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First Ranked Match-Up of SEC Teams Features #19 Florida and #24 South Carolina

In a stat that goes to show the current state of the Southeastern conference, on Wednesday afternoon, when the #19 Florida Gators and #24 South Carolina Gamecocks meet in Columbia, it will be the first match-up of ranked opponents in the SEC this season. UF comes into the game with …

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No. 23 Florida and Georgia Meet for the 144th Time Saturday Afternoon

No foe is more common to Florida Gator basketball fans than the team from Athens. The Georgia Bulldogs and Florida Gators will square off on Saturday afternoon at noon in their 144th meeting. The first time these two teams met was in the winter of 1950. In that game, the …

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Florida’s Bench Excels in 80-67 Win Over Alabama in Tuscaloosa

Free throws plagued Mike White and the Florida Gators last season, more than likely costing them a trip to the Big Dance. On Tuesday night in Tuscaloosa, it was Avery Johnson and the Alabama Crimson Tide who had to suffer through the hardships of missed opportunities at the charity stripe. …

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College Football Playoff National Championship: Alabama vs. Clemson – The Rematch

It’s finally here. The two best teams in the country will face off in the College Football Playoff National Championship for the second year in a row. Alabama vs Clemson. For Nick Saban, he is hunting his sixth National Championship and for Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, he’s trying to …

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KeVaughn Allen and Justin Leon Contribute 42 points in 83-70 Win over Tennessee

When Justin Leon joined the Gators in the Fall of 2015, the junior college All-American was expected to be a middle of the rotation player with some upside. Fast forward to January 7, 2017 and Leon’s new career-high of 19 points were vital in Florida’s 83-70 takedown of the Tennessee …

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#24 Florida Looking For 5th Straight Win on Saturday Night vs. Tennessee

Besides Georgia and Kentucky, no other team has squared off against the Gators on the hardwood more than the Tennessee Volunteers. On Saturday night at 5:15 p.m., Florida will face Tennessee for the 123rd in program history at the Exactech Arena at the O’Connell Center. While Tennessee won the last …

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Was The Outback Bowl Randy Shannon’s Campaign To Become Florida’s Permanent Defensive Coordinator?

TAMPA, Fla.—On Monday afternoon, the Florida football team put an exclamation point to the end of its season after defeating Iowa in the Outback Bowl. At the end of regulation, the scoreboard showed Florida-30 Iowa-3. This 27 point win margin marked a new program record for Florida—fewest points allowed in a bowl game. There’s …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Ready for First Home SEC Test vs. Ole Miss

On Tuesday night, for the second time this season, the Florida men’s basketball team will play at their updated home, the Exactech Arena at the O’Connell Center. This time, it’s not Arkansas Little-Rock, but their first SEC opponent in the Ole Miss Rebels. The Gators were 2-0 against the Rebels last season, winning games …

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Florida Gets Ready for Charlotte in the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic

At the glance of an eye, Charlotte may look like a blowout win for the Gators. But upon further look, Florida’s game against the 49ers could be closer than expected. The Florida Gators take on the Charlotte 49ers in the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic in Sunrise, Florida, just west of …

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No. 21 Florida Looking For Their First Win Against FSU in 3 Years

While the Florida Gators lead the all-time series vs. their closest rival, Florida State, the Seminoles have won the last two games vs. UF. If Florida can get it done vs. the ‘Noles on Sunday evening at 4 PM in Tallahassee, they’ll have their first 8-2 start since the 2013-2014 season. The …

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