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Tre Mann Withdraws from NBA Draft and Returns to Florida for Sophomore Season

Tre Mann announced on Tuesday that he will withdraw from the NBA draft and play with Florida for his sophomore season. He posted the announcement in his social media as he stated that he wanted to “continue growing as a player and as a person”. https://twitter.com/tre2mann3/status/1280612891360665600 Mann was one of …

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Florida Greats Join NBA Teams

Two former Florida Gators will see action in the NBA’s return. Joakim Noah signed to stay with the Clippers and Corey Brewer is staying Sacramento. Both players were coasting on 10-day contracts as of late, especially Brewer, before getting contracts that last until the end of the season. Both get …

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Former Gator Udonis Haslem speaks about George Floyd

Udonis Haslem spoke passionately about George Floyd on Sunday at a press conference in Miami. The former Gator basketball star was born in Miami, currently plays for the Heat and cares deeply about the city. https://twitter.com/joeflech/status/1267168193740750853 Udonis Haslem on the protesting Protests and riots have broken out all across the …

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Nembhard backs out of draft, announces transfer from Florida

Nembhard celebrates with teammate

Florida fans accepted the initial departure of point guard Andrew Nembhard. Losing him twice, however, is a sucker punch to the gut. On Saturday, Jeff Goodman reported via Twitter that Nembhard planned to withdraw from the NBA Draft and transfer. He also declared for the draft after his freshman year …

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SEC: weighing the effects of the recent vote to open athletic facilities

It just means more in the SEC. Nothing means more to the conference at this moment than the recent decision to open up campuses for athletes. On May 22, the SEC voted to allow schools to open their athletic facilities for individual workouts for football and basketball players. SEC commissioner …

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SEC announces return for athletes

SEC fans have been waiting for an announcement on the return of sports since March 12, when the conference suspended all in-person athletic events. Earlier today, that announcement finally came. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said that universities can open for voluntary activities, starting June 8. “At this time, we are …

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NCAA Votes to Allow Returns to Campus

Voluntary athletic activities for football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball can resume starting June 1. The NCAA DI Council approved the vote on May 20. The committee said that decisions on other sports will be made at a later date. Athletes will be able to return for the first time …

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Florida men’s basketball lands verbal 2021 commit Kowacie Reeves

After making the final touches to its 2020 roster, the Florida men’s basketball team has begun its work on the 2021 class. Kowacie Reeves, a prospect who Florida has been recruiting since May of 2018, has officially ended his recruitment and verbally committed to the Gators. Kowacie Reeves The top-50 …

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Former Gators’ Assistant Coach Matt McCall’s Journey Through College Hoops

After starting as a student manager, Matt McCall worked his way up to becoming the Gator basketball assistant coach for head coach Billy Donovan. University of Florida During the 2002-03 season, McCall began his journey as a student manager at the University of Florida. Many years later, the Ocala native …

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Nembhard and Mann Opt for NBA Draft

Heading into the 2020-2021 season, Florida could be without its top guards as Andrew Nembhard and Tre Mann have declared for the NBA Draft. Florida teammates Andrew Nembhard and Tre Mann have both declared for the draft and will test the waters, via @GoodmanHoops. Nembhard has signed with Jaafar Choufani, …

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