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One by one, the basketballs sailed through the air, launching off the fingers of UF shooters from all over the court.
Forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. found the ball in his hands with less than five seconds left in the first half.
College basketball season is now just a couple weeks away, and many teams, including the Gators, are preparing for exhibition games. These contests help squads gauge where they’re at as a team and focus on areas that need to be improved before the regular season gets underway.
Florida’s men’s basketball team is just 21 days away from its first game of the season against North Florida, and it has been busy acclimating its large roster of newcomers to the program. The Gators have high expectations coming into this season, but already they’ve faced two difficulties that they’ll need to overcome to start the season strong.
It’s bigger than basketball.
There are 146 days until UF men's basketball takes the court against North Florida to open the 2019 season. When it does, it’ll have six new faces.
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The University of Florida basketball program has developed multiple NBA players whose seasons are now over as the NBA Finals approach. Here’s a recap of what some former Gators did this year:
With the NBA playoffs less than two weeks away, let’s take a look at some former Florida Gators who made headlines during the 2018-19 season.