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  1. Military trip resonates with Gators

    Michael DiRocco

    ABOARD THE USS BATAAN -- Erik Murphy sat with his Florida basketball teammates in a hotel meeting room last Thursday night and listened to one of the most horrifying and uplifting stories he had ever heard. Army veteran Andrew Coughlan described s...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  2. Wilbekin suspension juggles UF lineup

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Billy Donovan's decision to suspend PG Scottie Wilbekin indefinitely means the job of directing the Gators' offense will fall to senior Kenny Boynton. Boynton has run the point in spurts through the past three se...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  3. Gators solve scholarship problem

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's basketball scholarship problem resolved itself over the summer after coach Billy Donovan decided not to renew redshirt sophomore Cody Larson's scholarship because Larson failed to meet requirements that Donovan set thro...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  4. UF's Patric Young recovering from mono

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida center Patric Young is suffering from mononucleosis but is expected to be fine when the Gators begin practice Oct. 12. Florida coach Billy Donovan said Young, who averaged 10.2 points and a team-high 6.4 rebounds last ...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  5. Gators can weather Beal's departure

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Billy Donovan was upbeat on Friday during the news conference announcing Bradley Beal's decision to enter the NBA Draft. He is obviously sad to see Beal leave, but Donovan shouldn't be devastated for two reasons:...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  6. Florida Gators basketball lookahead

    Michael DiRocco

    Depending on who comes, stays or goes, Florida could be one of the top contenders next season. Regardless, the Gators will have plenty of offense.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  7. Florida-Louisville: 5 things to watch

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Here are five things to watch for in Saturday's Florida-Louisville matchup in the Elite 8 (4:30 p.m. ET on CBS) in Phoenix, Ariz. Man in the middle: Louisville center Gorgui Dieng presents the same kind of trouble for the Gato...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  8. Patric Young returning in 2012-13

    Jason King

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Florida center Patric Young told reporters Thursday that he intends to return for his sophomore season instead of entering the NBA draft. The 6-foot-9, 247-pound Young has been projected as a late first-round pick by most draft a...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  9. UF has been hurt by lack of maturity

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Bradley Beal was answering a question about why Florida's defense and rebounding has slipped from the first half of the season, but what he was saying pretty much described the Gators' biggest issue heading into the postseason. ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  10. Three Gators named to All-SEC team

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida guards Kenny Boynton and Bradley Beal were named to the All-Southeastern Conference basketball first team Tuesday, while guard Erving Walker was a second-team selection and center Patric Young was named the league's Schol...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  11. Big game signals improvement from Young

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Looks like Patric Young's right ankle is doing just fine. Florida's sophomore center showed no sign of the nagging injury that has plagued him since the middle of January against Kentucky on Sunday. That's one bit of good news...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  12. Donovan hopes UF learns lessons in losses

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After his Gators were handled in a 74-59 loss to the top-ranked juggernaut that is Kentucky on Sunday, Billy Donovan was quick to find a silver lining amid the dark clouds of UF's third straight loss. Senior point guard Erving...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  13. Pride, not perfection, motivated Wildcats

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Top-ranked Kentucky's 74-59 victory over Florida wasn't about going 16-0 in the Southeastern Conference. It wasn't about setting a school record for the most regular-season victories. Or solidifying its claim to the overall...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  14. Donovan, Gators searching for leaders

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After five months of hoping senior point guard Erving Walker would become Florida's vocal on-court leader, coach Billy Donovan has decided he's going to look somewhere else. Whether it's sophomore center Patric Young, sophomor...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  15. Florida hoping for help from Larson

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Replacing Florida forward Will Yeguete, who is out for the rest of the season with a broken bone in his left foot, will have to be a concerted group effort, coach Billy Donovan said Friday. Some of the burden will fall to Case...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  16. Yeguete out with broken foot

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's Will Yeguete limped off the court, sat down on the bench, and took the sneaker off his left foot. He pointed to a spot below his ankle on the outside of his foot for Florida trainer Duke Werner to examine. Moments la...

    Blog | February 21, 2012