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Florida Men’s Basketball Faces Tough Road Test Against No. 17 Florida State

The Florida Men’s Basketball team will take on the 17th-ranked Florida State Seminoles in a highly-anticipated season opener. The Gators haven’t defeated their in-state rivals since 2013-14, when Billy Donovan, Scottie Wilbekin, Patric Young and Casey Prather led the team to a Final Four berth. After leading the team to …

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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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Florida’s Streak and Season End at the Hands of Uconn 63-53 In Final Four

In Florida’s locker room following its 63-53 Final Four loss to Uconn, a reporter asked senior guard Scottie Wilbekin, “This team hasn’t lost in so long, did you even think you could lose?” Saturday’s Final Four matchup was a meeting between the Florida Gators, who were coming into the game …

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Gators Turn the Tide in a 78-69 Home Win

photo credit: Trevor Sikkema Will Yeguete was one of five Gators who scored in double digits in the team’s home win over Alabama Saturday afternoon College basketball games have a tendency to be told as a tale of two halves. But for Florida’s 78-69 win over Alabama on Saturday afternoon, …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Looks to Remain Undefeated In SEC

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team will travel deep into Tide country in Tuscaloosa Thursday to take on Alabama. The Orange & Blue look to remain undefeated in conference play and extend their current win streak to 10 games.  The Gators (15-2, 4-0 SEC) current nine-game win streak is tied for …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Hosts Arkansas-Little Rock

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team will look to improve to 2-1 this season when it faces Arkansas-Little Rock at home Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The Gators are coming off a 59-53 loss to Wisconsin Tuesday in which sophomore Michael Frazier II led the way with 20 points. Florida will …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Ready For SEC Tournament Semi-Final

After toying with the LSU Tigers Friday afternoon, the Gators men’s basketball team will have its hands full on Saturday.  The number one seed in the SEC tournament is going up against a stout Alabama team. Fourth seeded Alabama proved they are not to be taken lightly as they controlled a respectable …

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Gators Men’s Hoops Opens Conference Play With Win

Maybe it was a new starter.  Maybe it was the biggest student turnout in seven years (3,200).  Maybe it was playing at home for the first time since mid- December.  Whatever IT was had the Florida Gator men’s basketball team (11-2, 1-0) in high gear as it dominated the Georgia Bulldogs …

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Gators Men’s Hoops To Face Rival FSU

Coach Billy Donovan will go for his fourth consecutive win over in state rival FSU on Wednesday night.  The Gators (6-0) will battle a Seminoles squad that has struggled as of late.  The Noles started the season 4-1 but have dropped two straight including an embarrassing loss to Mercer last Sunday.  …

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Gator Men’s Basketball Faces Ranked Opponent Tonight

The 10th ranked Florida men’s basketball team will have its hands full when it faces the number 22/20 Wisconsin Badgers out of the Big Ten tonight.  The schools have only met two other times and split both those meetings.  This game is part of a tough non-conference schedule the Gators will play with teams like …

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