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Preview: Gators’ Men’s Basketball Hosts Lynn University in Exhibition Game

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team play the Lynn Fighting Knights in an exhibition game at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. Roaring expectations The preseason AP poll ranks the Gators at No. 6, which matches the second-highest preseason ranking in program history (No. 1 in …

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Gators Visit Rocky Top Looking For Revenge Against Vols

Florida had an opportunity to upset the Tennessee Volunteers (21-1/9-0 SEC) a couple of weeks ago but fell apart in the final few minutes of action. The Gators (12-10/4-5 SEC) will have another opportunity on Saturday afternoon as they will face the top ranked Volunteers. It is the first time …

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Round of 32 Preview: No. 6 Florida vs. No. 3 Texas Tech

The No. 6 seed Florida Gators are set to take on the No. 3 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders in the Round of 32 on Saturday night at 8:40 p.m. ET at the American Airlines Center on TNT. Florida is 10-3 all-time in the second round of the NCAA Tournament …

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Round of 64 Preview: No. 11 St. Bonaventure vs. No. 6 Florida

After an excellent play-in game on Tuesday night, the Florida Gators will take on the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Thursday night at 9:57 p.m. in Dallas on TruTV. The Bonnies knocked the UCLA Bruins out of the NCAA Tournament in their First Four play-in game, 65-58. KenPom is projecting a …

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Florida Ready for SEC Tournament Opener Against Arkansas

Florida’s SEC Tournament opener vs. Arkansas on Friday night is the start of a new season. For the rest of the year, all of the Gators’ games will be win-or-go-home. Florida drew the Razorbacks after Arkansas took down South Carolina, 69-64, in the second round of the SEC Tournament on …

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Florida Eyes Key Victory in Home Showdown with No. 12 Auburn

The Florida Gators are set to square off with the No. 12 Auburn Tigers on Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. in Gainesville for the first and only time this season. The Tigers more than likely represent the Gators’ last chance to secure a Top 10 RPI win this year. While …

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Florida Ready For Road Test vs. No. 19 Tennessee on Wednesday

The Florida Gators are headed to Knoxville to take on the No. 19 Tennessee Volunteers on Wednesday night for the first and only time this season. A loss for Florida would result in their first three-game losing streak since December 6, while a loss for Tennessee would result in back-to-back …

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Florida Blows Double-Digit Second Half Lead in 71-68 Loss to Vanderbilt

The Florida Gators fell to the Vanderbilt Commodores, 71-68, on Saturday afternoon in Nashville. Vandy ended the game on a 20-8 run, as the Gators failed to score in the final 2 minutes and 27 seconds of the contest. The Commodores outshot the Gators from the floor (49%-43%), beyond the …

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Florida Aiming For Win In Saturday Showdown with Vanderbilt

The Florida Gators have played the Vanderbilt Commodores more times since the 1949-1950 season than any other school besides Georgia and Kentucky. The two teams have met 125 times in that span. Vanderbilt has won 5 more games than Florida in the series, 65 to 60 to be exact. The …

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