White: Recruiting, evaluating have become ‘incredibly challenging’ during COVID-19 pandemic

The latter half of the recruiting work, where prospects narrow down their options before typically signing in mid-November, will more than likely be virtual, meaning any prior visits or previous relationships now seem to carry far more weight.

Dooley: Gators prepare to give fans what they want, play fast

Forget the slow, plodding Gators of the last couple of years. No longer will you be able to get to the bathroom and back during a Gator possession.

Looking at Florida men’s hoops projected starters

The Gators got mostly good news on that front when Keyontae Johnson, Scottie Lewis and Tre Mann all opted to return for another season donning the Orange and Blue.

Former UF standouts ready for NBA restart

A look at the former University of Florida men’s basketball players ready to help their teams down the stretch run ahead of the playoffs

Gators in NBA: Beal not playing rest of season due to injury

The Wizards announced Beal’s status Tuesday before traveling to Orlando. Beal’s absence makes it even more challenging for Washington to qualify for the playoffs in the Eastern Conference.

Tre Mann returning to Florida for sophomore season

With Nembhard headed across the country to play for Gonzaga, the Gators were left with a void in the backcourt and an available roster spot. Now that Mann has made a decision to return, the Gators appear to have gained clarity regarding both issues.

A shortened college basketball season? SEC discussing it

Former Kentucky coach Rick Pitino put that idea into the bulging suggestion box for the resumption of sports. He proposed via Twitter on Wednesday that the next college basketball season begin in January. A season contracted by the coronavirus pandemic would have teams playing only league games.

Clippers sign former UF standout Noah to deal for rest of season

The 35-year-old center was the 2014 defensive player of the year. Noah provides the Clippers with playoff experience and additional depth at the position.

Brewer signs up for another NBA season

Brewer signed with the Sacramento Kings

Nembhard transferring to Gonzaga

Due to NCAA transfer rules, Nembhard will have to sit out this upcoming season unless he is granted immediate eligibility.
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NCAA approves plan for basketball players to access coaches

The summer access period for men's and women's players will begin July 20.

Florida’s Lewis organizes peaceful protest in home state

Lewis plans to keep Black Lives Matter conversations going when he returns to UF

Even without Nembhard, Florida should improve in 2020-21

But Nembhard also never really fit with the scheme White tried to run. A big, floor general-type point guard, his style clashed with those of the previous point guards that ran White’s system successfully like Chris Chiozza and Kasey Hill.

Memphis assistant coach Mike Miller steps down

Widely regarded as the Tigers' most valuable recruiting assistant, the former first-round draft pick who won two NBA championships with the Miami Heat has spent the past two seasons on Penny Hardaway's staff. 

Florida’s Nembhard to enter NCAA transfer portal

Rising sophomore guard Tre Mann is expected to pull his name out of the NBA draft and return to the Gators

UF to face Oklahoma in home-and-home series

The Sooners will host the Gators on Dec. 2 at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman this upcoming season and will make their first ever trip to Gainesville in 2021.

UF, SEC reloading with talent

The Gators are still awaiting word from two guards. Florida guards Andrew Nembhard and Tre Mann declared for the NBA draft while keeping open the option of returning to school last month.

Reeves Jr. commits to UF men’s basketball’s 2021 class

Reeves is ranked the No. 5 combo guard and the No. 67 overall prospect in the 2021 class by 247Sports.

Update: Florida welcomes sophomore Castleton, a Michigan transfer

The rising 6-foot-11 junior will have to sit out a season and will have two years of eligibility

Mann declares for NBA draft, will retain eligibility

Labeled a potential lottery pick prior to the season, Mann struggled initially last season before finding his footing by SEC play, although he would finish the year averaging just 5.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 29 games.