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Larson Not On Scholarship For Gator Basketball

Both the Gator men’s and women’s basketball teams had their annual “Media Days” on Wednesday. Gator men’s coach Billy Donovan revealed that forward Cody Larson is no longer on scholarship because he did not take care of some responsibilities on and off the court; however, Larson is staying on the …

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Gator Basketball Adds Another Donovan To Team

Today is Media Day for both the Gator men’s and women’s basketball team and the Gator men’s team will have another Donovan on its roster. Billy Donovan will join the team coached by his father, Billy Donovan, as a walk-on.   The younger Donovan had been playing at Catholic University, a …

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A Closer Look At Florida’s Newest Men’s Basketball Commit For Class Of 2013

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team has received its third verbal commitment for its 2013 recruiting class from 6’9″ 233-pound power forward Schuyler Rimmer.  Rimmer, from Boone High School in Orlando, now joins point guard Kasey Hill and power forward Chris Walker in what is currently ranked as the number one recruiting …

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Billy D Adds Team USA To His List Of Duties

The University of Florida and USA Basketball announced today that men’s basketball head coach Billy Donovan will lead Team USA at the 2012 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championships. Team USA is the reigning champion from the 2010 tournament, beating Brazil 81-78 in the championship game on a last second three pointer by Baylor swingman Quincy Miller.  In …

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Florida Alum Schintzius Dies Of Leukemia

Former Florida basketball player Dwayne Schintzius died of complications from leukemia on Sunday afternoon. He was 43 years old. Schintzius played center for the Gators from 1987-90, before leaving the team for personal reasons during his senior season. In his time on the court, the 7’2″ big man helped lead …

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Beal Peels From The Gators

Freshman guard Bradley Beal announced today he will be entering the 2012 NBA draft, and is projected to go in the top ten. The first team all Southeastern Conference guard averaged 14.8 points per game, and led the Gators in rebounds averaging 6.7 per game. Beal started all 37 games …

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Gators Women’s Basketball Looks Ahead to Next Season

The University of Florida women’s basketball team finished their 2011-2012 campaign with an overall 20-13 record.  This is the third time in head coach Amanda Butler’s five seasons with the Gators that they have compiled 20 or more wins.  The team also made its 18th postseason appearance in the last …

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Bittersweet Weekend in Gators Sports

It was a bittersweet weekend in Gators sports with lots of highs…and lows…in the space of a few days. From a positive standpoint, the top ranked Gators gymnastics team won its eighth overall Southeastern Conference title, posting a 197.15 to claim their second conference championship in three years. The Florida men’s tennis …

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Gators Men’s Basketball Moves On To Elite 8 With Win Thursday In NCAA Tournament

The Florida men’s basketball team defeated the Marquette Golden Eagles 68-58 Thursday night to move on to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. The Gators received a stellar performance from guard Bradley Beal.  The freshman contributed in all facets of the game shooting 8 of 10, collecting 21 points while also racking up six …

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