Florida Rumors & News

  • Florida gives 1-year extensions to McElwain, White

    ESPN "The Florida Gators have rewarded football coach Jim McElwain and men's basketball coach Mike White with one-year extensions, the school announced Friday. The extensions also include a raise as well as a significant performance-bonus increase. "Both Coach Mac and Coach White have done a..." June 17

  • Florida's John Egbunu returning for senior season

    SEC Country "Mike White and the Florida Gators received good news on Friday when center John Egbunu announced he will return for his senior season in Gainesville. “I’m a Florida Gator in my heart, so I wanted another chance to come back and be a Gator,” Egbunu said. “I’ve graduated from here, and I love..." May 19

  • Florida's Robinson pens goodbye letter after reportedly signing with agent

    Jacksonville Times-Union "University of Florida junior forward Devin Robinson has tested enough of the water. The 6-foot-8 Virginia native announced on his Instagram account on Friday that he will hire an agent and give up the year remaining of his college eligibility to enter the NBA draft. He had previously announced..." April 15

  • South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- South Carolina coach Frank Martin listens to only one type of music -- Frank Sinatra's. So, it was fitting that Sinatra's "New York, New York" was blaring at Madison Square Garden while Martin was cutting down the nets after South Carolina's 77-70 win over Florida in the East..." March 26

  • Florida beats Wisconsin on Chiozza's 3-pointer at OT buzzer

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- It was Chris Chiozza's breakneck speed leading to his 3-point buzzer-beater that impressed his coach in Florida's dramatic 84-83 overtime win over Wisconsin in the NCAA East Regional semifinal on Friday night in Madison Square Garden. The junior guard raced three-quarters of the..." March 25

  • Florida puts clamps on Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Justin Leon and Devin Robinson hit big shot after big shot to help Florida find cracks in the top scoring defense in the country. The Gators then turned on their own stifling defense to earn a trip to the Sweet 16. Playing maybe its most complete game of the season,..." March 19

  • Robinson-led Florida stymies East Tennessee State

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Florida forward Devin Robinson threw down two dunks before halftime and nailed a couple of 3-pointers after it. His big day was enough to stave off an East Tennessee State team that provided plenty of trouble in between. Robinson scored a game-high 24 points and added..." March 16

  • Vanderbilt stifles Florida for SEC tourney upset

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- For the season's first three months, to say that Vanderbilt's defense was substandard might have been kind. Now it's carrying the Commodores to victories in the Southeastern Conference tournament. A night after holding Texas A&M to 41 points, Vanderbilt held No. 17..." March 10

  • Vandy stuns No. 12 Florida again

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Before the season, Vanderbilt pinned its NCAA Tournament hopes on center Luke Kornet. Nearly four months later, the senior center might have led the Commodores there with a 24-point, 10-rebound, two-block performance as Vanderbilt upset No. 12 Florida 73-71 at Memorial..." March 04

  • No. 12 Florida continues hot run with win vs. Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "Canyon Barry's right ankle is nearing full health and he once again appears like the best player on the Florida roster. But coach Mike White takes it a step further when talking about the player who hasn't started a single game all season. "He's the sixth man of the year in this..." March 01

  • No 11 Kentucky wins showdown vs. Florida

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 11 Kentucky took control of the Southeastern Conference race on Saturday with a 76-66 win over No. 13 Florida at Rupp Arena. Kentucky (24-5, 14-2 SEC) now holds a one-game lead over Florida (23-6, 13-3) with two games to play. If the Wildcats beat Vanderbilt on Tuesday..." February 25

  • No. 13 Florida tops South Carolina for ninth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "KeVaughn Allen experienced a miserable contest the first time Florida played South Carolina this season, scoring one measly point. Things went much better for the sophomore guard in Tuesday night's rematch. Allen contributed 26 points and a career-best seven rebounds as No. 13 Florida..." February 21