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NCAA Women’s Basketball Teams Test New Rules In Exhibition Game

The UF women's basketball team celebrates after beating FSU Nov. 16 in the O'Connell Center. The new 24-second shot clock rule would benefit the Gators if passed. Lorraine Hoffmann / UAA Communications.

The University of Connecticut and Vanguard University tested potential new NCAA rules at their exhibition game Nov. 8. The rules, which include using men's basketballs, a farther 3-point arc and a shorter shot clock, could cause significant changes to the University of Florida's women's basketball team and other college basketball teams.

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New Legacy Park To Feature Multipurpose Center, Recreational Fields

Bruce Hardy, Rylee Birkle and Fredrick Carter practice lacrosse at the Hal Brady Recreation Complex. Santa Fe High School's lacrosse team is only able to practice because of the space available at the complex. Photo by Alison Eckerle / WUFT News.

The new Legacy Park, soon to be constructed next to the Hal Brady Recreation Complex in Alachua, will be designed by Alachua-based architecture firm Paul Stresing Associates Inc. Phase one of the park’s construction, including a multipurpose center along with a nature trail and pavilion, is set to begin in April 2016 and will finish construction a year later.

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