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Mike White and Co. Get Ready for Thursday’s Exhibition vs. JU

Mike White and Chris Chiozza spoke to the media on Wednesday about a myriad of topics ranging from the 1-and-Done rule to pre-season rankings. Florida was also ranked 8th in the first AP Poll of the season. It marks the 12th time since the 1999-2000 season that the Gators have …

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SEC Media Day Recap

SEC Basketball Media day kicked off on Wednesday morning in Nashville with a flurry of awards. The Gators were ranked 2nd in the SEC preseason media poll, with Kentucky holding the No. 1 spot. KeVaughn Allen was also named to the All-SEC Preseason 1st Team. Florida sent Mike White, Chris …

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Coach White, Hayes and Hudson Look Forward to the 2017-18 Season

Gators Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike White and juniors Kevarrius Hayes and Jalen Hudson, a transfer student from Virginia Tech, had nothing but positive things to say about the development of this year’s basketball team in a short press conference yesterday afternoon. Head Coach Mike White Coach White particularly commented …

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Isaiah Stokes Looks to Make an Impact on an Experienced Gator Team

The Gators basketball team is striving for another successful season after last year’s trip to the Elite 8. But this time, the goal is to win it all and avoid getting knocked out of the NCAA tournament before they do so. With this goal in mind, the team has been …

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John Egbunu Looking Forward to Senior Season

The Florida Gators’ men’s basketball team earned a trip to the Elite Eight last season, showing the strides its made since Mike White’s first season. Center John Egbunu wasn’t on the court for that game. Or any of March Madness for that matter. Egbunu missed the last month and a …

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Dontay Bassett Looking to Bounce Back From Freshman Injury

With NCAA basketball returning on November 10th, the Gators are looking to recreate their success from last season and build upon it. One new asset to the team is Dontay Bassett, a 19 year old redshirt freshman out of Oldsmar Christian High School. Bassett is looking to have a breakout …

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Chase Johnson Looking Forward to Rookie Season

The Florida Men’s Basketball team has welcomed four freshmen to their largely veteran team. Among them is 6’9″, 205 pound forward Chase Johnson. Rated a four star recruit by ESPN, there is reason to be excited for his next couple of years with the Gators. https://twitter.com/GatorsMBK/status/915310111639457795 Why Johnson Chose Florida …

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Chris Chiozza Hopes to be More Than a Buzzer-beater

Florida basketball comes back in November and the Gators are anticipating a successful 2017-18 season. Veteran Chris Chiozza will be starting his senior season and expects to be named starting point guard. The Gator Nation remembers Chiozza for his impressive junior season as backup point guard and his heroism during …

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Florida’s Offense Excels In First Open Practice

Mike White and Co. shined offensively in the first open practice of the season on Thursday afternoon. Whether it was a three-point floater from Chiozza or a thunderous dunk from Kevarrius Hayes, the team looked like they’d been playing together for years. Shots were falling, screens were set at the …

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