Newcomer Pinkins top paid UF assistant basketball coach

Florida associate coach Al Pinkins is set to make $315,000 for the 2018-19 season, while Florida assistant coaches Darris Nichols and Jordan Mincy both received significant raises as well. Pinkins, hired from Texas Tech to replace departed UF associate coach...

Robinson, Chiozza finish strong in NBA Summer League

Playing on the Washington Wizards summer league squad worked out well for both former Florida forward Devin Robinson and former Gator point guard Chris Chiozza. The 6-foot-9 Robinson was among the top scorers in NBA Summer League action in Las...

Chiozza, Robinson shine for Washington Wizards

Former Gators Chris Chiozza and Devin Robinson are back playing together in summer league for the Washington Wizards. And in the words of Peaches and Herb, reunited never felt so good. Robinson had a team-high 24 points in 9 of 18...

May making moves at FAU

Former Florida assistant coach Dusty May learned he had plenty to sell when he took over as Florida Atlantic’s head basketball coach last March. Granted, FAU’s basketball history has produced just one NCAA Tournament appearance. That happened in 2002 when...

Koulechov accepts T’wolves summer league invite

Former Florida forward Egor Koulechov has accepted a NBA summer league invite with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The 6-foot-5 Koulechov was second on the Gators in scoring (13.8 ppg) and led UF in rebounding (6.4 rpg) this past season as a...

Chiozza joining Wizards summer league team

Former Florida point guard Chris Chiozza has accepted a NBA summer league invite with the Washington Wizards. Chiozza, UF's all-time leader in assists with 571, will be reunited with former Gator teammate Devin Robinson, who was on a two-way contract...

Podcast: Preview of Gators’ first game in CWS

Florida baseball writer Kevin Brockway, of the Gainesville Sun, and Texas Tech baseball beat writer Carlos Silva Jr.  chat about the Red Raiders-Gators matchup in the College World Series on Sunday. Both teams met in the 2016 edition of the CWS. 

Early starts for Florida-Auburn Super Regional

Times have been set for this weekend's best-of-three Super Regional series between Florida and Auburn at McKethan Stadium. The No. 1 national  seeed Gators (45-18) will host the Tigers on Saturday and Sunday at noon on ESPN. The deciding third...

Pinkins gearing for challenge of coaching UF’s bigs

Newly-hired Florida men’s basketball assistant coach Al Pinkins said he's often asked the question, how life would have been different if his path wound up football instead of hoops. A star high school quarterback out of Camilla, Ga., Pinkins had...

Gators to visit TCU in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Florida holds a 2-0 all-time record vs. TCU

Gators still playing waiting game on Hudson

Florida coach Mike White is still unsure whether Jalen Hudson will return for his senior season, but has kept communication lines open with a 6-foot-6 shooting guard. Hudson, who led UF in scoring at 15.5 points per game last season,...

Brewer returning to G’ville to host camp

Former Florida standout forward Corey Brewer still enjoys coming back to Gainesville, the place where he helped lead the Gators to back to back national titles in 2006 and 2007. Brewer will be hosting his ninth annual Back 2 Back...

Florida administrators reflect on Slive’s impact

Mike Slive touched many lives in his 13 years as Southeastern Conference commissioner. Slive, who died Wednesday night at 77 after a lengthy illness, was a visionary who helped shape the SEC into the dominant conference it is today. To Florida...

Gates discusses move from Florida to Nebraska

Nebraska made the hire of former Florida associate coach Armon Gates official in a carefully crafted press release on Monday. Here's what Gates had to say about his brief tenure at Florida in his press release statement: "I really enjoyed my...

Calathes to return to NBA? Billy D returning to Thunder

Former Florida point guard Nick Calathes is eyeing a possible return to the NBA after a successful season overseas in Greece, while former Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan will return as head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder for...

Hudson invited to NBA draft combine

Florida junior guard Jalen Hudson has been invited to the NBA Draft Combine, according to multiple reports. Hudson scored a team-high 15.5 points for the Gators this past season, shooting 45.5 percent from the field and 40.4 percent from 3-point...

Foley: amateurism in college hoops worth saving

Florida athletic director emeritus Jeremy Foley said he understood the responsibility of serving on the College Basketball Commission. Foley came away awed at the communication and leadership skills of Condoleezza Rice, the former U.S. Secretary of State under George W....

Egor, Chiozza finish strong at Portsmouth

Former Florida swingman Egor Koulechov and point guard Chris Chiozza both turned in solid performances at the Portsmouth Invitational over last weekend. The 6-foot-5 Koulechov averaged 9 points and 6.7 rebounds in three games, while the 6-0 Chiozza averaged 6...

White: Deaundrae Ballard a ‘wildcard’ next season

Florida swingman Deaundrae Ballard endured an up-and-down freshman year and played sparingly in the second half of the season. But Florida coach Mike White still has high hopes for the 6-foot-5, four-star prospect from Atlanta. "He is a wildcard," White said...

Florida-WVU to meet at Jimmy V Classic in NYC

Florida will be heading back to the New York City area for a third straight year next season. The Gators will face West Virginia in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden in early December, according to a report...