Season slipping away for Gators: No. 10 LSU 79, Florida 78, OT

On a Senior Night when Florida needed to be overflowing with a sense of urgency, two of the Gator seniors had it coming out of their ears. Unfortunately, with the game on the line, the ball ended up in the...

Final home push: Gators still fighting for NCAA Tournament invite

Florida’s final home game of the 2018-19 season has significant implications as the Gators, in a five-way tie for fourth place in the SEC, find themselves fighting for an NCAA Tournament berth. And after Saturday’s 61-55 home letdown against Georgia,...

Florida women pull away to beat Ole Miss in SEC Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Delicia Washington and Funda Nakkasoglu combined to score 30 of their 34 points in the second half to help Florida beat Mississippi 64-57 on Wednesday in the first round on the Southeastern Conference tournament.The 13th-seeded Gators...

Florida faces tough test vs. No. 10 LSU on Wednesday

No. 10 LSU (24-5, 14-2) vs. Florida (17-12, 9-7)WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday TV: ESPN2 RADIO: 103.7-FM WHERE: Stephen C. O'Connell Center BOTTOM LINE: No. 10 LSU presents a tough challenge for Florida. Florida has won one of its six games against ranked opponents...

Ugly home loss to Georgia for Florida, 61-55

Looking to bolster their NCAA Tournament hopes, the Florida Gators hardly resembled a basketball team coming off of a 16-point win on the road. Beleaguered Georgia led for nearly the entire game before claiming its second conference win Saturday with...

UF seeks to close home schedule strong

After picking up a season-high fifth consecutive win, the Florida men’s basketball team returns for its penultimate home contest, an 8:30 p.m. today bout with Georgia. The Bulldogs have won just a lone conference game, although coach Tom Crean’s first...

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Florida looks to extend streak vs. Georgia

Georgia (10-18, 1-14) vs. Florida (17-11, 9-6) WHEN: 8:30 p.m. SaturdayWHERE: Stephen C. O'Connell CenterTV/RADIO: SEC Network, 103.7-FM, AM-850BOTTOM LINE: Florida looks for its sixth straight conference win against Georgia. Florida's last SEC loss came against the Tennessee Volunteers 73-61 on...

Gators continue to pad NCAA tournament portfolio

Perhaps Florida’s basketball team has finally caught up with the metrics. The Gators were getting a lot of love from the NET Rankings back when they were a 12-11 team with a dreadful 4-6 SEC record and three straight losses...

Fab Five: Florida beats Vanderbilt 71-55 for 5th straight victory

By Teresa Walker, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mike White finally knows what it's like to leave Memorial Gym with a victory. The Florida coach had lost his first nine trips to the Southeastern Conference's oldest gym as a player at Mississippi, then...

Gators out to avoid a road letdown

With a season-high fourth consecutive win under its belt, the Florida Gators men’s basketball team will look to stay hot against the league’s coldest team, the Vanderbilt Commodores, when the programs take the court at 9 p.m. Wednesday in...

0-14 Vanderbilt awaits to ambush Florida

WHO: Florida (16-11, 8-6) vs. Vanderbilt (9-18, 0-14) WHERE: Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST, SEC Network BOTTOM LINE: Vanderbilt looks for its fifth straight win over Florida at Memorial Gym. The last victory for the Gators at Vanderbilt...

Stokes beginning to realize potential for UF

Asked if he envisioned at the beginning of the season that redshirt freshman Isaiah Stokes would contribute 18 meaningful minutes in a critical conference match-up, Florida men’s basketball coach Mike White slightly restructured the question’s timeline before giving an...

Florida rallies to beat Missouri, 64-60

The shot went up from the lightly guarded player with a sweet, pure arc that headed right at the heart of Florida’s modest winning streak. But these are the new-look Gators who keep finding different ways to win games. Jevon...

Florida’s situation in must-win mode

Looking to pick up a season-high fourth consecutive win, the Florida men’s basketball team has seemingly grown closer throughout the up-and-down 2018-19 campaign, resulting in the team playing its best entering Saturday’s match-up with Missouri at 4 p.m. in...

Photos: Florida beats LSU in OT

The Gators men’s basketball team defeated No. 13 LSU 82-77 in Baton Rouge on Wednesday night.

Updated: Allen scores 21, Florida downs No. 13 LSU

By Brett Martel, The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — When Florida's KeVaughn Allen pulled up for an open 3 early in the second half at LSU, he'd been limited to just three shots and had not scored a point. Allen's...

Road work continues for Gators

After picking up consecutive wins for just the fifth time this season, the Florida men’s basketball team improved its chances of slipping into the NCAA Tournament. With half of the team’s remaining six games coming against ranked opponents, there’s no...

Florida looks to knock off No. 13 LSU on Wednesday

Florida (14-11, 6-6 SEC) vs. No. 13 LSU (21-4, 11-1) WHERE: Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. WHEN: Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST, ESPN2, 103.7-FM, AM-850 BOTTOM LINE: No. 13 LSU looks to give Florida its seventh straight loss against ranked opponents....

Nembhard named SEC Co-Freshman of Week

Special to The Sun Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard was named the SEC Co-Freshman of the Week on Monday. This is the second accolade for Nembhard, a 6-foot-5, 191-pound freshman from Aurora, Ontario. He shares the honor with Vanderbilt guard Aaron...