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Gators clamp down on UCLA to win NCAA title

Updated: April 3, 2006, 11:49 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Florida Gators won their first NCAA men's basketball national championship Monday night, 73-57 over UCLA.

Joakim Noah dominated UCLA with 16 points, nine rebounds and a record seven blocks Monday night to key a blowout.

The championship for Billy Donovan's team comes 10 years after Steve Spurrier led the Gators to a title in that "other: sport. Spurrier is long gone, and the days of Florida being only a football school appear to be, too.

For 40 lopsided minutes, ...

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