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Second Florida crown is one for history books

The first national title was for them. The second one is for the Gators' legacy as a great all-time team, writes Gene Wojciechowski.

Originally Published: April 3, 2007
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- A tournament official carrying a worn, taped-up cardboard box walked to the second row behind the Florida bench and placed the package under the press row table. This is where the national championship trophy sat for most of the final 6 minutes and 17 seconds of Monday evening's Final Four title game: under a blue-curtained table and under the watchful eye of a security guard as the Gators put the finishing touches on hoops history.

It wasn't the greatest championship game you'll ...

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