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Go-Go Gators
GRANT WAHL
April 10, 2006
Behind center Joakim Noah's snarling, suffocating defense and a balanced, up-tempo attack, Florida cruised past UCLA to win its first basketball title
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April 10, 2006

Go-go Gators

Behind center Joakim Noah's snarling, suffocating defense and a balanced, up-tempo attack, Florida cruised past UCLA to win its first basketball title

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"Je t'aime," Joakim replied. ("I love you.")

In Europe they have a way to hail transcendent performances, whether they take place in an opera house or a sports arena. So bravo, Joakim. Bravo, Oh-Fours. And bravo, Gators. You are the 2006 national champions, and there's nothing fake about that.

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