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Gators Hoops Begin Tournament Play

How significant is March Madness? Sixty percent of Americans said they plan on filling out an NCAA bracket, according to an online MSN survey. Comparatively, 57 percent of eligible Americans voted in the 2012 Presidential election. It’s probably safe to say the percentage of fans choosing Florida over Northwestern State …

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Gators Women’s Basketball Faces FIU in NIT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUqFKBgUgIc&feature=youtu.be The Gators women’s basketball team faces Florida International University Thursday night in Miami for the first round of the National Invitational Tournament. Florida (18-14) received a bid for postseason play for the 20th time in school history. The matchup Thursday evening marks Florida’s sixth appearance in the NIT, fourth …

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Top Gator Moments in NCAA Tourney History

With March Madness beginning tonight, WRUF has compiled a list of the top Gator men’s basketball moments in the NCAA Tournament. #10 Billy Donovan 2006 National Championship pregame speech: #9 Florida advances to back-to-back Elite Eights: With Florida’s defeat over Marquette in the Sweet 16, the Gators returned to the …

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Ole Miss Fights Off Florida Men’s Hoops, Clinches SEC Tournament Title

One day after battling back from a double digit second half deficit, the Florida Gators found themselves on the opposite side of a comeback, surrendering a 12 point halftime lead and dropping the SEC title game to Ole Miss, 66-63. The Rebels second stanza charge was spearheaded by senior forward …

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Gator Men’s Hoops In South Region In NCAA Tournament

Despite losing the SEC Tournament final to Ole Miss on Sunday, the Gator men’s basketball team is a three seed in the NCAA Tournament field announced Sunday night.  Florida will open play on Friday. Florida is one of only three SEC teams to make the field; Missouri is a nine seed …

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Florida Men’s Hoops Rallies in Second Half, Rolls Tide to Clinch Spot in SEC Final

Facing a 10 point deficit and elimination from the SEC Tournament, the Florida men’s basketball team stormed back in the second half to roll the fourth seeded Alabama Crimson Tide 61-51 and advance to the finals of the conference tournament against Ole Miss on Sunday. Senior Kenny Boynton led the Gators …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Ready For SEC Tournament Semi-Final

After toying with the LSU Tigers Friday afternoon, the Gators men’s basketball team will have its hands full on Saturday.  The number one seed in the SEC tournament is going up against a stout Alabama team. Fourth seeded Alabama proved they are not to be taken lightly as they controlled a respectable …

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Gators Men’s Hoops Advances to Third Round of SEC Tourney

Erik Murphy backed his first-team All-SEC honor with a career day on the court as the Florida men’s basketball team cruised past LSU 80-58 on Friday in the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament in Nashville. Subtract the opening minutes, and this quarterfinal game was never close. The Gators (25-6) steamrolled the Tigers (19-12) …

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