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Jalen Hudson is Perfect Fit With the Gators

Jalen Hudson’s success in the NCAA tournament will be a key factor in his decision to either leave for the upcoming NBA draft or return to Florida for his senior season. After transferring from Virginia Tech and sitting out a year due to NCAA transfer rules, Hudson has been quite …

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Jalen Hudson’s Time is Now

Jalen Hudson has been quite the surprise for the Florida Gators. The Virginia Tech transfer is averaging a team-leading 21.7 points and 4.8 rebounds per game, including a sensational 48.7% clip from beyond the arc. However, his success with the Gators doesn’t shed light on his inconsistent collegiate career with …

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No. 1 Duke Overcomes 17-Point Second Half Deficit To Beat No. 7 Florida, 87-84

The Florida Gators had no answer for the Duke Blue Devils’ offense late down the stretch. Duke ended the game on a 30-10 run, winning the contest 87-84. Diaper dandy Marvin Bagley III continued to shine as he recorded the sixth double-double of his eight game career, posting 30 points …

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PK80 Preview: No. 7 Florida vs. No. 1 Duke

In a matter of two days the Florida Gators can secure two non-conference victories that would pad their resume for months to come. Florida and Duke square off at 10:30 p.m. (approximately) at the Moda Center in the PK80 Tournament Motion bracket finals on Sunday. The Gators took care of …

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No. 7 Florida Takes Down No. 17 Gonzaga, 111-105, In 2OT Thriller

No 7 Florida’s 111-105 double-overtime victory over No. 17 Gonzaga could be simply described as a battle of attrition. Unfortunately, this was no simple game. Two overtimes, 17 lead changes and 216 total points encapsulated the madness that ensued between the Bulldogs and Gators on Friday night/early Saturday morning. Chris …

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No. 7 Florida Demolishes Stanford in 108-87 Victory

Offense was abundant in the Gators’ 108-87 victory over the Stanford Cardinal on Friday night at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Florida’s 108 points were the most scored vs. a Power5 opponent in the NCAA this season. Egor Koulechov led UF with 26 points, shooting 10-14 from the field and 5-5 from …

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No. 7 Florida To Take On Stanford in the First Round of The PK80 Tournament

The time has finally come. Between Thursday and Sunday, the Gators will have their first opportunity this season to start building their resumes for March. Florida starts off the PK80 Tournament with a Thanksgiving Day match-up vs. Stanford at 10 p.m. While the Cardinals have struggled this season, starting off …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Takes On Stanford in Phil Knight Invitational

On Wednesday, the bracket for the PK80-Phil Knight Invitational revealed that Florida faces Stanford on in Portland, Ore on Nov.23. The tournament, which honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight for his 80th birthday, houses 16 teams in two eight-team brackets. Each team is guaranteed three games in the tournament. If the Gators …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Invited to Prestigious Tournament in 2017

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team received an invitation to the Phil Knight Invitational (PK80) celebrating the Nike co-founder’s 80th birthday during Thanksgiving weekend in November 2017. The first-year tournament hosts 16 powerhouse teams in Portland, Oregon in two separate eight-team events. Each team plays three games and one winner …

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