeking haven in local domestic abuse shelters through the Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network. A group also met Saturday to make more plush companions. Dolan said her past made the context of the event especially personal. She was married to a man who she said years of their 28-year marriage. She divorced the assistance of an attorney. She said the dolls will remind women that someone cares about them, even when it seems there is no comfort in sight. What a blessing for someone, Dolan said. Theyll know someones thinking about them. Pat Winters founded the national Comfort Doll Project in 2007 to give soft, small dolls to abused women around the world. Brenda Hutchings took over the project in 2010, and it was featured as Sew News 2012 charity sewing effort. After an article ran in the publication, she said, interest in the project skyrocketed. I just enjoy how many people reach out to give, Hutchings said. Its just wonderful. Crystal Sorrow, who teaches with Dolan at Millhopper Montessori School, saw an article about the project in Sew News and wanted to plan a comfort doll night in Gainesville. Hutchings gave Sorrow permission to localize the project for Alachua County. All dolls created will go to women seeking refuge in county abuse shelters through the Peaceful Paths program. Ive seen different friends go through hor rible situations, Sorrow said. After they get out, you can see how much their self-worth was eaten away. Sorrow recruited the help of Summer Lubart, a 21-year-old political science senior, to help plan the event and spread the word. I jumped at the chance, Lubart said. Those who attended were requested to make a $5 donation to cover the cost of supplies to make the dolls. Participants could choose from several pre-cut fabric patterns for dolls bodies, hair, clothes and other accessories. Sorrow said no experience was necessary, and that the dolls were easy to stitch in about 20 minutes. Dolan said the appearance of the dolls doesnt matter. Its the thought that counts. During her abusive relationship, she said she would hold a teddy bear during her hardest times. It was very comforting, she said, wiping back tears. Now I dont have to hold one because Im a strong person. Since her divorce 11 years ago, Dolan remarried, has a new career and climbed Blood Mountain, Georgias highest point on the Appalachian Trail, three times. She said therapy helped her get to where she is now and recommends that women in any abusive situation seek help. smile. Growing as a person has been fun. Contact Shelby Webb at swebb@alligator.org. MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffGainesville resident Crystal Sorrow, 34, sews up Zoe, one of the seven dolls she made at Wild Iris Books for the Comfort Doll Project, a national project that makes dolls for domestic abuse victims. I wanted to make her cheerful so she would be a bright spot for a battered woman, Sorrow said. Volunteers sew comfort dolls for domestic abuse victims LORI PERRYAlligator Contributing WriterA safe place is just a bus ride away for abused and neglected teens and children, but so far, Gainesville youth have not asked bus drivers for help. For the past three years, Gainesville Regional Transit System has partnered with CDS Family & Behavioral Health Ser vices Inc. to make city buildings and buses safe place locations. These safe spots act as temporary places for runaway and abused youth to stay before they are taken to Interface Youth Shelter for further help. If a kid were to run away or get kicked out of their house, chances are they are going to use a city bus to get around, or they are just going to ride a city bus all day because it is too hot or too cold outside or its raining, said Radha Selvester, CDS Outreach/Safe Place Specialist. Previously, RTS bus stops were safe place locations, but within the last year, the buses themselves have also been given that designation, Selvester said. But so far, no youth have used the buses to get help, Selvester said. We are very proactive and try to intervene before someone runs away, Selvester said. This may be why no one has used the buses as a safe place yet. Selvester said her organization will continue to let kids know this program exists by visiting schools and camps to give presentations about how to identify safe place locations. The locations have yellow-and-black-diamond signs and say Safe Place. Chip Skinner, RTS marketing and communications super visor, said if a teen or child asks an RTS bus driver for help, meet the bus. The police or a CDS representative will escort the youths to the Interface Youth Shelter on Northwest 13th Street, where they can get counseling, shelter and other services. If a youth isnt on a bus or near a bus stop, he or she can go to about 90 safe place spots in the county, Selvester said. RTS has about 110 buses, which doubles the number of safe spots in the county, Skinner said. If teens are in trouble, they can also text for help. Teens in need of help can text the word safe and their is located.RTS buses available to help runaway, displaced youth CAITLIN HARTLEYAlligator Contributing WriterNeither rain nor lighting