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Florida Men’s Basketball Takes On Stanford in Phil Knight Invitational

On Wednesday, the bracket for the PK80-Phil Knight Invitational revealed that Florida faces Stanford on in Portland, Ore on Nov.23. The tournament, which honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight for his 80th birthday, houses 16 teams in two eight-team brackets. Each team is guaranteed three games in the tournament. If the Gators …

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Canyon Barry Looking Ahead

After finishing up with his last final on Radiation Detection and submitting a 20 page lab report, nuclear engineering major and former Gator basketball player Canyon Barry is looking at what the future holds after Florida basketball. Barry was a key cog for the Gators as their sixth man, lending an experienced hand and …

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BREAKING: Egor Koulechov To Transfer To The University of Florida

Egor Koulechov, a graduate transfer from Rice University, has decided to transfer to the University of Florida for his final year of eligibility as first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com. Koulechov is a 6’5″, 210 pound guard who averaged 18.2 points and 8.9 rebounds per game in his junior year …

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Gator Basketball Lands 4-Star Prospect Michael Okauru

On Wednesday, it was announced that Florida was getting 6-foot-4, point guard Michael Okauru. He makes up the Gators’ top ten recruiting class along with Chase Johnson, Isaiah Stokes and DeAundrae Ballard.  They will each be coming to Gainesville at the beginning of Summer B at the end of June. …

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Eric Hester To Transfer From the University of Florida

As it was first reported by Landon Watnick of InsideTheGators.com, after one year of basketball with the Florida Gators, guard Eric Hester has decided to transfer from the program. Hester was a member of Mike White’s 2016 recruiting class, which included Hester and Dontay Bassett, two teammates from Oldsmar Christian. …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Primed for Big Things in 2017-18 Season

On Monday, the book closed on the 2016-17 men’s basketball season. North Carolina beat Gonzaga to redeem themselves after a heartbreaking loss the previous year. The Florida Gators basketball team had no choice but to watch from home. Six days earlier, South Carolina eliminated them in the Elite Eight. It …

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Mike White Reviews Gator Men’s Basketball Season

After all of the magic that was Chris Chiozza’s miracle game-winning floater in the Sweet 16, Florida’s destruction of Virginia in the Round of 32 and Mike White’s emergence as a Coach of the Year candidate, the Gator season has officially come to a close as White held a post-season …

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Former Gator Hoops Assistant McCall Heads to UMASS

Former Florida Gator men’s Basketball assistant Matt McCall was named the head coach at the University of Massachsetts on Wednesday.  McCall previously worked as the director of basketball operations for the Gators between 2006-2008 and as an assistant during the 2011-2015 seasons.  In April 2015, McCall  left Gainesville to become the coach …

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