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Florida’s Focus Completely on ETSU in Win or Go Home Scenario

On Wednesday afternoon, Mike White, Kasey Hill, Canyon Barry and Devin Robinson spoke to the media about their upcoming matchup with ETSU on Thursday in Orlando at 3:10 p.m. While many factors surround the game including Mike White’s first trip as a head coach to the tournament, the team’s home-court …

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Round of 64: ETSU-Florida Preview

The Big Dance always brings together combinations of teams so different, it’s jarring they could be in the same division of basketball. The Florida Gators received a four-seed after finishing the season 24-8, despite an SEC quarterfinals exit after a third loss to Vanderbilt. The ETSU Buccaneers qualified for the …

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Florida Gators Receive No. 4 Seed and Will Take on ETSU on Thursday in Orlando

The Florida Gators are a #4 seed for the first time since 2005, and will be taking on the East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Buccaneers in Orlando on Thursday. This is the Buccaneers’ first NCAA Tournament birth since the 2009-2010 season. ETSU took down UNC-Greensboro this past Monday, 79-74, to win …

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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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No. 13 Florida Resilient in 81-66 Win over South Carolina

Even with a date with Kentucky in sight, all of Florida’s attention was on South Carolina on Tuesday night as they picked up their ninth win in a row. The Florida Gators took down the South Carolina Gamecocks, 81-66, behind a stellar second half. UF outscored SCAR, 46-33, in the final …

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