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  • UF commits Hill, Walker lead Florida Elite to another tourney title

     
    Red-hot Florida Elite 17U, still unbeaten in the July evaluation period with Montverde Academy point guard Kasey Hill running the show, won three games in a span of eight hours on Sunday  to win the Best of the South tournament in Suwannee, Ga.  Florida...
  • College coaches lead you to the top prospects in AAU basketball

     
    You didn’t need a program to figure out which court ballyhooed basketball prospect Julius Randle was on as the AAU 11th Grade Gold Super Showcase opened Wednesday at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports. Just follow the trail of college...
  • Three ex-Gators doing their part in NBA Finals

    Three ex-Gators doing their part in NBA Finals
    As a highly recruited prospect out of New Hampshire, Matt Bonner says he took a leap of faith when he signed to play basketball at Florida. At the time, the school was known as a football power. But the now-Spurs veteran was hopeful he and his new...
  • Teel Time: Revisiting 2011 investments in U.Va., Virginia Tech basketball

    Teel Time: Revisiting 2011 investments in U.Va., Virginia Tech basketball
    As Virginia and Virginia Tech prepare for their second clash this basketball season, as the Cavaliers chase an improbable NCAA tournament bid and the Hokies seek to rise from last place, now is the time to confront my demons. Virginia fans who needled...
  • 2013 TV upfronts: Football dominates ESPN's presentation

    2013 TV upfronts: Football dominates ESPN's presentation
    NEW YORK -- At the ESPN upfronts Tuesday morning it seemed like football is becoming almost as popular as football. After a brief sales pep talk from an executive, the Disney-owned sports network opened at the Best Buy Theater by reminding media...
  • Steinberg: March Madness truly maddening

    From schoolyards to office buildings all across this country millions of people are involved in basketball predictions, as the circus known as, "The Final Four – The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament," has come to town. Sixty-eight college teams are...
  • Gators' Foley still bringing it after 20 years

    Gators'  Foley still bringing it after 20 years
    GAINESVILLE — Jeremy Foley went and saw Springsteen at Fenway Park over the summer and left the concert more impressed than ever. In the midst of his 20-year anniversary as the athletic director at the University of Florida, the boss of the...
  • UF's Bradley Beal leaving for NBA Draft

    UF's Bradley Beal leaving for NBA Draft
    GAINESVILLE – Bradley Beal handled the process more maturely than most, Billy Donovan said. As the Florida freshman weighed whether to return for his sophomore year or leave for the NBA Draft, he didn't let outside influences affect him. Beal and...
  • Austin Rivers recruiting: Winter Park's Austin Rivers picks Duke

    Austin Rivers recruiting: Winter Park's Austin Rivers picks Duke
    Winter Park basketball star Austin Rivers has canceled his other recruiting visits and orally committed to defending national champion Duke. "It was a decision I came to (Wednesday night)," Rivers said. "I went with my heart. I really love Duke. I really...
  • After two seasons on the job, VCU coach already in demand

    After two seasons on the job, VCU coach already in demand
    Rob Brandenberg had four basketball scholarship offers from schools in his native Ohio, plus emerging power Butler. He chose VCU instead. When Anthony Grant resigned as Rams coach two years ago, Joey Rodriguez considered transferring to Division II...
  • Gators overcome late call in OT win over Arizona

     
    Billy Donovan clearly disagreed with the call, as did the rest of the Gator bench. With Florida holding a 66-63 lead in the waning seconds of its game vs. Arizona in the O'Connell center on Wednesday, Casey Prather was called for a foul near the far...
  • Gators’ press fuels rout of Virginia

     
    OMAHA, Neb. – By the time Florida made it to the second media timeout, things had not gone well. The Gators trailed Virginia 14-8 after starting the game making 3-fo-8 shots. They had turned the ball over four times and missed all four 3-point...