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Gator Basketball Lands 4-Star Prospect Michael Okauru

On Wednesday, it was announced that Florida was getting 6-foot-4, point guard Michael Okauru. He makes up the Gators’ top ten recruiting class along with Chase Johnson, Isaiah Stokes and DeAundrae Ballard.  They will each be coming to Gainesville at the beginning of Summer B at the end of June. …

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Mike White Reviews Gator Men’s Basketball Season

After all of the magic that was Chris Chiozza’s miracle game-winning floater in the Sweet 16, Florida’s destruction of Virginia in the Round of 32 and Mike White’s emergence as a Coach of the Year candidate, the Gator season has officially come to a close as White held a post-season …

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No. 12 Florida End Home Schedule with a 78-65 Win Over Arkansas on Senior Night

On Senior Night at the O’Connell Center, it was a combination of seniors in Canyon Barry and Kasey Hill, and underclassmen in KeVaughn Allen and Chris Chiozza, who got it done for the Gators. Florida took down Arkansas, 78-65, on Wednesday night, closing out their home schedule with a 9-1 …

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No. 12 Florida Preparing For Final Home Game of the Season vs. Arkansas

The first season at Exactech Arena has been one to remember for the Gators. Florida is currently 8-1 at home, with their only loss coming to Vanderbilt in late January. Since then, the Gators have won four straight SEC home games and have their best home record since the 2013-2014 season, …

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Florida Falls to Kentucky, 76-66, Behind Monk’s 33 Points

The combination of Malik Monk and Bam Adebayo were unstoppable in Kentucky’s 76-66 win over the Florida Gators in Lexington at Rupp Arena on Saturday afternoon. Monk had 33 points total and 30 in the second half alone. Adebayo finished with fifth double-double of the season, notching 18 points and …

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No. 13 Florida Looking For First Regular Season Sweep of Kentucky Since 2014

After a mid-season crisis, the Kentucky Wildcats have won five straight games since a lopsided 88-66 away loss to the then No. 24 Florida Gators. Florida is on a win streak of their own, having won nine straight games coming into Saturday’s contest at Rupp Arena. Despite the Gators winning …

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No. 13 Florida Resilient in 81-66 Win over South Carolina

Even with a date with Kentucky in sight, all of Florida’s attention was on South Carolina on Tuesday night as they picked up their ninth win in a row. The Florida Gators took down the South Carolina Gamecocks, 81-66, behind a stellar second half. UF outscored SCAR, 46-33, in the final …

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No. 13 Florida Seeks Revenge Against South Carolina Tuesday Night

The thought of the first South Carolina-Florida game this season puts a sour taste in a lot of Gator fans mouths. UF was awful from the three-point line and on offense in general and lost a 57-53 “thriller” in Columbia. Tuesday night’s match-up features two of the most efficient defensive …

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No. 15 Florida Narrowly Avoids Defeat In 57-52 Victory over Mississippi State

It wasn’t pretty, but the Gators did just enough to pull off their eighth victory in a row. Florida went to Starkville on Saturday on took down to the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 57-52, as Chris Chiozza led the team with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting. The Bulldogs were the third …

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No. 15 Florida Looking For First 8-Game Winning Streak of the Season vs. Mississippi State

On Saturday afternoon, the Florida Gators will have the opportunity to pull off their first eight-game winning streak of the season as they take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The two teams are in very different standing coming into the weekend’s match-up. The Gators are atop the SEC, tied with Kentucky …

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