College Basketball

They Are Back: Florida Basketball’s Clayton, Richard Decide To Return

With Wednesday the last day to withdraw from the NBA draft to maintain college eligibility, players are making decisions. On Saturday, it was Will Richard saying he will return to the Florida men’s basketball team for his senior year, announcing on social media. — Will Richard (@willrxch) May 25, …

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Former UF Standout Patric Young Educates With His New Book

Patric Young

If you have not heard Patric Young‘s story, grab your tissues now. He’s a man who has been through tragedy but has faced it with perseverance and heart. The former Florida Gator basketball player published a book titled, Sit to Rise: Turning Your Darkest Pain into Your Brightest Victory in …

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‘The World’s Tallest Teenager’: 7-foot-7 Rioux Ready to Head to UF

Olivier Rioux (left), who will join the UF basketball team as a preferred walk-on in the fall, is currently 7-foot-7.

BRADENTON — The IMG Academy national men’s basketball team is running three-on-three drills with a skyscraper. It’s a standard afternoon practice in February, and the squad is playing in its 115,000-square-foot basketball complex. The royal blue, five-pointed logo of the “Ascenders” is illuminated by the overhead lighting that spans four basketball …

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9 Gators Selected To UF Athletic Hall of Fame

Eight former athletes and one honorary letterwinner will be inducted into the 2024 UF Athletic Hall of Fame class, the school’s F Club and Gator Boosters announced this week. The Gator Greats to be inducted are Scottie Wilbekin, Chas Henry, Elizabeth Beisel, Hannah Rogers, Francesca Enea, Preston Tucker, Genevieve LaCaze …

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