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Gators Get By Warhawks in OT

By on November 22nd, 2014

For the second time this week, the Florida Gator men’s basketball team let a late lead slip away at home. But this time they were able to fight back and pull out a 61-56 overtime victory over the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks to move … Continue reading

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Gator Men’s Basketball Hosts Louisiana Monroe Tonight

By on November 21st, 2014

The Florida Gator men’s Basketball team (1-1) will look to defend its home court when taking on the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks (2-0) in the O’Connell Center tonight. Gator forward Chris Walker will be eligible to play tonight after missing the … Continue reading

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Miami Rallies From 15-point Deficit to Upset Gator Basketball, Snaps Florida’s 33-Game Winning Streak at Home

By on November 18th, 2014

Jon Horford contributed 17 points and seven rebounds in the loss. He was clutch down the stretch, hitting a pair of three-pointers with under four minutes to go. All good things must come to an end. With a 69-67 loss … Continue reading

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Florida Basketball Faces Challenge Against Miami Tonight

By on November 17th, 2014

When the Florida men’s basketball team (1-0) host the Miami Hurricanes (1-0) tonight at the O’Dome, Florida will only have nine scholarship players available to take the court. It was announced that junior Dillon Graham left the team on Sunday. With Chris Walker … Continue reading

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Florida Basketball Team Holds On To Beat Barry University in Exhibition, Gators Still Working Out Kinks

By on November 7th, 2014

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team took care of business against Division II Barry University with a 79-70 victory in a preseason exhibition on Thursday. Redshirt junior Eli Carter led the way with 21 points (including 5-for-9 on three pointers). The Rutgers … Continue reading

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Florida Basketball To Host Barry University in Exhibition Thursday

By on November 6th, 2014

The seventh ranked Florida men’s basketball team will take the court on Thursday for a preseason exhibition against the Barry University Buccaneers at the O’Connell Center. The Gators will have a whole new look as they will be without four returning … Continue reading

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Returners looking strong as practices begins for Billy Donovan and company

By on October 21st, 2014

Head coach Billy Donovan addresses the media at Media Day Basketball season is almost upon us as the Florida Gator men’s basketball team will take the court in less than 20 days. The Gators opened practice on Friday and coach Billy Donovan discussed … Continue reading

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Former Gator Great Joakim Noah wins NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year Award

By on April 22nd, 2014

Former Florida Gator basketball standout Joakim Noah has been named the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year. Noah, who averaged a double-double during the regular season, with 12.6 points per game and 11.3 rebounds per game, received 100 first place … Continue reading

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Beal, Wizards Prepare for NBA Playoffs

By on April 16th, 2014

The Washington Wizards (43-38) are going to the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2008 where they lost to the Lebron-led Cleveland Cavaliers 4-2 in the first round. Led by two young up-and-coming stars in starting point guard John Wall … Continue reading

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Florida’s Streak and Season End at the Hands of Uconn 63-53 In Final Four

By on April 6th, 2014

In Florida’s locker room following its 63-53 Final Four loss to Uconn, a reporter asked senior guard Scottie Wilbekin, “This team hasn’t lost in so long, did you even think you could lose?” Saturday’s Final Four matchup was a meeting … Continue reading

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