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Florida’s Focus Completely on ETSU in Win or Go Home Scenario

On Wednesday afternoon, Mike White, Kasey Hill, Canyon Barry and Devin Robinson spoke to the media about their upcoming matchup with ETSU on Thursday in Orlando at 3:10 p.m. While many factors surround the game including Mike White’s first trip as a head coach to the tournament, the team’s home-court …

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Round of 64: ETSU-Florida Preview

The Big Dance always brings together combinations of teams so different, it’s jarring they could be in the same division of basketball. The Florida Gators received a four-seed after finishing the season 24-8, despite an SEC quarterfinals exit after a third loss to Vanderbilt. The ETSU Buccaneers qualified for the …

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Florida Gators Receive No. 4 Seed and Will Take on ETSU on Thursday in Orlando

The Florida Gators are a #4 seed for the first time since 2005, and will be taking on the East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Buccaneers in Orlando on Thursday. This is the Buccaneers’ first NCAA Tournament birth since the 2009-2010 season. ETSU took down UNC-Greensboro this past Monday, 79-74, to win …

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John Egbunu Out For The Year With A Torn ACL

With the Gators playing their best basketball of the season, an injury was the exact opposite of what they needed to fuel their momentum. John Egbunu has been declared out for the season after suffering a torn ACL during Tuesday night’s victory over the Auburn Tigers. Egbunu’s expected recovery time is …

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First Ranked Match-Up of SEC Teams Features #19 Florida and #24 South Carolina

In a stat that goes to show the current state of the Southeastern conference, on Wednesday afternoon, when the #19 Florida Gators and #24 South Carolina Gamecocks meet in Columbia, it will be the first match-up of ranked opponents in the SEC this season. UF comes into the game with …

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Barry and Stone Lead the Way in 80-76 Win Over Georgia

Coaches always say it’s about who finishes the game, not who starts it. For the Florida Gators, that mantra rang true, as Canyon Barry (27 points) and Keith Stone (17 points) combined for 44 of UF’s 80 points off the bench in an 80-76 win over the Georgia Bulldogs on …

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KeVaughn Allen and Justin Leon Contribute 42 points in 83-70 Win over Tennessee

When Justin Leon joined the Gators in the Fall of 2015, the junior college All-American was expected to be a middle of the rotation player with some upside. Fast forward to January 7, 2017 and Leon’s new career-high of 19 points were vital in Florida’s 83-70 takedown of the Tennessee …

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