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Thursday January 17, 2013Rowdy Reptiles Nominated for Naismith Student Section of the Year

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Floridaís Rowdy Reptiles have been nominated as one of the top college basketball student sections in the country, and Gator fans will have a say in determining the most deserving student section by voting for the Naismith Student Section of the Year Award.


By visiting, Florida fans can vote once per day for the Rowdy Reptiles as the top student section in college basketball. The Naismith Student Section of the Year Award is dedicated to celebrating fans that love college hoops and provide support to their college basketball team with devotion and passion. It is presented through a partnership of The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), an affiliate of IMG College, and the Atlanta Tipoff Club, administrators of the Naismith Awards,


The Naismith Student Section of the Year Award will be determined through two rounds of public votes, combined with a scoring of finalists by the Naismith Awards Board of Selectors, which will review criteria such as the student sectionís name and attendance, as well as photos and video. Complete details on the selection process can be found at


The winning student section gets bragging rights, while the winning school will receive $10,000 to be used in its general scholarship fund.

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