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April 6, 2020

Scottie Lewis returns to Florida for sophomore season

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Former five-star prospect Scottie Lewis will be returning to Florida for a sophomore season. This morning, the 6-foot-5 guard out of Hazlet, NJ announced he would be putting his NBA dreams on hold for another year and returning to Gainesville. “Gator Nation, as you all know we have some unfinished business! Our season was cut…

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March 8, 2020

RECAP: How UK Won, Why It Was So Impressive

Drew Franklin 1:00am March 8, 2020 3/8/20

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Of all the great SEC road wins in Kentucky’s history, you won’t find many as impressive as the improbable comeback the Cats pulled off down in Gainesville today. UK trailed the Gators by 18 points in the second half and held a lead for only 12 seconds in the entire game, yet somehow escaped with…

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March 7, 2020

5 things to know about the Florida Gators, Part 2

Brett Bibbins 11:30am March 7, 2020 3/7/20

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1. Match up nightmare Starting at the four spot for the Florida Gators is sophomore forward Keyontae Johnson. Johnson stands at just 6’5″, but plays so much bigger, that he is a a really tough match up for any team. Kentucky will have a definite size advantage at the four, with both EJ Montgomery and…

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Scouting Report: Florida Gators

Brandon Ramsey 10:30am March 7, 2020 3/7/20 Comments Disabled

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Florida enters this afternoon’s game with a record of 19-11, 11-6 in the Southeastern Conference.  After an up-and-down non-conference schedule, the Gators have started to play much better basketball and currently find themselves as the #2 seed in the SEC Tournament.  They have now won two out of three since our last meeting, with the…

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February 22, 2020

Immanuel Quickley Sparks Kentucky to 65-59 Victory over Florida

Nick Roush 8:03pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Immanuel Quickley made second half magic to help the tenth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats surge past Florida for a 65-59 victory Saturday night at Rupp Arena. Kentucky was lifeless at the start of the second half. Uninspired, UK fell behind by seven points before Quickley whipped the Cats into shape. Quickley’s and one at the 16:53-mark sparked a…

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Kentucky-Florida: Numbers You Need to Know

Nick Roush 4:05pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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1.21 — Points per possession Nick Richards is scoring offensively, ranking him in the 99th percentile nationally in offensive efficiency, according to Synergy. Defensively he’s almost just as good, ranking in the 85th percentile (0.691 PPP). 3 — Straight games Florida has covered the spread. UK is 4-1 ATS in their last five games. 5.5 —…

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5 things to know about the Florida Gators

Brett Bibbins 3:00pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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1. Match up nightmare Starting at the four spot for the Florida Gators is sophomore forward Keyontae Johnson. Johnson stands at just 6’5″, but plays so much bigger, that he is a a really tough match up for any team. Kentucky will have a definite size advantage at the four, with both EJ Montgomery and…

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Scouting Report: Florida Gators

Brandon Ramsey 1:00pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Florida enters this evening’s game with a record of 17-9, 9-4 in the Southeastern Conference.  After an up-and-down non-conference schedule, the Gators have started to play very good basketball of late.  They have now won three straight and five of their last six.  The Gators play at a slow pace and will run a lot…

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February 21, 2020

Kentucky Opens as 4.5-Point Favorite Against Florida

Zack Geoghegan 7:45pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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The fine folks down in Las Vegas have spoken. The No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats (21-5) have opened up as a 4.5-point favorite to take down the Florida Gators (17-9) on Saturday at 6 p.m. inside Rupp Arena on ESPN. Kentucky is a 4.5 point favorite over Florida — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) February 22, 2020 ESPN’s…

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TRANSCRIPT: John Calipari previews Florida

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:30pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20 Comments Disabled

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On Ashton Hagans’ injury status … “Neither he nor Nick (Richards) practiced yesterday. That’s why I went in (to the locker room first). I wanted to see (them). We’ll see. They’re day-to-day, both of them.” On the team dealing with a lot of adversity this year and if there is a comfort knowing that if…

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