Johnson to transfer from Florida

Johnson scored 23 points in six appearances at Florida.

Final: UF routs Florida Gulf Coast

SUNRISE — Jalen Hudson's faith in his shot was finally rewarded, and his regained touch paid off Saturday for the Florida Gators. The senior guard snapped a season-long slump by sinking three consecutive 3-pointers during a 2½-minute span midway through...

Gators in need of wins before SEC play

Florida men’s basketball coach Mike White attributed the team’s late-game lethargy against Mercer to the preceding 10 days of exhausting practice. But there’s little time to rest — not when the Gators are set for a quick turnaround in...

Back to work: Florida defeats Mercer, 71-63

After 10 days away from the basketball court, Florida looked to come out rejuvenated Tuesday. But the 40 minutes of action at the O'Connell Center was marked with issues similar to the ones that have plagued the Gators. The Gators...

UF basketball team eager to display lessons learned during break

Ten days have passed since Florida dropped to 5-4 after a 63-59 loss to Michigan State — giving coach Mike White and the Gators plenty of time to process the circumstances surrounding the defeat. When the UF men’s basketball team...

Nembhard poised for even larger role for Gators

For 36 minutes Saturday, Florida freshman point guard Andrew Nembhard appeared to have come crashing down to Earth. Nembhard, who less than a week prior had been named the SEC’s Freshman of the Week, had mustered just two points...

Inside job: No. 10 Michigan State holds off Florida by dominating in paint

Mike White wasn’t happy. His eyes darted around the room and his fingers tapped incessantly on the microphone stand in the interview room inside the O’Connell Center. The Florida coach had just watched his basketball team lose to No. 10...

Notebook: Michigan State’s mismatch in frontcourt

Florida’s 63-59 loss to Michigan State ended in dramatic fashion as the Gators clawed back from multiple double-digit deficits to make it a one-possession game in the final minute. But if one were to take a quick gander at...

No. 10 Michigan State presents Florida with plenty of opportunities

Florida basketball coach Mike White sees a tough challenge when his Gators face 10th-ranked Michigan State today at noon. More than anything, he sees a team that is what he wants his team to be. The Gators (5-3) are coming off...

Gators gain much-needed win, down West Virginia

NEW YORK — After earning what coach Mike White called the "biggest win thus far in a very early season," Florida is reveling. The Gators knocked off West Virginia, 66-56, in the second game of the Jimmy V Classic Tuesday night...

Joakim Noah back in the league

Former UF standout is signed by Memphis

Ballard making most of opportunity with Gators

Back in October when Florida was going at full crank-mode in basketball practice, Deaundrae Ballard looked like the odd man out. The 6-foot-5 sophomore guard from Atlanta had to climb over a lot of players to get time on the...

Florida routs North Florida, 98-66

After a disappointing showing at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, Florida came out hot against North Florida to claim a 98-66 win Tuesday night at the O’Connell Center. Florida made 16-of-28 attempts from behind the arc, good for 57.1 percent...

White looking for winning formula

Florida men’s basketball coach Mike White reiterated Monday his frustrations regarding the team’s current showing, although he’s not in the practice of blaming the players. Instead, after a 1-2 showing in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament last week in Paradise...

Butler does in cold-shooting Florida in second half

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Butler defeated Florida 61-54 to finish in fifth place Friday at the Battle 4 Atlantis. The Gators (3-3) went 1-2 in the eight-team basketball tourney to finish in sixth place. Butler, which visits Gainesville on Dec....

Updated: UF puts it together in runaway win over Stanford

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Florida bounced back Thursday to defeat Stanford 72-49 in a consolation bracket game in the Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament. Sophomore guard Deaundrae Ballard led the Gators with a game-high 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting off...

Sooners defeat Gators, 65-60

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Christian James scored 18 points to help Oklahoma hold off Florida 65-60 in Wednesday's first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Aaron Calixte hit two clinching free throws with 5.0 seconds left for the Sooners (4-0),...

Battle 4 Atlantis will tell White plenty about his team

So far in this young season, the Florida basketball team is a bit of a mystery. Coming off two straight NCAA appearances, the Gators entered the season unranked despite returning three starters and a highly-rated freshman class coming in. Through three...

Three sign National Letters of Intent for 2019 with UF

They rate in the top 35 of the ESPN 100 rankings of the 2019 class.