The Florida Gators (13-10, 6-4 SEC) were defeated by Kentucky (16-7, 7-3 SEC ) 72–67 in Rupp Arena Saturday night. The Wildcats outscored the Gators in transition 14-0.
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The Florida Gators (12-8, 5-3 SEC) visit the Little Apple in Manhattan, Kansas, to play the No. 5 Kansas State Wildcats (17-3, 6-2 BIG 12) Saturday at 6 p.m.
The Florida Gators (12-8, 5-3 SEC) defeated the Gamecocks (8-12, 1-6 SEC) 81-60 in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Wednesday night. Florida shot 47% in the game and outscored South Carolina 40-26 in the paint.
The Gators (11-8, SEC 4-3) won one of the two games — each being decided by two points. They’re ranked 13th in defensive efficiency, according to KenPom.
Florida (11-8, SEC 4-3) defeated the Mississippi State Bulldogs (12-7, SEC 1-6) 61-59 Saturday. The Gators held Mississippi State to 39% shooting. UF held its opponent to less than 40% from the floor for the 10th time in its last 12 games.
The Florida Gators (10-8, 3-3 SEC) were defeated by the Aggies (13-5, 5-0 SEC) 54-52 Wednesday night in College Station, Texas. The loss snapped Florida’s three-game winning streak.
The Gators (10-7, 3-2 SEC) continue to build momentum as they head past the midway point of the season. Florida secured its first SEC win against the Georgia Bulldogs and followed it up with two more wins against Louisiana State and Missouri. Their defense has been a point of emphasis over the winning streak.
Florida (10-7, 3-2 SEC) defeated the Tigers (13-4, 2-3 SEC) 73-64 in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Saturday. The Tigers were held to 17% from three. UF put the game away in the second half thanks to sophomore guard Will Richard, who scored a team-high 18 points and tied his season high.
Florida (9-7, 2-2 SEC) and Missouri (13-3, 2-2 SEC) will have a chance to get above .500 in conference play with a victory.
The Gators (9-7, 2-2 SEC) defeated LSU (12-4, 1-3 SEC) 67-56 Tuesday night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Florida used the charity stripe to its advantage all night. It finished 24-32 from the free throw line, while the Tigers only managed 16 attempts. UF also outscored LSU 23-5 in points off of turnovers.
After defeating the Georgia Bulldogs at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Saturday, the Gators are traveling to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to face the Louisiana State Tigers. A win could move UF to .500 in conference play.
Florida Gators men's basketball began Southeastern Conference play with back-to-back one-possession losses. In a game against their former head coach Mike White and the Georgia Bulldogs, the Gators won their first SEC game.
Florida (8-7, 1-2 SEC) defeated Georgia (11-4, 1-1 SEC) 82-75 Saturday to earn its first SEC victory of the season. Fifth-year forward Colin Castleton finished the game with a season-high seven blocks.
The Gators (7-7, 0-2 SEC) will look to end their three-game losing streak against a hot Bulldogs team (11-3, 1-0 SEC) that has won its last four games. Georgia most recently picked up a 12-point win over the No. 22 Auburn Tigers Wednesday.