The NBA regular season doesn’t end until later tonight, but four former Gators have already clinched their spots in the 2018 NBA Playoffs.
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First-year coach Dan Mullen wants to break records at Florida, starting with the annual Orange and Blue Game this Saturday.
I was reminded of a scene from the 2007 crime-drama “American Gangster” last week when I heard about the drama between LeBron James and Nick Saban.
The Florida Gators secondary, which has produced five NFL draft picks in the last two seasons, takes pride in the moniker the school has received in recent years: Defensive Back University.
Week 3 of spring practices saw a couple new developments for Florida’s football team.
Missing 44 consecutive games due to injury had to be tough for Florida center John Egbunu.
Eighteen former Florida football players will have the chance to impress NFL scouts this morning at UF’s annual pro day.
There is open admission to Florida’s annual Orange and Blue Game on April 14. Fans will have a chance to see UF’s new-look football team showcase itself at the end of spring practices.
As cliché as it sounds, it was an up-and-down season for the Florida men’s basketball team. There were peaks and valleys. Highs and lows. There’s plenty of ways to say it, but it really is that simple.
The numbers don’t tell the whole story, but it’s hard to deny that there are certain box score benchmarks that are typically associated with a victory for the Gators men’s basketball team.
A sloppy and early exit from the SEC Tournament on March 9 left a bad taste in the mouth of Florida’s men’s basketball program.
A No. 3 seed in the East Region. A second-place regular season finish in the Big 12 behind Kansas, winner of 14 consecutive regular season titles. A handful of All-Big 12 honors. It’s been the season of the century for Texas Tech. The Red Raiders (25-9, 11-7) give up just 64.6 points per game – first in the Big 12 and 15th in the country – and have won three of their last four. Most recent is a 70-60 defeat of Stephen F. Austin in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, thanks to 23 points and 10-for-10 shooting from the line by Evans.
Barack Obama’s annual March Madness picks were released Wednesday and the former commander in chief has picked the sixth-seeded Gators to be bounced in the second round by Texas Tech, a three-seed out of the Big 12.
ST. LOUIS — In his first year playing for coach Mike White and the Florida Gators, junior transfer Jalen Hudson leads the team in scoring. The 6-foot-6 guard has garnered attention as an NBA draft prospect for his breakout season and is projected by some to be a late second-round selection. Hudson was one of Florida’s most consistent players over the course of the season. He finished the year on a tear, averaging 22.7 points per game on 57-percent shooting in the last three regular season games but struggled in the team’s SEC tourney loss to Arkansas, where he finished with six points.
Things were looking up for the No. 23 Florida men’s basketball team.
ST. LOUIS — Jaylen Barford grabbed his 10th rebound, securing a double-double between a pair of Gators under the rim.
The rematch is on. Sixth-seeded Arkansas (22-10, 10-8 SEC) takes on third-seeded Florida (20-11, 11-7) in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals Friday at 9. The Razorbacks earned a shot against the Gators — who defeated the Hogs 88-73 on Jan. 17 — by taking down South Carolina 69-64 Thursday night in the second round of the bracket.
Fans held their breath. They had been waiting almost 14 minutes for Chris Chiozza to set the UF career assists record against rival Kentucky on Senior Day in the O’Connell Center.
With the race to earning a top SEC seed in the final stretch, conference foes Florida and Alabama face off tonight at 7 in Tuscaloosa.