Apr 5, 2014, 10:36 AM EDT
Acting on a dare, Zach Bohannon undergoes this Herculean task.
Apr 4, 2014, 5:36 PM EDT
The roster turmoil that Florida dealt with early in the season was a blessing in disguise for this team.
Mar 28, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT
The improved play of Florida’s Dorian Finney-Smith will be crucial as the team continues its run to Arlington.
Mar 25, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
The Florida head coach will be under contract with the program until 2019.
Mar 24, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT
Billy Donovan calls in to the Dan Patrick Show to talk about his jumper, Florida’s Sweet 16 matchup with UCLA, former Florida Gator and current member of the Chicago Bulls Joakim Noah and more.
Mar 20, 2014, 6:47 PM EDT
Florida didn’t make things easy, but they avoided becoming the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16.
Mar 20, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT
The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the five finalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year award Thursday, and four of the five remaining candidates have teams in the NCAA tournament.
Mar 16, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT
See what Billy Donovan said about Adam Silver’s proposed plan to raise the age limit for the NBA form 19 to 20.
Mar 15, 2014, 3:56 PM EDT
Florida’s second half defense was a clinic, and the performance should be burned to a DVD, marketed, and then sold to up-and-coming coaches.
Feb 28, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT
No. 1 Florida will get deeper in the backcourt Saturday when they host LSU, as it was reported that freshman point guard Kasey Hill has been cleared to return to game action. The Gators have played their last three games without Hill, who was forced to sit out due to a groin injury. Head coach…
Feb 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT
The roar of Saturday’s Marcus Smart, fan-shoving controversy from Oklahoma State’s loss at Texas Tech is finally starting to die down a bit, but on Monday, college basketball head coaches gave their take on fan-player interactions and Smart as a player. One of the more interesting takes came from Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo.…
Feb 4, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT
Florida head coach Billy Donovan is getting his roster together with the addition of Chris Walker on Tuesday night, hoping to make another run in the NCAA tournament. Following the season, Donovan will once again coach USA Basketball. On Tuesday afternoon, Donovan was named the head coach of the Under-18 team. Donovan led the USA…
Jan 29, 2014, 4:18 PM EDT
Once he’d reached the point academically to where he could join the Florida basketball program in December, the question for McDonald’s All American forward Chris Walker revolved around when he would be eligible to take the floor in game action. Without an answer from the NCAA, many (player and program, included) were left to wonder just…
Jan 25, 2014, 6:40 PM EDT
With two burly big men in Jeronne Maymon and Jarnell Stokes and guard Jordan McRae, Tennessee had the look of a team capable of at the very least challenging No. 6 Florida in Gainesville Saturday afternoon. McRae entered the game averaging more than 19 points per game, with Maymon and Stokes also in double figures…
Jan 24, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT
Has there been a more talked about player in college basketball this season who hasn’t stepped foot on the floor other than Chris Walker? Doubtful. The saga of Walker’s eligibility at Florida continues to grow. Walker wasn’t officially accepted into the school until mid-December. Yet, despite his enrollment, the NCAA has declared him ineligible to…
Jan 17, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT
A discussion of the most improved players in college basketball this season has to include the name of Florida senior forward Casey Prather. After averaging 6.2 points and 3.7 rebounds per game as a junior Prather’s raised his production to 17.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game, leading the Gators in scoring. But…
Jan 14, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT
Chris Walker is frustrated. Billy Donovan is frustrated. Now, it’s clear that Florida students are frustrated, too, with the NCAA’s handling of freshman forward Chris Walker’s eligibility. Students wearing "free Chris Walker" t-shirts at O'Dome. McDAA frosh pf still not cleared by NCAA. http://t.co/uIMkzVXoeT— Kevin Brockway (@gatorhoops) January 14, 2014 In mid-December, Walker was officially accepted…
Jan 13, 2014, 12:23 PM EDT
Casey Prather has been one of the most surprising players in the country this season, entering a starring role as a senior on what has proven to be a very good Florida team. But Prather’s also had a penchant for getting nicked up the last couple of seasons, and this year is no different. Billy…
Jan 11, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT
Saturday’s SEC road contest at Arkansas could have easily been a letdown for No. 10 Florida. The Gators were missing leading scorer Casey Prather and multiple other Gators were banged up, including Scottie Wilbekin (ankle), Patric Young (knees) and Michael Frazier II (calf). But that didn’t slow the Gators down as they held off Arkansas…
Dec 27, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT
Over the course of the holiday week, we at College Basketball Talk will be detailing what we believe will be the New Year’s Resolutions of some of the nation’s most talented, most disappointing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams. What can we say, we’re in a giving mood. Who else made Resolutions? Click here to find out.…
Dec 21, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT
After weeks of speculation, Florida officially announced that transfer center Damontre Harris is officially no longer with the team, according to Kevin Brockway of the The Gainsville Sun. Florida announces C Damontre Harris officially no longer with team.— Kevin Brockway (@gatorhoops) December 21, 2013 Harris transferred to the Gators from South Carolina after averaging 6.8 points, 5.5…
Dec 17, 2013, 11:57 PM EDT
NEW YORK — Billy Donovan said that this season, for his Gators, has been exhausting. Between the injuries and the suspensions and the academic issues, the status of Florida’s roster has been a bigger story to date than their performance against teams like Wisconsin or UConn or Kansas. “I almost keep looking around to see…
Dec 16, 2013, 4:20 PM EDT
When the No. 16 Florida Gators take the floor for the Jimmy V Classic tomorrow night in Madison Square Garden, they’ll have some sick new shoes to rock. The Gators are facing No. 15 Memphis at the Jimmy V Classic (8 p.m.) and head coach Billy Donovan tweeted out a picture of the customized green…
Dec 14, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT
The Florida Gators received some big news on Saturday as ineligible freshman forward and McDonald’s All-American Chris Walker has enrolled at the university and begins practice on Saturday according to Kevin Brockway of the Gainsville Sun. Florida announces F Chris Walker enrolled, will begin practice today, confirming @onlygators report from last week.— Kevin Brockway (@gatorhoops) December…
Dec 3, 2013, 3:51 PM EDT
The Florida roster took another hit Tuesday afternoon, after it was announced that senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin will be out indefinitely with a high ankle sprain he suffered in Monday night’s heartbreaking road loss to UConn. Wilbekin scored 15 points and grabbed three boards to go along with a pair of assists and turnovers,…
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