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Gator Men’s Hoops Holds Off Aggies For Senior Day Win

By on March 4th, 2015

The Florida men’s basketball team edges Texas A&M 66-62 in its final regular season home game of the year on Tuesday night. It’s a win, but it wasn’t always pretty. With 1:58 to play, the Gators held a comfortable 58-45 lead. Then the … Continue reading

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Gators Top Tennessee as Donovan Reaches 500 Win Milestone

By on March 1st, 2015

Minutes after the Gators cruised to a 66-49 win over Tennessee, the majority of the O’Connell Center crowd remained standing at their seats. With a packed student section in front of him and his basketball team behind him, all eyes were … Continue reading

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Jarrell Martin’s Career-High 28 Points Powers LSU Past Florida In Men’s Hoops

By on February 22nd, 2015

With a chance to reach the 500th win plateau in his coaching career, Billy Donovan will have to wait a little longer. Florida had no answer for LSU forward Jarrell Martin, who scored a career-high 28 points and added 13 … Continue reading

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Moody’s Three-Pointer Beats Florida, Gators Lose Third Straight

By on February 13th, 2015

Ole Miss guard Stefan Moody joined Miami’s Angel Rodriguez and Georgetown’s D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera on a special list Thursday night. All three players have drained game-winning jumpers to beat the Florida Gators this season. Moody drained a long-distance three-pointer over Chris Chiozza with … Continue reading

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Gator Men’s Hoops Hopes To Slow Down Ole Miss At Home Tonight

By on February 12th, 2015

Despite a loss to Kentucky last Saturday, Florida men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan saw his team dig deep and fight. He said “it was the first time I’ve felt in 23 games we played to win.” Florida (12-11, 5-5) played inspired basketball … Continue reading

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Frazier II Sinks Clutch Free Throws As Florida Edges Arkansas

By on February 1st, 2015

Before Florida tipped off against Arkansas at the O’Connell Center on Saturday afternoon, junior Dorian Finney-Smith had an inkling that teammate Michael Frazier II would make the game-winning shot. That’s exactly what happened. “He told me before the game but … Continue reading

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Florida Men’s Basketball Looks To Build Momentum Against Arkansas

By on January 31st, 2015

Despite a much needed win on the road against Alabama on Tuesday, the Florida men’s basketball team still has some resume building to do in order to have a case for the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee in March. A win against … Continue reading

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Gator Men’s Hoops Drops to Georgia, 24-game SEC Win Streak Snapped

By on January 18th, 2015

All good things must come to an end and that was the case with Florida’s SEC winning streak in men’s basketball. The Gators fell in a deep hole early and never recovered, falling to Georgia 73-61 in Athens on Saturday … Continue reading

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Gainesville High Dominates Eastside 60-38 in Boys Basketball

By on January 17th, 2015

Sophomore Isaiah Wilson (#4) poses after electrifying the crowd with a one-handed poster dunk In front of a packed house at Santa Fe College, the Gainesville Hurricanes took care of business against the Eastside Rams with a 60-38 win on … Continue reading

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Florida Men’s Basketball cruises past Mississippi State 72-47

By on January 11th, 2015

Eli Carter scored 20 points off the bench as the Florida men’s basketball team blew out the Mississippi State Bulldogs 72-47 on Saturday night. The Gators improve to 2-0 in conference play, 9-6 on the season. It was Carter’s first … Continue reading

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