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#24 Florida Looking For 5th Straight Win on Saturday Night vs. Tennessee

Besides Georgia and Kentucky, no other team has squared off against the Gators on the hardwood more than the Tennessee Volunteers. On Saturday night at 5:15 p.m., Florida will face Tennessee for the 123rd in program history at the Exactech Arena at the O’Connell Center. While Tennessee won the last …

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Florida Dominates in 87-46 Win over Charlotte in the Orange Bowl Classic

The skill and size advantage of the Florida men’s basketball team were the deciding factors in a decisive 87-46 win over the Charlotte 49ers on Saturday evening in Sunrise, Florida at the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic. The Gators outscored the 49ers, 38-14 in the paint and out rebounded them 44-23. “[That …

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Florida Loses Third Straight Game to Florida State for the First Time Since 1997

For the second straight year, Dwayne Bacon was just too much for the Florida Gators. The Florida State Seminoles took down the Gators, 83-78, winning their third straight game against UF for the first time since 1997. Bacon scored 24 points on 9-of-18 shooting, going 6-of-7 from the foul line. …

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No. 21 Florida Looking For Their First Win Against FSU in 3 Years

While the Florida Gators lead the all-time series vs. their closest rival, Florida State, the Seminoles have won the last two games vs. UF. If Florida can get it done vs. the ‘Noles on Sunday evening at 4 PM in Tallahassee, they’ll have their first 8-2 start since the 2013-2014 season. The …

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Florida Basketball Takes on UNF in First True Road Game

While the Gators still haven’t had a real home game yet at the O’Connell Center, tonight will be their first true road game as they take on the UNF Ospreys at 7 p.m. from UNF Arena in front of 5,800 screaming North Florida fans. Oh my! The opening of the new …

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Florida Prepares for Hardest Test Yet against Belmont

The Florida Gators men’s basketball team squares off against the Belmont Bruins tonight in Tampa at the Amalie Arena for just the second time in program history. The two teams met in 2001, when the 3rd-ranked Gators downed the Bruins, 107-55. Belmont is currently ranked 11th in the College Insider Mid-Major …

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Mike White and Justin Leon talk St. Bonaventure’s Versatility and Sports Pyschology

Florida men’s basketball has started the season 2-0 and is looking to continue their success on Thursday in their third game vs. the St. Bonaventure Bonnies. The contest will be the Gators’ first home game in Lakeland and tips off at 7 p.m. The game can be streamed on the …

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Gorjok Gak Ruled Eligible for the 2016-2017 Season

According to multiple media reports, the NCAA has granted Gorjok Gak’s waiver appeal, and he is eligible for the 2016-2017 basketball season. Florida's Gorjok Gak's waiver has been approved by NCAA, immediately eligible. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) November 11, 2016 The 6’11”, 230-pound big man averaged 13.9 points and 9.3 …

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Florida Looks to Start Strong vs. FGCU on Friday Night

If a glorified scrimmage vs. Eckerd College wasn’t enough for your Florida basketball fix, fear not. The Gators officially start their season on Friday night in Jacksonville vs. Florida Gulf Coast University at 7:30 p.m. All action starting from the tipoff can be seen on the SEC Network+. The contest can be …

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