could stop the power of giving or stripping. About 40 people stripped down to bikinis and boardshorts at the third annual Taking It Off For Charity strip poker tournament at University Commons on Saturday. The tournament was organized by the Pledge 5 Foundation, which coordiFrancis House and Goodwill. Participants traded bags of clothes for poker chips or bought them for $2 each to play Texas Hold Em or blackjack. I think people should want to give back to their community, and what better way to give back to your community than to have fun and do a crazy, exciting event like taking your clothes off? said Jason Bowman, director and co-founder of Pledge 5. Pledge 5 promoter Jamie Metcalf, 26, said the foundation held a clothing drive all week leading up to the tournament. Last year, participants donated about 3 tons of clothing, but Bowman said it would be a few days until he knows how much clothing was donated this year. A thunderstorm moved the tournament indoors at about 1:30 p.m., but nobody seemed discouraged. Were already in our bathing suits, Metcalf said, so why stop because of some rain?Participants take it off for charity, get rained on TOVA MILLERAlligator Contributing WriterAt 7:30 p.m. today, the Reitz Unions Rion Ballroom doors will open for a Pride Awareness Month concert. Bands Uh Huh Her and The Shondes will perform to an expected audience of 250 people, said Pride Awareness Month Public Relations Director Jessie Pincus. The concert will cost about $8,500 to put on and is free and open to the public, she said. Reitz Union Board Entertainment is co-sponsoring the event. Kelly Richard, a RUB bands co-director, said the bands have rock n roll and electronic feels. The Shondes will perform at 8 p.m. followed by duo Leisha Hailey and Camila Grey from indie-alternative band Uh Huh Her, Pincus said. Hailey is known for her role as Alice on the lesbian drama series The L Word, which ran for six seasons on Showtime. said Justin Soto, the director of Pride Awareness Month. I think students will be able to feel their excitement, he said. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the groups of all-female performers immediately after the show at about 9:30 p.m., Soto said. Ricky Carter, RUB treasurer and UF Pride Student Union president, loves Uh Huh Hers lyrics. he said. Its catchy, but not cliche. I can relate to it and think its fantastic music.Pride Awareness Month to host free concert tonight at Reitz Ricky CarterBus stops, buses provide a safe place


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialMONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORThe Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to opinions@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Fridays question: Have you ever been hypnotized? Todays question: Have you seen The Hunger Games?94 TOTAL VOTES9% YES 91% NOObamacare may be unconstitutionalToday, the Supreme Court will begin to hear arguments persons must buy health insur words, homeless guys on the Travis Hornsby is a statistics and economics senior at UF. His column appears on Mondays.Irrational FearsGeraldos argument highlights faulty logicWTravis Hornsbyopinions@alligator.org


MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7Letters to the EditorUSPS office should not be closedFirst, I would like to set aside any arguments that have to do with the current budget woes of the USPS. The fact that its budget shortfall is the result of a determined effort to destroy it does not actually matter in this case. The simple fact is Gainesville needs that The amount of time-sensitive mail that UF, Shands and the VA produce daily surely must outweigh the costs of trucking Gainesvilles mail up to Jacksonville to be processed. The jobs created, the hassle removed hotspots all make the Northwest 34th Street location ideal. Not to mention the prevention of vinyl records warping in the back of a hot mail truck. John Smith Psychology senior Adderall presents a major health problemIn the Feb. 24 issue of the Alligator, Maureen Mariano brought some attention to the problem of Adderall abuse on college campuses. Pointing out safe alternatives to study drugs is important, but there is still more that should be said about the consequences of misusing medications like Adderall. For one, the legal consequences can be severe. Adderall and the other stimulants used to treat ADHD are schedule II substances. That means they are among the most controlled substances one can prescribe. Selling or distributing these medications is illegal and can lead to felony charges. You can be arrested and put in jail. The consequences for other students cations can be effective treatments for ADHD, and for a great majority of people, they are very safe. However, for some susceptible people, they can cause some severe problems, including paranoia, accelerated heart rate and sudden death. A physician needs to evaluate, prescribe and monitor your response to the medication. Used correctly, these medications help many people lead more productive lives. However, misusing these medications may leave you with a lot more to worry about than tomorrows exam. Elias H. Sarkis