Found February 04, 2013 on
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The Florida Gators are currently steam rolling the SEC. They're 8-0, and the closest anyone has played them is 14 points. They are winning by an average of 26.5 points. They don't have a single game left on their schedule where they aren't predicted by Pomeroy to be a double digit favorite.
They have the No. 2 offense in the nation and the best defense. In conference play they're No. 1 in both. Their 3-pt% is higher (39.1%) than their opponent's 2-pt% (38.8%).
In other words, they're pretty good. Which is the opposite of the SEC. The SEC is awful, and Pomeroy currently has it ranked behind every BCS conference plus the Mountain West. So while they might get tested between here and March, it's not exactly preparing them for the NCAA Tournament.
One statistic which is being glossed over due to their dominance is that they don't get to the line. They are 308th nationally (out of 347 Division I teams) and dead last in the conference. And the...
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In Gainesville, toes are tapping. It has been five seasons since Urban Meyers Florida Gators toasted Oklahoma at Sun Life Stadium to claim the orange and blues second national title in three years. National Signing Day...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Erik Murphy scored 19 points and was instrumental on the defensive end, helping No. 4 Florida beat 16th-ranked Mississippi 78-64 Saturday night.
Murphy made 7 of 8 shots, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, and added six rebounds and four assists. Defensively, he took a charge, had a block and altered several shots in the paint.
Pat Young added 13 points...
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It all comes to an end on Wednesday. The Florida Gators will announce their 2013 football recruiting class and that will close to door on another hard-fought cycle. Commits came early and often and, as the class currently stands, things are looking up. The Gators are always a player in the...
The Gators continue to climb in the polls every week as the wins keep coming. After a blowout of South Carolina and a 14-point win over Ole Miss last week, Florida climbed from No. 4 to No. 2 in both polls this week. The 14-point win for the Gators was the closest game in conference action they've played this year.
Kenny Boynton came to Gainesville four years ago billed as one of the top high school players in the country. Before starting his senior year, Boynton even admitted that he never imagined he would play at Florida for four years. His game has changed while being a four-year starter for the Gators, as he recorded his first career ten-assist game in a win over Ole Miss on Saturday.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida finally faced a little competition in the Southeastern Conference. Just a little, though. Erik Murphy scored 19 points and was instrumental on the defensive end, helping the No. 4 Gators beat 16th-ranked and short-handed Mississippi 78-64 Saturday night.
Dripping sweat and still trying to catch his breath at times after the game, Florida point guard Scottie Wilbekin insisted he was fine. Covering the Southeastern Conference’s leading scorer Marshall Henderson is a tough job. The consensus of Florida players and coaches after the game was that Wilbekin guarded Henderson well — and the junior still managed to put up 25 points against Florida.
The Gators have heard all about the home dominance Arkansas displays. The Razorbacks have lost just five of their last 38 home games since the middle of the 2010-11 season. Sandwiched in there is a 30-point thumping by Florida last season, easily the worst loss for Arkansas at home in the last three seasons and the fourth biggest win for Florida ever in a conference road game.