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Florida men’s basketball seeks its fifth win of the month against Arkansas

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The Florida Gators (16-9, 8-4) host the Arkansas Razorbacks (16-9, 4-8) tonight at 7. Florida looks for its ninth conference win before facing a difficult closing stretch that includes Kentucky twice. Arkansas enters tonight’s matchup on a four game losing streak, coming off a last-second loss to Mississippi State. The …

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Gators Men’s Basketball hits the road to face undefeated LSU

It is no surprise that in 2019 the Gators and LSU match has been one for the books for both programs. Last season, these two teams met for the first time in February 20, 2019, where the Gators manage to grab the win in Baton Rouge 82-77 in overtime. Consecutively, the …

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Gators upset No.4 Auburn with freshman Omar Payne with career high

The Gators ( 11-5/3-1 SEC) fought hard all through the game taking down No.4 Auburn giving them their first loss in the SEC for the season. The last meeting with these two teams was March 16, 2019, when Auburn defeated the Gators 65-62 fast forwarding. The Gators Defeat Auburn 69-47 …

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Gator Men’s Hoops Dominate Long Beach State 102-63

The Florida men’s basketball team dominated Long Beach State…in their last game until the new year.  The Gators shot 52.9%, going 12-30 from beyond the arc, in a 102-63 blow out home win on Saturday. LBSU shot 37.3% and 6-17 from beyond the arc. Gator sophomore Noah Locke got his first …

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Gators Men’s Basketball Comes Alive, Defeats Miami 78-58

The Florida Gators men’s basketball team defeated the Miami Hurricanes 78-58 in the semi-final round of the Charleston Classic. Next, the Gators advance to the championship round. Florida plays the winner of No. 18 Xavier versus Connecticut at 9:30 p.m. on Friday. Leading Performers Florida had four players score double-digit …

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Florida defeats St. Joseph’s 70-62

The Florida Gators basketball team defeated the St. Joseph’s Hawks 70-62 on Thursday afternoon at TD Arena in Charleston, South Carolina. Florida’s game against the Hawks was its first game in the Charleston Classic. The tournament runs from Nov. 21-24, and features Florida (3-2), St. Joseph’s (2-3), Buffalo (2-1), Miami …

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Game Preview: Gators Men’s Basketball Opens Season Against Ospreys

Florida Men’s Basketball takes on the Ospreys of UNF on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. This is the Gators’ ninth overall meeting against North Florida. The Gators are 8-0 all-time against the Ospreys, including a win last season 90-66 on Nov. 27, 2018. North Florida, who in 2015 made …

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Gators Men’s Basketball Defeats Lynn 89-71

The Florida Gators Men’s Basketball team defeated the Lynn Fighting Knights 89-71 in an exhibition game at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on Tuesday. Key contributors Point guard Andrew Nembhard led the team in scoring with 17 points. He tacked on six assists and four rebounds to go along with …

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Preview: Gators’ Men’s Basketball Hosts Lynn University in Exhibition Game

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team play the Lynn Fighting Knights in an exhibition game at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. Roaring expectations The preseason AP poll ranks the Gators at No. 6, which matches the second-highest preseason ranking in program history (No. 1 in …

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Florida basketball lands transfer Anthony Duruji

Mike White has added another piece to his basketball program after landing transfer Anthony Duruji from Louisiana Tech. Who is Duruji? Duruji is a high-flying 6-foot-7 forward. The 215-pound sophomore will have to sit out the 2019-2020 season and will have two years of eligibility remaining with the Gators. Duruji …

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