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Florida Men’s Basketball Invited to Prestigious Tournament in 2017

Mar 10, 2016; Nashville, TN, USA; Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill (0) drives to the basket against Arkansas Razorbacks forward/center Moses Kingsley (33) during the second half of the second game of the SEC tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team received an invitation to the Phil Knight Invitational (PK80) celebrating the Nike co-founder’s 80th birthday during Thanksgiving weekend in November 2017. The first-year tournament hosts 16 powerhouse teams in Portland, Oregon in two separate eight-team events. Each team plays three games and one winner …

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2016 Rio Olympics End

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The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics officially ended on Sunday night with the closing ceremony. The United States walked away with 121 medals with 46 of them being gold medals to not only win the total medal count but also the most gold medals. Great Britain followed with 27 gold medals and China was third with 26. …

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FGCU Attempting to Recreate 2013 Magic in NCAA Basketball Tournament

Mar 14, 2016; Dayton, OH, USA; Florida Gulf Coast Eagles head coach Joe Dooley looks on during a practice day before the First Four of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Dayton Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

As time expired on the night of March 22, 2013, one of the greatest upsets in recent NCAA Tournament history had occurred. A new Cinderella team was born, and everyone became aware that the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles came to play. The No. 15 seed Eagles defeated the No. 2 seed Georgetown Hoyas 78-68 …

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NBA Preview: Heat VS. Bucks

Jan 29, 2016; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Miami Heat forward Amar'e Stoudemire (5) and Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe (15) reach for a rebound in the fourth quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Heat (35-26) will travel to Milwaukee Wednesday to face off against the Bucks (26-38) in hopes to continue their five-game win streak. The Bucks are coming off two-straight double-digit losses and are 3-5 their last eight games. The Heat are looking to continue their dominance on defense. The Heat are …

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