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Florida Basketball To Host Barry University in Exhibition Thursday

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 starters from last season’s Final Four squad. Junior guard Michael …

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Returners looking strong as practices begins for Billy Donovan and company

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 the team’s first few practice sessions. Donovan believes scoring points will …

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

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 votes. The two time All-Star who was named to the …

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Beal, Wizards Prepare for NBA Playoffs

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 and starting shooting guard, former Gator Bradley Beal, the Wizards will …

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

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 between the Florida Gators, who were coming into the game …

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Florida’s Fantastic Hoops Season Ends With a 63-53 Final Four Loss to Uconn

The Florida Gator men’s basketball magical season has come to an end (36-3) as the Connecticut Huskies defeated the Florida Gators by a score of 63-53 in the Final Four in Dallas on Saturday. It was the kind of game Gator fans have been fearing all season as Florida’s offense …

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Final Four Preview: The Florida Gators Aren’t Satisfied; Face Uconn Tonight

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team has been on a date with destiny since the start of this season. Over the course of five months, they’ve accumulated 36 total twins (30 in a row), an SEC regular season and tournament title and even solidified themselves as one of the Final …

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