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Gators’ Lewis stays for Sophomore Season

Freshman guard Scottie Lewis announces Monday morning he will stay with the Gators for his sophomore season. The McDonald’s All-American was projected to be a one-and-done deal with Florida, but says there is “unfinished business” to attend to. IM BACKKKKKKK @GatorsMBK pic.twitter.com/Dkv7uwRlsQ — Scottie Lewis (@Scott_lewis_23) April 6, 2020 The …

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Former Gator Al Horford donates $500,000 in COVID-19 relief

A Gator great doing greater things Former Florida Gator basketball sensation Al Horford made an enormous contribution to the community to aid coronavirus relief efforts. The global pandemic that has put the world on pause these last few months has affected millions worldwide. While using Horford’s assistance, he made a …

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13 Years Ago, Gators Went Back-to-Back

13 years ago to the day, Florida was atop the college basketball world again. The Gators beat Ohio State 84-75 in the Georgia Dome, making them back-to-back champions, after winning the tournament in 2006. No team has gone back-to-back since those two Billy Donovan squads led by future pros Al …

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2020 NBA Draft Likely Postponed Until Conclusion of Season

The 2020 NBA Draft, originally scheduled for June 25, will likely be postponed according to ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski. NBA Plans Return On March 11, the NBA officially suspended the regular season after a player tested positive for the coronavirus. The NBA shutdown with a little over a month before …

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CBS will pay freelancers who were set to work NCAA Tournament

Hundreds of sports technicians were set to work the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament, Final Four Weekend, and both Division II and Division III National Championship games in March. But they were all affected by the decision to end all play at any level due to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, CBS …

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SEC cancels all spring athletic events

Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis, the SEC has decided to take preventive action one step further. The SEC has canceled all regular-season conference and non-conference contests for the remainder of the 2019-20 athletic year. This includes all conference championships. ALERT-The @SEC has announced all regular season conference and non-conference competitions …

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Dontay Bassett Enters Transfer Portal

Just days after the 2019-20 season was placed on a sudden stop, Florida already finds themselves down another big man for the 2020-21 season. Junior forward Dontay Bassett has entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal. The news breaks just a few days after forward Gorjok Gak announced that he will …

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SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament Canceled Due to Coronavirus

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The world of sports is falling like dominoes. League suspensions and cancelations are dropping rapidly across all platforms. It was a matter of time before the Southeastern Conference took action. This morning, the Southeastern Conference announced the remainder of the 2020 SEC Tournament in Nashville, Tennessee, has been canceled due …

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UF athletics undergoing changes amid coronavirus pandemic

As all the buzz in the sports world surrounds COVID-19, college athletic departments have to address the concerns regarding the virus. Changes include canceled games, crowd restrictions and other drastic alterations to the landscape of college sports. Some of these changes are coming to UF athletics. Lacrosse games wiped off …

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Gators men’s basketball look ahead to SEC Tournament

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The Gators men’s basketball team travels to Nashville to participate in the 2020 SEC Tournament this weekend. Florida faces the winner of Georgia’s matchup against Ole Miss. Florida ended its season with a heartbreaking 71-70 loss to Kentucky. They finished their season 19-12 (11-7 in the SEC) and fourth in …

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