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The Son Also RisesBy Grant Wahl, January 23, 2006Florida center Joakim Noah, who chose a whole different racket from his father, Yannick, has found his own on-court success -- and helped the surprising Gators to their best start ever.

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

Noah's ArtBy Grant Wahl, April 13, 2006Florida center Joakim Noah, who chose a different racket from his father, Yannick, has lifted the Gators -- on and off the court.

The Go-To GatorsBy Grant Wahl, November 20, 2006Florida's dynamic duo of Joakim Noah and Al Horford keep driving each other to new heights.

Don't Be A Fool, Stay In SchoolBy Grant Wahl, December 25, 2006A champion Florida team bursting with NBA-ready talent returned intact--thanks to a humble, hardworking Tennessee farmer.

The Gators AgainBy Grant Wahl, April 09, 2007Florida's NBA-ready stars postponed pro riches and returned to repeat as champions, securing a lofty place in college hoops history by outgunning a familiar foe -- Ohio State -- in the title game.

Long Way From GainesvilleBy Marty Burns, March 24, 2008After starring at Florida, Noah has seen it all as rookie.

Florida Trio Finding Its NBA GrooveBy Britt Robson, November 24, 2009It hasn't come quickly, but three of the most prominent alumni of Florida's back-to-back NCAA championship teams -- Al Horford, Joakim Noah and Corey Brewer -- have reclaimed their legacy with the sort of dogged, selfless, ever-improving performances in the NBA that characterized their college careers.

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