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Florida Faces Nevada in First Round of NCAA Tournament

The Florida Gators are set to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Gators, who fell to the eventual champion Auburn Tigers 65-62 in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament, secured a 10-seed in the big dance. Next stop #MarchMadness #GatorsHoop pic.twitter.com/ptnxv4givY …

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Arkansas Takes on Providence in NIT

After a 17-15 season, the Arkansas Razorbacks failed to secure a bid in the NCAA Tournament. However, they will continue their season as the No. 5 seed in the National Invitational Tournament. They will be taking on the 4th seeded Providence Friars. The Friars finished 18-15 overall, including 7-11 in …

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Gators Struggle Late in Loss to Auburn

The Auburn Tigers defeated the Florida Gators 65-62 in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament. Andrew Nembhard attempted a three pointer when Gators were down by 3 with approximately 5 seconds left. It appeared like he got hit by multiple defenders, but the referees didn’t make the call, ultimately sending …

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Gators Face Off Against Razorbacks in SEC Tournament

The Florida Gators are currently in Nashville to compete in the SEC Tournament. They got a first round bye and are set to play a hot Arkansas team on Thursday afternoon. The Razorbacks won three straight games to close out conference play, including solid victories over Ole Miss and Alabama. …

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Lou Williams Breaks NBA Bench Scoring Record

Lou Williams has been an electric bench scorer since he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2005. He has now played for six different NBA franchises in his 14-year career. Elite Scorer One thing has always remained consistent for Williams throughout his time in the league: he is an …

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Gators Take on No. 6 Kentucky in Regular Season Finale

The Florida Gators will conclude their regular season on Saturday afternoon as they head to Lexington to face off against the 6th ranked Kentucky Wildcats. The Wildcats have won 5 of their past 6 games and sit at 14-3 in the SEC. Next stop Lexington, KY. #GatorsHoop pic.twitter.com/WgBJdJwPZw — Gators …

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Gator Men’s Hoops Struggles Late in Loss Against Georgia

After losing each of their past three games by a single possession, the Georgia Bulldog men’s basketball team hangs on late to upset Florida in Gainesville 61-55 on Saturday night. Nicolas Claxton paced the Bulldogs with a career-high 25 points on an extremely efficient 9 of-12 from the field.  He …

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Local High Schools Competing for Regional Basketball Championships

There are two regional championship games tonight that involve Gainesville-based teams. The Matchups Madison County @ Hawthorne, Region 1A, 7:00 p.m. PK Yonge @ Jacksonville University Christian, Region 4A, 7:00 p.m. What to Look For? The Hawthorne Hornets are 25-1 on the season and come into this matchup on a …

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Gators Get Statement Win Over No. 13 LSU

The Florida Gators extended their winning streak to three as they defeated the No. 13 LSU Tigers 82-77. The Gators failed to capitalize on an opportunity to win the game in regulation, but took advantage of the extra five minutes to secure the five point victory. KeVaughn Allen led all …

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