Gators Sports

‘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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Gators Gymnastics Places Fourth At NCAA Championship

The No. 4 Florida Gators gymnastics team placed fourth in the NCAA Championship on Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas. The LSU Tigers were crowned champions with a team score of 198.225. Cal placed second (197.850), Utah third (197.800) and Florida fourth (197.4375) at Dickies Arena. Starting on Vault Freshman rock …

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