Tag Archives: Billy Donovan

Gators Hoops Set to Face FGCU In Sweet 16

By on March 29th, 2013

For the third consecutive year, the Gators men’s basketball team is set to tipoff in hopes to advance to the Elite Eight. This year’s opponent however is a little different from years past. In the 75 years of the NCAA … Continue reading

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Florida Basketball Sweet 16 Bound

By on March 25th, 2013

The Florida men’s basketball knocked off the Minnesota Golden Gophers 78-64 Sunday night to advance to the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive year. The Gators took advantage of an explosive first half. Florida shot 80 percent in the first … Continue reading

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Men’s Hoops In Sweet 16

By on March 25th, 2013

It only gets sweeter. For the first time in program history, the Florida men’s basketball team has advanced to the Sweet 16 for a third consecutive year. The Gators defeated the Minnesota Golden Gophers 78-64 Sunday night. Senior forward Erik … Continue reading

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Gators Hoops Begin Tournament Play

By on March 22nd, 2013

How significant is March Madness? Sixty percent of Americans said they plan on filling out an NCAA bracket, according to an online MSN survey. Comparatively, 57 percent of eligible Americans voted in the 2012 Presidential election. It’s probably safe to … Continue reading

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Top Gator Moments in NCAA Tourney History

By on March 19th, 2013

With March Madness beginning tonight, WRUF has compiled a list of the top Gator men’s basketball moments in the NCAA Tournament. #10 Billy Donovan 2006 National Championship pregame speech: #9 Florida advances to back-to-back Elite Eights: With Florida’s defeat over … Continue reading

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Florida Men’s Hoops Rallies in Second Half, Rolls Tide to Clinch Spot in SEC Final

By on March 16th, 2013

Facing a 10 point deficit and elimination from the SEC Tournament, the Florida men’s basketball team stormed back in the second half to roll the fourth seeded Alabama Crimson Tide 61-51 and advance to the finals of the conference tournament against … Continue reading

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Gators Men’s Hoops Advances to Third Round of SEC Tourney

By on March 16th, 2013

Erik Murphy backed his first-team All-SEC honor with a career day on the court as the Florida men’s basketball team cruised past LSU 80-58 on Friday in the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament in Nashville. Subtract the opening minutes, and this … Continue reading

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Gator Men’s Hoops Start SEC Tournament, Take on Tigers Friday Afternoon

By on March 15th, 2013

With nearly a full week of rest to regain composure and refocus after closing the regular season with three losses in its last six games, the Florida (24-6, 14-4 SEC) men’s basketball team tips off competition in the SEC Tournament Friday afternoon … Continue reading

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Gator Men’s Hoops Control Commodores 66-40 to Clinch SEC Season Title

By on March 7th, 2013

On an emotional evening filled with good-byes to the O’Connell Center for the 2012-2013 season, the Florida Gator men’s basketball team (24-5, 14-3 SEC) ousted the Vanderbilt Commodores (13-16, 7-10 SEC) 66-40 on Senior Night, leading throughout to clinch the Southeastern … Continue reading

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Gators Men’s Hoops Rallies To Beat Alabama At Home

By on March 3rd, 2013

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team (23-5, 13-3 SEC) was able to stay undefeated at home by beating the Alabama Crimson Tide (19-10, 11-5 SEC) Saturday 64-52.  The win clinches a least of share of the SEC regular season title for Florida. The … Continue reading

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