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  • Little Rock guard KeVaughn Allen commits to Gators hoops

    Little Rock guard KeVaughn Allen commits to Gators hoops
    North Little Rock (Ark.) High basketball coach Johnny Rice said KeVaughn Allen is the "most complete player" he has ever coached which will be music to the ears of Florida Gators fans after the junior committed to Florida on Wednesday night. Allen, a 6-...
  • Jeff Van Gundy: Billy Donovan would be "outstanding" NBA coach

    Jeff Van Gundy: Billy Donovan would be "outstanding" NBA coach
    Why won't Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan shut the door on the NBA? I'll tell you why: Because he is intrigued by the league, because he is a fan of the league and because his friends tell him he would be a success in the league. Friends...
  • Billy Donovan sees a similarity between Aaron Gordon and a former Florida Gators star

    Billy Donovan sees a similarity between Aaron Gordon and a former Florida Gators star
    Billy Donovan sees one major similarity between Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon and one of the star players Donovan coached at the University of Florida. Even though Gordon was only 17 years old when Gordon played for Donovan on the U.S. team at the...
  • Damontre Harris leaving Gators' basketball team

    Damontre Harris leaving Gators' basketball team
    The Damonte Harris saga has officially ended, with the 6-foot-10 power forward never playing at minute for the Florida Gators. UF has confirmed Harris is leaving the program, confirming a reported by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports, who cited multiple...
  • Sports Buzz: Should Gators coach Billy Donovan jump to the NBA?

    Sports Buzz: Should Gators coach Billy Donovan jump to the NBA?
    Florida Gators coach Billy Donovan has emerged as a popular name attached to just about every NBA job opening this year. Donovan has  won a pair of  national titles and developed the Gators into a consistent national title contender, proving he could...
  • Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators

     Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators
    GAINESVILLE — UF coach Billy Donovan said he is not going anywhere, even though NBA teams reached out to him recently about their coaching vacancies. Donovan said he has received a few phone calls and engaged in a couple of brief conversations...
  • UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players

    UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players
    UF coach Billy Donovan says schools should be free to do more to help players beyond the cost of a full scholarship. Speaking two days before the Gators' Final Four matchup with Connecticut, Donovan said a lot has changed since he played in the 1987...
  • O'Connell Center renovations could force Gators to play some games in Orlando

    O'Connell Center renovations could force Gators to play some games in Orlando
    DESTIN - Massive renovations planned for the O'Connell Center could force the Florida Gators to play some home men's basketball games in Orlando's Amway Center during the first two months of the 2015-16 season. UF athletic director Jeremy Foley said...
  • George Karl expects phone call from Lakers regarding coaching position

    The Lakers are looking for a new head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, but the potential candidates seem to be saying more about the job than the team itself. "Mitch Kupchak and I were roommates in college and Mitch has been a very good friend of mine...
  • Mark Jackson fired by Golden State Warriors; are Lakers interested?

    Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season. The Warriors took the Clippers to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, despite...
  • Poll: With Mike D'Antoni out, who should be the next Lakers coach?

    With the resignation of Coach Mike D'Antoni on Wednesday, speculation is rampant about who the next coach of the Lakers will be. Who do you think it will be? A look at some of the candidates: • John Calipari. Current job: University of Kentucky....
  • UConn-Florida: The Last Time They Met

    UConn and Florida met Dec. 2 at Gampel Pavilion, the Huskies winning 65-64 at the buzzer. The Final 1:18 1:18 — Patric Young makes a jump shot and free throw (Tyler Olander foul), 62-59 Florida 1:03 — Missed three-point shot by Shabazz...