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Montverde star Kasey Hill commits to Gators

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December 31, 2011
Montverde star Kasey Hill commits to Gators

TweetMontverde Academy guard Kasey Hill became Florida’s first 2013 commitment earlier today after committing to the Gators after the 90-70 victory over Yale that took place at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. The 6’1 star made his commitment to the Florida coaching staff in the hallways right outside of the locker room after the...
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No. 10 UF crushes Yale

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December 31, 2011
UF over Yale

TweetGAINESVILLE, Fla– The Gators took a bite of the Ivy League today as they easily knocked down Yale 90-70 in a packed O’Connell Center hosting 9,119 fans. No. 10 UF (11-3) comes off a tough loss to Rutgers in double overtime on December 29.  Their five-game winning streak was snapped that night as the...
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Gators chomp FSU at home

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December 24, 2011
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TweetGainesville, FL- Christmas came early for Florida fans this year as they knocked off in-state rival Florida State by a whopping 18 points. No. 12 UF continues to “wow” basketball fans nationwide as they handed the Seminoles their fourth loss of the season in the O’Connell Center Gator fans released a sigh of relief...
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UF rolls past Mississippi Valley State 82-54

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December 20, 2011
UF rolls past Mississippi Valley State 82-54

TweetTonight’s win over Mississippi Valley State stretches Florida’s winning steak to 11 at home and 6 straight for the season. Opponents nation-wide know not to come into the O’Connell Center with an intimidating atmosphere. The renowned student section, known as the “Rowdy Reptiles,” and the rest of the fans brought the head count to...
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Billy Donovan signs a three year extension

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December 18, 2011
Billy Donovan signs a three year extension

TweetFlorida Gator men’s basketball head coach Billy Donovan has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the University of Florida through the 2015-16 season. Coach Donovan is 46 years old and this is his 16th season as head coach. Donovan’s contract will pay about $3.3 million annually and he will receive a...
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No. 12 Florida vs Arizona preview

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December 7, 2011
No. 12 Florida vs Arizona preview

TweetAfter falling short to a tough Syracuse team on Friday, Billy Donovan and the No. 12 Gators (5-2) look to rebound tonight as they host the Arizona Wildcats (6-2) tonight at the Stephen O’Connell Center. Arizona, which opened their season up ranked in the top 25 but has slipped out, knows they will be...
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Florida’s basketball signees are official

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December 5, 2011
Florida’s basketball signees are official

TweetThe Florida Gator men’s basketball team has announced that Michael Frazier, Dillon Graham and Braxton Ogbueze have all signed their National Letter of Intent and will be ready to play for the 2012-13 season. Michael Frazier from Montverde Academy is a top 100 recruit who can hit shots from beyond the arc all day...
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Gators fall back to No. 12

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December 5, 2011
Gators fall back to No. 12

TweetThe Florida Gators (5-2) dropped two spots in the latest Associated Press men’s college basketball poll after a 72-68 loss against Syracuse on Friday. Kentucky (8-0) still sits at No. 1 for the second straight week after beating North Carolina on Saturday. The Wildcats received 47 first place votes out of 65 while Ohio...
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Injury update on Erik Murphy

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December 1, 2011
Injury update on Erik Murphy

TweetFlorida Gator forward Erik Murphy will miss Florida’s game against No. 4 Syracuse on Friday, but on the bright side he should be back within the next couple of weeks. Murphy, who injured his knee in practice on November 24, was diagnosed with a meniscus tear and was expected to be out for the...
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Donovan seeking 400th win tonight vs Stetson

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November 28, 2011
Donovan seeking 400th win tonight vs Stetson

TweetFlorida head coach Billy Donovan is looking to capture his 400th career win tonight as the No. 10 Gators travel to Orlando, FL. to take on the Stetson Hatters. The Gators (4-1) took care of business last Friday with a 107-62 blowout win over Jacksonville where it was raining threes once again in Gainesville....
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