A special night for former UF point guard

Bruno Caldwell was one of the few of 24,000 at Rupp Arena in Gator colors during Florida's 66-64 win over Kentucky at Rupp Arena on Saturday night. "I always represent my Gators in every sport, football, basketball," Caldwell said. Caldwell knows...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from Florida’s 66-64 win at Kentucky

Three observations following Florida's 66-64 win over Kentucky at Rupp Arena: -- Even though Florida was outrebounded by Kentucky 49-38, coach Mike White felt it was one of UF's best efforts on the boards this season. The Gators grabbed 14...
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Gator Hoops: Calipari not really looking to make 3s, and more from John Clay

Kevin Brockway interviews John Clay, beat writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader, ahead of Florida's game at Kentucky.

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 88-73 win over Arkansas

Three observations following Florida's 88-73 win over Arkansas on Saturday at the O'Connell Center. -- Junior guard KeVaughn Allen's slump-busting performance against the Razorbacks may have been helped in part due to senior point guard Chris Chiozza's concussion scare. With...

Beyond The Arc: 3 takeaways from Florida’s loss at Ole Miss

Three observations from Florida's 78-72 loss at Ole Miss: -- It was an off game defensively for Florida junior center Kevarrius Hayes, who was either fouling or flopping inside in 15 minutes on the floor. The 6-foot-9, 225-pound Hayes needs...
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Gator goal: Shut down Ole Miss guards

Florida showed improved defensive intensity and execution in its home win over Mississippi State earlier this week. The Gators will look to continue that focus on both ends of the floor when they travel to the Magnolia State to face...

Meeting helps Stone gain confidence

Last month, Florida redshirt sophomore forward Keith Stone was in a rut. Bouncing in and out of the starting lineup due to inconsistent production and effort, Stone described his feelings being in a dark place. “I had no confidence," Stone said....

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 71-54 win over Miss State

Three observations following Florida's 71-54 win over Mississippi State at the O'Connell Center: -- Florida showed some good fight on the boards against Mississippi State, outrebounding the taller Bulldogs 38-31. The Gators grabbed 14 offensive rebounds and outscored Mississippi State...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 77-75 win over Missouri

Three observations following Florida's 77-75 win at Missouri on Saturday: -- Florida junior guard KeVaughn Allen is still struggling to regain his scoring ability from last season. Allen went just 1 of 5 from the floor against Missouri for 2...

GatorHoops Podcast: Dave Matter talks Florida at Missouri matchup

Kevin Brockway, Sun basketball beat writer, and Dave Matters, Missouri beat writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch talk about the upcoming game.

Injured UF big guys remain in holding pattern

Junior center Kevarrius Hayes and redshirt sophomore Keith Stone both stepped up in UF's 83-66 win over No. 11 Texas A&M on Tuesday night. But it doesn't look like the duo will get more help inside anytime soon. Florida coach Mike...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 83-66 win over Texas A&M

Three observations following Florida's 83-66 win at No. 11 Texas A&M on Tuesday night. -- Junior center Kevarrius Hayes looks like a different player since Christmas break. Hayes is never going to be a prolific post scorer, but held his...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 81-74 win against Vanderbilt

Three observations following UF's 81-74 win over Vanderbilt at the O'Connell Center. -- Junior center Kevarrius Hayes was more active inside with 7 points, 5 rebounds and 4 blocks against Vanderbilt. But the 6-foot-9 Hayes needs to continue to do...

White: Improved SEC presents opportunity

Florida coach Mike White is not one to shy away from a challenge. This is, after all, a coach who didn't think twice about replacing a future Hall of Famer in Billy Donovan. So White views the Gators competing in...

Gator Hoops podcast: Gators loading up for SEC season

Kevin talks with SEC Network analyst Dane Bradshaw about the Gators starting SEC play.

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 75-60 win over Incarnate Word

Three observations following Florida's 75-60 win over Incarnate Word: -- Junior guard Jalen Hudson has had better scoring games, but tonight was his best all-around game as a Gator. The 6-foot-6 Hudson can be a shot-hound, but tonight had a...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from Florida’s 72-63 win over JMU

Three observations following Florida's 72-63 win over James Madison: -- Florida simply needs to get more production out of Keith Stone and Kevarrius Hayes. Florida coach Mike White said Stone has been playing well in practice, but outside of an...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 71-69 loss to Clemson

Three observations following UF's 71-69 loss to Clemson in the Orange Bowl Classic: -- For as bad as Florida played defensively down the stretch, the Gators still could have pulled off a win against Clemson with better offensive possessions in...
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Timetable for Stokes, Egbunu return late January

Florida coach Mike White said Thursday the current timetable for senior center John Egbunu and freshman center Isaiah Stokes to return is late January. That rules out the 6-foot-11, 265-pound Egbunu for a big SEC contest on Jan. 2 at...

Chase Johnson cleared for individual drills

Florida freshman forward Chase Johnson has been cleared for individual drills and weight lifting but has yet to be cleared for practice while dealing with an undisclosed illness. The 6-foot-9, 205-pound Johnson was unavailable for all three of UF's games...