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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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O’Connell Center Demolition Underway

Courtesy of Tim Casey / UAA Communications.

The arena that served as a stage to two consecutive men’s basketball national championships, (’06, ’07) and three consecutive gymnastics national championships (’13, ’14, ’15) won’t house a show again until December 2016. Demolition and renovation of the 36 year-old O’Connell Center is finally underway. The $64.5 million project is …

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UF Women’s Basketball Hosts Troy Tonight

The Florida women’s basketball team returns to Gainesville to host the Troy University Trojans tonight.  The last meeting between these teams was way back in 1979. Florida is returning from a four game road trip over the past two weeks.  On the trip they compiled a record of 2-2 beating out N.C. State and …

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Gators Volleyball Hosts Arkansas And Kentucky This Weekend

The 11th ranked Florida volleyball team returns to the O’Connell Center this weekend for two home matches.  The Gators are undefeated in conference play and 11-2 overall. On Friday, Florida takes on Arkansas; the Razorbacks are 4-1 in SEC play, its only loss coming to the Gators earlier this season. Gators head coach Mary …

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