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Q&A With Mississippi State Basketball Radio Analyst Richard Williams

The Florida Gators are set to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Exactech Arena at the O’Connell Center. The two teams met once last season, with UF winning that tilt, 57-52. In anticipation of the match-up, ESPN 98.1 FM’s Steve Russell sat down …

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Northern Colorado-Florida Kickoff Moved to 12 P.M.

Florida’s game vs. Northern Colorado is officially rescheduled to 12 p.m. on Saturday, due to Hurricane Irma’s impending effects on the state of Florida. The new game time is meant to accommodate the storm and safety of both Florida residents and the visiting Northern Colorado football team. Here is the …

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Heat Bounce Back With Win Over Phoenix

Miami’s back in playoff position in the Eastern Conference after a Tuesday night win against the Phoenix Suns 112-97. Hassan Whiteside enjoyed a record-setting game, now having more rebounds in one season than any player in Miami Heat history. His 23-point, 14-rebound performance was overseen, after needing 13 stitches post-game …

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Vanderbilt Takes Down Florida For The Third Time This Season, 72-62, Ending Their SEC Tournament Early

The Vanderbilt Commodores might just be Florida Gator kryptonite. Vandy took down Florida, 72-62, ending their SEC Tournament in the quarterfinals. The win marked the third time the Commodores have beaten the Gators this season. UF will now wait until Sunday to see if the NCAA Tournament committee will keep …

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Third Time’s A Charm: Vanderbilt-Florida SEC Tournament Preview

For the third time this season, the Gators and the Commodores will square off. This time, it’s in the SEC Tournament with postseason implications on the line. Per Joe Lunardi’s latest Bracketology on Thursday afternoon, Vanderbilt is an 11-seed, and has one of the last four byes in the field. Florida …

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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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Local Boys Basketball Teams Fall in Regional Semi Finals

Palatka vs. Santa Fe In Tuesday’s matchup for the 2-6A semifinals, Palatka came up victorious against Santa Fe in the waning seconds of the game. Closing out with a buzzer beater, the Panthers overcame a 14 point second half deficit to seal a 58-56 win. Saints junior point guard Trey …

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