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Amanda Butler hopes loss to UT is valuable lesson for Gator women's basketball team



Florida fell just short of defeating storied Tennessee at the O'Connell Center on Sunday in a 78-75 loss in overtime.

But Gators coach Amanda Butler said the loss can be a huge confidence-builder for a team filled with six freshmen, and she hopes the Florida players will use it as a learning experience as the team goes forward.

The Gators are off this week, and return to the court on Sunday when they host South Carolina at 1 p.m.

Hear Butler talk more about the loss and the upcoming bye week:

[Last modified: Monday, January 14, 2013 4:58pm]


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