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13 Years Ago, Gators Went Back-to-Back

13 years ago to the day, Florida was atop the college basketball world again. The Gators beat Ohio State 84-75 in the Georgia Dome, making them back-to-back champions, after winning the tournament in 2006. No team has gone back-to-back since those two Billy Donovan squads led by future pros Al …

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Kansas Finishes at No. 1

Although fears surrounding COVID-19 put an end to the college basketball season, the AP poll still released their final rankings. Kansas finishes at No.1. Kansas at No. 1 The final AP poll rankings for the 2019-20 college basketball season put Kansas in the top spot for the fourth time in …

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UF athletics undergoing changes amid coronavirus pandemic

As all the buzz in the sports world surrounds COVID-19, college athletic departments have to address the concerns regarding the virus. Changes include canceled games, crowd restrictions and other drastic alterations to the landscape of college sports. Some of these changes are coming to UF athletics. Lacrosse games wiped off …

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Arkansas Looks for Revenge Against Missouri

Arkansas and Missouri will play for the second time this season on Saturday. Missouri will look for more of the same, as they won the first matchup 83-79 in overtime. However, Arkansas hopes things will go differently for them at home. The First Matchup In the Razorbacks and Tigers’ first …

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Struggling Arkansas needs a win in the O’Dome

The struggling Arkansas Razorbacks (16-9. 4-8 SEC) will travel to the O’Dome to play the Florida Gators (16-9, 8-4 SEC) for a conference matchup tonight at 7. Yes, this game is an important road game for the Razorbacks, but first-year head coach Eric Musselman has a little extra juice for …

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SEC Standings: Kentucky holds onto first place with LSU and Auburn right behind

For Men’s Basketball, the SEC has three teams ranked in the top 25. After several conference matches on Tuesday night, the SEC rankings are starting to make sense. The Top Three Kentucky: 9-2 conference Kentucky is ranked 12 in the nation, which should surprise no one. The Wildcats are consistently …

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White and Gators Searching for Answers

Florida men’s basketball’s loss to Mississippi State was the epitome of Mike White basketball on both ends of the spectrum. All shots falling, suffocating defense and a big lead followed by cold shooting and a soul-crushing scoring drought. It resulted in the team’s third straight loss. The first two are …

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SEC Men’s Hoops Roundup

Conference play is just getting started, but the SEC is heating up. But with only two teams in the top 25, the SEC still has a lot of room for improvement. Here’s what the Top 6 SEC teams have been up to. LSU (12-4, 4-0) The Tigers are currently on …

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A busy night for SEC basketball

Gators Men's Basketball Andrew Nembhard v. South Carolina

Last night’s round of NCAA men’s basketball featured lots of SEC matchups. Florida vs. South Carolina This Gator versus Gamecock battle took us to Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina. The game ended with a final score of Florida 81, South Carolina 68. This win pushed Florida to a …

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Gators Men’s Basketball Court to be Named After Billy Donovan

The Gators Men’s Basketball team announced that Florida’s basketball court will be named after former head coach Billy Donovan. Donovan’s Florida History Donovan was hired to be Florida’s men’s basketball coach in March of 1996. Over the next 19 seasons, he led the Gators to a 467-185 record during his …

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