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Gators Enter Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament Lacking Depth, Will Face Georgetown Tonight

The No. 18 Florida men’s basketball team hopes to show that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts when it competes in the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament starting today in the Bahamas. The Gators (2-1) will play three games in three nights in the Bahamas regardless of …

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Gators Get By Warhawks in OT

For the second time this week, the Florida Gator men’s basketball team let a late lead slip away at home. But this time they were able to fight back and pull out a 61-56 overtime victory over the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks to move to 2-1 on the season. Florida led by eight points …

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Gator Men’s Basketball Hosts Louisiana Monroe Tonight

The Florida Gator men’s Basketball team (1-1) will look to defend its home court when taking on the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks (2-0) in the O’Connell Center tonight. Gator forward Chris Walker will be eligible to play tonight after missing the first two games of the season to suspension. “I’ve seen …

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Miami Rallies From 15-point Deficit to Upset Gator Basketball, Snaps Florida’s 33-Game Winning Streak at Home

Jon Horford contributed 17 points and seven rebounds in the loss. He was clutch down the stretch, hitting a pair of three-pointers with under four minutes to go. All good things must come to an end. With a 69-67 loss to the Miami Hurricanes at the O’Connell Center on Monday …

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Florida Basketball Faces Challenge Against Miami Tonight

When the Florida men’s basketball team (1-0) host the Miami Hurricanes (1-0) tonight at the O’Dome, Florida will only have nine scholarship players available to take the court. It was announced that junior Dillon Graham left the team on Sunday. With Chris Walker serving his last game of a suspension and the ineligibility of …

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Florida Basketball Team Holds On To Beat Barry University in Exhibition, Gators Still Working Out Kinks

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team took care of business against Division II Barry University with a 79-70 victory in a preseason exhibition on Thursday. Redshirt junior Eli Carter led the way with 21 points (including 5-for-9 on three pointers). The Rutgers transfer missed the majority of last season to rehab a …

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Florida Basketball To Host Barry University in Exhibition Thursday

The seventh ranked Florida men’s basketball team will take the court on Thursday for a preseason exhibition against the Barry University Buccaneers at the O’Connell Center. The Gators will have a whole new look as they will be without four returning starters from last season’s Final Four squad. Junior guard Michael …

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Returners looking strong as practices begins for Billy Donovan and company

Head coach Billy Donovan addresses the media at Media Day Basketball season is almost upon us as the Florida Gator men’s basketball team will take the court in less than 20 days. The Gators opened practice on Friday and coach Billy Donovan discussed the team’s first few practice sessions. Donovan believes scoring points will …

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Former Gator Great Joakim Noah wins NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year Award

Former Florida Gator basketball standout Joakim Noah has been named the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year. Noah, who averaged a double-double during the regular season, with 12.6 points per game and 11.3 rebounds per game, received 100 first place votes. The two time All-Star who was named to the …

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Beal, Wizards Prepare for NBA Playoffs

The Washington Wizards (43-38) are going to the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2008 where they lost to the Lebron-led Cleveland Cavaliers 4-2 in the first round. Led by two young up-and-coming stars in starting point guard John Wall and starting shooting guard, former Gator Bradley Beal, the Wizards will …

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