Tearful Donovan back at Florida for court-naming celebration

Donovan thanked former players, former assistants, his former boss, his family and the Gainesville community for helping him reach this career pinnacle.

Dooley: Billy’s big night

Billy Donovan gets it. He understands that every time a Florida basketball game is on television from now on, anyone watching will see his signature on the court. “That’s the thing that takes me back a little bit,” he said. “I...

Florida’s focus on Vanderbilt

Who: Vanderbilt (9-15, 1-10 SEC) vs. Florida (15-9, 7-4) When: 8 tonight Where: O’Connell Center TV: SEC Network Radio: 103.7-FM, AM-850 The Florida men’s basketball team’s 8 p.m. match-up with Vanderbilt has been circled on the calendars of Florida fans for months...

Florida out to prevent Vanderbilt upset bid

Vanderbilt (9-15, 1-10) vs. Florida (15-9, 7-4) O'Connell Center, Saturday, 8 p.m., SEC Network, 103.7-FM, AM-850 Special night: Saturday night the floor at Exactech Arena/O'Connell Center officially is christened "Billy Donovan Court" during halftime. Donovan, who led the Gators to multiple...

Florida bounces back, routs Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas  — Needing a win in the worst way, the Florida Gators relied on their sophomores to make it happen Wednesday night against Texas A&M. Andrew Nembhard scored a game-high 24 points, Noah Locke connected for a season-high...

Florida visits Texas A&M with a chance to turn things around

Who: Florida (14-9, 6-4 SEC) vs. Texas A&M (11-11, 5-5) When: 8:30 p.m. Where: Reed Arena, College Station, Texas TV: SEC Network Radio: 103.7-FM, AM-850 As Florida’s struggles continue, so too does the team’s search for answers. Namely, when the Gators take the...

Next up for Florida

Georgia beat Ole Miss 81-63 in the first round Thursday to advance.

Gators needing big game from Blackshear

Florida (14-9, 6-4) vs. Texas A&M (11-11, 5-5), Reed Arena, College Station, Texas; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST, SEC Network, 103.7-FM BOTTOM LINE: Two senior forwards will be on display as Kerry Blackshear Jr. and Florida will go up against Josh...

Florida falls at Ole Miss, 68-51

Florida struggled offensively with 15 turnovers and shot 18 of 54 (33.3%) from the field and 5 of 23 (21%) from beyond the arc.

Gators still looking for more consistency

Florida (14-8, 6-3) vs. Mississippi (11-11, 2-7), The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi; 2 p.m. EST today, ESPN2, 103.7-FM, AM-850 Wednesday’s second-half comeback, which saw the Gators climb out of a 22-point hole in the second half to down...

Ole Miss seeks revenge on Florida

Florida (14-8, 6-3) vs. Mississippi (11-11, 2-7), The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST, ESPN2, 103.7-FM, AM-850 BOTTOM LINE: Mississippi seeks revenge on Florida after dropping the first matchup in Gainesville. The teams last played each other...

Last-ditch defensive adjustment unlikely savior in Gators’ win over Dawgs

But it worked, and soon the Gators (14-8, 6-3 Southeastern Conference) held a 10-point lead after a commanding 37-5 run over the first 10 minutes of the second half.

Gators in NBA: Hawks release Parsons

The Atlanta Hawks released Chandler Parsons as the corresponding move to avoid being over the roster limit following a trade Wednesday. Parsons (University of Florida) is owed $25 million on an expiring contract this season, and he has played sparingly...

Photos: Gators Rally to Beat Bulldogs

Florida beats Georgia 81-75.

Florida overcomes 22-point deficit to shock Georgia, 81-75

From down 22 to up 10, the Gators held off Georgia at the end for much-needed 81-75 win with a 55-point second half.

Georgia, Florida to meet in conference play

Georgia (12-9, 2-6) vs. Florida (13-8, 5-3), O'Connell Center, 7 p.m. Wednesday, ESPNU BOTTOM LINE: SEC foes meet as Georgia matches up against Florida. Each program is coming off of a victory this past Saturday. Florida earned a 61-55 win...

Florida faces tough task vs. Georgia

Georgia (12-9, 2-6) vs. Florida (13-8, 5-3), O’Connell Center, 7 p.m. today, ESPNU Although the Gators will have the support of the Florida faithful when they take the court tonight for a match-up against Georgia, the Bulldogs have freshman phenom...

Florida snaps 3-game losing streak by beating Vanderbilt

By Chip Cirillo/Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Keyontae Johnson and Noah Locke helped Florida end its three-game losing streak. Johnson scored 20 points and Locke added 17 as the Gators beat Vanderbilt 61-55 on Saturday night. Florida coach Mike White said his...

Gators looking to regain defensive edge at Vandy

Florida (12-8, 4-3) vs. Vanderbilt (8-12, 0-7) Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee; today, 8:30 p.m. EST, SEC Network, 103.7-FM Although the Gators have received no shortage of criticism – some fair, some not – for the team’s play after starting the season...

Florida looks to add to streak vs. Vanderbilt

Florida (12-8, 4-3) vs. Vanderbilt (8-12, 0-7) Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST, SEC Network, 103.7-FM BOTTOM LINE: Florida looks to extend Vanderbilt's conference losing streak to 28 games. Vanderbilt's last SEC win came against the Mississippi Rebels 82-69...