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...

New UF assistant brings “juice” to staff

Florida went with youth over experience in hiring 35-year-old Armon Gates as its new associate head basketball coach. Gates did develop under a pair of strong mentors. At Loyola-Chicago from 2011-13, the former Kent State basketball standout worked under Porter...

Florida signee Nembhard to play in Jordan Brand Classic

Fans who want to catch a glimpse of incoming 2018 Florida freshman point guard Andrew Nembhard can do so again this Sunday. Nembhard is among a group of 26 elite high school seniors that will be participating in the Jordan...

Gak undergoes knee surgery

Florida rising junior center Gorjok Gak underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Wednesday. The projected recovery time for Gak is four to six months, which means the 6-foot-11, 245 pound center from Sydney, Australia will likely miss summer...

Gators in line with college basketball trend

Villanova's run to its second national title in three years Monday proved experience still more often than not pays dividends in college basketball. One-and-done laden teams like Duke and Kentucky may get talked about more on ESPN. But developing players...

Hoops rankings already here

Where three reputable publications have the SEC ranked:

Super-Nova and the Super-Gators

A long back at the last back-to-back national champions.

Gators in the NBA: Thunder in danger of missing playoffs

As Kevin Durant and the Warriors roll into Oklahoma City tonight, Corey Brewer and the Thunder will be desperate for a win as they try to secure one of the five remaining playoff spots in the Western Conference. With...

Florida’s Hudson putting name in NBA draft

Florida could end up losing its leading scorer going into the 2018-19 season. Junior guard Jalen Hudson announced Tuesday night he's putting his name in the NBA draft without an agent. The 6-foot-6 Virginia Tech transfer has until June 11...

Egbunu leaving UF’s basketball program

After sitting out his senior season while recovering from a torn ACL, Florida senior center John Egbunu has decided not to pursue a medical exemption for a sixth year and will turn pro. Egbunu's last game for the Gators was...
Bradley Beal

Gators in the NBA: Beal, Wizards struggling down the stretch

Five teams in the NBA's Eastern Conference have clinched playoff spots and the Washington Wizards are not among them. Bradley Beal and the Wiz's woes this week were punctuated by a stunning loss to the Knicks Sunday when Beal...

Florida-Butler agree to home-and-home series

Florida added another major conference opponent to an already challenging 2018-19 non conference schedule Monday. The Gators will host Butler in the first matchup of a home-and-home series. Florida will make the return trip to historic Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis...

Should White hire assistant with HC experience?

Florida coach Mike White is facing one of the first big decisions of his three-year UF head coaching tenure. White has led UF to two straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including an Elite Eight Appearance in 2017, with a coaching staff...

Florida assistant May hired as FAU coach

For the first time in his three-year tenure at Florida, head coach Mike White will be searching for a new assistant coach. Florida assistant coach Dusty May was hired as Florida Atlantic's head coach Thursday, opening a spot on UF's...

NBA scout: Hudson a second round pick

Florida junior guard Jalen Hudson is weighing a decision whether to put his name in the NBA draft or return for his senior season. One NBA scout who has watched a handful of Gator games thinks the 6-foot-6 Richmond, Va.,...
Corey Brewer, Steven Adams, Tobias Harris, DeAndre Jordan

Gators in the NBA: Six starts, six wins for Brewer with Thunder

Three days after Russell Westbrook notched his 100th career triple-double, Thunder forward Corey Brewer scored a season-high 22 points and tied a career high in steals with six as OKC beat the Clippers 121-113 on Friday. The 11-year vet attributed...

UF’s Stokes, Johnson take in NCAA Tournament atmosphere

DALLAS — Florida freshman forwards Chase Johnson and Isaiah Stokes took in the atmosphere of the NCAA Tournament over the weekend. The intensity of the games. The clutter of cramped locker rooms inside NBA arenas and walking around spirit squads...

After wild ride, Gators look to future

DALLAS  -- Florida grad transfer guard Egor Koulechov often used the term “roller coaster” to describe the Gators throughout the 2017-18 season. The wild ride came to an end with a 69-66 loss to Texas Tech in the Round of...

Beyond the Arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 69-66 loss to Texas Tech

Three observations from sixth-seeded UF's 69-66 loss to third-seeded Texas Tech in the NCAA Tournament in Dallas on Saturday night: -- It was fitting, perhaps, that the season came to an end on a KeVaughn Allen missed shot. It capped...