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,...

Gators to face West Virginia in Jimmy V Classic

Jimmy V Classic is at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 4.

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 hires Pinkins as associate basketball coach

Overall, Pinkins brings 15 years of coaching experience, having began his career from 2003-11 at Middle Tennessee State under former MTSU and current Ole Miss coach Kermit Davis.

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...

Fifty-nine Gator student-athletes graduating this weekend

28 of the 59 graduating were part of national and/or conference championship teams during their Gator careers .

Just-hired assistant coach leaving UF for Nebraska

Florida associate coach Armon Gates is in the process of leaving Florida and will accept an assistant coaching position at Nebraska, according to multiple sources. Gates was hired as associate coach April 8 from Northwestern. A source cited Gates is...

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...

Gators in the NBA: Horford matches career high in back-to-back games

Horford is the only Gator left standing after Brewer of OKC and Beal of Washington were eliminated in the first round.

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....

College basketball panels: Ban cheats, let players go pro

The Commission on College Basketball has a plan
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Gators in the NBA: Beal comes alive in playoffs

Beal complained about Raptors players grabbing him in the first two games.

Point of perseverance: Top UF signee knows how to handle adversity

MONTVERDE -- The year-old plaque remains inside the basketball offices at Montverde Academy. It reads -- Boys Varsity Basketball, Perseverance Award, Andrew Nembhard, 2016-17. Florida fans know Nembhard as a flashy, 6-foot-4, Canadian point guard, the first five-star signee in Mike...

Gators in the NBA: Horford a man among boys

Devin Robinson scored his first NBA bucket, grabbed five rebounds and made a steal, but the Wizards did lose to the Magic in the last regular season game for both teams.

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...

White’s top recruit is already in UF program

Every time Florida basketball coach Mike White sees a graduate transfer player pick a new school, he flinches a little. “We’re in a tough spot, because we can’t pull the trigger on anybody,” White said. Not that he is complaining. After all,...

Gators in the NBA: Finney-Smith records first double-double as a pro

The 2017-18 NBA season has been a season of teams in contention, teams openly tanking and teams wanting LeBron join their team, but Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith is still playing hard. The second-year undrafted player out of Florida made...