Rice transfer visiting UF

Even after the recent addition of point guard Michael Okauru and 13 scholarship spots filled, Florida may not be done with potential roster changes for the 2017-18 season. The Gators are hosting Rice grad transfer forward Egor Koulechov for a...

A breakdown of UF’s incoming 2017 class

With point guard Michael Okauru signing his letter of intent on Wednesday, here's an updated look at Florida's incoming 2017 men's basketball class, which ESPN.com ranks ninth in the nation: Michael Okauru 6-4 | 180 | G | Raleigh, N.C. |...

Four-star PG visits Gators

Florida is taking positive momentum from its Elite Eight run to the recruiting trail. On Thursday, Florida hosted four-star Class of 2018 point guard Devon Dotson for an unofficial visit. The 6-2, 175-pound Dotson is reportedly a strong Kansas lean,...

White: Contract talks progressing

After Florida's season closed with an Elite Eight loss to South Carolina, athletic director Scott Stricklin revealed that he had been in talks with second-year coach Mike White about a contract extension. White confirmed that he's had discussions with Stricklin...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 77-70 loss to South Carolina

Some observations following Florida’s 77-70 loss to South Carolina at Madison Square Garden in the Elite Eight — Senior point guard Kasey Hill’s final game in a Gator uniform encapsulated his UF career, some spectacular plays, followed by momentum-crushing mistakes....

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from Florida’s 84-83 win against Wisconsin.

Some observations following UF’s 84-83 overtime win over Wisconsin in the Sweet 16. -- Florida coach Mike White admitted that he probably should have fouled Wisconsin up three in regulation rather than let the Badgers get off Zak Showalter’s game-tying...

Tourney run should benefit White in recruiting

Florida’s run to the Sweet 16 under second-year coach Mike White has a chance to pay dividends for the Gator program for years to come. As White gains more visibility in front of a national audience in his first NCAA...

Kasey Hill: These Gators better than FF team in 2014

Florida senior point guard Kasey Hill was a freshman when the Gators won 30 straight games and made a run all the way to a Final Four in 2014. But for as steady as the Gators were that season in...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeways from UF’s 65-39 win over Virginia

Some observations following UF’s 65-39 win over Virginia on Saturday: — Florida executed its half-court offense as well as it has all season. There was solid ball movement and player movement. Passes were crisp and made with a purpose. Florida...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 80-65 win over ETSU

Some observations following UF’s 80-65 win over East Tennessee State in the NCAA Tournament: — Florida is at its best when its offense fuels its defense. The Gators raced to a 14-6 lead when it scored six quick points off...

White to stick with Hill with game on the line

Brace yourself, Gator fans. If Florida is in another tight ballgame that comes down to a last shot, second-year coach Mike White still trusts the ball in senior point guard Kasey Hill's hands to make a play. "He won't settle," White...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 72-62 loss to Vanderbilt

Some observations following UF’s 72-62 overtime loss to Vanderbilt in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament. -- Florida took too many wild, off-balanced shots, particularly in the first half when the Gators went just 11 of 33 from the field...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 73-71 loss at Vanderbilt.

Some observations following UF’s 73-71 loss at Vanderbilt -- Florida sophomore guard KeVaughn Allen went into a fog and lost his aggressiveness after uncharacteristically missing a pair of free throws to start the second half. Allen went 4 of 8...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from Florida’s 78-65 win over Arkansas

Some observations following UF’s 78-65 win over Arkansas at Exactech Arena: -- Florida center Kevarrius Hayes played hard inside against the Razorbacks with 6 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocked shots. But foul trouble continues to plague the 6-foot-9, 218...

White talks his stance on working officials

It's part of basketball. Coaches lobby to get calls. Former Florida coach Billy Donovan was known to get in the ears of officials during his 19-year tenure with the Gators. So far, Florida coach Mike White has been more reticent to...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 76-66 loss at Kentucky

Some observations following UF’s 76-66 loss to Kentucky at Rupp Arena: — Florida hoisted some ill-advised shots on Saturday at Kentucky. Kasey Hill and Devin Robinson went a combined 5 of 23, with some wild drives. For as well at...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 81-66 win over South Carolina

Some observations following Florida’s 81-66 win over South Carolina at the O’Connell Center — For the second straight game, Florida was able to win the battle of the boards without starting center John Egbunu. The Gators outrebounded the Gamecocks 34-30,...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 57-52 win over Mississippi State

Some observations following UF’s 57-52 win at Mississippi State on Saturday. — Florida junior forward Devin Robinson didn’t score against Mississippi State, going 0 of 6 from the field. But credit the 6-foot-8 Robinson for impacting the game with 10...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 114-95 win over Auburn

Some observations following UF’s 114-95 win over Auburn on Tuesday night: -- Credit Kasey Hill for scoring 11 points and posting a career-high 12 assists in the Auburn win. But Hill also had 4 turnovers, including 3 in the first...

For Gators, sharing equals success

Florida was stuck in a rut offensively in mid-January following back to back losses to South Carolina and Vanderbilt. UF's assist-to-turnover was 20-28 during the two-loss week. The offense was stagnant. Ball movement and player movement wasn't crisp. Fast-forward close to...