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Gators Men’s Basketball Takes On Nebraska-Kearney In Exhibition Game

The Florida men’s basketball team opens its season with an exhibition game tonight against Nebraska-Kearney.  The Gators are coming off back to back Elite 8 appearances and a 26-11 record last season.  Kenny Boynton, Scottie Wilbekin, Mike Rosario, Erik Murphy, and Patric Young will get the start for Florida.  Gator head coach Billy Donovan says …

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Men’s Gator Hoops Gearing Up For Opening Season Action

The Gator men’s basketball team has been gearing up for the start of the 2012-2013 season.   Florida is ranked 10th in preseason for both the AP and USA Today Coaches  polls.  The Gators open their season with an exhibition game against Nebraska-Kearney in the O’Dome this Thursday, Nov. 1. Gator head coach Billy Donovan has named …

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Gator Basketball Team Hit With Injury

The Florida men’s basketball team is preparing for this season coming off a 26-11 record and an Elite Eight appearance last season, but early season injuries have already become a problem for the Gators.  Damontre Harris, a 6’10” junior transfer from South Carolina suffered a dislocated shoulder and a torn labrum …

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Gator Men’s Basketball Preview

The 2012-2013 Gator basketball season started to get underway this week as head coach Billy Donovan took the podium for Media Day.  This Gator team has a lot of new faces on it, welcoming in four freshmen and three transfers. Billy D has been coaching at Florida for 16 years now, and …

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Gator Women’s Basketball Preview

Although basketball season doesn’t tip off until November, the Florida women’s basketball team has been hard at work with practices starting last week.  This is a new team for the Gators as the roster includes seven freshman (four true freshman) and only one senior, Jennifer George.  George is one of …

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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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