Basketball

5-Star Greg Brown Searches for #1 Spot

“I am looking to play whomever, wherever to get that top spot.” Greg Brown III, currently 13th on ESPN and 8th on 247 Sports for the class of 2020, isn’t shy when it comes to his ultimate goal of being the top player in his class. An explosive 6’8” combo forward with the vision and […]

5-Star Bryan Antoine Down to Final Five

Florida has been named one of the final five schools for 5-star 2019 recruit Bryan Antoine, a 6’5” shooting guard that has been firmly seated in a top-10 position in his class since he was a 6’3” 8th grader shaking defenders and throwing down vicious slams. Alongside the Gators are Duke, Villanova, Kentucky, and Kansas […]

5-Star Bryan Antoine Down to Final Five

Florida has been named one of the final five schools for 5-star 2019 recruit Bryan Antoine, a 6’5” shooting guard that has been firmly seated in a top-10 position in his class since he was a 6’3” 8th grader shaking defenders and throwing down vicious slams. Alongside the Gators are Duke, Villanova, Kentucky, and Kansas […]

Florida Gators basketball could land late 2018 gem

It’s hard to get a quality player as late as May or June for the upcoming season but some reports are saying the Gators might have an opportunity to land an unexpected gem them they thought they missed out on. Florida was in heavy pursuit of top-60 2018 recruit Khavon Moore and was listed in […]

Florida Gators basketball could land late 2018 gem

It’s hard to get a quality player as late as May or June for the upcoming season but some reports are saying the Gators might have an opportunity to land an unexpected gem them they thought they missed out on. Florida was in heavy pursuit of top-60 2018 recruit Khavon Moore and was listed in […]

Florida Gators basketball hire new assistant

The bizarre saga that has been hiring an assistant coach has been completed as the Gators have hired Al Pinkins, most recently of Texas Tech. An experienced assistant with 14 years behind the bench he is seasoned veteran of the coaching craft. His resume reads like this: 2003-11: Middle Tennessee State, Assistant Coach 2011-14: Ole […]

’19 Target CJ Walker Talks Recruitment

Modern basketball is going through a makeover and the new-look version of the game sees coaches lusting after the most versatile athletes hoops has to offer—long wing players that you can slide seamlessly throughout your lineup. Whether it’s the stars like Lebron James, Kevin Durant, and Kawhi Leonard or role players like Luc Mbah a […]

Recruitment Through A Father’s Eyes: Interview With Claude Nembhard

You get to hear the player’s side of recruitment all the time, but you don’t often get to hear the parent’s side of the story. I was lucky enough to have a conversation with Claude Nembhard, father of 5-Star Gators recruit Andrew Nembhard, to discuss Andrew’s development as a player and what lead him to […]

Armon Gates Bolts For Nebraska

In a bizarre series of events, newly hired assistant coach Armon Gates has departed the Gators and has been hired by head coach Tim Miles and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Gates was hired on April 8 and has already been out on multiple recruiting trips, and many recent Florida offers to players in the northeastern and […]

Sitting Down With ’21 Target Bretner Mutumbo

Much has been made about the Gators’ thin frontcourt rotation this past season and though they will have more available bodies with the activation of Isaiah Stokes and Chase Johnson off of redshirt years the coaching staff is looking ahead to fortifying the post positions of the future with some targeted offers to defensive-focused bigs. […]

Andrew Nembhard Rounds Out Spring Showcase Season

One of the top point guards in the 2018 recruiting class, Andrew Nembhard has had a busy spring taking part in the Jordan Brand Classic, Nike Hoop Summit, and finally an event called the North Pole Hoops Signature All-Canadian Showcase. Put on by Canadian basketball recruiting service North Pole Hoops, Nembhard was one of the […]

Interesting, Wacky, and Compelling Stats from the ’17-18′ Season

We live in a statistical renaissance in the modern sports world, an age where player efficiency rating and box plus-minus are used seamlessly alongside traditional box score stats like points and rebounds while predictive analytics like KenPom, Sagarin, and BPI are used to evaluate teams far more than their win-loss categories. Statistics can also be […]

Chris Chiozza And Egor Koulechov Battle At The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

With their college careers now finished and their sights set on a professional basketball career Chris Chiozza and Egor Koulechov took their talents to Virginia to take part in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, an invite-only showcase for college graduates that hosts scouts from the NBA, G-League, and top leagues from Europe. This wasn’t the first […]

Andrew Nembhard Impresses At Nike Hoop Summit

“He’s got eyes on the back of his head.” That was what #1 player in the 2018 class RJ Barrett said when asked about his fellow Canadian countryman and Florida Gators commit Andrew Nembhard. Having played together both internationally and at Montverde Academy Nembhard’s wizardry with the ball was no surprise to Barrett and that […]

Florida Gators basketball wants to create consistency in offseason

Mike White addressed the media to reflect on the 2017-18 basketball season on Wednesday. He identified some of the things he wants to focus on in the offseason, the biggest being consistency.

