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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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...

Florida announces start times for opener, FSU

Florida announced the start times of two of its non-conference games Tuesday. UF's season-opener against Gardner-Webb at Exactech Arena on Nov. 13 will tip off at 7 p.m. and air on ESPNU. In addition, Florida announced its home game against...

Gak, Koulechov finish strong at World University Games

  Florida graduate transfer forward Egor Koulechov and sophomore center Gorjok Gak both finished off with strong showings at the World University Games in Taiwan. The 6-foot-5 Koulechov averaged 15.1 points and 4.8 rebounds over eight games, helping lead Team Israel...

Koulechov, Gak shine at World University Games

Florida sophomore center Gorjok Gak and grad transfer forward Egor Koulechov both had strong showings at the World University Games in Taiwan this week. Gak, playing for Team Australia, had 16 points and 7 rebounds in 24 minutes on Wednesday...

Florida opens with Vandy in SEC play

Coach Mike White's Gators have an attractice home basketball schedule.

Florida remains in mix for Emmitt Williams

Top 2018 power forward prospect Emmitt Williams narrowed his college choices down to seven schools on Tuesday. Florida is on the list, along with Miami, Duke, Kansas, Oregon, LSU and USC. Williams, a Lehigh Acres native, is transferring from IMG Academy...

Boyce to visit UF

Four-star 2018 wing prospect Ryan Boyce announced on his Twitter account Monday that he plans to take an official visit to Florida the weekend of Oct. 14. At 6-foot-3 and 189 pounds, Boyce, from Germantown, Tenn., is rated as the...

Barry signs to play in Finland

After not latching on to an NBA team, former Florida forward Canyon Barry will continue his pro basketball career overseas. Barry announced on his Instagram account that he's signed to play for the Vilpas Vikings in based in Salo, Finland. ...

With Little off board, what’s next for Gators

Last week, four-star 2018 forward recruit Nassir Little announced his final five schools. Florida wasn't on the list, which was met by disappointment by some in Gator Nation, considering the time and effort that Florida coach Mike White and his...

New O’Dome fuels attendance increase

The NCAA released its annual Division I men's basketball attendance report on Tuesday, and the new-look Exactech Arena/O'Connell Center resulted in a significant attendance boost for the Gators during the 2016-17 season. The Gators averaged 10,690 fans in 10 home...

Cross giving back to the game

Former Gator guard Dan Cross was known for his steady play in the backcourt during UF's run to its first Final Four in school history in 1994. After a successful pro basketball career overseas, Cross has found a second act...
Corey Brewer camp

Brewer still making it work in NBA

Former UF standout in town for annual camp
Mike White

UF’s White travels nation recruiting for talent

Florida coach Mike White took an extra sip out of his Starbucks cup. With the Division I July basketball recruiting evaluation period nearing its close, caffeine is fuel for college basketball coaches throughout the country.
Marreese Speights

Gators in NBA: Magic bring aboard Speights

Marreese Speights is finally returning home — or close to it.

Jones excited about move to Wichita

Former Florida assistant coach Donnie Jones had a decision to make last April-- stay in Orlando and remain an NBA scout, or move back to the college coaching sidelines. Jones chose the later, accepting an offer to become an assistant...
Jalen Hudson

Six transfers who should provide spark for their SEC teams

The transfer market has become a more viable option for college basketball coaches to build programs.
Udonis Haslem

Haslem returning to NBA’s Miami Heat for 15th season

Udonis Haslem believes he can still play, and the Miami Heat apparently agree.
Former UF basketball player Brett Nelson

Catching Up With: UF connections paying dividends for Nelson

Brett Nelson last donned a Florida uniform more than 14 years ago.

NCAA Selection Committee to put greater emphasis on road wins

A day after Florida unveiled a non-conference schedule with no true road games, the NCAA Men's Basketball Selection Committee announced it is altering its definition of a quality win, putting greater emphasis on road and neutral court games. According to...

Robinson, Wizards reach deal

Former Florida forward Devin Robinson has signed a two-way deal with the Washington Wizards, according to multiple reports.