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2011-05-02 14:43:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti today presented a $100,000 check in the name of University of Florida men's basketball coach Billy Donovan's designated charity, the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation, for winning the inaugural Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge.

2009-04-02 14:12:25

University of Florida assistant Shaka Smart was named the men's head basketball coach at Virginia Commonwealth Thursday. Smart will be the 10th head coach in VCU history and succeeds Anthony Grant, who took a similar job on March 27 at the University of Alabama. Smart, a native of Madison, Wis., was the school's top pick among a pool of candidates and also held assistant coaching jobs at Clemson and Akron prior to joining Florida Coach Billy Donovan last season. I am thrilled to be a part of...

2009-03-27 20:19:54

Anthony Grant has decided to leave Virginia Commonwealth and become the basketball coach at Alabama, the Birmingham News reported Thursday. Grant led VCU to post-season appearances in each of the last two seasons.

2006-04-11 20:14:40

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Slowly shaking his head and squinting his eyes, Joakim Noah painfully recalls life in Paris when his father first took him to a tennis court.

2006-04-04 15:05:24

By Steve Ginsburg INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - With four sophomores and a junior in the starting line-up, few people expected Florida to emerge as the national champions.

2006-04-02 16:28:56

By Steve Ginsburg INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Tradition-rich UCLA will attempt to win its 12th national basketball championship when it faces Florida in the NCAA title game on Monday night.

2006-04-01 22:20:09

By Steve Ginsburg INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Florida used its superior height to end upstart George Mason's remarkable NCAA Tournament run with a 73-58 victory Saturday in the national semi-finals.


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