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Gator women earn 61-37 victory over Alabama



The women's basketball team held Alabama to 24.6 percent from the field to help earn a 61-37 victory over the Tide Thursday night. Florida's strong defense also forced Alabama into 18 turnovers that led to 22 points.

Junior Jennifer George led the Gators with 15 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks - her 11th double-double of the season.  Five other Gators scored seven or more points, including senior Azania Stewart who had eight points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots.

"I'm really proud of the maturity I think we displayed for a lot of different reasons," UF head coach Amanda Butler said. "The talk and the
questions we kept getting were about how do you play against Alabama after such a big win versus LSU - I think we really showed our senior leadership, in particular, and just our composure from game to game. We had great execution of the game plan."





[Last modified: Friday, January 20, 2012 9:24am]


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