Florida Rumors & News

  • Hill, Stone lead Florida past Miami

    The Sports Xchange "Florida got a game-high 16 points from junior guard Kasey Hill and a career performance from freshman forward Keith Stone to post a 65-56 victory over Miami on Sunday in the third-place game of the AdvoCare Invitational at HP Field House in Orlando, Fla. Stone came into the game with only..." November 27

  • No. 11 Gonzaga rallies past Florida

    The Sports Xchange "No. 11 Gonzaga rallied from an early 11-point deficit behind balanced scoring, led by guard Silas Nelson's 10 points in the second half, in a 77-72 win over Florida in a semifinal game of the AdvoCare Invitational in Orlando, Fla., Friday night. The Bulldogs (5-0) play No. 21 Iowa State..." November 26

  • Allen helps Gators get by Pirates

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard KeVaughn Allen scored 21 points and senior guard Canyon Barry added 20 to lead Florida to an 81-76 victory over Seton Hall in an Advocare Invitational quarterfinal Thursday night at HP Field House in Kisimmee, Fla. The Gators (5-0) used a 10-0 run midway through the second..." November 25

  • Florida starts fast in blowout of Belmont

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Canyon Barry came off the bench to score 17 points, and Florida's defense harassed Belmont into 20 turnovers in the Gators' 78-61 win over the Bruins on Monday at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. The Gators scored the game's first 15 points, as Belmont struggled with turnovers and..." November 21

  • Florida squeaks past St. Bonaventure

    The Sports Xchange "Florida scored the final seven points to put away St. Bonaventure in the final minute of a 73-66 win Thursday night at the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Fla. The Gators (3-0) held a lead as big as 15 in the second half but were unable to put the Bonnies away until the final minute. St...." November 17

  • Leon carries Florida over cold-shooting Mercer

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Justin Leon scored 17 points and Florida overcame cold shooting to blow out Mercer 76-54 Sunday at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. The Gators (2-0) shot just 36.1 percent from the floor, but dominated the backboards and pestered the Bears into 17 turnovers...." November 13

  • Florida routs short-handed Florida Gulf Coast 80-59

    The Sports Xchange "Devin Robinson scored 14 points, and Florida used a big second-half surge to put away short-handed Florida Gulf Coast 80-59 on Friday in the season opener for both teams at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. After a tight first half, Florida Gulf Coast grabbed the lead early in..." November 11

  • Florida's Dontay Bassett to redshirt due to stress fracture

    247 Sports "Florida will be without one of its true freshman basketball players during the 2016-17 season, the school announced on Friday. Small forward Dontay Bassett suffered a stress fracture in his right foot and will redshirt after undergoing surgery. His recovery is expected to take four to six..." October 21

  • Alex Murphy receives 6th year, will use it at Northeastern

    Today's U "Alex Murphy looks set to join an incredibly rare club in college basketball lore, not because of the kind of talent he’s displayed but instead where he’s chosen to use it. On Tuesday, the NCAA granted the forward a sixth year of eligibility. Murphy plans to make another school change to use it...." September 20

  • UF basketball freshman Gorjok Gak ineligible

    The Gainesville Sun "Incoming freshman center Gorjok Gak was cleared to enroll at Florida, but will not be eligible to compete in games until 2017-18, the school announced Tuesday. Gak’s coach at Victory Rock Prep, Loren Jackson, said the eligibility issue was related to the 6-foot-11 center playing games in his..." July 28

  • Former Florida guard Brandone Francis-Ramirez finds new home

    SEC Country "fter announcing his intentions to transfer from Florida’s basketball program early last month, Brandone Francis-Ramirez has found a new school. The former 4-star guard, who committed to the Gators in 2013 when Billy Donavan was coach, announced he will be joining Texas Tech’s program via..." June 15