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Former Gator Brett Nelson Named Head Coach at Holy Cross

Former Florida Gator guard Brett Nelson was recently named as the head coach at Holy Cross. Nelson averaged 11 points and just over three assists in his four-year career as a Gator. An All-American Nelson played for the Gators from 1999-2003 making an immediate impact his freshman year. He was …

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Thad Matta spurns Georgia basketball’s multi-million dollar offer

The search continues. After meeting with school officials in Athens, Georgia, former Ohio State bench boss Thad Matta has reportedly turned down an offer to become the 23rd head coach of the University of Georgia’s basketball team. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman first broke the news Wednesday afternoon, and according to multiple …

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Gators Men’s Basketball Moves On To Elite 8 With Win Thursday In NCAA Tournament

The Florida men’s basketball team defeated the Marquette Golden Eagles 68-58 Thursday night to move on to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. The Gators received a stellar performance from guard Bradley Beal.  The freshman contributed in all facets of the game shooting 8 of 10, collecting 21 points while also racking up six …

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Continues Tonight; Friday Sports News And Notes

March Madness continues tonight; a former Gator has a new NFL team and some Gators teams are in action this weekend in our Friday Sports News And Notes… ** The NCAA men’s basketball tournament continues tonight with Sweet 16 action.   In the South Regional, Baylor faces Xavier and Kentucky plays …

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NCAA Tournament Starts With Two Comeback Wins

If the rest of March Madness is going to be like the first two games of the NCAA Tournament, this should be a fun few weeks of college basketball. BYU rallies from 25 points down to stun Iona 78-72 as Noah Hartsock scores 23 points for the Cougars who now …

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