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Chomping at Bits: Florida basketball teams sweep exhibitions

But while both teams mostly cruised, the women’s win came after losing a starter to injury for the year.

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Really just a great picture of Mike White here.
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Chomping at Bits comes stocked with the best Florida Gators links and news we can find, and maybe some other stuff. Here’s hoping it will be daily through the rest of football season.

Florida shoots well but leaves room for improvement in exhibition win over Lynn: The Gators had the game well in hand throughout, but an inability to stop the hot hand of Lynn’s Jordan Allen made for a second half Gators players will surely relive on film for about a week. (Box Score | Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Gators women drub Valdosta State: The Blazers weren’t much of a challenge for the Gators — which was good news, given that Florida also revealed Wednesday that it lost arguably its top returner, Danielle Rainey, to a torn ACL earlier in the week. (Sam Stolte, Florida Gators | Sam Stolte, Florida Gators)

Rarin’ Gators more than ready for Georgia: This is a thing that I think may be an edge for Florida: The Gators seem to be licking their chops rather than wounds entering this weekend. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

How Florida can game plan for Georgia: Stealing ideas that have been successful sounds like a good idea to me. (David Wunderlich, Gator Country)

Busting Florida-Georgia myths: I feel like “Georgia’s 2019 team isn’t sexy, but it isn’t struggling” might actually be a myth that gets busted. (Pat Dooley, The Gainesville Sun)

Gators volleyball guts out five-setter at Missouri: One of those back-and-forth matches that you have to win to earn trophies went Florida’s way. (Katie Callahan, Florida Gators)

Mike Holloway named USA Track and Field head coach for 2020 Olympics: A huge honor, sure, but you have to consider that like half the team is going to consist of Gators, so... (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

Bradley Beal torches Rockets in losing effort of historic shootout: It’s gotta hurt to score 46 in regulation and still not come away with a win. (Alan Jenkins, Bullets Forever)

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