In his introductory press conference six months ago, first-year women’s basketball coach Cameron Newbauer said he thought the bats at the UF bat house were cool.
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Do you hear it? The ticking? She hears it. She’s been hearing it for as long as she can remember, and now it’s grown from a little pinch to a searing pain she can’t hide if she tries. She hears it when she thinks about her future — a future that, until recently, saw her heading to the WNBA. Well, no more. No more basketball for junior Brooke Copeland. Not when people are suffering, dammit, and not while she can do something about it in her limited time on earth.
After a three-year drought of not seeing one of its players selected in the WNBA draft, the Florida women’s basketball team has once again sent a player to the pros.
When Cameron Newbauer answered his cell phone last week and was told he was being considered for the women’s basketball head coaching job at the University of Florida, a combination of shock and awe coursed through his body.
Cameron Newbauer was named Florida’s new women’s basketball head coach on Monday, UF’s athletic department announced.
I had been planning a column calling on UF athletics director Scott Stricklin to fire women’s basketball coach Amanda Butler for weeks. I was waiting until after the season ended — presumably with an early exit in the SEC Tournament — to write it. It was actually supposed to run in place of this column, but then it didn't need to.
Cruising down the floor of Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, Ronni Williams charged towards the basket with the ball in her hands before coming to a screeching halt at the free-throw line.
Senior center Tyshara Fleming has accrued a lot of nicknames during her career at Florida.
As the game’s remaining seconds ticked away at the O’Connell Center, Amanda Butler motioned toward referee Kelly Johnson and asked for a 30-second timeout.
With one week remaining in the regular-season schedule and the SEC Tournament looming, it’s finally starting to sink in for Ronni Williams that her, four-year journey at Florida is coming to an end.
Shimmy Gray-Miller still vividly remembers the first time she met Kay Yow.
As loss after loss continued to pile on to the Gators’ conference record earlier this month, Amanda Butler finally hit her breaking point. She couldn’t take it anymore.
Sunday wasn’t supposed to be easy for freshman guard Delicia Washington.
Ronni Williams and Delicia Washington trotted toward halfcourt before meeting each other with a chest bump as the final buzzer sounded at the O’Connell Center.