The Gators were coming off one of their most convincing wins to date. With their best player in forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. on the bench most of the night due to early foul trouble, they pulled out a convincing 81-68 win at Columbia, South Carolina against the Gamecocks on Tuesday.
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Last season, Florida’s men’s basketball team sleepwalked through the beginning of SEC play, starting 1-3.
Florida’s leading scorer and rebounder, forward Kerry Blackshear Jr., found himself on the bench for the majority of the night after some early foul trouble.
Florida’s men’s basketball team somehow emerged from its game against Alabama on Saturday with a 104-98 win despite trailing by as much as 21. The Gators overcame a 14-point deficit at the start of the second half to force overtime and eventually win in double overtime to complete the largest second-half comeback in program history.
Florida trailed 83-81 with just under 30 seconds to play.
There were a few expectations for the Gators ahead of their final non-conference game before SEC play starts next weekend.
UF forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. stepped up to the free-throw line looking to give his team the lead.
Guard Tre Mann took the basketball and drove into the lane, taking on a defender. He jumped, bent his body in a way that seemingly defied all laws of physics and laid the ball up over the defender’s outstretched arms and into the basket.
The Gators entered Saturday's game hoping for their first true road win of the season and to extend their current win streak to five against Butler.
Florida’s 2019-20 men’s basketball team is stacked with talent at every position. Gifted, high-flying playmakers who make the game look effortless at times.
The charity stripe has been an oasis for Florida.
A Thanksgiving hangover was on display at the O'Connell Center on Friday night.
Down by three with 13 seconds left in the game, Xavier forward Paul Scruggs launched a desperate three-point shot into the air.
For the first 27 minutes, Miami and Florida went back-and-forth, trading runs in a game that looked primed for a final possession finish.
The 2019-20 season for the UF men’s basketball team has had an ominous beginning not many (if any) expected just a couple of weeks ago.
For Florida, Thursday night’s game was supposed to produce a get back-on-track type of performance at the O’Connell Center.