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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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COVID-19: Fluidity challenges NCAA athletics, says UNCC’s AD Mike Hill

Cough, fever, fatigue and shortness of breath are all symptoms of COVID-19 from the eyes of doctors. However, from the eyes of sports administrators, fluidity is another issue all on its own.  University of North Carolina-Charlotte athletic director Mike Hill is someone who can attest to the changing ebbs and …

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NBA Developing H-O-R-S-E Tournament

Nearly a month removed from the indefinite suspension of the NBA season due to COVID-19, the league is proposing ideas to keep its fans entertained from home. They put together a video game tournament with 16 players battling it out over NBA 2K. ESPN has already begun airing this NBA …

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2020 NBA Draft Likely Postponed Until Conclusion of Season

The 2020 NBA Draft, originally scheduled for June 25, will likely be postponed according to ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski. NBA Plans Return On March 11, the NBA officially suspended the regular season after a player tested positive for the coronavirus. The NBA shutdown with a little over a month before …

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March Madness Latest Domino Among Coronavirus Cancellations

The coronavirus continues to dominate the news cycle. Now, we’re seeing more preventative action taken in the realm of sports. Multiple sports and their respective leagues are essentially on hold for the foreseeable future. We’ve seen basketball tournaments canceled, entire regular seasons paused and the status of future sporting events …

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Gonzaga, Yale secures Tournament spot with more to follow

While some conference tournaments are starting over the next few days, some conferences already have claimed their tournament spot. No. 2 Gonzaga is the latest team marching to March Madness. The Bulldogs won the West Coast Conference title in convincing fashion over Saint Mary’s 84-66 Tuesday night. The Ivy League …

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ETSU wins Southern Conference title to punch its second ticket to the NCAA Tournament in five years

Southern Conference Championship East Tennessee State secured its spot in the 2020 NCAA Tournament on Sunday night, defeating Wofford 72-58 in the Southern Conference Championship on in Asheville, NC. Senior guard Isaiah Tisdale led ETSU with 24 points and shot 4-7 from beyond the arc. Tournament Experience It is East …

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UNC Basketball enters ACC Tournament in unfamiliar territory

If the 2019-2020 collegiate basketball season has proved anything thus far, it’s that nothing is for sure. Just ask North Carolina. A storied program that is typically etched in stone on virtually every March Madness bracket, UNC enters the ACC Conference Tournament with the last seed. Typically, UNC has already …

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Preview: Gator Men’s Basketball Eyes Rematch With LSU

The Gator men’s basketball team looks to avenge their January loss to the LSU Tigers on Wednesday at home. https://twitter.com/GatorsMBK/status/1231720643059683328 Last month, the Gators fell to the Tigers after Keyontae Johnson made a layup as time expired. The officials ruled that Johnson was still touching the ball as time expired, …

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