Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 77-75 win over Missouri

Three observations following Florida's 77-75 win at Missouri on Saturday: -- Florida junior guard KeVaughn Allen is still struggling to regain his scoring ability from last season. Allen went just 1 of 5 from the floor against Missouri for 2...

Chiozza-led Gators steal win at Missouri, 77-75

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Senior point guard Chris Chiozza spent some private moments with his parents shortly after delivering yet another dramatic finish during Florida’s 77-75 comeback win over Missouri on Saturday afternoon. Chris Chiozza Sr. and Curtistine Chiozza had driven...
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Notebook: Hudson sparks Gators down the stretch

COLUMBIA, Mo. --  Florida junior guard Jalen Hudson had a simple mindset when he checked into the game with the Gators trailing by five points with 3:05 left Saturday at Missouri. “I knew we were down so I just tried...

Gators bracing for three-for-all at Missouri

Florida will face a version of itself when it travels to Missouri for its second straight SEC road game this afternoon. Not only are the Gators and Tigers both averaging 9.8 point 3-pointers per game, but the two teams are...

Gators in the NBA: Beal’s success equals wins for Wizards

Sandwiched between two solid wins over the Rockets and the Celtics, the Washington Wizards dropped a game 113-99 to the last-place Atlanta Hawks. Wizards guard Bradley Beal seemed to play well according to the box score, scoring just under his...

GatorHoops Podcast: Dave Matter talks Florida at Missouri matchup

Kevin Brockway, Sun basketball beat writer, and Dave Matters, Missouri beat writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch talk about the upcoming game.

Injured UF big guys remain in holding pattern

Junior center Kevarrius Hayes and redshirt sophomore Keith Stone both stepped up in UF's 83-66 win over No. 11 Texas A&M on Tuesday night. But it doesn't look like the duo will get more help inside anytime soon. Florida coach Mike...

Dooley’s Dribblings debut: A look at SEC hoops

We start a new weekly feature for today where staff writer Pat Dooley will take a look at some of the things that stand out about SEC basketball. It will appear online every Thursday. * Remember less than a...

Stone’s breakout keys UF’s win at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Florida basketball coach Mike White had seen flashes of high-level play from redshirt sophomore forward Keith Stone in recent practices. The 6-foot-8 Stone was able to translate that onto the court Tuesday night in UF’s 83-66...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 83-66 win over Texas A&M

Three observations following Florida's 83-66 win at No. 11 Texas A&M on Tuesday night. -- Junior center Kevarrius Hayes looks like a different player since Christmas break. Hayes is never going to be a prolific post scorer, but held his...

Gators shoot lights out in upset win at No. 11 Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Florida stood up to the physical challenge to pull off an upset at No. 11 Texas A&M on Tuesday night. Some excellent ball movement and perimeter shooting helped as well. Senior forward Egor Koulechov led three UF...

Gators preparing for bloodbath against physical Texas A&M frontline

Florida coach Mike White described the challenge of facing Texas A&M’s vaunted frontline as a “bloodbath.” “It needs to be for us to have any chance,” White said. “If it's not, we have no chance. It needs to be incredibly...

Florida solves Vandy hex, opens SEC play with a win

In a week in which just eight scholarship players were healthy to practice, against a team that had its number in recent seasons, Florida played its best 20 minutes of basketball in more than a  month Saturday against Vanderbilt. The...

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 81-74 win against Vanderbilt

Three observations following UF's 81-74 win over Vanderbilt at the O'Connell Center. -- Junior center Kevarrius Hayes was more active inside with 7 points, 5 rebounds and 4 blocks against Vanderbilt. But the 6-foot-9 Hayes needs to continue to do...

Dooley: UF finishes strong for an early must-win

When the buzzer finally sounded and Vanderbilt’s mad bombers had been diffused as much by an expired clock as anything, Florida’s Egor Koulechov tossed the ball over his head and into the air. It wasn’t exactly a celebration as much...

Banged-up Gators out to solve Vandy, take SEC opener

Florida is opening SEC play today against a familiar nemesis. Vanderbilt beat Florida in all three meetings last season and has won five straight against the Gators. The Commodores are the only SEC team that Mike White has yet to...

Gators in the NBA: Corey Brewer’s revenge game

With two starters out and no one giving the Lakers much of a chance, forward Corey Brewer shot the lights out for L.A. going 7-of-9 from the field on his way to 21 points, five rebounds and three steals...

White: Improved SEC presents opportunity

Florida coach Mike White is not one to shy away from a challenge. This is, after all, a coach who didn't think twice about replacing a future Hall of Famer in Billy Donovan. So White views the Gators competing in...

Better balance could create more competition in SEC hoops

Southeastern Conference men's basketball coaches love to talk about how their league is more balanced than its national reputation suggests. Early returns back up their statements and indicate there will be a wide-open race for the SEC title as league...

Gator Hoops podcast: Gators loading up for SEC season

Kevin talks with SEC Network analyst Dane Bradshaw about the Gators starting SEC play.