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Florida Men’s Basketball Ready for First Home SEC Test vs. Ole Miss

Dec 21, 2016; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Gators forward Devin Robinson (1) dunks against the Arkansas Little Rock Trojans during the second half at Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell. Florida Gators defeated the Arkansas Little Rock Trojans 94-71. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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

Mar 11, 2016; Nashville, TN, USA; Florida Gators head coach Mike White questions a call against the Texas A&M Aggies during the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Texas A&M Aggies won 72-66. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

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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