Fixing Florida Basketball’s Achilles Heels

Part of building a program is not only developing big picture ideas and culture but finding small flaws in on-court performance and tidying them up as you progress. I did an article last year around this time addressing some of the Achilles heels of the ’16-‘17 team, pointing out some of the nagging issues the […]

SEC Schedule Walk Through

You might have football on the mind right now with that season only a week away but basketball never sleeps and SEC hoops fans got a treat on Friday with the announcement of the conference basketball schedule. Here is how things look for the Gators: Saturday Jan. 5 South Carolina Wednesday Jan. 9 at Arkansas […]

Mike White Speaks At SEC Teleconference

The SEC Summer Teleconference took place on Thursday giving coaches and media a chance to connect and ask questions following the NBA Draft and individual workouts with players. Mike White was the second coach to step up to the mic and had some great verbal tidbits to keep us all excited for the upcoming season. […]

Mike White Speaks At SEC Teleconference

The SEC Summer Teleconference took place on Thursday giving coaches and media a chance to connect and ask questions following the NBA Draft and individual workouts with players. Mike White was the second coach to step up to the mic and had some great verbal tidbits to keep us all excited for the upcoming season. […]

SEC Basketball Match-Ups Announced

With the Southeastern Conference’s rise to one of the top leagues in college basketball, who you get to play at home and who you have to play on the road is huge in how the standings can shake out. The league announced matchups (without dates) on Wednesday, giving the Gators a look at who they […]

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 […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 80-Kentucky Wildcats 67

Sending the seniors off with a bang in the final home game of the season in Gainesville the Florida Gators dismantled the Kentucky Wildcats with a 80-67 win. Timely shot making and dogged defensive effort were the calling cards for Mike White’s squad today as Jalen Hudson and KeVaughn Allen found mesh on late shot […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Alabama Crimson Tide

Florida’s NCAA Tournament standing took a huge swing in a positive direction after they took down Auburn on Saturday and they’ll look to better it even more when they head to Tuscaloosa on Tuesday, February 27 to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. Game one of the season series saw coach Avery Johnson’s Crimson Tide […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 72-Auburn Tigers 66

Finally holding on to a double-digit lead in the second half the Florida Gators withstood the best punches the Auburn Tigers had and came away with an important 72-66 win. If you want to beat good teams you need your best players to be your best players and Chris Chiozza, KeVaughn Allen, Jalen Hudson, and […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Auburn Tigers

On their second three-game losing streak of the season the Florida Gators will be looking to keep that number from getting to four when they take on coach Bruce Pearl and the Auburn Tigers. One of the most intriguing stories in college basketball this year the Auburn Tigers were a team expected to struggle after […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 57-Tennessee Volunteers 62

In a knife fight it’s often the person who loses the least blood that wins and on a night where the game was played in the trenches the Tennessee Volunteers were able to outlast the Florida Gators by the score of 62-57. Florida showed some gumption in keeping the game tight when things could have […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Tennessee Volunteers

The Gators desperately need a bounce back game after treacherous 73-62 and 71-68 losses to Georgia and Vanderbilt and will be in tough to do it against one of the best stories in college basketball in the Tennessee Volunteers. Picked in the preseason poll to finish 13th in the SEC coach Rick Barnes and company […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

With Wednesday’s loss to the Georgia Bulldogs the Gators have now matched the number of losses from last season. With 5 regular season games plus postseason play left, that is not a satisfying number. Considering the Gators had the game against the Bulldogs in their grasps and let it slide the team may be devastated […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 69-Georgia Bulldogs 72

Winning plays. Plays like hitting free throws when you need them. Plays like fighting hard over a screen to prevent an open jump shot. Plays like driving to the hoop knowing you’re going to take contact. Plays like properly executing inbound sets at the end of the tight game. Those were the kinds of plays […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Georgia Bulldogs

Players said they weren’t out for revenge when they beat South Carolina 65-41 after the Gamecocks defeated the Gators in game one of the series, but man did it ever feel good to dominate game two. Florida will be searching for the same result when they take on Georgia on Valentine’s Day to try to […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 65-South Carolina Gamecocks 41

