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Women’s Gator Hoops Hires Cameron Newbauer as Head Coach

Debate has persisted about who should be the next Gator women’s basketball head coach. University of Florida’s athletic director, Scott Stricklin, targeted Belmont’s Cameron Newbauer as a candidate early. As of Monday morning, Stricklin announced that Cameron Newbauer is officially hired as the head coach for the Florida Gators. Newbauer is the 10th head basketball coach in program history at the University of …

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Former WNBA Star Becky Hammon Turns Down Gator Women’s Basketball Offer

Who Is Becky Hammon? Becky Hammon spent her college years at Colorado State being a top-performer for the Rams women’s basketball team. Hammon finished off her career as an All-American and lead the team to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen in the 1998-1999 season. The Western Athletic Conference Mountain Division’s player …

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Spurs Asst. Coach and WNBA Legend Becky Hammon In Running For Florida WBB Job

Six-time WNBA All-Star and current San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon is a finalist for the vacant Florida women’s basketball head coaching job according to RealGM and Swish Appeal’s Mike Robinson. Robinson reports that Hammon is visiting the Florida campus “in the next couple of days”. Hammon became the …

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The Future Of Florida Women’s Basketball As Amanda Butler Let Go After 10 Years As Head Coach

The Florida women’s basketball program will enter another phase after head coach Amanda Butler was fired Monday after 10 seasons on the job.  Florida ended the 2016-17 season with a 67-48 loss to Texas A&M in the second round of the SEC Tournament last week. The Gators finished the season with a …

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Gator Women’s Basketball Falls in 2nd Round of SEC Tournament to Texas A&M 67-48

The Gator women’s basketball team saw its season end Thursday night, falling in the second round of SEC Tournament to Texas A&M 67-48. The loss marks Florida’s third loss of the season to the Aggies, while also marking the third time the Gators have failed to score 50 points in a …

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Preview: Gator Women’s Basketball Opens SEC Tournament against Arkansas

The Gator women’s basketball team, fresh off of their 65-58 home win over Georgia on senior night this past weekend, will open up SEC Tournament action on Wednesday when they take on the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Gators know their first round @SEC Tournament Opponent! https://t.co/4vHvLykTvTLet's #GoGators pic.twitter.com/mocQ4jcUtc — Gators WBasketball …

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Gator Women’s Basketball Wins on Senior Night, Defeats Georgia 65-58

Senior forward Ronni Williams’s 31 points and supporting performances from fellow senior Tyshara Fleming and Brooke Copeland helped the Gator women’s basketball team end the regular season on a high note, taking down Georgia 65-58 on senior night. The win marks only the fourth time in school history that Florida …

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Florida Women’s Basketball Falls in a Close One at Tennessee 74-70

Tennessee used a 13-2 run over the last 2:57 of the fourth quarter to come from behind and beat the Florida women’s basketball team 74-70 on Thursday night in Knoxville. The loss, the second one to Tennessee this season, drops the Gators to 13-15 and 4-11 in the SEC with …

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Preview: Surging Florida Women’s Basketball Hosts Missouri

The Florida women’s basketball team hosts Missouri on Thursday night, as they look to continue the momentum gained from back-to-back victories over Arkansas at home and on the road at Alabama. Florida The Gators come into the game riding high, having won their last two and three out of their …

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Recap: Florida Women’s Basketball Earns Road Win at Alabama 66-56

After starting off 1-6 in conference play, the Florida women’s basketball has now won three out of their past five games after beating Alabama in Tuscaloosa 66-56. The win improves the Gators to 13-12 and 4-8 in the SEC. The loss drops Alabama to 15-10 and 3-9 in SEC play. …

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