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Chomping at Bits: Florida’s defensive, communication breakdowns have impact in Vanderbilt loss

Mike White was a bit exasperated with his team on Saturday.

NCAA Basketball: Vanderbilt at Florida Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

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Gators experienced defensive, communication breakdowns in Vanderbilt loss: Mike White notes that there was a lot of immaturity and finger-pointing going on. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators; Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun)

Thoughts on Florida’s loss to Vanderbilt: On the Gators’ slow start, missed opportunities, and this being Florida’s first “bad” loss of the season. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

UF receiver commit Daquon Green discusses Florida’s remaining targets: Green feels particularly good about the Gators’ chances with 3-star LB Nick Smith, 4-star DT Tedarrell “T.J.” Slaton, and 4-star CB Chris Henderson. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Florida commit Zachary Carter shuts down his recruitment: The 4-star DE is no longer planning a trip to Tuscaloosa. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Andrew Spivey, Gator Country)

4-star OL Kai-Leon Herbert decommits from Michigan: Herbert is expected to visit Florida this coming weekend. (SEC Country)

Freshmen quarterbacks to get their shot: With Luke Del Rio sidelined for Spring, freshmen Feleipe Franks and Kyle Trask will get the bulk of snaps. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Florida gymnastics defeats North Carolina: Alex McMurty won each event she appeared in, while Alicia Boren earned her first floor exercise title, and second all-around title, with collegiate best marks. (Gainesville Sun)

Track and field Gators post national leads at Hokie Invitational: Sophomore Kunle Fasasi (400 meters) and freshman Grant Holloway (long jump) both posted Division I leads. Holloway joins Ashton Eaton as the only other man in the world since 1999 to indoor long jump over 8.05 meters and break 7.75 in the 60 hurdles. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

Florida women’s basketball earns first SEC win: The Gators picked up a 76-68 victory on the road at Georgia. (Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)

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