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Preview: Florida Takes on Ohio State in 1st Post-Season Matchup Since the Glory Days

The Gators have not squared off against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the post-season since Gainesville, FL was Titletown, U.S.A. Back then, Joakim Noah and Al Horford commanded a dominate front-court, while Corey Brewer, the 2007 NCAA Tournament’s MOP, led the squad’s offensive attack. This Sunday, the stakes are different. Instead …

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Florida Takes Down UNF in 97-68 Rout, Advance to Second Round of NIT

An NIT let down? The Gators answered that question early in Tuesday night’s 97-68 victory over North Florida in Jacksonville. Two days after learning their NIT fate and playing amid the reality of all their home games being played on the road due to the renovations at the O’Connell Center, …

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Florida Falls to Texas A&M, 72-66, Eliminated from SEC Tournament

The Florida men’s basketball team allowed 44 points in the paint en route to a 72-66 loss to the Texas A&M Aggies in the SEC Tournament in Nashville on Friday.  The loss could knock UF out of contention for an NCAA Tournament bid. The Aggies’ 44 points in the paint …

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More SEC Men’s Hoops Teams In NIT Action

Two more SEC teams will be in NIT first round action tonight. The Georgia Bulldogs earned an at-large berth in the 2014 National Invitation Tournament and will host Vermont in the first round Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (19-13, 12-6) will make their 12th appearance in the NIT and have gone 11-11 …

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Gators Women’s Basketball Faces FIU in NIT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUqFKBgUgIc&feature=youtu.be The Gators women’s basketball team faces Florida International University Thursday night in Miami for the first round of the National Invitational Tournament. Florida (18-14) received a bid for postseason play for the 20th time in school history. The matchup Thursday evening marks Florida’s sixth appearance in the NIT, fourth …

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Three SEC Teams Will Play In the NIT Tonight

The National Invitational Tournament begins tonight and LSU, Mississippi State, and Tennessee will be representing the South Eastern Conference. The fourth seeded Mississippi State Bulldogs will play at home against fifth seeded Massachusetts at 7 p.m.  The Bulldogs finished their season 22-11 overall and 8-8 in conference play.  Mississippi State had a …

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NIT Preview of SEC Teams

With everyone scrambling to fill out their brackets for the NCAA Tournament this week, four Southeastern Conference teams were selected to the big dance. However, another four SEC teams found themselves in a completely different tournament after last night’s selections. The National Invitational Tournament, the oldest college basketball tournament, tips off on March 13th …

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