M.D. Eric Dutton M.A. Sarkis Family Psychiatry The Raspberry Pi, an extremely thin, bare-bones computer, launched at the end of last month to the delight of tens of thousands of people. Consumers around the world had been anxiously waiting for its release for six years, and the computer sold out within hours. So whats all the hype? The main appeal is the price: The Model A Raspberry Pi is only $25, and the Model B is $35. The Model A Raspberry Pi packs a 700 megahertz processor, 256 megabytes of RAM, a USB port, an SD card reader and an HDMI port. The $35 Model B also comes equipped with an Ethernet port for a wired Internet connection and an additional USB port. All this is amazingly crammed into a credit-card sized computer, which consumers then connect to a separately purchased monitor. Although it certainly has mass appeal, the com puter wasnt designed for the general public. Instead, co-founder Robert Mullins told CNN, The primary goal was to build a low-cost computer that every child could own and one where programming was the natural thing to do with it. ity that created the Raspberry Pi computer, aims to help children who are unable to afford regularly priced computers to obtain one. The founders hope increased access to technology will help improve of computer science and programming. Eben Upton, a former computer science professor at St. Johns College of Cambridge University, started the Raspberry Pi Foundation in 2006. Upton was disappointed at the declining number of computer science applicants for his department. He said young adults know how to use computers but often do not know how they work. According to the foundations website, the founders also said they noticed the same problem. [C]omputers had become so expensive and ar cane that programming experimentation on them had to be forbidden by parents, they said. To have the price so low, the designers had to make a few compromises. There is no data storage included, for example. The operating system has to be saved on an SD card or on an external USB hard drive. Also, the operating system is a free version of Linux, not the more popular Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X. These compromises, however, have not prevented consumers from recognizing the Raspberry Pi as an incredible device. The inclusion of an HDMI port, an RCA video port and an audio jack means buyers can hook it up to a monitor or TV and stream HD video and music. The Linux operating system also supports many of the same functions that Windows or Mac OS X provide. Users can run word processing applications, surf the Internet or play 3D games. Many of the current buyers are technology enthusiasts, but the foundation hopes the computer will soon reach children, improving their intellectual engagement with this cutting-edge technology. David Rabinowitz is a columnist for the Cavalier Daily at the University of Virginia.Pi computer will get children interested in computer programming at young ageUWireDavid RabinowitzUWire Despite the pleas coming from both the left and right calling for further government inter vention in the energy industry, green and alternative energy sources are still unable to compete with coal and natural gas. Alternative energy sources have proven to be unsustainable, costly and detrimental to the economy, especially for working-class families. When it comes to most issues, liberals and conservatives seem to be at odds with one another, but for some strange reason, they both seem to be on the same side of the aisle when it comes to our countrys energy efBoth Sen. John McCain and President Barack Obama have been heard countless times calling for additional investment in wind and solar energy. But why should these politicians force taxpayers to invest more in an industry that has already cost us billions and produces very little? The Department of Energy spent $38.6 billion in grants to promote job growth via the green energy industry. The nearly $40 billion created only 3,545 new permanent jobs, although the DOE predicted 65,000 new permanent jobs. This means the DOE spent roughly $11 million dollars per job created. Heavy subsidization of industry clearly does not work. This obviously feeble industry, despite being propped up through subsidies, is still very unattractive The common misconception that oil tycoons are just greedy and do not care about the environment is a gross example of benightednes. In reality, any industrialist in a market economy would cient alternative to coal and oil. Any energy industry entity that discovers this alter nate resource would become immensely wealthy while reducing our oil dependency and increasing our standard of living. But wind, solar and biomass plants have proven to not be the answer, despite their governmental free ride. Range Fuels in Soperton, Ga., a plant dedicated to biomass technology, recently closed its doors despite its $25 million in subsidies. Renewable Portfolio Standards, mandated in 24 different states, create quotas regarding how much production must be dedicated toward alternative energy at production plants alternatives such as biomass once researched at Range Fuels. RPS increases the cost of energy production resulting in higher utility costs. Combining that with skyrocketing gas prices, it becomes obvious that the green movement is detrimental to lower income households. It is time for the state to get out of the energy industry and let market forces and consumers decide how we will power our homes and cars. The push for green energy has proven to be costly, ment. Thomas Ryan is a political science sophomore at Santa Fe College.Alternative energy Guest columnThomas RyanSpeaking Out


