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Florida hires Erik Pastrana as assistant men’s basketball coach

The former Oklahoma State assistant also worked with former Mike White lieutenant Dusty May at FAU.

Florida scoops up Charleston Southern transfer Fleming

The Gators nab another conference’s defender of the year, this one a big-time scorer.

Penn State transfer Jones picks Florida

Florida’s third transfer pickup profiles as a significant part of its wing rotation.

Where Gators’ transfers are headed: Four players, four destinations

The Gators leaving the program have found new homes across the map.

Florida lands esteemed UMKC transfer McKissic

The Gators begin their substantial rebuilding project with one of the best transfers available.

Lewis declares for 2021 NBA Draft, joining departing Gators

The former five-star bid farewell to Gator Nation in an Instagram post.

Payne joins Gators’ contingent in transfer portal

The talented but raw big is departing Gainesville after two years.

Osifo enters transfer portal

The big man will head elsewhere to continue his basketball career.

Locke, Glover to transfer; Florida assistant Mincy hired by Jacksonville

Florida loses a three-year starter, a top recruiter, and a reserve guard.

Mann to enter 2021 NBA Draft

Florida’s sophomore superstar is likely embarking on his professional career.

Oral Roberts 81, Florida 78: Gators collapse, Cinderella rises

Florida held the lead through much of a second half in which it couldn’t get a call. But not all of it.

Florida vs. Oral Roberts, NCAA Tournament Game Thread

The Gators tangling with a dangerous Cinderella? That’s nothing new for Florida.

Florida 75, Virginia Tech 70: Won the hard way

The Gators played the first full game of March Madness this year — and it was mad, indeed.

Florida vs. Virginia Tech, 2021 NCAA Tournament Game Thread

Florida’s run of NCAA Tournament appearances with at least one win is likely to be challenged by Virginia Tech.

Florida makes 2021 NCAA Tournament as South Region’s No. 7 seed

The Gators will see Virginia Tech in the round of 64.

Tennessee 78, Florida 66: Beaten but not out-Manned

Not until Tre Mann got hot did the Gators get untracked in Nashville — and by then it was too late.

Florida vs. Tennessee, SEC Tournament, Game Thread

Which Florida — and Tennessee — teams will show up in Nashville?

Florida 69, Vanderbilt 63: Shouldering the load

Florida’s sensational sophomore came up big to help his team survive Vanderbilt.

Florida vs. Vanderbilt, SEC Tournament, Game Thread

The last time Florida met Vandy for a third time in Nashville, it wasn’t great.

Tennessee 65, Florida 54: Rocked

Florida built an improbable lead — and then the Vols came charging back.

Florida vs. Tennessee, Game Thread: Gators invade forbidding Rocky Top

If Florida wants a coveted double-bye in Nashville, it’ll have to do something incredibly difficult in Knoxville.

Missouri 72, Florida 70: Bitten at the buzzer

Florida’s first-half torrent of turnovers rendered its rally in the second half valiant rather than victorious.

Florida vs. Missouri, Game Thread: Gators close out home slate with erratic Tigers

Florida can secure its SEC Tournament standing by defending home court against Missouri.

Florida 71, Kentucky 67: Rising to the moment

In typical fashion, Florida had to take on Kentucky and the refs at Rupp. But these Gators were cut out to win.

Florida vs. Kentucky, Game Thread: Rising to the occasion?

Kentucky’s fortress is less formidable this year — as are the ‘Cats. But Florida knows better than any team that this team can still bite.

Florida men’s basketball to visit Tennessee on March 7 for rescheduled makeup game

Florida’s new regular season finale comes on Rocky Top.

Florida 74, Auburn 57: Gators chomp Tigers behind Tre Mann, Scottie Lewis

Florida used an early 18-3 run to put away the Tigers almost before the game began in earnest.

Florida vs. Auburn, Game Thread: Can the Gators hang with Sharife Cooper?

Auburn’s sensational freshman point guard makes the Tigers go. Can he be stopped?

Florida 70, Georgia 63: Gators apply clamps, sweep Dawgs

Florida committed 20 turnovers and hit just six threes — and still mostly controlled the Dawgs.

Florida vs. Georgia, Game Thread: Gators looking for restorative home cooking

Florida took a lump on the road at Arkansas. Can the Gators dish one out while hosting Georgia?

Arkansas 75, Florida 64: Gators’ rally can’t compensate for cold start

The Gators played one cold half of basketball and one excellent one. They needed just a bit more on either side.

Florida vs. Arkansas, Game Thread: Gators’ return after long layoff comes in tough trip

Florida’s first game in two weeks may be the hardest left on its schedule.