Tag Archives: Erik Murphy

Billy Donovan reflects on the 2012-2013 season and looks ahead to 2014

By on April 11th, 2013

Following a successful, yet anticlimactic season that ended in the Elite Eight for the third consecutive season, the Florida Gators men’s basketball team wrapped up its season nearly two weeks ago. Gator coach Billy Donovan put a bow on the 2012-2013 campaign, … Continue reading

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Third Time Is Not the Charm For Florida Men’s Basketball

By on April 1st, 2013

Florida may have had the experience of being in the Elite Eight for the third straight year, but experience wasn’t enough as Florida (29-8) never had a chance against the surging Michigan Wolverines (30-8) as Michigan rips the Gators 79-59 … Continue reading

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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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Florida Men’s Basketball Ready For SEC Tournament Semi-Final

By on March 16th, 2013

After toying with the LSU Tigers Friday afternoon, the Gators men’s basketball team will have its hands full on Saturday.  The number one seed in the SEC tournament is going up against a stout Alabama team. Fourth seeded Alabama proved they are … 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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