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Chomping at Bits: Florida men’s basketball ranked No. 8 in preseason AP poll

The Gators will play in an exhibition at Jacksonville tonight.

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Florida men’s basketball ranked No. 8 in preseason AP poll: For the 12th time since the 1999-00 season, the Gators begin the year ranked in the top-ten. (Andrew Kovar, Florida Gators; Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)

UF men’s basketball holding exhibition tonight: The first public dress rehearsal of the season for the 2017-18 Gators is tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Jacksonville University. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Previewing the basketball Gators: Mike White’s team hopes to build off last season’s Elite Eight run. (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)

Florida football injury report: Tyrie Cleveland is back at full speed and ready to go against MIssouri. Kadarius Toney is also expected to contribute. The Gators remain perilously thin at linebacker, with Kylan Johnson likely missing the remainder of the season. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Response to injuries will be key against Missouri: The Gators are still short-handed. (Ethan Bauer, Independent Florida Alligator)

Gator assistants most likely to be retained by a new head coach: Defensive line coach, and current defensive coordinator, Chris Rumph tops the list. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Florida must run to beat Missouri: The Gators can limit Missouri’s potent offense by playing keep-away with the ball. (David Wunderlich, Gator Country)

No. 4 Florida volleyball sweeps Kentucky: The Gators are tied for first place in the SEC after avenging their lone loss of the season meet tonight. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

Interim coaches have been successful at UF: The Gators are 12-5 under interim head football coaches. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Gators could be poised for quick turnaround with right hire: I think we can all agree with that, right? (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

McElwain era began to unravel early on: Another unfavorable postmortem on Florida’s recently departed head coach. (Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun)

Gator soccer faces Texas A&M in SEC tournament semifinal: The only two teams in the top-25 left in the tournament meet tonight. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

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