8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 MONDAY FEATURE JON SILMANAlligator Staff WriterEditors note: Information for this story was gathered during a ride-along with a Gainesville Po Before he starts his overnight shift, Tommy Harrison gets a cup of coffee from the Kangaroo Express on Northwest 13th Street. While he sits in his police car, he checks the loudspeaker. Then the front and back cameras. The computer screen on the center console. He reviews the incident list. Its time to work. Harrison, 28, is a three-year veteran of the Gainesville Police Department, and he works four 10-hour shifts a week. Before that, Boston. He patrols a quadrant of the southeast part of town, section R, or Romeo. lege students in this area, he said. You see a college student cruising around here, theyre looking for something. He rides in one of GPDs Ford Crown Victorias, an elegant beast of a car known for its speed and reliability. It has a shotgun rack above his head in front of the glass partition. Harrison is originally from Massachusetts, and he has a faint Boston accent. His dad is a police bers as a kid, and he watched the TV show religiously. Hes only ever wanted to be a cop. No one can deny the appeal of law enforcement, he said. On this night, the streets are wet, and he expects a slow shift. A car passes with high beams, and its go time. Harrison pulls a Uturn and speeds up. The cruiser accelerates fast and hums. He calls lights. He steps out of the car fast, with one hand on his holster and inside the car moves his hands a lot. Harrison cocks his head and asks if there are any drugs or weapons. The man admits the car is not his. Theres a lot of things not adding up, Harrison said. Backup arrives, and the man gets out of the car. He explains his name is Nick Savage. Hes a musician. He played with the late borrowing his friends car. He said hes fallen on hard times. Everyone relaxes, and hes let go with a warning to dim his brights when passing cars. Back in his own car, Harrison explains that part of being a cop is ing by watching how they move and speak. You get lied to 99 percent of the time, he said. He said there are some giveaways. When people answer a question he didnt ask, his cop radar goes off. When they immediately express innocence before he even opens his mouth, he knows something is wrong. One of the biggest things is didnt do anything. Harrison stops at a parking lot across the street from a food mart. Watch this, he said. A group of men standing around and on bikes scatter. While he sat, a call came on the radio about a foot pursuit. breath but surprisingly calm, gave a description of a suspect over the radio. It was too far away for Har rison to assist. Instead, he continued his patrol and pulled over a woman near Gardenia Garden Apartments for driving with one headlight. She didnt let him search her car, and her passenger, a young South Carolina license, had a beer can between his legs. After it got poured out, they were let go. While he drove away, Harrison explained why people burn out on mands a sort of hyper-vigilance, he said, so that you have to be aware of all things at once. Even said, you never know the amount of danger involved. Very few times I can say Ive been 100 percent at ease, he said. All I do is play out scenarios in my head. He said that awareness can be hard to turn off. Its why he likes to spend his free time with other cops. Im most relaxed with guys who will have my back. Harrison has never used his weapon on a person, he said, but one time he did shoot a deer that suffering. I had to see the department shrink after that, he said, quickly The rest of the night saw a car colliding with a bike (resulting in at a KFC (from late-night pressurecoming from a house. ed off their uniforms. For Harrison, theres nothing hed rather be doing. Every day is different; you hear things that youve never heard before or see things youve never seen before, he said. Its the added bonus of doing what you love. At the end of the day, you do. Contact Jon Silman at jsilman@ alligator.org.Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff You get lied to 99


