12:44 AM EST, Tue January 27, 2015
Florida Times-Union 2 hours ago
Erratic Gators seeking answers: UF trying to avoid 4-game losing streak

Erratic Gators seeking answers: UF trying to avoid 4-game losing streak

The frustrating thing for the University of Florida basketball team is that for every example of a breakdown in a game, coach Billy Donovan can point to a time when the Gators executed well in that regard. But UF hasn’t done it consistently and it hasn’t done it down the stretch in games that were in doubt entering the final minutes. It happened again last week in a 72-71 loss to Mississippi, Florida’s third loss in a row. The Gators (10-9, 3-3) don’t get much time to regroup before going back on the road to face Alabama (13-6, 3-3) on Tuesday in Tuscaloosa. read more
Florida Times-Union 2 hours ago
Erratic Gators seeking answers: UF trying to avoid 4-game losing streak

Erratic Gators seeking answers: UF trying to avoid 4-game losing streak

The frustrating thing for the University of Florida basketball team is that for every example of a breakdown in a game, coach Billy Donovan can point to a time when the Gators executed well in that regard. But UF hasn’t done it consistently and it hasn’t done it down the stretch in games that were in doubt entering the final minutes. It happened again last week in a 72-71 loss to Mississippi, Florida’s third loss in a row. The Gators (10-9, 3-3) don’t get much time to regroup before going back on the road to face Alabama (13-6, 3-3) on Tuesday in Tuscaloosa. read more

UF coach Billy Donovan keeps perspective as Gators' losses mount

GAINESVILLE — The last time coach Billy Donovan's Florida Gators lost four straight games, in 2008, his frustration was impossible to hide.

Billy Donovan sticking with guard Kasey Hill

Despite his up and down play this season, Florida coach Billy Donovan said today he has no plans to bench sophomore PG Kasey Hill.
Tampa Bay Times 13 hours ago

USF's Courtney Williams collects 2 honors

USF junior SG Courtney Williams now finds herself on an awards and scoring tear.
Tampa Bay Times Jan 25, 2015

USF's Jose Fernandez earns 250th win

Fittingly, USF coach Jose Fernandez's 250th career victory Sunday embodied most of what he has espoused in his 14-plus seasons in Tampa.A brisk pace, suffocating defense, and force of will on the glass.Fernandez received nearly a triple-double from junior Courtney Williams (24 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists) and …
Tampa Bay Times Jan 25, 2015

Telly Lockette: Taggart will 'turn it around'

After a round or two of phone tag, the Tampa Bay Times caught up with former USF running backs coach Telly Lockette, who recently accepted the same job (from a former mentor) at Oregon State. Here's the dialogue:I'm presuming the opportunity to coach in the Pac-12, in a power conference, was just too good of an opportunity …
The Ledger Jan 24, 2015

Gators Drop Third in Row Despite Hot Shooting

Faced with a chance to lead Mississippi to a thrilling last-minute victory, Jarvis Summers didn't just come through once — but twice.
Florida Times-Union Jan 24, 2015

Ole Miss sinks free throws to beat Gators 72-71

OXFORD, MISS. | Jarvis Summers scored 16 points, including two free throws with 3.5 seconds remaining, to push Mississippi past Florida 72-71 on Saturday night. The Rebels (12-7, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) trailed for much of the night, but rallied from a 69-65 deficit in the final two minutes. Summers was the hero during that stretch, also hitting an 18-footer with 27.9 seconds remaining to give Ole Miss a 70-69 lead. read more
Florida Times-Union Jan 24, 2015

Ole Miss sinks free throws to beat Gators 72-71

OXFORD, MISS. | Jarvis Summers scored 16 points, including two free throws with 3.5 seconds remaining, to push Mississippi past Florida 72-71 on Saturday night. The Rebels (12-7, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) trailed for much of the night, but rallied from a 69-65 deficit in the final two minutes. Summers was the hero during that stretch, also hitting an 18-footer with 27.9 seconds remaining to give Ole Miss a 70-69 lead. read more
The Ledger Jan 24, 2015

More Power to Em'

When Maggie Roberts was a senior at Lake Gibson, she never heard from Florida Southern.
Tampa Bay Times Jan 24, 2015

Bulls' Matthew O'Neal sets indoor record

USF junior Matthew O'Neal propelled his wiry frame into USF track and field lore Friday night.Question is, can he now hop, skip and jump his way into Bulls immortality?O'Neal shattered the school's indoor …
The Ledger Jan 24, 2015

Prep Notebook: Lake Wales, Tenoroc Football Win District Appeals

Appeals by Lake Wales and Tenoroc to change football districts were approved, but an appeal by Lakeland Christian was denied as the Florida High School Athletic Association on Friday released the final football districts that will be in place for the next four years.
Florida Times-Union Jan 23, 2015
Struggling Florida looks to bounce back on road against Ole Miss

Struggling Florida looks to bounce back on road against Ole Miss

Bad news: the Florida Gators basketball team has lost two SEC games in a row. Worse news: Nothing gets easier and the next two weeks will likely determine if UF has any shot, however remote, of making the post-season. UF (10-8, 3-2), which has lost successive games by double digits to Georgia and LSU, is on the road for three of its next four games, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, when the Gators face Ole Miss (11-7, 2-3). Trips to Alabama and Vanderbilt will be wrapped around a home game next Saturday against Arkansas. Top-ranked Kentucky then comes calling on Feb. 7. read more
Florida Times-Union Jan 23, 2015

North Florida at Lipscomb

NORTH FLORIDA AT LIPSCOMB When: 5 p.m. Saturday. Where: Allen Arena, Nashville, Tenn. Radio: WJXL (1010 AM). PROBABLE STARTERS Ospreys (12-9, 4-0 A-Sun) 33 Romelo Banks, C, 6-11 Avg.: 6.2 ppg, 3.1 rpg. 34 Chris Davenport, F, 6-8 Avg.: 11.7 ppg, 6.5 rpg. 2 Beau Beech, G, 6-8 Avg.: 11.0 ppg, 4.9 rpg. 0 Jalen Nesbitt, G, 6-6 Avg.: 9.9 ppg, 5.9 rpg read more

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    Billy Donovan sticking with guard Kasey Hill