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Florida Advances To Third Round of NIT with 74-66 Victory Over Ohio State

No Egbunu, no problem. The Florida Gators continued their strong play through the first two rounds of the NIT, as UF took down Ohio State, 74-66. Kevarrius Hayes got the start for John Egbunu, who was declared out for the season earlier this week with a torn ligament in his …

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Preview: Florida Takes on Ohio State in 1st Post-Season Matchup Since the Glory Days

The Gators have not squared off against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the post-season since Gainesville, FL was Titletown, U.S.A. Back then, Joakim Noah and Al Horford commanded a dominate front-court, while Corey Brewer, the 2007 NCAA Tournament’s MOP, led the squad’s offensive attack. This Sunday, the stakes are different. Instead …

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Florida Takes Down UNF in 97-68 Rout, Advance to Second Round of NIT

An NIT let down? The Gators answered that question early in Tuesday night’s 97-68 victory over North Florida in Jacksonville. Two days after learning their NIT fate and playing amid the reality of all their home games being played on the road due to the renovations at the O’Connell Center, …

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NIT Preview: South Carolina Vs. High point

South Carolina will host No. 8 High Point Tuesday night to open up the National Invitation Tournament. The Gamecocks (24-8) are coming off of a loss in SEC tournament quarter finals against Georgia. Head coach Frank Martin believes his team has worked hard to be No.3 and believes his team is deserving of …

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UNF Poses Three-Point Threat to Gators

If you’re unfamiliar with the North Florida Ospreys, Florida’s opponent tonight in the first round of the NIT Tournament, the numbers they put up on offense might surprise you. UNF is fifteenth in the country in total field goal percentage (48.6 percent), fourth in the nation in points per game (84.8), and …

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FGCU Attempting to Recreate 2013 Magic in NCAA Basketball Tournament

As time expired on the night of March 22, 2013, one of the greatest upsets in recent NCAA Tournament history had occurred. A new Cinderella team was born, and everyone became aware that the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles came to play. The No. 15 seed Eagles defeated the No. 2 seed Georgetown Hoyas 78-68 …

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Gators To Take on North Florida in NIT First Round

March Madness has arrived. However, the Florida’s men’s basketball team missed the mark to be included in the NCAA Tournament. Florida isn’t the only SEC team to miss out. Only three SEC teams made it into the 2016 NCAA Tournament; Texas A&M, Kentucky, and Vanderbilt. Despite not making it to the NCAA …

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Florida Falls to Texas A&M, 72-66, Eliminated from SEC Tournament

The Florida men’s basketball team allowed 44 points in the paint en route to a 72-66 loss to the Texas A&M Aggies in the SEC Tournament in Nashville on Friday.  The loss could knock UF out of contention for an NCAA Tournament bid. The Aggies’ 44 points in the paint …

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Florida Prepares for Texas A&M With NCAA Tournament Hopes on the Line

On Friday afternoon, the Florida Gators men’s basketball team will have a chance to prove themselves to NCAA Tournament Committee as it faces SEC regular season champion and 17th ranked Texas A&M in the third round of the SEC Tournament at 1 pm today. The Aggies dominated SEC play this year, finishing …

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Florida Survives Arkansas, 68-61, Advances to Texas A&M

It certainly wasn’t pretty, but it was what the Gators needed to do to keep their NCAA Tournament hopes alive. The Florida Gators pulled out a 68-61 victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks in the second round of the SEC Tournament on Thursday afternoon. While neither team shot above 40 percent, …

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