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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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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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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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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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