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SEC Releases Men’s Hoops Schedule

By on August 20th, 2015

The SEC released its men’s basketball conference schedule for the upcoming season.   Florida will play Kentucky, Georgia, Vanderbilt, LSU, and Ole Miss twice while playing other league teams once this season.   UF will host Georgia on January 2 to open … Continue reading

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AD Foley Acts Quickly; Hires Mike White To Replace Billy Donovan

By on May 7th, 2015

Earlier this week, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said a committee he had formed to replace men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan was going to have its first meeting. Apparently the committee didn’t take long to complete its work. On Thursday, it … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan Struck by Thunder Offer, Hired by OKC

By on April 30th, 2015

For the first time since 1996, Billy the Kid will not be the head man in Gainesville. Billy Donovan will be leaving Florida after 19 years to become the new head coach of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. Donovan has … Continue reading

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Donovan Still Mulling Over Choices

By on April 30th, 2015

Florida men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan is still mulling over his decision; to stay at the University of Florida or continue discussions and possibly take a job offer from the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. Multiple sources have reported that Donovan … Continue reading

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ESPN.com Reports Donovan To Talk To Thunder About Job

By on April 29th, 2015

ESPN is reporting today that the Oklahoma City Thunder are, or will be soon, in discussions with Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan about their coaching vacancy. Scott Brooks was fired as Thunder coach a few days ago and ever since … Continue reading

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Gator Men’s Hoops Loses To Wildcats; SEC Tournament Next

By on March 8th, 2015

The regular season has come to an end for the Florida men’s basketball team and it ends with a road loss to top ranked Kentucky on Saturday by a 67-50 score. Florida hung tough with the Cats until the final … Continue reading

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Gator Men’s Hoops Ends Regular Season At Kentucky

By on March 7th, 2015

The Florida men’s basketball team ends what has been an injury plagued and inconsistent regular season today with a game at top ranked and unbeaten Kentucky. What a difference a year makes; last year, Florida beat Kentucky three times on … Continue reading

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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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Donovan Gets 500th Career Win As Gators Top Vols

By on February 28th, 2015

Florida men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan picked up his 500th career coaching win Saturday as his Gator basketball team beats Tennessee 66-49. Dorian Finney-Smith returned to the Gator lineup after missing three games because of suspension and he played well, … Continue reading

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