A shortened college basketball season? SEC discussing it

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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

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Brewer signed with the Sacramento Kings

Nembhard transferring to Gonzaga

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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

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

Florida’s Lewis organizes peaceful protest in home state

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

Even without Nembhard, Florida should improve in 2020-21

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 

Florida’s Nembhard to again test NBA draft waters

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However, the 6-foot-5 point guard wasn’t featured in many mock drafts prior to the coronavirus shutdown primarily due to the perception Nembhard may lack the elite athleticism required for the NBA.

Gators awaiting word from Nembhard

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The Florida basketball program is still awaiting word from sophomore point guard Andrew Nembhard on his plans to stay or enter the NBA draft. Nembhard entered the draft last year before withdrawing his name and returning for a second...

Johnson to return to Florida for junior season

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The native of Norfolk, Virginia, led Florida in scoring with 14 points per game this past season while chipping in 7.1 rebounds per game. 

Gators make some really early preseason basketball rankings

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The Florida Gators, according to Katz’s list, are ranked No. 29. After starting out last preseason ranked in the top 10 and working their way to a 19-12 regular-season record before the coronavirus pandemic shut down the SEC and then NCAA tournaments, this projection seems fair.

Lewis to return for sophomore season at Florida

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Lewis, 20, averaged 8.3 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in 30 games this season for Florida, including 20 starts, while consistently displaying the athleticism that earned him a five-star designation coming out of high school in New Jersey.

Florida walk-on relishes moment years in making

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Sutherland had waited years for this moment, a chance to finally play college basketball and complete a journey that started as a kid in Queens, New York, and continued through high school in Fort Myers and well into college.