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No. 8 Florida Gators Ready For Season Opener Vs. Gardner-Webb

The time has officially come. Monday will mark the end of a 231-day waiting period between the Gators’ heartbreaking loss to the South Carolina Gamecocks in the 2017 Elite Eight and this year’s season opener vs. Gardner-Webb. Florida’s average margin of victory in their two official pre-season games was 39 …

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Mike White and Co. Get Ready for Thursday’s Exhibition vs. JU

Mike White and Chris Chiozza spoke to the media on Wednesday about a myriad of topics ranging from the 1-and-Done rule to pre-season rankings. Florida was also ranked 8th in the first AP Poll of the season. It marks the 12th time since the 1999-2000 season that the Gators have …

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Gators Basketball: Koulechov Looking to Make A Big Impact For The Gators

Like Canyon Barry did last season, Egor Koulechov will be trying to make the most out of his one season at Florida. Koulechov was one of the biggest additions to the Gators roster during the off-season. The 6-foot-5 forward is expected to fill the void left by Devin Robinson. From …

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SEC Media Day Recap

SEC Basketball Media day kicked off on Wednesday morning in Nashville with a flurry of awards. The Gators were ranked 2nd in the SEC preseason media poll, with Kentucky holding the No. 1 spot. KeVaughn Allen was also named to the All-SEC Preseason 1st Team. Florida sent Mike White, Chris …

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Chase Johnson Looking Forward to Rookie Season

The Florida Men’s Basketball team has welcomed four freshmen to their largely veteran team. Among them is 6’9″, 205 pound forward Chase Johnson. Rated a four star recruit by ESPN, there is reason to be excited for his next couple of years with the Gators. https://twitter.com/GatorsMBK/status/915310111639457795 Why Johnson Chose Florida …

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Florida’s Offense Excels In First Open Practice

Mike White and Co. shined offensively in the first open practice of the season on Thursday afternoon. Whether it was a three-point floater from Chiozza or a thunderous dunk from Kevarrius Hayes, the team looked like they’d been playing together for years. Shots were falling, screens were set at the …

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Florida Lands PG Andrew Nembhard (28th in the Class of 2018)

Andrew Nembhard, the 28th ranked player in the Class of 2018 (per 247) has committed to the University of Florida. With Nembhard’s commitment, Mike White has landed a floor general that the Gators will surely need following Chris Chiozza’s departure. The Ontario native is the 7th-ranked point guard in the …

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Billy Donovan Prepares For His Third Season With Oklahoma City

With the Mike White era fully in swing, Billy Donovan has become more of a memory than a mainstay in present day Gainesville. The former two-time national championship coach is now entering his third season with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA. Donovan has coached the Thunder to at …

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