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Gator Men’s Basketball Hosts Savannah State Tuesday

The Florida men’s basketball team hosts the Savannah State Tigers on Tuesday in the O’Connell Center. After defeating Middle Tennessee on Sunday, the Gators are off to a 3-0 start. UF head coach Billy Donovan is happy with the team’s progress so far this season. Savannah State is 3-2 overall. …

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Carlie Needles Hits Nine 3s To Propel Gator Women’s Hoops Past UNF

Redshirt freshman Carlie Needles was repping the Sunshine State on Monday night after making it rain from beyond the arc, powering the Florida women’s basketball team (3-1) to a 74-44 rout of North Florida (0-4) Monday night in Gainesville. Needles’ nine 3 point shots and 27 points carried the Gators to their third straight …

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Florida Men’s Hoops Plays Middle Tennessee State Today

The 10th ranked Florida Gator men’s basketball team is in Tampa Sunday taking on the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders.  Both teams entering the game are 2-0 on the season.  The Gators are coming off a dominant 74-56 win over 22nd ranked Wisconsin last Wednesday while the Blue Raiders defeated the …

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Florida Men’s Hoops Gets Point Guard Back

Florida junior point guard Scottie Wilbekin has not played in a single game since being held out of the 2012 Navy-Marine Corps Classic to start the season.  He was suspended for an unspecified reason by coach Billy Donovan but he has now been reinstated to the team.   Donovan says missing the last …

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Florida Women’s Basketball Travels To Face FSU Tonight

This evening the Florida Gator women’s basketball team travels to Tallahassee to take on the Florida State Seminoles (2-0). The Gators are 2-0 also after beating Fairfield and Georgia State. This will be the 73rd meeting of the two teams in series history. Last year the Gators played the Noles at …

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Gator Men’s Hoops Takes Out Wisconsin

The 10th ranked Florida Gator men’s basketball team defeated the 22nd ranked Wisconsin Badgers 74-56 Wednesday night.  The Gators from tipoff dominated and never looked back as Florida shot 61 percent from the floor going 26 of 42 and 50 percent from deep going 6 of 12. The Gators held Wisconsin scoreless …

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Gator Men’s Basketball Faces Ranked Opponent Tonight

The 10th ranked Florida men’s basketball team will have its hands full when it faces the number 22/20 Wisconsin Badgers out of the Big Ten tonight.  The schools have only met two other times and split both those meetings.  This game is part of a tough non-conference schedule the Gators will play with teams like …

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Upperclassmen Lead The Way In Gator Women’s Hoops Win

The young Florida women’s basketball team was lead by upperclassmen Sunday afternoon as the team improved its record to 2-0 after taking down the Georgia State Panthers(1-1) 84-65. The Gators were outrebounded in the first half by 10 boards but bounced back to grab six more than the Panthers in the second half. …

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Florida Basketball Annihilates Alabama State In Home Opener

GAINESVILLE, FL. – Following an exhibition victory against Nebraska Kearney that disappointed head coach Billy Donovan and an anticlimactic no contest against Georgetown, the tenth ranked Florida men’s basketball team exterminated the Alabama State Hornets 84-35 on Sunday afternoon in Gainesville. The lopsided win marked the 22nd consecutive home opener won by …

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Gator Hoops Game On Aircraft Carrier Not Completed

Despite being without scholarship players Casey Prather and Scottie Wilbekin, the 10th ranked Gator men’s basketball team went into halftime of Friday night’s season tipoff game against Georgetown winning, 27-23.  The game was being played on the USS Bataan battleship in Jacksonville but at halftime the basketball floor got wet and slippery while players …

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