Dooley: White-hot forecast for UF basketball this season

Things are different now for Mike White. His family is settled into the home at Haile Plantation with renovations complete and he’s finally got the right pictures on the walls of the offices at the Gator practice facility. “I guess we...

Notebook: White cautious when it comes to recruiting

From his days as a point guard at Ole Miss from 1995-99, Florida coach Mike White has spent three decades in college basketball. The third-year UF coach admitted that news of last week’s FBI probe into college basketball was “sobering.”...

Big-shot Chiozza preparing to lead Gators

Florida senior point guard Chris Chiozza said he still gets asked once a day about THE shot. Chiozza’s national identity, to this point, is attached to his one shining moment in the NCAA Tournament. His running 3-pointer last March that...

Gators add 2nd commitment for ’18 class

Coach Mike White riding strong recruiting momentum.
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Video: Kevarrius Hayes

A short video with Kevarrius Hayes at UF's Basketball Media Day.
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Video: Chris Chiozza

A short interview with Chris Chiozza at UF's Basketball Media Day.
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Video: Keith Stone

A short interview with Keith Stone at UF's Basketball Media Day.

White high on Gators offensively

Florida coach Mike White said he feels like the Gators have a chance to be better offensively this season, but may take a step back defensively. White spoke for about 30 minutes at Florida basketball media day on campus Tuesday...
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UF video: Mike White holds press conference

Florida Basketball Head Coach Mike White addresses the media during Basketball Media Day 2017.

Florida lands PG commitment for 2018

Florida secured a commitment from one of the top passing point guards in the Class of 2018 on Monday. Andrew Nembhard, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound Canadian point guard from Aurora, Ontario, made a verbal pledge to the Gators. ESPN.com rated Nembhard...

Time for college basketball to clean up mess

An NBA scout relayed this story to me seven years ago. A potential NBA lottery pick was at the 2008 NBA combine, a freshman who had declared early for the draft. NBA super agent David Falk, best known for...

SEC commissioner Sankey issues statement on FBI cbk probe

  SEC commissioner Greg Sankey released an official statement on Wednesday regarding federal charges leveled by the FBI involving fraud and corruption among college assistant basketball coaches, shoe companies and schools. “The allegations announced by federal authorities on Tuesday are disturbing...

Blue Ribbon ranks Florida 8th in Top 25

Blue Ribbon Magazine released its preseason college basketball Top 25 on Tuesday, and the Gators are highly thought of going into the 2017-18 season. The Gators were ranked eighth in the country by the comprehensive magazine that previews all 351...

Another top PG prospect visiting UF

Andrew Nembhard, rated a five-star prospect by Rivals.com, will make his official visit to UF's campus on Oct. 13-15

Florida to get national exposure in SEC play

The SEC announced its television and tip times for the 2017-18 basketball season. Coming off its fifth Elite Eight appearance in the last seven years, Florida will get plenty of national exposure. Of UF's 18 conference games, four will air on...

Dotson visiting UF this weekend

Four-star 2018 point guard Devon Dotson has rescheduled his official visit to Florida for this weekend when the Gators host Tennessee in football. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Dotson, from Providence Day School in Charlotte, N.C., was originally supposed to visit UF...

Younger Donovan to coach in G-League

Former Gator walk-on Billy Donovan, the son of the icon former UF basketball coach, is moving on with his basketball coaching career. After two years as head varsity basketball coach at Saint Francis Catholic Academy in Gainesville, Donovan has accepted...

Florida-Stanford to tip late Thanksgiving night

Fans will need to stay up a little later on Thanksgiving night to catch Florida's opening game against Stanford in the PK80 Tournament in Portland, Ore. The Florida-Stanford game will tip at 10 p.m. ET and air on ESPN2. The...

Florida-Baylor to tip at noon

  Times and television assignments for the SEC-Big 12 Challenge were set on Wednesday. The Florida-Baylor matchup on Jan. 27 should get the full day of conference matchups off to an interesting start. The game will start at noon at Exactech...

Noah, Horford, Brewer among 2017 UF HOF inductees

Three players instrumental in Florida's back-to-back basketball national titles in 2006 and 2007 highlight this year's University of Florida Hall of Fame Class. Corey Brewer, Al Horford and Joakim Noah are among inductees announced by the University of Florida F...