Even without Nembhard, Florida should improve in 2020-21

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By Tyler Nettuno/Gator Wire The Gators received some tough news last weekend when point guard Andrew Nembhard, who had declared for the NBA draft while retaining his college eligibility, announced that he would be withdrawing from the draft but would...

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.

Hoop history: Donovan, Gators won first of two consecutive national championships 14 years ago

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t started right away with a championship in the Coaches vs. Cancer tournament. After 17 straight wins to start the season, Donovan’s Gators — who started the season unranked — were second in the nation in the Associated Press poll.

13 years later, Donovan recalls Gators’ second consecutive national championship

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One problem Donovan felt a need to address was sharpshooter Lee Humphrey’s reluctance at times to take shots.

Former UF assistant Grant claims AP coaching honor

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Grant served for 10 years as an assistant to Billy Donovan at UF

Dooley: Unfinished legacy, as Gators didn’t get a chance at redemption during postseason

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For example, you could take the position that Florida’s basketball team was getting better at the end of the season and you believed the Gators were going to make a deep and fun run.

Gators PF/C Dontay Bassett enters transfer portal

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Florida could have more roster spots open if point guard Andrew Nembhard, guard Scottie Lewis and/or forward Keyontae Johnson enter the NBA draft.

March Sadness: No brackets and no knowing what might’ve been

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It was supposed to be the day to imagine the possibilities: all the tantalizing matchups, the upsets-in-the-makings, the favorites, and, of course, the underdogs — so many underdogs — that would pop up on the 68 lines to set the table for America over the next three weeks.