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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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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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Johnson to return for Junior Season

In a time with no sports, Florida basketball and coach Mike White received great news earlier today. Keyontae Johnson, Florida’s leading scorer last season, announced his return to Gainesville for his junior year. Johnson is a swiss army knife for White and the Gators. Besides leading the team in scoring …

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13 Years Ago, Gators Went Back-to-Back

13 years ago to the day, Florida was atop the college basketball world again. The Gators beat Ohio State 84-75 in the Georgia Dome, making them back-to-back champions, after winning the tournament in 2006. No team has gone back-to-back since those two Billy Donovan squads led by future pros Al …

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Kansas Finishes at No. 1

Although fears surrounding COVID-19 put an end to the college basketball season, the AP poll still released their final rankings. Kansas finishes at No.1. Kansas at No. 1 The final AP poll rankings for the 2019-20 college basketball season put Kansas in the top spot for the fourth time in …

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UF athletics undergoing changes amid coronavirus pandemic

As all the buzz in the sports world surrounds COVID-19, college athletic departments have to address the concerns regarding the virus. Changes include canceled games, crowd restrictions and other drastic alterations to the landscape of college sports. Some of these changes are coming to UF athletics. Lacrosse games wiped off …

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Arkansas Looks for Revenge Against Missouri

Arkansas and Missouri will play for the second time this season on Saturday. Missouri will look for more of the same, as they won the first matchup 83-79 in overtime. However, Arkansas hopes things will go differently for them at home. The First Matchup In the Razorbacks and Tigers’ first …

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Struggling Arkansas needs a win in the O’Dome

The struggling Arkansas Razorbacks (16-9. 4-8 SEC) will travel to the O’Dome to play the Florida Gators (16-9, 8-4 SEC) for a conference matchup tonight at 7. Yes, this game is an important road game for the Razorbacks, but first-year head coach Eric Musselman has a little extra juice for …

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SEC Standings: Kentucky holds onto first place with LSU and Auburn right behind

For Men’s Basketball, the SEC has three teams ranked in the top 25. After several conference matches on Tuesday night, the SEC rankings are starting to make sense. The Top Three Kentucky: 9-2 conference Kentucky is ranked 12 in the nation, which should surprise no one. The Wildcats are consistently …

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White and Gators Searching for Answers

Florida men’s basketball’s loss to Mississippi State was the epitome of Mike White basketball on both ends of the spectrum. All shots falling, suffocating defense and a big lead followed by cold shooting and a soul-crushing scoring drought. It resulted in the team’s third straight loss. The first two are …

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