Posted March 18, 2013 on
The Southeastern Conference tournament enjoyed on a sour note for Florida by losing in the championship game, but there were still positives that came from the weekend in Nashville. Senior guard Kenny Boynton started to regain his stroke from the outside after dealing with inconsistency throughout the year. That’s the best news Florida could’ve had before starting the NCAA Tournament.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. Florida had good looks at the basket, but the shots didn't fall. There is no riddle or mystery to be solved when dissecting the final outcome. Those past late-game failures played no role Sunday and they won't in the future.
That was the predominant theme inside the Gators' locker room following Sunday's 66-63 loss to Ole Miss in the SEC tournament...
Kenny Boynton and the Gators needed this. The senior guard’s shot has been inconsistent throughout his final year at Florida, and it looked like that trend was going to continue on Saturday -- until the second half. Boynton was held scoreless in the first half and scored all of his team-high 16 points in the second half, pushing Florida into the SEC Tournament final with a 61-51...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Kenny Boynton scored 11 straight points during a 15-0 second-half run and No. 13 Florida overcame a 10-point, second-half deficit to beat Alabama 61-51 on Saturday in the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals.
The top-seeded Gators (26-6) advanced to the Sunday championship game against Mississippi or Vanderbilt. Alabama (21-12), the tournament&...
The Florida Gators advanced to the SEC Tournament finals after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 61-51 on Saturday. The Gators needed a second-half comeback sparked by senior guard Kenny Boynton to pull past the Tide, but were able to do so in fine fashion. Florida will face either the Ole Miss Rebels or Vanderbilt Commodores for the conference championship.
Boynton scored all...
After falling to the Ole Miss Rebels in the finals of the SEC Tournament, the Florida Gators took a small tumble when it came to NCAA Tournament seeding. Thought by many to be a 2-seed if the Gators had won their conference championship, the loss pushed Florida all the way down to…wait for it…3-seed status.
The Gators are the 3-seed in the South Region and will face the 14-seed...
The Gators know their path through the NCAA Tournament. Florida earned a No. 3 seed and will open its tournament run on Friday in Austin against Northwestern State. There are plenty of big name programs that the Gators could face through the rest of the bracket.
Florida's Will Yeguete is hoping the team will bounce back from their SEC Tournament loss and make a deep run into the NCAA Tournament.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Gators sophomore offensive lineman D.J. Humphries arrived at UF in January 2012 with the kind of accolades that made some wonder if he would start from day one.
The prep All-American was ranked the No. 1 overall offensive tackle in the country by Rivals.com and No. 3 by Scout.com.
What Florida coach Will Muschamp saw was an extremely talented player that needed...
Florida Gators cheerleaders send the men's basketball team off to the SEC Basketball Tournament Championship game in Nashville style.
Alabama couldn't leave its fate out of the NCAA tournament selection committee's hands.
The Crimson Tide will wait nervously to learn whether it will earn an at-large bid after squandering a 10-point, second-half lead Saturday and falling 61-51 to No. 13 Florida in a Southeastern Conference tournament semifinal.
The top-seeded Gators (26-6) advanced to the championship...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Florida knows it's in the NCAA Tournament.
Ole Miss thinks it is, but wants to make sure.
They'll play here Sunday at noon in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game. To the victor goes the league's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament field of 68.
That would come as a relief to Ole Miss (25-8), which entered SEC tourney play firmly...
Florida cruised through the first half. The Gators took a double-digit lead just seven minutes into the game and pushed the lead to 12 points at halftime. That’s when the struggles came. Ole Miss outscored Florida 40-25 in the second half as Murphy Holloway and Marshall Henderson led a comeback to give the Rebels a 66-63 win in the Southeastern Conference tournament title game.
Florida junior Quarterback Jeff Driskel and junior wide receiver Quinton Dunbar discuss improvements the Gators have made during spring practice thus far. It has only been a week, but Florida is making progress toward an improved offense in 2013.