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10, ALLIGATOR VETERANS and SECTION 8 Oakridge Apts 1120 NW 45th Ave. Openings for Vets who qualify under Section 8 Program. 2/1 $550. Pool, RTS, on-site laun dry 372-3783 3-29-12-20-2 GREAT VALUE WOODLAND TERRACE Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Water, sewer, garbage provided. Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop 1BR $445, 2 BR $545. 352-335-0420 3-2912-20-2 SERENOLA PINESOff SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $515, 2BR $595 352-335-0420 3-29-12-20-2 4BR/4BA Beautifully Renovated condo spacious kitchen, living area, and bedrooms partially furnished. W/D in unit. Great bus rts ten min to UF & shopping. $325/ room. Must rent all rooms at same time. Call(941)-232-1960 4-13-12-31-2 Cute HOUSES for Aug 1 View at www.10houses.com Cent H/A, W/D provided Quiet Areas Bike to UF 352-316-0154 nancy@10houses.com 4-512-20-2 DUCKPOND DUPLEX $700big oak tree, UF near, busline, carport, immaculate, carpet, 2br/1ba, WD hookup, CHA, fans, DW, burglar bars, postj@bellsouth.net; 352 284 3873; 352 376 0080. Prefer grads/quiet adults. 4-4-1219-2 Beautiful 2-story house. 2.5 miles from UF. 5BR/2.5BA 2400sq.ft. on large treed lot. Very quiet neighbrhd. H/W & tile floors, ceiling fans, W/D, ref, stove, dishwasher. $1600/ mo & security deposit. 727-686-1404 3-2712-10-2 3 Bed House $795/mo available now & Aug. Central AC, wooden floors, w/d hook-ups, and a vintage style walking distance to campus and downtown. University Ave & NW 8th st area. By Leo 706 Call now! 352-226-3535, 813-347-9379 3-27-12-10-2 ***WALK OR BIKE TO UF ***3/2 vintage home or 2/2 apt includes parking, available August 2012. 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Also Downtown Studio Apt. 216 SW 3rd Ave. $325/mth. Call 870-2760. 4-3-12-10-2 Charming 3BR/2BA home. CLOSE TO UF & SHANDS. Fenced in backyard. W/D, D/W, Garage, Wood flooring. Pets allowed. Move in Aug 1. $1,600/mo. Call 813-767-6629. 4-4-12-10-2 7 blks to UF, 4BR/3BA, 2 masters, POOL, HOT TUB, 2500sf, 2 prchs, 5 car park, responsible students or professionals only. $2375/mo Aug, yr. lease. 352-222-0211 3-28-12-5-2 2BR/1BA, Central A/C, Mobile home on shady lot. On busline. Laundry room, No pets. From $345 $420/mo. Incl water. 1st MONTH FREE RENT. Vacant lots available 4546 NW 13th St. Call 376-5887 4-25-242 Close to UF. 3BR/2BA, 119 NW 11th St; 3BR/1BA, 1022 NW 4th Ave. Cent A/C, W/D hook-ups. No pets. $1700/mo. AND 2BR/1BA, 912 SW 6th Ave. $700/mo. All from Aug 16th 1 year lease. Call 359-1508 4-5-10-2 $385/mo 1BR duplex in NE Gville one block from shopping. No up/downstairs neighbors! Call 352-505-6690 and leave msg. 930B NE 23rd Ave. 3-28-12-3-2 ***5 BEDROOM HOUSE*** Walk to class! Pool. 2 living rooms. Game room. Lots of parking. Call 561-866-8234 for further info. 3-30-12-5-2 3/2 1,500 sq. ft., 1.1 acre lot, 2 car gar. Built in '05; Meadows on the Prairie. Off Archer Rd, 6 mi. W of I75. 10-15 min. to UF; 1520 min. to SFC. $600/mo. Master BR, $550/ mo. other rooms All utils incl 727-224-5847 4-25-12-23-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. DONT WAIT TO PLACE YOUR SUBLEASE ADLast spring semester paper published on April 25th.CALL TODAY!!!orPLACE YOUR AD AT WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG DOWNTOWN LIVING AT IT'S BEST!! WALK TO HIPP, RESTURANTS, NIGHTLIFE. 3/3 WASHER,DRYER,CABLE,INTERNET, PARKING INCLUDED. 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WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-28-12-85-4 Female roommate needed in furnished condo, 1.5 miles from UF $379/MO cable, internet, utilities, pool+ more beautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871, Available 6/1/12 4-1112-20-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-25-72-5 WALK/BIKE TO UF! 4BED/2BATH FURNISHED, REMODELED HOME FOR RENT, TILE, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, HARD WOOD FLOORS, FIREPLACE + BONUS ROOM. $1750/mo PH 352-317-6530 4-4-12-10-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-25-12-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-25-12-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-25-12-72-6


ALLIGATOR BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-25-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 **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. 4-25-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-12-72-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 4-25-12-23-7 Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND 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 PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. 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MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG More Content Online at alligatorSports.orgFloridas womens tennis team beat Ole Miss on Sunday on the strength of Caroline Hitimanas eighth straight singles victory. ... Also, vote on our new poll question.Florida freshman third baseman Josh Tobias is out three to four weeks with a fractured hamate bone in his hand.AP PhotoJOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer PHOENIX Before all of the wins, the trips to the Elite Eight and the record-setting performances, there was a time when Erving Walker questioned becoming a Gator. Florida was fresh off an NIT season in 2008 and there was little room in UFs crowded backcourt even for a 5-foot-6, 140-pound freshman out of Middle Village, N.Y. With starting point guard Nick Calathes already entrenched in Floridas lineup and backup Jai Lucas still in the fold, Walker was heading into a situation in Gainesville as the least-touted of