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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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Florida Gator Caleb Brantley Declares for NFL Draft

Yet another Florida Gator football player has declared for the NFL draft. Defensive linebacker Caleb Brantley will forego his senior season to pursue his professional career. Brantley made this announcement today in a SEC Country article. https://twitter.com/RichYungg57/status/817416174371737600 Overcoming Adversity Having the opportunity to pursue a professional football career wasn’t always …

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Surprised Gators Promote Randy Shannon To Defensive Coordinator? You Shouldn’t Be

Florida’s head coach, Jim McElwain, announced Friday morning that Randy Shannon would be making the move to defensive coordinator. The Miami-native coached the Gator linebackers for the past two seasons. Also during that time he was the associate head coach and co-defensive coordinator. He stepped in as the interim defensive coordinator …

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Gator Women’s Basketball Heads to Baton Rouge

The Florida Women’s basketball team is headed to LSU for their first SEC road match up on Thursday. This will be the 41st meeting between the Gators and Tigers, with both of last season’s wins going in Florida’s favor (82-56 in Baton Rouge; 53-45 in Gainesville). https://twitter.com/CoachButlerUF/status/816808477293248512 SEC Struggles Both teams …

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Gators Men’s Basketball Drawing Lessons from Ole Miss Victory

The Gators improved to 2-0 both in SEC play and at Exactech Arena after their 70-63 win over Ole Miss.  While head coach Mike White saw plenty of positives from his team, there were also areas he wants to see improved as they move forward with their conference schedule. Good play …

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Florida Steamrolls Iowa, Ends Season on High Note

With impressive performances on both sides of the ball, the Florida football team (9-4) handed Iowa (8-5) a 30-3 beatdown in The Outback Bowl on Monday in Tampa. The Gators ended their season on a high note, which was absolutely necessary for second-year head coach Jim McElwain as he heads into the …

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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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