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O’Dome Prep Comes Down to Wire

Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O'Connell Center new entrance.  Now faces Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.  Photo: Amanda Ploener

The Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center is nearing completion after nearly nine months of renovations.  Crews are still hard at work trying to finish in time for Fall Commencement on Friday and Saturday. Exactech Arena renovation almost complete, prepping for @UF commencement. Also, @GatorsMBK finally back in …

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NBA Scouts in Attendance for Thursday’s Gator Basketball Scrimmage

Feb 3, 2016; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Gators guard Chris Chiozza (11) calls out a play in the first half against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Stephen C. O'Connell Center. Mandatory Credit: Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

Thursday’s Gator basketball practice included an open session for media and a scrimmage to end the day. Scouts were in attendance for NBA teams like the Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers and Golden State Warriors. Below are some thoughts from Thursday’s practice. Kasey Hill warming up before the scrimmage. pic.twitter.com/Jm1VOmOJEW — …

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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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