three guards and also on paper the least physically gifted. I think a lot of people told Erving that ovan said. Too much depth, too many guards, you need to re-open your recruitIn order to keep Walker, Donovan thought he would have to make another last-ditch sales pitch Walkers future at Florida, Donovan pleasantly realized he was wrong. Coach, wherever I go, I have to compete. And I have no probIn Walkers four years playing at UF, Donovan recalled the conversation as the one moment that will always impress him the most about Walkers character and work ethic. TOM GREENAlligator Staff Writer The only thing that stood between team that has had the Gators number recently. Entering the weekend, Florida had two of those four coming at the hands took two out of three games last year in Gainesville and then swept the Gators Carolina still had No. 1 Floridas number. That is, until the Gators (22-2, 5-1 series of the season. The big picture is its another series go on the road and play in a hostile environment like we did and battle after losFlorida easily took Fridays game, word to describe rubber-match victory. solo home runs from Daniel Pigott and lead, sophomore righty Jonathon Crawhitless through three innings. Any time you play on the road, you SEE BASEBALL, PA GE 14END OF GREGULATIONKenny Boynton carried the painful memories for a year, all the while waiting for this shot. Once again, an 11-point lead was slipping away in the closing seconds of an Elite Eight game, and once again, Boynton had a chance. Down by three with eight seconds remaining, Boynton received the pass from Brad landed he held his follow through, clenching his teeth for what must have felt like an eter nity as the ball soared toward the hoop. Realizing the shot was off, Boynton leaned back and to his left, trying to change the balls traattempt was futile. The ball clanged off the right side of the rim and Floridas collapse was complete. A chance at the Final Four had slipped away yet again. Boynton sluggishly isville hit one of two free throws to ice a 72-68 win. Boynton had been in this situation before. In 2011s Elite Eight loss to Butler, Boynton had a chance to save the game. With 19 seconds remaining in overtime and Florida trailing by one, he missed a catch-andshoot three after a hand off from Erving Walker. The shot likely would have given Florida the victory, but it caught only iron and Butler moved into the Final Four with a 74-71 win. The miss and the loss stuck with Boynton through the offseason, serving as inspiration for 2011-12. I know this year weve got the amount of talent that we can make it in the same posiHis prediction proved prophetic. The talented Gators put themselves in the exact position they were in last year: In the Elite separating them from a Final Four berth. By KenPom.coms win probability estimations, Florida had about a 90 percent chance of victory. But it was not to be against Butler, and it UF loss brings familiar miserySEE GREG, PA GE 15 Greg Lucatwitter: @gregluca UF Baseball SEE W ALKER, PA GE 15Donovan Poll ResultsWhere did you want to see Tim Tebow end up?54% JA GUARS 27% DOLPHINS 11% JET S 17% OTHER87 total votes


got to play defense, get a good start on the mound and obviously you fall behind early on the road, game, sometimes things can spiral Things began to slip away from Florida in the fourth, when Crawford gave up a leadoff hit and then since losing senior Tyler Thompson to a torn ACL last week helped The Gamecocks tacked on two runs by the end of the frame, and then tied up the game the followlineup for the better part of six inLefty Tyler Webb gave up just closer Matt Price combined to recent struggles against the Gameafter Vickash Ramjit and Cody Dent reached with two outs in the ninth, junior Nolan Fontana for 18 against the Gamecocks last season drove in the winning helped prove UF can take a series from the team that stood in its way yesterday never comes back to of what happens that day, we love each other and work hard with each other each and every day to get to where we want to be at the A radio broadcast contributed to this report. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@ alligator.org. 14, ALLIGATOR Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffJunior shortstop Nolan Fontana drove in the game-winning runs with a two-out triple in the ninth inning of Saturdays rubber match between No. 1 Florida and No. 8 South Carolina. SOFTBALL JONATHAN CZUPRYN Alligator Writer Last year, Michelle Moultrie set with a solo home run and three runs against the Razorbacks was just a continuation of her record-breaking Moultrie had no problem leadConference) to three straight victotrying to get on base and get hits to While Moultrie is driving in more runs and is on pace to top speedster can still round the bases to this year have been scored by Moultrie, who ranked in the runs entering the The two players most grateful Moultrie has been giving her pitchers more run support since third-inning home run that gave the more punch, a little more offense, third-base line, and the third baseman barely even got her glove up, nessing a reformed Moultrie; she has set a trio of new single-game cafour runs scored and three stolen she has already hit eight in 31 games a good thing whenever you can see Moultries big weekend powers Florida to sweep of Arkansas BASEBALL, from page 13Moultrie


