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...

White hoping Gators’ bench steps up at Alabama

As the Florida men’s basketball team enters the final three weeks of the regular season, coach Mike White faces the unenviable task of managing the players’ health while putting the Gators in prime position to succeed. With UF’s freshmen, especially...

Much-needed win for Gators: Florida 66, Vanderbilt 57

Shots weren’t falling for the go-to shooters Wednesday night, but Florida’s bench stepped up in a must-win situation. Despite KeVaughn Allen being held scoreless until the waning minutes, the Gators overcame a narrow deficit at halftime to claim a 66-57...

Two reeling teams meet in O’Connell Center

Florida followed up a three-game winning streak in conference play with three double-digit losses, with the most recent coming last Saturday in Knoxville against top-ranked Tennessee. Now, looking to right the ship and avoid an NCAA Tournament snub, the Gators...

Updated: No. 1 Tennessee too much for Florida, 73-61

By Steve Megargee, Associated Press KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's players resisted the temptation of staging a repeat performance of a postgame "Gator chomp" after their latest victory over Florida. The sellout crowd at Thompson-Boling Arena did it instead. Grant Williams scored 16...

Gators have shot at statement win

Florida men’s basketball coach Mike White doesn’t anticipate a reprieve in the schedule — especially with the Gators once again set to battle the nation’s best. UF, in search of a statement victory, tips off today at 4 p.m. in...

Auburn beats Florida at home for 1st time in 20 years

AUBURN, Ala. — Bryce Brown scored 14 points and Auburn beat Florida 76-62 on Tuesday night for its first win at home in the series since 1999, snapping an 11-game overall losing streak against the Gators. Florida had won 21...

Gators continue daunting stretch at Auburn

Unprompted, Florida men’s basketball coach Mike White quipped about an “easy week” for the Gators — an acknowledgment of the daunting schedule ahead. The Gators travel to Auburn today for a 9 p.m. tip in Auburn Arena, and White admitted...

Gators’ lack of depth on display late in loss of UK

After an emotional win over Ole Miss just three days prior, coach Mike White seemed concerned about his team’s energy level coming into Saturday’s battle against No. 7-ranked Kentucky, thanks in part to Florida’s noticeable lack of depth. The decisive...

Gators can’t hold off Wildcats, fall 65-54

The place was rocking and the Florida basketball team was knocking on the door of a signature win with the just over 13 minutes to play Saturday. Instead, the Gators were kicked off the porch in an all-too-familiar way. Florida’s...