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Florida Men’s Basketball Faces Tough Road Test Against No. 17 Florida State

The Florida Men’s Basketball team will take on the 17th-ranked Florida State Seminoles in a highly-anticipated season opener. The Gators haven’t defeated their in-state rivals since 2013-14, when Billy Donovan, Scottie Wilbekin, Patric Young and Casey Prather led the team to a Final Four berth. After leading the team to …

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Returners looking strong as practices begins for Billy Donovan and company

Head coach Billy Donovan addresses the media at Media Day Basketball season is almost upon us as the Florida Gator men’s basketball team will take the court in less than 20 days. The Gators opened practice on Friday and coach Billy Donovan discussed the team’s first few practice sessions. Donovan believes scoring points will …

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Florida’s Streak and Season End at the Hands of Uconn 63-53 In Final Four

In Florida’s locker room following its 63-53 Final Four loss to Uconn, a reporter asked senior guard Scottie Wilbekin, “This team hasn’t lost in so long, did you even think you could lose?” Saturday’s Final Four matchup was a meeting between the Florida Gators, who were coming into the game …

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Florida One Win Away From Final Four; Faces Dayton on Saturday

The Florida men’s basketball team, SEC Champions, No. 1 overall seed and winners of 29 straight games have reached the point where its past three seasons have come to an end, the Elite Eight. The Gators are now one win away from claiming the South region as theirs and advancing to …

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Memphis On The Mind: Florida Defeats Pittsburgh 61-45, Advances to Sweet Sixteen

“How sweet it is, baby! How sweet it is!” The Florida Gator men’s basketball team seemed back to its old self on Saturday afternoon as they kicked off the third round of the NCAA Tournament with a double-digit win over 9-seed Pittsburgh, 61-45. Florida may have been focused in their …

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Gators Turn the Tide in a 78-69 Home Win

photo credit: Trevor Sikkema Will Yeguete was one of five Gators who scored in double digits in the team’s home win over Alabama Saturday afternoon College basketball games have a tendency to be told as a tale of two halves. But for Florida’s 78-69 win over Alabama on Saturday afternoon, …

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