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Open thread: Florida basketball documentary “Repeat After Us” premieres

The film focuses on the Gators’ back-to-back NCAA championship teams.

Tonight is the television premiere of SEC Storied’s documentary on the 2006 and 2007 back-to-back Florida men’s basketball national championship teams, entitled “Repeat After Us.” The documentary will air at 9:00 p.m. (eastern time) on the SEC Network.

The documentary, which is directed by Emmy Award winning director Jonathan Hock, features interviews with players from those teams and former Florida head coach Billy Donovan, as well as behind-the-scenes photos and footage, and highlights from those championship runs. Only two schools have won back-to-back titles since 1973. Those Florida teams became the first, and could well be the last, college teams to repeat as national champions with the same starting line-up.

From the SEC Network’s release about the film:

“The likes of Florida's 2006, 2007 back-to-back National Championships may never be seen again. A starting line-up of college basketball players having cut down the nets and some facing multi-million dollar opportunities in the NBA, decide all together to turn down the money and return to school for the chance to win it again.”

At the heart of the story are the legendary Oh-Fours - Joakim Noah, Al Horford, Corey Brewer, and Taurean Green, who arrived as freshmen together in 2004 and became friends and champions during their time at Florida. Those teams were honored in The Swamp this weekend, they will be showcased and remembered with this film tonight, and they will always be in the hearts of Gators everywhere.