No. 10 seed Florida stops Nevada comeback for 70-61 upset

By Eric Olson, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — Florida was cruising toward a surprisingly easy victory over Nevada in its opening NCAA Tournament game. Then Nevada furiously tried to stave off the upset with a frantic second-half push that fell...

Florida’s SEC baseball struggles continue

Special to NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Florida's SEC baseball struggles continued on the road Thursday, when No. 8 Vanderbilt blanked the No. 14 Gators 5-0. It marks the first time this season the Gators (16-8, 1-3 SEC) have been shut out. Vanderbilt...

Dooley: Just how deep will Gators advance in NCAA Tournament?

What kind of picker are you? Do you study every bit of information you can right up until the deadline? Do you choose by mascots or colors or coaches’ attire? Do you pick the team with the best fight song...

Notebook: Hevesy looking for leaders on offensive line

Offensive line coach John Hevesy, who has to replace four starters, is currently operating an assistant football coach’s version of daddy day care. The veteran coach is working with a ton of youth and inexperience this spring, including four true...

Dooley Noted: Why it’s better to be a 10 in the NCAA tournament

Pat examines Florida's standing and prospects in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, looks at other SEC teams and talks about spring practice for football.

Dooley Noted: Who will be the new face of Gators football?

Pat talks spring practice and the importance of the season-opening Miami game. He also looks at Florida's prospects in the men's basketball SEC tournament, chances for the NCAA tourney and Will Wade at LSU. Using the Gatorsports mobile app? Listen...

Dooley Noted: Florida basketball team lacking mental toughness

Pat looks at the struggles of the UF men's basketball team; the football program, including the Miami game and "spring" practice; Gators in the NFL Combine; and more.

Dooley Noted: Gators in a good spot, with key games ahead, for NCAA tourney

Pat dives into the prospects this year for Florida men's basketball and interviews SEC Network's Peter Burns on the league's tournament chances.

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...

Dooley Noted: Gators have 40% chance to make NCAA men’s basketball tourney

Pat interviews Robbie Andreu about Florida football and looks at the credit Dan Mullen gets for team without "stars," a good week for Florida basketball and its tournament chances.

Gators fall to Bulls in Tampa

Special to The Sun TAMPA -- Florida's first road trip of the season was a rough one Tuesday, as USF beat the No. 5 Gators 6-1. USF (3-1) took an early lead, scoring a pair of runs in the bottom of...

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....

Dooley Noted: SEC East closing the gap thanks to strong coaching

Pat talks SEC football with ESPN's Chris Low. Pat also discusses the Florida recruiting class, prospects for defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, and UF men's basketball.

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...

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...

Dooley: Hubert is always prepared

It was early in this basketball season and Mick Hubert’s mind was whirling, a hodgepodge of dates streaking through his head as he mentally prepared for what was ahead. Florida, at the time, didn’t know where it would go bowling...

Dooley Noted: Next four games key for struggling UF men’s basketball team

Pat takes a look at Florida coaching strength, the Orange and Blue game, the Florida football schedule and UF men's basketball, and interviews SEC Network and Ole Miss Radio announcer Richard Cross.

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.

Dooley Noted: Reasons for Florida’s recruiting success — and other insights

Pat brings Gainesville Sun sports writer Robbie Andreu in for a look back at the Florida season and a look ahead to next year. Pat also talks about Gator basketball.