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Florida first to hold football, hoops titles at same time

Updated: January 9, 2007, 1:03 AM ET
Associated Press

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Call it the Gator Slam.

The Florida Gators became the first program to hold football and men's basketball titles at the same time Monday night with a 41-14 victory over top-ranked Ohio State.

The basketball team won its first championship in April, beating UCLA 73-57 in Indianapolis. The football team claimed its second title -- the Gators also won in 1996 -- with similar ease.

"How do I compare them? Both have confetti landing on my head," athletic ...

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