locker, using his white iPhone as a distraction while reporters sur rounded him. We made mistakes on our own. It wasnt that they were playing good, it wasnt anything that they did, it was just we lost the game on our own, our mistakes. The Gators were 0 of 4 from the utes. Walker, a senior, missed two key free throws after drilling four straight earlier in the game after a foul and a technical called on Louisville coach Rick Pitino. Beal, who was named to the West Regional All-Tournament Team, committed a turnover that led to a jumper from Smith. He was also left after coming up with a steal. In But the Gators and Beal had their chances late. Beal, who scored shooting and grabbed 33 rebounds in UFs four tournament games, had seconds left and Florida trailing by one. Its terrible, Beal said of letting the game slip away. I was thinking about that as soon as I saw the shot miss. When you foul and youre walking down to the other end, youre like, Dang, we had the game in our hands. Still, with the Gators down three after a pair of free throws from Smith, who scored or assisted on Beal had a chance to tie it. But his 3-point attempt from near the top of the key clanged off iron, as did Boyntons second attempt with just eight ticks left. I felt I was open for a minute, and then I let it go, Beal said. It went off. I got the rebound back, kicked it to Kenny, it was off. It just happens. We just didnt execute plays down the stretch at all. halftime before Saturdays loss, and now heads into the offseason uncer tain about the future at point guard with Walker graduating. The Gators also await a decision from Beal, who said he wasnt thinking about next round pick in the NBA draft. ures, with Murphy and Beal leading grabbed eight rebounds, while Beal had seven. Walker, who afterward in the locker room clutched a towel Pitino is now 7-0 all-time against Florida coach Billy Donovan, who played under Pitino at Providence Both talked fondly of the other leading up to the game, and that didnt change after a closely contested matchup. I personally, for me, am very happy for coach Pitino, Donovan situation like that, with our relationship, but I dont think any coach enjoys losing in this type of situation. But if I had to lose, it would be to him. After saying Friday that its not coach he loves, Pitino was similarly effusive Saturday. the way the game ended, because they outplayed us, Pitino said. For it really hurt inside. As much as I felt like celebrating, it really hurt because he did such a masterful job of coaching. Contact Matt Watts at mwatts@ alligator.org.AP PhotoFreshman guard Brad Beal was named to the West Regional All-Tournament Team but missed two shots Beal ends impressive tournament with costly mistakes HOOPS, from page 1 ending the Gators season a game shy of the Final Four and providing a kick to the stomach even harder than last years blow. tough shot, and Florida missed some good looks. Beal traveled twice and missed a layup after a baseline drive with 4:39 remaining. In all, the Gators scored three points on look in the second. As Billy Donovan said, it was totally different from what happened against Butler last season, when UF gave the game away by yielding offensive rebounds and not Same feeling, Boynton said. utes left and just werent able to close the game out, Patric Young said. Maybe Florida should have gone inside more. Despite Louisvilles foul trouble, neither Young nor Murphy attacked the basket more or settled for fewer jumpers. Maybe Beal shouldnt have traveled. All of those points are moot now. Another UF season has ended with heartbreak, leaving another memory sure to cause months of torment. Walker said at the start of the year that he and Boynton hardly left the house for two weeks after the loss to Butler. He said the feeling of failure would probably be with him for the rest of his life, but that hed use it to learn and get better. Its impossible not to feel for UFs lone senior now, as he ends his career with two trips to the doorstep, no appear ances in the Final Four and no chance to redeem himself next year. It cant be much easier for Boynton, Murphy and Young, who have to start from scratch with the knowledge that twice theyve been as close as it gets to the pinnacle of college basketball. And theres no one they can blame but themselves. