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Florida Men’s Basketball Welcomes Three New Players

On Wednesday, Mike White and the Florida men’s basketball team officially welcomed three new players to the roster. After three transfers left White with four open scholarships to hand out, the Gators coaching staff quickly began the process of filling those spots. So far, Florida has added big man Jason …

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Florida basketball lands transfer Anthony Duruji

Mike White has added another piece to his basketball program after landing transfer Anthony Duruji from Louisiana Tech. Who is Duruji? Duruji is a high-flying 6-foot-7 forward. The 215-pound sophomore will have to sit out the 2019-2020 season and will have two years of eligibility remaining with the Gators. Duruji …

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Ballard, Okauru and Stone Enter Transfer Portal

Three transfer announcements in just over 24 hours. Forward Deaundre Ballard, guard Mike Okauru and forward Keith Stone announced their intentions to transfer from Florida within a span of 24 hours. Stone and Okauru’s announcements came within two hours of each other on Tuesday. Ballard announced Wednesday afternoon. With these …

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Gator Men’s Basketball Sees Season Come To An End In NCAA Tournament Loss to Michigan

The Florida men’s basketball team saw its season come to an end in the NCAA Tournament’s second round with a 64-49 loss to the Michigan Wolverines. Jalen Hudson paced the Gators with 11 points, while Keyontae Johnson added seven points and nine rebounds. Michigan’s Jordan Poole led all scorers with …

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Gators Battle No. 2 Michigan in Round of 32

After defeating the Nevada Wolf Pack on Thursday, the Gators face a quick turnaround as they prepare to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday. Michigan took down Montana with relative ease on Thursday night by beating the Grizzlies 74-55. #Gators are one game away from their second Sweet Sixteen …

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Relationship With Mother Shaped Kevarrius Hayes

Kevarrius Hayes wasn’t always a basketball player. Living in Pennsylvania at age 10, Hayes stepped onto the basketball court for the first time. “He was the tallest kid on the team, but had no coordination at all,” his mother recalled. His mother, Army Captain Verrice Hayes, was in the army …

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Hayes, Hudson Propel Gators to Victory Over Wolf Pack

Kevarrius Hayes and Jalen Hudson did not want their college careers to end in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Both seniors led the Gators to a 70-61 victory over the Nevada Wolf Pack. Hayes, who claimed before the tournament started that this team is special enough to make …

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Big Battle in Big Dance Between Best Friends

As the Gators get prepared to take on Nevada in the NCAA Tournament, there’s no one with more pressure to perform well than Jalen Hudson. While Hudson has no direct affiliation with Nevada, he does have a special relationship with two key members of the Wolf Pack. Childhood Friends Caleb …

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