Joseph Henry is a fourth-year sports journalism major and is the Alligator's sports editor. He previously worked as senior news director, assistant sports editor, men's basketball beat reporter, volleyball beat reporter and golf beat reporter. He enjoys sitting down to watch a movie as often as possible, collecting vinyl and drinking Dr. Pepper.
The Gators rebounded from a rocky trip to Portland, Oregon, with their biggest win of the season over the Florida A&M Rattlers Wednesday night. A perfect 3-point shooting performance and a team-high 23 points from Bonham helped UF cruise to victory.
Explosive, career-high performances from freshman running back Trevor Etienne and Arizona State transfer wide receiver Ricky Pearsall nearly willed Florida to victory. However, FSU held off a ferocious second-half comeback effort and sent the Gators home with a loss.
Florida lost to Xavier 90-83 in Portland, Oregon, Thursday. The Musketeers hit 10 3-pointers on 50% shooting from behind the arc to beat the Gators.
The Gators fell to the Commodores 31-24 Saturday. Florida outgained Vanderbilt 445 yards to 283. Despite offensive proficiency, a bevy of errors kept the Gators from holding off Vanderbilt. The Commodores have now won back-to-back Southeastern Conference games for the first time since 2018.
The Gators dropped their first game of the season to FAU 76-74 inside the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. The Owls overcame a 30-point and 12-rebound performance from Florida forward Colin Castleton — his first double-double of the season — by hitting 13 3-pointers on 24 attempts.
The Alligator will update Florida state-wide elections as results come in, as they are called throughout the night by the Associated Press.
The Gators defeated the Seawolves 81-45 in the long awaited introduction to Florida basketball post Mike White. UF ran its offense with efficiency and an emphasis on the 3-point shot. The Gators forced 18 Stony Brook turnovers, a representation of their tenacity on both ends of the floor.
Florida now sits one win away from bowl eligibility after its 41-24 win over the Aggies Nov. 5. The get-right outing was exactly what the Gators needed following two losses and before hosting South Carolina Saturday. UF’s defense improved on a rocky first half, where it allowed 307 yards and 16 first downs by shutting out the Aggies in the second half.