Armon Gates brings new energy to Florida Gators basketball

New Florida Gators basketball assistant coach Armon Gates just arrived in Gainesville, and he is ready to stamp his energy on the program.

Andrew Nembhard On Display At Jordan Brand Classic

The Jordan Brand Classic is one of the premier showcases of top high school talent and this year’s iteration included Florida Gators commit Andrew Nembhard. Taking place at the esteemed Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Nembhard was able to play alongside some of the top players in the country including Emmitt Williams, Bol Bol, Darius Bazley, […]

Gators Hire Assistant Coach Armon Gates

The search to replace departed assistant coach Dusty May has been completed as Mike White has hired Armon Gates, previously an assistant at Northwestern. Known to be an excellent recruiter, he was pivotal in bringing in the elite 2014 class of Bryant McIntosh, Scott Lindsey, Gavin Skelly, Johnnie Vassar, and most notably top-100 ranked Vic […]

What The Gators Can Learn From The Final Four Teams

Though Villanova is still celebrating their National Championship win that happened less than 24 hours ago the Gators’ loss on March 17 in the Round of 32 makes it feel like their season ended ages ago. Flipping the page to the next season players and coaches have both started their preparation for the 2018-2019 campaign […]

Recapping Gators Commits At GEICO Nationals

Looking to definitively pronounce the best high school team in the country the nation’s eight best squads gathered in New York for the GEICO Nationals to chase the crown. The Gators were lucky to have 2 committed players represented at the event with Andrew Nembhard running with Montverde Academy and Keyontae Johnson at Oak Hill […]

Identifying Possible Assistant Coach Hires

With Dusty May heading to Boca Raton to head up the Florida Atlantic Owls program Gators basketball fans get to shift their focus to something they haven’t thought about since the summer of 2015: a coaching search. No, this isn’t the same as that summer when the Gators needed a new head coach but it […]

Graduate Transfer Target: FGCU’s Zach Johnson

University of Florida football has become DBU and it looks like now the basketball team is quickly becoming Graduate Transfer U. Canyon Barry and Egor Koulechov gracing the past two rosters with their presence has been huge for the teams success, and considering both of those players were some of the most highly sought after […]

And that’s a wrap for the Florida Gators basketball season

The Florida Gators basketball team wrapped up the 2017-18 season on Saturday and Brent wraps up the season for the Gators basketball team.

Requiem For The 2017-2018 Florida Gators

Even though the dust has mostly settled from Saturday’s Round of 32 loss to Texas Tech and most of the basketball world has moved on from the seasons of the teams that have fallen to the gauntlet that is the NCAA Tournament, I’m not quite finished with this year’s Florida Gator team. Look, I’m not […]

Florida Gators fall to Texas Tech in dramatic fashion

The 2017-18 season ended for the Florida Gators on Saturday night as they fell to Texas Tech in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Game Recap: Florida 66-Texas Tech 69 (NCAA Tournament)

The Gators fought tooth and nail for forty minutes with the notoriously gritty Texas Tech Red Raiders and even though they nearly came away with some late game magic the basketball gods were not on the side of the team from Gainesville as the Gators fell by a score of 69-66. Down by 5 with […]

Florida Gators must be road warriors against Texas Tech

Texas Tech will essentially have a home game in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Florida on Saturday. The Gators must hone into their road warrior experience to come out with a win.

Scouting Report: Florida vs. Texas Tech (Round of 32)

On to the next one. It felt great to take care of business against the #11 seed St. Bonaventure Bonnies but the Gators won’t have much time to celebrate as they have to quickly turn around and set their sights on their next opponent, the #3 seeded Texas Tech Red Raiders. The sentence “#3 seeded […]

Florida Gators advance with win over St. Bonaventure

The Florida Gators defeated St. Bonaventure 77-62 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.

Game Recap: Florida 77-St. Bonaventure 62 (Round of 64)

NCAA Tournament games aren’t always pretty and tonight the Gators went into the trenches to beat a scrappy St. Bonaventure team 77-62. Though the Gators went on a murderous run in the second half that ultimately stretched the game out of hand the first half was an evenly played game that saw the Gators struggle […]
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