2:21 PM EST, Sun March 01, 2015

UF coach Billy Donovan earns career win No. 500 as Gators stomp Tennessee

GAINESVILLE — The O'Connell Center crowd stood on its feet and clapped as the clock wound down — a rare sight during an otherwise joyless season for the Florida Gators.
The Ledger 14 hours ago

Norland Coach Makes History

Lawton Williams III of Miami Norland became the first coach to win six boys state championships at one Florida High School.
The Ledger 15 hours ago

Mocs Wrap Up Season With Title, Top Seed

Florida Southern College started slow but once it got going the Mocs had little trouble picking up another Sunshine State Conference regular-season title.
Florida Times-Union 15 hours ago
Top seed in the Atlantic Sun: UNF captures first regular-season title

Top seed in the Atlantic Sun: UNF captures first regular-season title

With an assist from crosstown rival Jacksonville University, North Florida laid claim to the undisputed Atlantic Sun Conference regular-season title Saturday night following the Ospreys’ 86-71 win over Stetson in front of 3,793, the fifth-largest crowd ever to watch a basketball game at the UNF Arena. read more
Florida Times-Union 15 hours ago
Victory No. 500 for Billy Donovan as Gators rout Tennessee

Victory No. 500 for Billy Donovan as Gators rout Tennessee

GAINESVILLE | It took three tries, but Billy Donovan’s 500th career victory was emotional and gratifying. His team struggling after losses to LSU and Missouri, the Gators (14-15, 7-9 Southeastern Conference) thrashed Tennessee (14-14, 6-10) 66-49 on Saturday night. The win made Donovan, 49, the second-youngest coach in Division I history with 500 career victories — he and Bob Knight are the only coaches to win 500 before their 50th birthday. read more
Florida Times-Union 15 hours ago
Victory No. 500 for Billy Donovan as Gators rout Tennessee

Victory No. 500 for Billy Donovan as Gators rout Tennessee

GAINESVILLE | It took three tries, but Billy Donovan’s 500th career victory was emotional and gratifying. His team struggling after losses to LSU and Missouri, the Gators (14-15, 7-9 Southeastern Conference) thrashed Tennessee (14-14, 6-10) 66-49 on Saturday night. The win made Donovan, 49, the second-youngest coach in Division I history with 500 career victories — he and Bob Knight are the only coaches to win 500 before their 50th birthday. read more
Florida Times-Union 16 hours ago
Victory No. 500 for Billy Donovan as Gators rout Tennessee

Victory No. 500 for Billy Donovan as Gators rout Tennessee

GAINESVILLE | It took three tries, but Billy Donovan’s 500th career victory was emotional and gratifying. His team struggling after losses to LSU and Missouri, the Gators (14-15, 7-6 Southeastern Conference) thrashed Tennessee (14-14, 6-10) 66-49 on Saturday night. The win made Donovan the second-youngest coach in Division I history with 500 career victories — he and Bob Knight are the only coaches to win 500 before their 50th birthday. read more
Florida Times-Union 16 hours ago
Victory No. 500 for Billy Donovan as Gators rout Tennessee

Victory No. 500 for Billy Donovan as Gators rout Tennessee

GAINESVILLE | It took three tries, but Billy Donovan’s 500th career victory was emotional and gratifying. His team struggling after losses to LSU and Missouri, the Gators (14-15, 7-6 Southeastern Conference) thrashed Tennessee (14-14, 6-10) 66-49 on Saturday night. The win made Donovan the second-youngest coach in Division I history with 500 career victories — he and Bob Knight are the only coaches to win 500 before their 50th birthday. read more

Gators coach Billy Donovan earns career win No. 500

In the end, Billy Donovan insisted he hadn't been dwelling on it much. In a season in which his Gators are struggling, he's had more important things to worry about.

Donovan nets 500th win, as Florida cruises past UT

GAINESVILLE -- Billy Donovan swears win No. 500 wasn’t on his mind. He’s not even sure when Florida's next victory will even come. But in a forgettable and frustrating season, Donovan finally reached the elusive milestone, as UF smashed Tennessee...
Florida Times-Union 17 hours ago

Satisfying win for Jacksonville University over Florida Gulf Coast

Which Jacksonville University team will show up on Tuesday night at Florida Gulf Coast to open the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament? The one that lost to last-place Stetson earlier this week, or the one that cost Florida Gulf Coast a share of the regular-season title with a 75-67 win over the Eagles on Saturday at Swisher Gym? read more
Florida Times-Union 21 hours ago
Beau Hossler, Dillon Woods battle elements to sit atop Hayt Collegiate leaderboard

Beau Hossler, Dillon Woods battle elements to sit atop Hayt Collegiate leaderboard

Many good golfers have posted bad scores at the Sawgrass Country Club under uncomfortable weather conditions. Not Beau Hossler and Dillon Woods on Saturday in the second round of the Hayt Collegiate. Hossler, a sophomore at the University of Texas, birdied three of his last four holes and shot 6-under-par 66 for the best round of the tournament so far; and Woods, a redshirt freshman at the University of North Florida and an Episcopal graduate, birdied the last for a 69. read more
The Ledger Feb 28, 2015

Local & State College Baseball & Softball Roundup: Moccasins Fall To Palm Beach 7-6

Florida Southern opened a threegame weekend series Friday by dropping a 7-6 decision to Palm Beach Atlantic in non-conference action at Henley Field.
The Ledger Feb 28, 2015

Prep Basketball Notebook: Pitino Checks Out Player With Pedigree

Cardinal Gibbons junior Maverick Rowan, who is being offered from major schools, including Louisville, Florida, Florida State and Miami, is the son of former NBA player Ron Rowan.
The Ledger Feb 27, 2015

Bishop, Stamkos key Lightning's 4-0 win over Hawks

Ben Bishop quieted a large crowd of Chicago Blackhawks fans that made their way to Florida. Bishop made 28 saves for his second shutout, Steven Stamkos scored two goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Blackhawks 4-0 on Friday night.

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