| May 15, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Former Gators center Patric Young looked to improve his draft stock on Thursday during the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago.
Young, a likely second-round pick, engaged reporters, measured well and even hit six NBA-range 3-pointers (in 20 attempts),...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:22 PM
GAINESVILLE — Behind relentless defense early and red-hot 3-point shooting late, the No. 7 Florida Gators won their school-record 25th straight home game, 72-50 against Georgia on Tuesday night in the O'Connell Center.
The Gators' full-court...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Chris Walker's long-awaited debut is a little more than 24 hours away.
To say the highly touted freshman is pumped up to play for the first time since last spring is an understatement.
"He’s extremely excited," senior center Patric Young said...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Dick Vitale has had a front-row seat to some of the greatest games over the last 35 years of broadcasting college basketball. That includes last Friday’s overtime thriller between Syracuse and Duke – one of the best games of the season...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:57 AM
Patric Young's numbers- six points, six rebounds, five fouls - were forgettable.
But during the Gators' 67-58 win at Tennessee Tueday night, the senior center made the play of the game - and perhaps the defining one of UF's season.
The Gators held a...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:46 AM
Following last season's late-game collapse at Kentucky, UF coach Billy Donovan was at a loss for answers, wondering if his team had lost its "fire."
But coming up short in close games was nothing new for Donovan's teams. The Gators, after all,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:20 PM
On the same day he was named third-team Academic All-American, Gators senior Patric Young apologized for a foolish, off-the-cuff comment made a night earlier about Boston College.
After leading the No. 2 UF to a 71-66 come-from-behind win against...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The Gators' magical season continued behind a magical night from shooting guard Michael Frazier II.
Behind a school-record 11 3-pointers by Frazier, the top-ranked Florida Gators rolled to a 72-46 win at South Carolina.
The sophomore shooting guard...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
UF senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin was named SEC Player of the Year on Tuesday, leading a near sweep by the top-ranked Gators of the conference’s major year-end awards.
Coach Billy Donovan was named Coach of the Year for the third time in four...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Mateen Cleaves sees a familiarity with Florida’s basketball team.
As the point guard for Michigan State during the Spartans’ national championship run in 2000, Cleaves sees similarities between his team and the current Gators squad....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Charlotte Observer NBA writer Rick Bonnell ranks the top 10 players available by position at Thursday's NBA draft.
1. Dante Exum, Australia, 6-6, 196: A little inexperienced, but between his size and his explosion to the rim, he demands...