Freshman Johnson making most of his opportunity for Florida

Despite another strong performance, Keyontae Johnson won’t be the talk of the town — that honor, thanks to a game-saving 3-pointer, belongs to KeVaughn Allen — but the high-flying freshman continues to impress the Florida faithful and his head...

Allen-led Florida knocks off Ole Miss in OT

In a game that had just about everything, including a pair of gambling coaching decisions on the final play of regulation, Florida’s basketball team rediscovered its clutch gene thanks to the confidence of a senior and the icy coolness...

Photos: Gators Beat Rebels in OT

Gators beat Rebels in OT Photo Gallery

Gators focusing on the positives

After a brief hiatus from SEC play, the Florida men’s basketball team returns to conference play Wednesday against Ole Miss at 6:30 p.m. in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Fourth-year UF coach Mike White, who played...

Updated: Florida falls at TCU, 55-50

Non-conference defeat and 0-fer vs. quality opposition

Gators with another chance at quality win

Despite the brief interruption in conference play, Florida men’s basketball coach Mike White expects more of the same come Saturday, when the Gators tip off against TCU in the SEC/Big 12 challenge in the Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena...

Mann, Lewis named McDonald’s All-Americans

Basketball signees receive high school honor

Senior leadership: Allen’s recent rebirth key for Gators

Perhaps it was the impending finale to his collegiate career, or perhaps it was simply an attempt to lift the Gators out of dire straits. Either way, KeVaughn Allen reminded the Florida faithful, and his head coach, of what he...

Photos: The Gators beat the Aggies 81-72

Behind at the half, the Gators come back to beat the Aggies with explosive shooting.

Shooting show: Gators make 18 3-pointers to rally past Aggies

Florida played about as poorly as it could defensively in a first half to forget Tuesday night. The second half, well, it was a show to remember. The Gators locked down defensively and guards KeVaughn Allen and Noah Locke set a...

Dooley Noted: Florida men’s basketball not as bad as you might think

Pat looks into Florida coaching and stadium changes, the basketball program, the first weekend of the next football season, the NFL and, of course, Three Things.

Gators looking to reshuffle lineup in return home vs. Texas A&M

In picking up a critical conference win on the road Saturday against Georgia, the Gators suffered a sizable loss. An MRI on Sunday confirmed Florida redshirt junior forward Keith Stone sustained a torn ACL in his left knee after falling...

Florida forward Stone out for season with knee injury

Special to The Sun Florida forward Keith Stone will have season-ending surgery after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Saturday's game at Georgia. The Gators announced the news Sunday, one day after their 62-52 win in Athens...

Allen, Locke lead the way as Gators beat Georgia 62-52

ATHENS, Ga. — Kevarrius Hayes saw no reason to worry even as Florida was letting another second-half lead fade away. "Trailing by five, we had a lot of fight in us," he said. "We understand the game is nowhere near...

Gators out to overcome late-game woes

On Friday morning, prior to departing for Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia, for the 12 p.m. tip-off Saturday against the Bulldogs, coach Mike White once again bemoaned Florida’s play — or lack thereof — in the decisive final minutes...

Florida can’t hold off No. 24 Mississippi State, 71-68

STARKVILLE, Miss. — In need of a key bucket, No. 24 Mississippi State went to old reliable — Quinndary Weatherspoon in crunch time. Weatherspoon converted a three-point play with 3.4 seconds left to lift the Bulldogs over Florida 71-68 on...

Reeling Florida looks to right course by closing out foes

Once again, the Florida men’s basketball team let a one-possession lead become a double-digit deficit, much to the dismay of coach Mike White. With Tuesday night presenting another opportunity, when the Gators take on No. 24 Mississippi State at 7...

Lack of frontcourt on display in UF loss

Despite the early success from long-range, it was Florida’s lack of a legitimate frontcourt that was on full display in Saturday’s 78-67 loss to No. 3 Tennessee. The Gators threatened and would lead several times throughout the night, but the...

Washington’s game-winner hands UF its first SEC victory of season

Gators score 10-straight points to secure their first conference win and snap a three-game skid.

Photos: Gators Lose to Tennessee

Photos from the Florida loss to Tennessee