Early in the game it looked like neither team was going to be able to get over 30 points and though the Gators defense made it look like the Gamecocks might be kept to that mark their offense was able to get into rhythm and it resulted in Florida beating South Carolina 65-41. Playing some […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 73-LSU Tigers 64

The first half may have had you thinking it was going to be a long one for the Gators but a strong start to second cushioned Florida enough for them to hold on for a 73-64 victory over the LSU Tigers. Jalen Hudson’s 18 points lead the way for the Gators on the offensive front […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. LSU Tigers

How do you bounce back from a week where you lost two winnable games by double figures in less than stellar fashion? Well, I’m not sure there is an exact answer to that but whatever it is it needs to be on full display in a focused effort against the Gators’ next opponent, the LSU […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 60-Georgia Bulldogs 72

Limiting your opponent to 40% shooting from the field wins you a lot of basketball games but Florida’s inability to run offense and score lead to their demise in a disheartening 72-60 loss to the Georgia Bulldogs. Though offense wasn’t easy to come by at any point in the game, it was a 9 minute […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Georgia Bulldogs

After the SEC flexed it’s muscles against the Big 12 with a solid 6-4 win in the Big 12-SEC Challenge it’s back to SEC league play when the Gators head to Athens to take on the Georgia Bulldogs. Returning one of the best big men in college basketball in Yante Maten there were some hopes […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 81-Baylor Bears 60

Kicking off the Big 12-SEC Challenge with a bang, the Florida Gators dominated the Baylor Bears from the opening tip to come away with a decisive 81-60 victory. Starting the game by hitting 8-9 of their 3-point shots the Gators put Baylor in a hole too deep for the Bears to ever dig out of. […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Baylor Bears

After losing a deflating game to the South Carolina Gamecocks on their home floor in Gainesville the Gators turn their sights to the Baylor Bears when they kick off the Big 12-SEC Challenge on Saturday, January 27. With the rare opportunity to pick up a quality out of conference win in January at stake the […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. South Carolina Gamecocks

Breaking in to the AP Poll’s Top 25 at #20 and sitting at the top of the SEC with a 6-1 record things are going pretty well for the Florida Gators and they look to keep it going on Wednesday, January 24th when they take on the South Carolina Gamecocks in Gainesville. Departures of many […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 66-Kentucky Wildcats 64

In a game that was an absolute battle from the opening tip right until the final play, the Florida Gators were able to hold on for an incredible win over the home Kentucky Wildcats by a score of 66-64. Kentucky had the final possession of the game to try to send the game to overtime […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Kentucky Wildcats

Ah, College Game Day. There isn’t anything better than that. Well, actually it would be better if it was in Gainesville instead of Lexington but still, when the Gators go to take on Kentucky on January 20th it will be on one of college basketball’s brightest stages. Currently sitting atop the SEC standings with a […]

Allen lifts the Florida Gators past Arkansas in basketball

Kevaughn Allen helped push the Florida Gators past Arkansas at home on Wednesday as the Gators now prepare for Kentucky.

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

Expectations were high for the Arkansas Razorbacks entering this season with a skilled and senior-laden roster and they have shown at times they are talented enough to challenge for the top of the SEC. Coming off last season’s NCAA Tournament where they played eventual National Champion North Carolina down to the wire (losing 72-65 in […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 72-Ole Miss Rebels 78

In a game that embodied the all the toughness, physicality, and talent level of the excellent Southeastern Conference the Gators dropped a heartbreaking 78-72 contest to the Ole Miss Rebels. Though there were many swings throughout the afternoon the game almost always remained within a few possessions, but the Rebels were able to get key […]

Scouting Report: Florida Gators vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs

The dust has finally settled from Saturday’s spectacular victory over Missouri, and the Gators now set their sights towards the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Picked in the preseason poll to finish near the bottom of the SEC, the Bulldogs quietly went 12-1 in their (albeit easy) non-conference schedule, and came up with a nice win over […]

Game Recap: Florida Gators 81, Vanderbilt Commodores 74

A 20-point halftime lead was enough of a cushion for the Gators who held on to beat Vanderbilt 81-74 despite some shaky stretches in the second half when they allowed the Commodores to claw their way back into the game. Even though the Gators struggled to execute their offense late in the second half their […]
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