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. GREG, from page 13Lone seniors record-breaking career comes up short of Final Four goalWhile others might point to Walkers game-winning shots, starting on back-toback Elite Eight teams or his school-record as a Gator, the unique understanding Donovan found with Walker as only a player and coach can have is something both grew to cherish. Twenty-seven years ago, Donovan was in the same situation as Walker questioning his future as an unheralded point guard at Providence and asking his former coach Rick Pitino, who is now at Louisville, if he needed to look at other colleges. When Pitino realized that no other team wanted Donovan who had grown outof-shape and complacent after a year on the bench the coach convinced him to stay and lose weight during the summer. He came back in awesome shape, was the third guard on the team that year. The following year he got so good, Pitino said. Ive never had in my life anyone work as was the start of his college legend. In his senior year, Donovan started at point guard and guided Pitinos Friars on an that ended in the Final Four. On Saturday, Walkers own record-breaknament, just a game shy of Donovans ultimate achievement as a player. While losing to his good friend and mentor was bittersweet for Donovan, it was nothing short of heartbreaking for Walker, sists and just two turnovers. We had a great journey and its tough to get to the Elite Eight and we did that and Im proud of these guys for it, Walker said. But we wanted to get to that Final Four and contend for a title. Almost doesnt count when youre right there. As Floridas lone senior and perhaps its only offseason departure pending Brad Beals decision to either stay at UF or enter the NBA Draft, Walker could already painfully see a future without him on the team for the seasons. Walker has played in the second-most games in Florida history and has seen more minutes on the court than any Gators player He ends his career fourth in all-time scor ing, second in 3-pointers made and in the I think this program is still on the uprise, Walker said. They have a lot of great players. And I think coach Donovan will continue to do a great job and I think theyll get to the Final Four next year. While all of those moments and accomplishments will be hard to leave behind for Walker, perhaps the toughest will be going forward without Donovan in his life day after day. When asked about the impact his coach had on him during the last four years, Walkmy life. He helped me in so many ways as an athlete, Walker said before having to pause. And just as a person. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org. WALKER, from page 13 UF Bask etball I felt I was open for a minute, and then I let it go.Brad BealUF guard


16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 David Carr / Alligator StaffFlorida freshman Kytra Hunter posted a career-best 9.975 on vault to help rally the Gators to their second SEC title in three years. THE FRESHMAN WON THE ALL-AROUND TITLE WITH A 39.625. LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer Kytra Hunter could have backed down against the Southeastern Conferences experienced heavyweights. She could have let the most intense environment she had faced in her young college career intimidate her. Instead, Floridas freshman all-around competitor rose to the occasion and propelled the Gators to SEC supremacy. Hunter recorded a 39.625 to snag the SEC all-around title as No. 1 Florida (17-1, 5-1 SEC) hoisted its eighth SEC Championship trophy in school history and third in six years Saturday in Duluth, Ga. The 39.625 was Hunters second-highest all-around score this season, and it placed her ahead of the SEC Gymnast of the Year, Arkansas Jaime Pisani (39.50). In addition, Hunter was named SEC Freshman of the Year the third straight year a Gator has earned the honor. Alaina Johnson won it last year, and Ashane Dickerson took home the award in 2010. Shes only a freshman, and to win the SEC allaround title, thats just a phenomenal achievement, junior Marissa King said. Its an honor to have her on the team. She has yet more great things to come. Hunters all-around score was the highest at the SEC Championship since Georgias Courtney Kupets notched a 39.775 in 2009. Ironically, Hunter and Kupets both come from the same elite-level club, Hills Gymnastics, in Gaithersburg, Md. That just shows her competitive experience and the level that she is at, coach Rhonda Faehn said. On vault, Hunter tallied her best score of the after noon. She posted a collegiate-best 9.975 to win the SEC vault title by a margin of .05 points. Not only did the near-perfect performance excite her teammates, but Hunter herself was impressed by her execution. My vault performance was amazing, Hunter said. Ive been practicing on vault a lot with sticking drills. Its helped a lot and it showed [Saturday]. Her 9.975 turned out to be a key factor in Floridas Georgia by .125. But the team exploded with a 49.525 vault score to rally to the top of the leaderboard and events, Hunter shined. She placed second on balance four gymnasts at 9.9. on uneven bars with three at Gwinnett Center. Ive said from the beginning, shes one of the top all-arounders in the country, Faehn said. Kytra really put together a great meet. But shes very humble and disciplined. The Gators will learn today at 3 p.m. which site they will be assigned for the NCAA Regional Championships at its location, it will return to Duluth for the NCAA Championships on April 20-22. Knowing that we did make mistakes, and knowing that there are regionals and nationals to come back and We still have to go out and work hard. Winning the SEC Championship doesnt mean that we can go home and relax.Hunter vaults UF to SEC championship UF Gymnastics